Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter S for a star theme or starfish theme.
Animals > Ocean | Seashore > Star fish or Sea Star
Visit the starfish
theme lesson plan activities for animal facts, online learning resources, crafts and other
activities to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.
Outer Space theme | Shapes > Star
A star has a number of meanings, here are the two most common:
1. Any of a vast number of heavenly or
celestial bodies visible from earth as points of light in the night
2. a design or shape with five or six points that emerge from a
More information and images at Wiktionary
Alphabet Activity > Letter S is for Star or Starfish
Present the letter S six-piece online
jigsaw puzzle featuring the starfish, sand dollar and sea snail to practice problem solving and view letter S in
upper and lower case. Adjust number or pieces using the Change
Cut button on the left.
Present and display this your option of printable activities
in the materials column.
Children age 3 and under >
letter S coloring page D'Nealian or Standard
Block font and select and print a starfish
behind it or on a separate page if using paints to
decorate later. Discuss other letter S words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing: Trace letter S'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 S's. After completing
coloring the letter,
encourage children to color the ocean theme image. Write the word
sand dollar on the finished coloring page.
Ages 3+ to 6: Alphabet - beginning letter S
Print present the Letter
S Worksheet and Mini-Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
and mini-book. These materials can be used
to reinforce letter recognition, initial handwriting practice and to identify related
Discuss other letter S words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display letter S posters and
coloring pages or make a letter S classroom book. For
related images visit: Letter S Printable Activities.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter S'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
Find the letter S's: Have the children find all the
letter S's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
Letter S Word
Search & Handwriting Practice >
The four-word search features a star, the six-word
search features a starfish and letter S words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to draw a star or starfish behind
the page or print a starfish |
sea star coloring page the materials column.
and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and
decorate a star or starfish and
write letter S s. Share some images of a real starfish to inspire the children.
jigsaw puzzle > Letter S
Sand dollar, sea snail, starfish
Letter S coloring
Letter S Worksheet & Mini-Book
Search & Writing
Drawing & Writing Paper
Star | Starfish |
Sea Star Coloring Pages