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Alphabet Letter B Bee
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter B Bee
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter B. Include educational activities found in bee activities and crafts theme.

Animals > Insects > Bee

The bee is an insect with a hairy body, four wings, and sometimes a stinger. The honey bee makes honey, and the only insect to produce a food. Many bees drink nectar from flowers. Bees are impotant pollinators.

Alphabet Activities > Letter B is for Bee or Bumblebee

Materials:

  • printer
  • paper
  • coloring & writing supplies

Present and display the poster and distribute printable activities of your choice in the materials column. This bee image has a matching printable craft.

Children Age 3 and under:
  • Print a letter B coloring page in standard block or D'Nealian font and a bee coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using finger paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter B words found on the worksheet.

  • Finger Tracing: Trace letter B'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.

  • Children can trace and color the letter B's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the coloring page and write letter B b and the word bee or bumblebee on the margins.

Children Ages 3+ to 6 - beginning letter B:

Letter B words: Letter B Worksheet and Mini-Book: These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Discuss other letter B words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display posters and coloring pages or even make a letter B classroom book. Visit letter B printable activities to make your choice.

Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter B'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.

Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter, and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the letter correctly. During the demonstration, you may want to count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in the writing process.

Find the letter B's: Have the children find all the letter B's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle or trace/shade them first.

Coloring Activity: Encourage the children to color the image in the coloring page 

Letter B Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The word search game features the bee and other letter B words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Handwriting Practice:

  1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper. Have children draw a bee behind the lined paper or select and print a bee coloring page behind the lined-paper to color after writing practice.

  2. Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw and color a bee and practice writing letter B b.
     

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