Alphabet Letter U Universe
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials
Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter U. Visit related activities in the outer space theme.

This activity is part of the Bible alphabet A to Z available in D'Nealian and Standard block handwriting formats.

What is the universe?
The universe is defined as all existing things, including the earth and heavens.

Alphabet Activity:  Letter U is for Universe

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 process.

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 poster.

Coloring Activity
:  Encourage the children to color the letter U and universe image with a variety of materials.


Print and display alphabet printable materials of your choice in the materials column.
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Discuss other letter U words and images found in the worksheet. If you have illustrated alphabet books you can also use images in them. You can also display U posters and coloring pages or make a letter U classroom book. For related images visit:  Letter U Printable Activities and letter U coloring pages and make your choice.

Letter U (long sound) Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The four search game features a universe image 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 universe behind the page.

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a universe and write letter U u.

Bible Activity > "By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God's command ..." Hebrews 11:3
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