Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter Q. The presentation
ideally should be part of quilt theme activities and crafts.
is a quilt?
Explain what is a quilt and view some images. A quilt is a bed covering made of two layers of material that are filled with
feathers, wool, cotton, or other soft materials. The layers are
stitched together so that the stitches make patterns on the cloth.
Alphabet Activity > Letter Q is for Quilt
Present and display your option of alphabet printable
activities listed in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter Q'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
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters,
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 Q's: Have the children find all the
letter Q'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 or
Letter Q words: Letter
Q Worksheet and Mini Book: These materials can be used
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related Q words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter Q words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display other Q posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter Q classroom book using coloring
images or color posters. Visit Letter
Q Printable Activities to make your choice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to draw a quilt behind
the page or print a quilt
coloring page to color after writing practice.
and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a
write letter Q.
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