Learning Arabic Alphabet Activities for Kids

February 29, 2024

Teaching Arabic is a common topic in families where one or both parents speak Arabic and want their children to learn their mother tongue. Although it’s no secret that Arabic is one of the most complex and challenging languages in the world, it is also one of the richest. The first question that will pop up in your head is “What is the perfect age for learning Arabic alphabet for kids?” According to the experts, under seven is the ideal age for a second language. If these age groups are in a process that develops automatically from a young age, they will not go back and forth between their own language and the language they learned. In this article, we will help with activities for learning Arabic alphabet for kids

3 Primary Styles for Learning Arabic Alphabet

There are three primary styles for learning Arabic alphabet,  you can apply in each learning style to see where your child fits best. 

  1. Visual Learning Style.
    Visual learners love sights and colors. They learn best by watching their educator write an example on the board, seeing a demonstration, looking at images and diagrams etc. They pay better attention to instructions if they watch them. 

  2. Auditory Learning Style.
    Auditory learners rely on sounds and explanations. They prefer to listen to an explanation or recording and can effectively memorize things simply by listening. When learning, they prefer to read/say things out loud, or have someone ask them questions while they answer out loud. They have strong language skills and perform well on oral exams. 

  3. Kinesthetic Learning Style
    Kinesthetic learners prefer “hands-on” activities, projects, experiences and manipulating materials. They like to act things out. Most children under five years of age are actually kinesthetic learners, moving and touching everything as they learn. They discover their world through play.

Learning Arabic Alphabet Activities for Kids 

Children are naturally curious and eager to explore new things. By making education enjoyable and entertaining, we tap into their innate desire to learn. When kids are having fun while learning, they become more engaged and motivated to actively participate in the educational process. Let's discover the best learning Arabic alphabet activities for kids.


Print out all the letters, you will find many learning Arabic alphabet charts online. Why this step is important? Because kids learn by touching, they want to hold and touch the letters. These printed cards will help them to memorize every single letter. You could ask your child to match the letter with its name, match the letter with an animal name that starts with it, or even play a word game. You could ask them to try and make up a word out of the letters they have.


Coloring and drawing are the two most beloved activities to kids for learning Arabic alphabet. Download and print some of the free Arabic letters coloring and writing worksheets and let your kid enjoy coloring and writing them. colors enhance retention, visual cues and different sized objects etc. 

Arabic songs

Songs and music are catchy and easier to learn. Arabic letter songs are one of the best methods to teach Arabic to your child. Songs stick in the brain whether child or adult, it’s one of the fastest ways to memorize the Arabic alphabet and learn how to pronounce them. You can use a tape recorder and record your child reading or singing it and then have them re-listen to it. 

Arabic Cartoons

When your child is watching Arabic educational videos, they’ll be absorbing the content and learning without feeling that they are “studying”. Your child’s brain will quickly acquire the knowledge without facing any resistance as they’re enjoying themselves as they learn.

Wooden Blocks

Kinesthetic learners enjoy taking gadgets apart and putting them together again. If you have blocks, you can ask your child to put them together and form the Arabic letters.


Visual cues of colors and shapes can help the kids match letters to form words, which can build their vocabulary.

As we all know, children love games, songs, and stories and that’s what we focus on in our courses. With our professional and certified Arabic tutors, your children will learn Arabic effectively in a way they can never forget. Book a free Arabic lesson now!