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Alphabet Letter L Lion Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter L Lion Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

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  • coloring & writing supplies
  • sheet protectors for handwriting worksheets for repeated use

Animals > Wild Mammals > Big Cats > Endangered > Lions

A lion is a large tawny-colored big cat that lives in groups called prides, found in Africa and northwestern India. The male has a flowing shaggy mane and takes little part in hunting, which is done cooperatively by the females. A female is called lioness and the young are cubs.

Visit this lesson plan to learn more about lions and review the lion theme for additional activities.

Alphabet Activities > Letter L is for Lion

Display the poster and your option of printable activities. This lion image has matching printable crafts and other printable activities to incorporate for the theme.

Children under age 4:

Print this toddler coloring page with large bubble font, color, paint or decorate with fingerprint ants or,

Print a letter L coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block and a lion coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter L words found on the worksheet.

Finger Tracing:Trace letter L'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 L's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the lion image. Write the word lion on the finished coloring page.

Handwriting worksheet tips:

Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter, and explain 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.

Have the children find all the letter L's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter L words: Letter L Worksheet Program and Mini-Book (long a sound) can be used as part of program of activities to reinforce letter practice and to identify related words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

You can also display letter posters and coloring pages or make a letter A home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter L printable activities.

Letter L Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The four and six word search game features a lion and letter L words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:

1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a lion behind the page or print a lion coloring page.

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a lion and write letter L l.

Complementary activities:

letter l coloring page
Letter L coloring page
D'Nealian
Standard Block
letter l lion coloring page for toddlers
Coloring page for tots

Alphabet Letter L Lion Color Poster
Color Poster
D'Nealian
Standard

Alphabet Letter L Lion Coloring Page

Coloring Page
D'Nealian
Standard

letter l lion handwriting worksheet

Handwriting Worksheet
D'Nealian
Standard

letter l worksheet and mini book
Letter L Worksheet & Mini-Book

D'Nealian & Standard block

letter l word search and handwriting

Word Search & Writing

printable lined paper

Printable lined-paper

drawing paper and writing

Drawing & Writing Paper

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