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Letter Videos for R-Z: 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 R-Z

This post includes videos for the letters R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z. You can find videos for A-H and I-Q in separate posts.

Letter R Videos

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

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

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

Sesame Street has produced loads of letter videos. Here’s one for the letter R with fun sidewalk chalk animation of many R words.

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 R 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 R:

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 R 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 is between seven and ten minutes long and takes viewers on an adventure to a letter-themed island. Here’s the letter R 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 R video:


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Letter S Videos

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

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

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

Sesame Street has produced many letter videos. Here’s a cute one for the letter S. Here’s a link to another fun Sesame Street letter S 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 S 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 S:

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 S 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 S 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 S video:


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Letter T Videos

Here’s a collection of alphabet videos that focus on the letter T!

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

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

Sesame Street has produced a bunch of letter videos! This letter T video features a clever parody of The Plain White T’s song “Hey There Delilah.” Here’s a link to an additional Sesame Street letter T video that could inspire a fun new game in your classroom!

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 T 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 T:

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 T 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 T 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 T video:


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Letter U Videos

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

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

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

Sesame Street has produced lots of letter videos! This letter U video features One Direction singing a parody, “What Makes U Useful.” Here’s another Sesame Street letter U video with a bunch of U words!

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 U 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 U:

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 U 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 U 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 U video:


Letter V Videos

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

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

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

Kids will enjoy this letter V video from Sesame Steet, which features Grover as a letter V salesman. Here’s a link to another cute V 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 V 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 V:

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 V 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 V 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 V video:

From They Might Be Giants, the song “Flying V” is a fun way for kids to think about looking for letters in the environment.


Letter W Videos

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

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

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

This animated letter video from Sesame Street shows winged creatures of the nighttime forest.

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 W 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 W:

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 W 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 W 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 W video:


Letter X Videos

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

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

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

This cute Sesame Street letter X video children search for the letter X in different positions within words.

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 X 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 X:

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 X 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 X video:

Here’s a cute and simple letter X video form The Kiboomers.


Letter Y Videos

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

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

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

Here’s a fun letter Y video from Sesame Street. This peppy song includes lot of Y words within a short time!

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 Y 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 Y:

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 Y 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 Y video:

Here’s a cute and simple letter Y video from The Kiboomers.


Letter Z Videos

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

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

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

This zippy letter Z song from Sesame Street will get your kids up and moving while they practice the /z/ sound! Here’s a link to another letter Z Sesame Street video—a cute ZZ Top/Muppet blues song.

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 Z 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 Z:

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 Z 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 Z video:

Here’s a cute and simple letter Z video from The Kiboomers.


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