Alphabet Letter X in Ox Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
| Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter X.
Animals > Mammals > Farm > Working Animal > Transport
An ox is one of a breed of large cattle used mainly in farms to pull heavy loads and other tasks. Oxen is the plural of ox.
The ox is one of the 12 animals represented in the Chinese zodiac, therefore, appropriate to present for a Chinese New Year theme.
Visit the cattle theme lesson plan activities for ox crafts and other educational resources to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.
Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Ox > Skill: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a fun ox image. The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change cut button to change shape and number of pieces.
Present and display your option of letter X printable activities in the materials column.
Children age 3 and under:
* Print a letter X coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font and an ox coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter X words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing: Trace letter X'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
Finger and pencil tracing: Trace letter X'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 to trace the dotted letter, and explain the direction of the arrows and numbers.
Explain the word ox is for singular, just one ox, and oxen is the plural, for naming two or more. The ox are wearing a yoke. A yoke is a wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals and attached to the plow or cart that they are to pull. In the illustration, the oxen are pulling a plow that prepares the soil for planting.
Present the Letter
X Worksheet and Mini-Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
and mini-book. These materials can be used
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related X words.
Letter X Word
Search: The four word search game features the ox and letter X words with pictures and handwriting practice.
For advanced independent handwriting practice:
Ox online puzzle
Letter X coloring page
Letter X Worksheet & Mini Book
D'Nealian & Standard block
Word search & handwriting
Drawing & writing paper
Ox coloring pages
Cattle coloring pages
Letter O in Ox activities