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Alphabet Letter W Whale Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter W Whale Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Materials:

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

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A whale is a very large marine mammal with a streamlined hairless body, a horizontal tail fin, and a blowhole on top of the head for breathing. The largest mammal is the blue whale. The whale group includes dolphins.

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Alphabet Activities > Letter W is for Whale

Present the letter W whale six-piece online jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter W in upper and lower case.

Display the color poster and select your option of printable activities.

Children Age 3 and under:

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

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

Finger Tracing: Trace letter W'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 W's. After coloring the letter, encourage children to color the image and write the word whale 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 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 whale behind the page or print a whale coloring page.

2. Drawing and writing paper Encourage children to draw and color a whale and write letter W w. Share some images of real whales to inspire the children.

Complementary activities:

letter w whale online jigsaw puzzle
W Whale Online Puzzle

letter w whale coloring page for toddlers
coloring page for tots

letter w coloring apge
Letter W coloring page
D'Nealian
Standard Block

View this alphabet set
letter w whale color poster
Color Poster

letter w whale coloring page

Coloring Page

letter w whale handwriting worksheet
Handwriting Worksheet
D'Nealian
Standard

Letter W Worksheet and Mini-Book
Worksheet & Mini-Book

D'Nealian & Standard block

drawing and writing paper
Drawing & writing paper

printable lined paper

Printable lined-paper

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