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is for Unicorn
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Here are printable materials and
suggestions to present letter U is for Unicorn. Include
these activities within a fantasy | mythical theme.
What is a unicorn?
is a mythical animal having the body of a horse and a single, long
horn extending from its forehead.
Alphabet Activity: Letter U is for Unicorn
Present the letter U Unicorn six-piece online
jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter U in
upper and lower case. Adjust number or pieces using the Change
Cut button on the left.
Print and display alphabet printable materials of your choice in
the materials column.
* Finger and Pencil Tracing:
Trace the letter U's with your finger in upper and lower case as you
also sound out the letter. Invite the children to do the same on
their coloring page. Encourage the children to trace the
dotted letter with your choice of sharpened crayon, fine tip marker,
regular or coloring pencil. Demonstrate the direction of the
arrows and to pay attention to the numbers that helps them
trace the letter correctly. (ages 3.5+). During the
demonstration, you may want to count out loud and as you trace so
children become aware of how the number order aids them in the
*Find the letter Us: Have the children find all the
letter U's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first. Visit each child to make sure they
have identified the letter U's and then discuss the locations with the
Letter U words: Letter
U Worksheet and Mini Book (short U sound).
This worksheet and matching mini
book can be used as part of Letter U program of activities
to reinforce letter U practice and to identify related U words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter U words and images 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
example. You can print letter U 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 U posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter U classroom book. For
related images visit: Letter
U Printable Materials.
Letter U (long sound) Word
Search & Handwriting Practice
The four search game features a unicorn and letter U words with
pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to draw a unicorn behind
the page or print a unicorn
and writing paper Encourage children to draw, color and
decorate a unicorn and
write letter U u.
Craft activity: Printable
Unicorn Craft external link at dltk-kids.com