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Alphabet Activities



Letter "Aa"

Letter "Bb"

Letter "Cc"

Letter "Dd"  

Letter “Ee"

Letter "Ff"

Letter "Gg"

Letter "Hh"

Letter "Ii"

Letter "Jj"

Letter "Kk"

Letter "Ll"  

Letter "Mm"

Letter "Nn"

Letter "Oo"

Letter "Pp"

Letter "Qq"


Letter "Rr"

Letter "Ss"  

Letter "Tt"

Letter "Uu"

Letter "Vv"

Letter "Ww"

Letter "Xx"  

Letter "Yy"

Letter "Zz"


Circle Time


Handprint Calendar


Winter Theme Crafts


Valentines Day


Cooking


Rainbows


St Patrick's Day


Easter


Astrology & Space


Gardening and Flowers


Insects


Mother's Day


Father's Day



Teddy Bears


Independence Day


Dental Health


Nutrition


Fire Safety


Personal Safety


Name Recognition


Simple Science


Halloween




Thanksgiving


Numbers and Quantities


Counting


Christmas


Gingerbread Theme


Craft Recipes



Boredom Busters & Rainy Day Activities


Brain Development in Early Childcare


Marketing your Childcare / Home Business



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Letter "Zz" Recognition Craft Projects & Activities




We spend one week reinforcing each letter with crafts and activities.
Schedule of Activities


"Zz" is for Zebra
We printed these small zebras from this graphic to use for collage.



"Zz"is for Zipper
Here is another collage option for letter "Zz" Zipper rubbings.


Get The letter Zz Template here...
First-School Letter Zz page




Zebra Puppets
I printed these on cardstock then the children drew on stripes. Glue them to a craft stick for some fun Zebra galloping to reinforce our letter of the week.
Zebra pdf for Puppet (reduce by 20%)




Letter Z Sponge Painting
Invest in some Alphabet and misc. sponges for crafts like this, available from school supply stores. You can sometimes find them at hobby stores, $1 store, or Walmart. We use ours to make a page like this for every letter we are learning from September through May. Parents are encouraged to take them home and post them where the child can see and practice every day. When we finish the entire alphabet they can make them into a book or put them into a binder (You will need to cut down the construction paper if you want to put them into a binder.


Zebra Puzzle
Our students are really into puzzles right now. I printed these on cardstock and added the Letter "Zz" with a sharpie. I laminated them so they will last longer in our classroom but the children took them home without laminating.


Zebra pdf for Puzzle


Group Time Activity

"Zzzzz!"
Help children glue together three craft sticks to form the letter Z. Then tell children you will say pairs of words, and they will listen carefully for the "Zzzz" sound. If they hear a z, tell them to hold up their craft stick letter and say "Zzzz". Say word pairs such as zip,sit/cone,zone/bloom, zoom. You may want to say some word pairs without z's to make sure children are listening.


Alphabet Collage Books

During the school year we will make a page for every letter, number, shape, and color we are learning. Each week children will put their new collage pages into a binder kept at home. Parents are encouraged to use the binder to review the pages with their child regularly. At the end of the year the children will have a nice memento of their preschool year as well a a complete alphabet, number, color, and shape book.
"Aa" is for Ants Collage

Instructions:

Print the Letter Page:

Letter A Template


Color the Letter. Make finger prints all around the letter with black paint.

When dry use a marker to turn them into these cute little ants.
More Collage Ideas for Letter Aa

Apple prints

Magazine Cutouts

Aluminum.




Blank Letter Template:

Blank Letter A
Letter A Sponge Painting
For our sponge painted collage we use light colored construction paper. These Alphabet and misc. sponges are available from school supply stores, hobby stores, $1 store, or Walmart. Cut down the construction paper if you want to put them into a binder.


Group Time Activity


"Aa" is for Acting Like Animals
Have children stand up. Explain that you will call out the names of different animals. If the animal's name begins with the a sound they should act like that animal or make its sound. If the object's name does not begin with a, they sit down. Some animals that begin with a: antelope, ant, anteater, alley cat, aligator, etc.








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