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Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter A. Review the themes above for related activities.
is activity day 1 of Letter
A Impact Poster Lesson Plan
Nutrition > Fruit > Tree > Apples
An apple is a firm, round fruit with juicy white flesh and
red, green, or yellow skin. It is also the name of the tree
on which this fruit grows.
Visit the apple
theme lesson plan activities for crafts and
online nutrition information.
Alphabet Activity > Letter A is
Children age 3+ - 6:
Present and display the color poster and distribute your choice of
worksheet for a first introduction for younger children or
extended handwriting practice tracer for advanced Pre-K and
Alphabet - beginning letter A sound (short sound)
Print or view this fun Letter
A poster of a clown with apples, count the apples, ask
children to find all the letter A's on the image.
Present the Letter A Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book. These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related words.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter A's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the
letter. Invite the children to do the same on their worksheet.
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter,
and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the
letter correctly. Count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number
order aids them in the writing process.
Find the letter A's: Have the children find all the
letter A's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle or trace/shade them first.
Display letter A posters and coloring pages
or even make a letter A classroom book. For related images
A Printable Activities.
Advanced independent handwriting
Print your choice of printable
lined-paper or drawing
and writing paper. Encourage children to draw and
color apples or an apple tree with apples.
Search & Handwriting Practice: The four and eight word search game features the apple and
other letter A words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Online Jigsaw Puzzles Activity > A
is for Apple & A
Apple and Albert the Clown
Skills > Problem solving, letter and color
Here are two an online online jigsaw puzzles the children will
enjoy featuring a letter A is for Apple. The default puzzle
is 6 pieces. Click on the Change Cut button to change
shape and number of pieces.