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Alphabet Letter W Wagon Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
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A toy wagon has the structure of a typical wagon with an open top. Normally it sits one child and propelled by human power with a handle. It has been a popular toy since the early 1900's. The famous Radio Flyer wagon was inducted in the Toy Hall of Fame in 1999.Resources: Toy wagon @ Wikipedia.org · Radio Flyer wagon @ Toy of Hall of Fame
Children Age 3 and under:
Print a letter W coloring page and a wagon coloring
page behind it or on a separate page if using paints to
decorate later. Discuss other letter W words found on the worksheet.
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 W's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.
Children ages 3+:
Letter W words: Letter W Worksheet Program and Mini-Book 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 W home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter W printable activities.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a toy wagon behind the page or print a coloring page to color after writing practice.
2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a toy wagon and write letter W w.
Letter W coloring page
Letter W Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard block
Word Search & Handwriting