Alphabet Letter B Butterfly Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter B.
Animals > Insects > Endangered > Butterfly
The butterfly is an insect with four large wings that flies mostly in day-time. Butterflies are closely related to moths but have thinner bodies and are usually more brightly colored. Present this butterfly facts coloring page.
Visit this butterfly theme lesson plan online learning resources, crafts and other activities to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.
Letter B coloring page
Letter B Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard block
Word Search & Handwriting
(select eight words)
Drawing & writing paper
Butterfly coloring pages
Alphabet Activities > Letter B is for Butterfly
- coloring & writing supplies
Present and display your option of letter B printable activities in the materials column.Children Age 3 and under:
a letter B coloring page in standard
block or D'Nealian
font and a butterfly coloring page
behind it or on a separate page if using
finger paints to
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
- Children can trace and color the letter B's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the butterfly coloring page or decorate the letter B with an assortment of butterfly stickers. Write letter B b and the word butterfly on the margins.
Ages 3+ to 6 -
initial letter B sound
Present the Letter B Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book. These materials can be used as part of a program of activities to reinforce letter recognition, initial handwriting practice and to identify related B words.
Discuss other letter B words and images in the worksheet. You can also display letter B posters and coloring pages or make a letter B classroom book. For related images visit: Letter B Printable Activities.
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 your worksheet.
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter, and explain the direction of the arrows and numbers (on the upper right corner) 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 them first.
Letter B Word Search & Handwriting Practice > An eight word search game features the butterfly and letter B words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
- Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to draw a butterfly behind
the page or print a butterfly
- Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a butterfly and write letter B b. Share some images of a real butterfly to inspire the children.