Show and Tell Letter X: 25+ Extremely Good Ideas!


It can feel extremely difficult to come up with ideas for Show and Tell for Letter X? But, no worries for you! I’ve got you covered with over 25 ideas!

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So, it’s time for Show and Tell Letter X! 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 excellent ideas for show and tell for letter X 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 (Do you happen to know an X games athelete?) or an item 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 X Ideas

THINGS that start with Letter X

images of things that start with x
  • X-ray: This could be a pretend x-ray from a doctor or vet kit or a real one!
  • Xylophone
  • X marks the spot treasure map
  • X-mas gift
  • X-mas tree
  • X-mas ornament
  • X block puzzle piece or magnet
  • X puzzle piece magnet
  • X magnet
  • X page of an ABC book
  • Tic-Tac-Toe game: For letter X, you have to get creative, and tic-tac-toe is a great example of a “x” in action!
  • Railroad crossbuck sign: Many train sets have this sign included, and it’s a perfect example of an “X!”
  • Xerox
  • X-Men related item
  • Xenolith: This is a rock that has been trapped inside another rock. Maybe you’ve found one on an adventure or have picked one up in a museum gift shop?
  • X-wing (from Star Wars)
  • X Games related item

FOODS that start with Letter X

images of foods that start with letter x
  • X-mas cookies
  • Xochitl tortilla chips
  • Ximenia (more commonly referred to as a yellow plum or hog plum)
  • Xylitol
  • Xanthum gum: This is a more obscure ingredient, but it’s one I have in my pantry; you might too.

ANIMALS that start with Letter X

images of animals that start with letter x
  • X-ray fish
  • Xantus (California hummingbird)
  • Xerus (South African ground squirrel)
  • Xenopus (clawed frog)
  • Xyster guitarfish
  • Xiaosaurus

It can be extremely difficult to find something to bring in for Show and Tell for Letter X, but with this list, you and your kiddo will be prepared!

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