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Alphabet Letter M Manatee
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter M Manatee Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

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The manatee is an aquatic mammal with a rounded tail flipper, living in coastal waters and adjacent rivers of the tropical Atlantic. It is an hervibore that feeds on aquatic plants, it is nicknamed the "gentle giant" as it is harmless, and attracted to human activity, like divers.

Materials:

  • printer
  • paper
  • coloring & writing supplies

letter m coloring page
Letter M coloring page
D'Nealian
Standard Block

Age 3+
Alphabet Letter M Manatee Poster
Color poster
D'Nealian
Standard

Alphabet Letter M Manatee Coloring Page

Coloring page
D'Nealian
Standard

Age 4+

letter m manatee handwriting worksheet
 Handwriting Worksheet
D'Nealian
Standard

Alphabet Letter M Worksheet and Mini-Book
Letter M Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard block

letter m word search writing worksheet
Word Search & Handwriting

printable lined paper
Printable lined-paper
(various styles)
Age 5+
drawing writing paper
Drawing - Writing Paper

Alphabet Activities > Letter M is for Manatee

Children age 3 and under:

  • Print a letter M coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font. Select and print an age apropriate manatee coloring page on the back or on a separate sheet.

  • Finger Tracing: Trace letter M'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 color and trace the letter M's following instructions. Use finger paints, crayons or water colors. Write the letter M m and the word manatee on the finished coloring page.

Children Ages 3+ to 6 - beginning letter M sound:

  • Present the letter M worksheet and mini-book. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

  • Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the letter correctly. Count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in the writing process.

  • Find the letter M's: Have the children find all the letter M's in upper and lower case on the worksheet words and encourage them to circle these first.

  • Discuss other letter M words and images found in the worksheet. Make a home or classroom letter M book or coloring book. Visit Letter M Printable Activities to make your choice.

Letter M Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The word search game featuress letter M words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Independent Handwriting:

  • Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a rat behind the page or print a manatee coloring page to color after writing practice.

  • Drawing and writing paper. Encourage children to draw and color a crab and write letter Mm.

Manatee coloring pages:

Letter M -- Ocean >