Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter G. The presentation
ideally should be part of insects or grasshopper themed activities and/or crafts.
Animals > Insects > Grasshopper
A grasshopper is an insect with long, powerful hind legs for
jumping and two pairs of wings. Grasshoppers eat plants.
is going to take you on a fun tour to discuss facts about
about insects and the grasshopper with this great interactive online presentation
Talk about Insects. [enable Flash Player]
Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Grasshopper >
Skill: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a grasshopper image.
The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change cut button
to change shape and number of pieces.
Alphabet Activity > Letter G is for Grasshopper
Present and display your option of alphabet letter G is for Grasshopper printable
materials listed in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter G'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 choice of coloring
page or handwriting practice 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 G's: Have the children find all the
letter G's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first.
Coloring or Painting Activity: Encourage the children to color Letter G's and the grasshopper image
in the coloring page or writing worksheet.
Letter G words (hard g sound): Letter
G Worksheet and Mini Book. These materials can be used as part of Letter G program of activities
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related G words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter G words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display letter G posters and
coloring pages or make a letter G classroom book. For
related images visit letter G printable
Letter G Word
Search & Handwriting Practice: The eight word search game features the grasshopper and letter G
words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice - advanced Kindergarten
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to draw a grasshopper behind
the page or print a grasshopper
coloring page 1
and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a grasshopper
and write letter G g. Share some images of real grasshoppers to inspire the children.
Activity > Literacy > Character Education > Read and video Aesop's Fable > The
Ant and the Grasshopper
Print, read and discuss this Aesop's fable The Ants and the
Grasshopper. Explain what is a fable. A fable is a story
that teaches a lesson. Most fables have animals as
characters. This fable addresses two
insects. Encourage children to draw and color an ant
and grasshopper or illustration of the story under the story text.