Alphabet Letter A Apple
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials
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Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter A.  Review the themes above for related activities.

This 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 for Apple

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 higher.  

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 visit:  Letter A Printable Activities.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:
 
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.

Word 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 recognition

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.