Alphabet Letter Z Zoo Theme
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
A zoo is place where living animals, especially wild ones, are kept for people to look at and for scientific research and study. The word "zoo" is short for zoological garden.
Zoology is the science and study of animals.
Community helpers and careers: The zookeeper
A zookeeper is a person who manages zoo animals that are kept in captivity for conservation or to be displayed to the public. They are usually responsible for the feeding and daily care of the animals. Zookeeper @ Wikipedia.org
Alphabet Activities: Letter Z is for Zoo
Present and display your option of Z Zoo alphabet printable materials listed in the materials column.
Children Ages 3+:
Letter Z words (initial consonant sound): Letter
Z Worksheet and Mini Book > These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related Z words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter Z'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 or handwriting practice worksheet.
Letter Z Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The four word search game features a zoo and letter Z words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Zoo Coloring Book or Zoo Mural Activity: Put together a mural or coloring book with a zoo theme with animals coloring pages from A to Z and a zookeeper coloring page. Visit a zoo online to view and learn about the animals.
Picture book - Literacy activity: Zoo theme > "Goodnight, Gorilla" > This activity includes printable activities for the book.
Read "Goodnight, Gorilla," a classic preschool book. The book introduces children to a zoo and seven different animals, all mammals: a gorilla, a mouse, elephant, lion, giraffe, hyena and armadillo in that order. They also get to meet the kind zookeeper and his wife who live just outside the zoo grounds.
Letter Z coloring page
Letter Z Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard block
Word search & handwriting
Drawing & Writing Paper