Show and Tell Letter S: 130+ Stupendous Ideas!


Feeling the strain of coming up with something for Show and Tell for Letter S? No worries for you! I’ve got you covered with over 130 smart ideas!

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So, it’s time for Show and Tell Letter S! Let’s get ready!

Show and Tell is always a highly anticipated weekly event in my household, and I love to lean into the excitement of it!

Throughout the week leading up to show and tell, my son and I keep a running list of items that start with the focus letter.  Not all items on the list are show and tell potentials, but we like to see how high we can get our list.  As an added bonus, this is a fun, low-key way to build phonological awareness!

Check out my simply great ideas for show and tell for letter S and my best show and tell tips!

Tips for Show and Tell

  • Plan Ahead. Don’t be caught last minute trying to scrounge up an item for show and tell for letter v. Use this list to prepare for the big day.
  • Consider Categories. When brainstorming for show and tell, you might find it helpful to think in categories like: food, characters/famous people, animals, toys, things, and places.
  • Think Outside of the Box. Sometimes you/a family member/ or friend may have a skill (like playing the snare drum in this case) or an item (like a snow machine) that is a perfect fit for the letter. You can contact your child’s teacher about about setting up an amazing learning experience for the class.


My #1 tip for Show and Tell? Don’t forget your item!

You can go digital and set a reminder on your phone.

Or, take the old school route and stick a post it note on the door

Show and Tell Letter S Ideas

THINGS that start with Letter S

images of things that start with letter s
  • Spoon
  • Spatula
  • Stuffed animal
  • Sewing kit
  • Slinky
  • Stamp (for mailing a letter)
  • Stamp (for use with an ink pad)
  • Stickers
  • Sticker book
  • Silly Putty
  • Slime
  • Screw driver (from a toy tool set)
  • Sand toys
  • Steam engine
  • School bus
  • Spaceship
  • Snow mobile
  • Submarine
  • Surfboard
  • Snowboard
  • Scooter
  • Skates
  • Soccer ball/related items
  • Ski related items
  • S sports related items: If you cheer for the Seahawks or San Francisco, grab a jersey, cap or other fan item!
  • Socks
  • Slippers
  • Sandals
  • Shoes
  • Shirt
  • Sleeping mask
  • Swim gear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sweatsuit
  • Sweater
  • Scarf
  • Satin
  • Silk
  • Sock puppet
  • Sock monkey
  • Sunflower
  • Stone
  • Seashell
  • Sand
  • Sand dollar
  • Stick
  • Seven: You could bring in the number 7 piece from a puzzle of magnet set of seven items (bonus points if they all start with “s” like 7 shells or stones)!
  • S travel related items: If your family has traveled to South Dakota or the Smoky Mountains, a t-shirt, postcard or souvenir item is a great choice!
  • Snowman
  • Scarecrow
  • Scuba diver
  • Super hero: Any hero works!
  • Sister: Your kiddo could bring in a drawing or photo of their sister or a “sister” stuffed animal or figurine.
  • Spiderman
  • Superman
  • Sylvester (from Looney Tunes)
  • Shaggy (from Scooby Doo)
  • Scooby Doo (from Scooby Doo)
  • Scrappy Doo (from Scooby Doo)
  • Smokey the Bear
  • Sofia the First
  • Santa Clause
  • Sebastian (from The Little Mermaid)
  • Snow White
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Stitch (from Lilo and Stitch)
  • Snoopy (from Peanuts)
  • Sven (from Frozen)
  • Shrek
  • Slinky Dog (from Toy Story)
  • Simba (from The Lion King)
  • Scar (from The Lion King)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog

FOODS that start with Letter S

images of foods that start with letter s
  • Soup
  • Salsa
  • Salt
  • Snack cake
  • Sandwich
  • Steak
  • Sushi
  • Shrimp
  • Sausage
  • Spaghetti
  • Syrup
  • Sundae
  • Slushie
  • Starbucks
  • Salad
  • Squash
  • Strawberry
  • Sweet potato
  • Skittles
  • Sour Patch Kids
  • Scooby snacks

ANIMALS that start with Letter S

images of animals that start with letter s
  • Seal
  • Serpent
  • Snake
  • Sheep
  • Sheepdog
  • Shetland pony
  • Skunk
  • Screech owl
  • Snowy owl
  • Snow leopard
  • Snowshoe hare
  • Shark
  • Salmon
  • Starfish
  • Squid
  • Seahorse
  • Sea lion
  • Sea urchin
  • Swordfish
  • Stingray
  • Sea turtle
  • Sea snake
  • Seagull
  • Scorpion
  • Stallion
  • Steer
  • Spider
  • Snail
  • Slug
  • Sloth
  • Squirrel
  • Swan
  • Stegosaurus
  • Styracosaurus
  • Salamander
  • Saint Bernard
  • Spider monkey
  • Stork
  • Siamese cat
  • Serval

With this super list of ideas, it will be smooth sailing for Show and Tell for Letter S!

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