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Letter A Apple Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities


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Alphabet > Letter A > A is for Apple

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Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter A.  Review the themes column for all themes that can be addressed with the topic of apples.

This is Activity Day #1 of Letter A Impact Poster Lesson Plan

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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, recipes and online nutrition information.

Alphabet Activity:  Letter A is for Apple

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.  

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,

Finger and Pencil Tracing

Using your selection of worksheet, 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 coloring page. 

Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book

Discuss other letter A words and images (refer to letter activity worksheet above).  First 'brainstorm' and ask the children about other words that have that beginning sound and write them on a board (dry erase board) as the children come up with examples.  You can print letter A in a different bright color to make it stand out.  If you have illustrated alphabet books you can also use images in them. You can also display  letter A posters and coloring pages or even make a letter A classroom book.  For related images visit:  Letter A Printable Materials.

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.

Letter A Printable Games:  
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

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.

A is for Apple
A Apple and Albert the Clown

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