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Letter Videos for I-Q: Videos for Teaching the Alphabet in Kindergarten

Short videos with music, animation, and images are a great way to introduce and review letters of the alphabet to kindergarteners. If you teach an alphabet boot camp, these letter videos make great transitions throughout the day. They are also useful for helping students come up with examples of words with the initial sound of the day to add to your anchor charts!

letter videos for kindergarten - teaching alphabet sounds and letters I-Q

This post includes videos for the letters I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, and Q. You can find videos for A-H and R-Z in separate posts.

Letter I Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter I!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter I.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter I video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Children’s author and Illustrator Mo Willems prompts children to think creatively in his Snack Doodles letter videos. While modeling flexible thinking and drawing, Mr. Willems also introduces some interesting and complicated vocabulary! In this letter I video, Mo turns the letter I into a person kicking a soccer ball.

Sesame Street has produced loads of letter videos. Here’s one for the letter I in which Isabella shares words that begin with short and long I. Here’s a link to another fun Sesame Street letter I video.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter I video:

This catchy letter I song from ABC Mouse exposes students to lots of words beginning with both short and long I sounds.

Perfect for quieting down after recess, this calming letter I video from KidsTV123 includes words with short I sounds at the beginnings and in the middles of words.

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates is between seven and ten minutes long and takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter I video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter I video:


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Letter J Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter J!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter J.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter J video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Children’s author and Illustrator Mo Willems prompts children to think creatively in his Snack Doodles letter videos. While modeling flexible thinking and drawing, Mr. Willems also introduces some interesting and complicated vocabulary! Here’s his letter K video, in which Mo draws a bunny (which he labels as a “Juffle Bunny,” a play on his “Knuffle Bunny” character:

Sesame Street has produced loads of letter videos. Here’s a short, but fun one for the letter J. Here’s a link to another fun Sesame Street letter J video.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter J video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter J:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter J video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter J video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter J video:


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Letter K Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter K!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter K.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter K video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Children’s author and Illustrator Mo Willems prompts children to think creatively in his Snack Doodles letter videos. While modeling flexible thinking and drawing, Mr. Willems also introduces some interesting and complicated vocabulary! Here’s his letter K video, in which Mo draws a bird:

Sesame Street has produced a bunch of letter videos! This letter K video has fun oragami-style animation that shows several words with the initial consonant of K. Here’s a link to an additional Sesame Street letter K video in which Kermit shows viewers how to form the letter K.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter K video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter K:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter K video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter K video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter K video:


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Letter L Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter L!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter L.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter L video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Children’s author and Illustrator Mo Willems prompts children to think creatively in his Snack Doodles letter videos. While modeling flexible thinking and drawing, Mr. Willems also introduces some interesting and complicated vocabulary! Here’s his letter L video, in which Mo draws a lion:

Sesame Street has produced lots of letter videos! This letter L video shows a Rube Goldberg machine made up of objects that begin with L.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter L video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter L:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter L video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter L video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter L video:


Letter M Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter M!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter M.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter M video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Children’s author and Illustrator Mo Willems prompts children to think creatively in his Snack Doodles letter videos. While modeling flexible thinking and drawing, Mr. Willems also introduces some interesting and complicated vocabulary! In this letter M video, Mo turns the letter M into a person wearing a funny hat.

Kids will enjoy this short letter M video from Sesame Steet, that features a child named Maude discovering M words as she runs through a maze. Here’s a link to another letter M video from Sesame Street.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter M video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter M:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter M video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter M video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter M video:


Letter N Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter N!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter N.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter N video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Children’s author and Illustrator Mo Willems prompts children to think creatively in his Snack Doodles letter videos. While modeling flexible thinking and drawing, Mr. Willems also introduces some interesting and complicated vocabulary! Here’s his letter N video, in which Mo doodles the letter N into a person shrugging their shoulders (the person is nonplussed, a vocabulary word Mo introduces):

This letter video from Sesame Street features Prairie Dawn trying to teach N words while Cookie Monster strives to devour the letter.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter N video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter N:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter N video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter N video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter N video:


Letter O Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter O!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter O.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter O video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Children’s author and Illustrator Mo Willems prompts children to think creatively in his Snack Doodles letter videos. While modeling flexible thinking and drawing, Mr. Willems also introduces some interesting and complicated vocabulary! Here’s his letter O video, in which Mo doodles the letter O into a bird sitting on an egg. (He doesn’t say what kind of bird it is, but I like to think of it as an osprey!)

This cute Sesame Street letter O video features a talk show host voiced by Oprah Winfrey.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter O video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter O:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter O video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter O video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter O video:

Without words, this They Might Be Giants song takes viewers along with the letter O on an adventure.


Letter P Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter P!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter P.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter P video teaches students simple ASL signs.

Here’s a fun letter P video from Sesame Street. This peppy song includes lot of P words within the categories of foods, animals, and names. Here’s another Sesame Street letter P video, this one with cute fingerprint animation.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter P video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter P:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter P video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter P video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter P video:

“Pictures of Pandas Painting” by They Might Be Giants includes plenty of P words (and also words that start with a couple of other letters)!


Letter Q Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter Q!

This musical mini-lesson from Jack Hartmann teaches students all about the letter Q.

Also from Jack Hartmann, this letter Q video teaches students simple ASL signs.

From Sesame Street, this letter Q video tells a story (in song) of a boy named Quincy’s quest to save some quails.

Have Fun Teaching has a series of letter videos. Each video identifies the letter as a vowel or a consonant, repeats the letter name and sound many times, illustrates examples of words beginning with the letter, and shows how to form the letter when writing. Here’s the letter Q video:

The letter videos from ABC Mouse include appealing animation and catchy songs. They also include a bunch of words beginning with the targeted letter. Here’s the video for the letter Q:

Perfect for quieting down after recess, the calming letter videos from KidsTV123 have soothing songs that include plenty of initial sound word examples. Here’s the letter Q video:

If you’re looking for something a little longer, maybe to show during dismissal or a rainy day recess, this series from Super Simple TV might fit the bill! Each of these letter videos with the ABC Pirates takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter Q video:

There’s a lot to unpack in these StoryBots letter videos from Netflix Jr. Each of these fast-paced songs includes word examples for the featured letter, but some of the examples are only shown, not named. These videos are worth running through a few times to see what your students notice! Here’s the letter Q video:

This simple song from They Might Be Giants will help your students remember that Q and U usually come as a pair.


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