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X*Alphabet Letter X Patterns

Use the patterns on the following pages to make stick puppets, learning games, alphabet books and other teaching aids. A new window will open. Before printing under File in Page Setup set margins to zero.

X Letter Patterns

*Spring Alphabet Letter Color Page-Xx is for vernal equinoX
*Summer Alphabet Letter Color Page-Xx is for eXtra fun
*Fall Alphabet Letter Color Page-Xx
*Winter Alphabet Letter Color Page-Xx is for eXtra Clothing

*Art

X's

Cut large X shapes out of construction paper. Cut small construction paper strips. Show the children how to place the paper strips to form a X. Then let the children glue their construction paper strip x's on their large letter X shape.

*Group Time

Have the children sit on floor in front of you. Show them how to use their fingers to form the letter X. Then hold up the alphabet cards one at a time. Whenever the children see the letter X, have them make the X sign with their fingers.

*Group Game

Find the X's

A to Z Kids Stuff
eBook


All About "X"
Ages: Pre-K
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Make a X on the floor with masking tape. Print X's and other letters on post-it brand notes and stick them on objects around the room. Let the children walk and search for the X notes.

Whenever a child finds one, have him/her remove it and then stick it on the center of the large X on the floor. continue until each child has found at least one X note.

Y

*Alphabet Letter Y Patterns

Use the patterns on the following pages to make stick puppets, learning games, alphabet books and other teaching aids. A new window will open. Before printing under File in Page Setup set margins to zero.

Letter Y Patterns

*Spring Alphabet Letter Color Page-Yy is for yo-yo
*Summer Alphabet Letter Color Page-Yy is for yard sale
*Fall Alphabet Letter Color Page-Yy is for yellow moon
*Winter Alphabet Letter Color Page-Yy is for Yarn

*Art

Yarn Y's
Need: heavy paper and yarn scraps.

Give each child a Y shape cut from heavy paper. Set out yarn pieces and small containers of glue. Have the children dip the yarn into the glue and then place on their paper Y to form designs.

Have wet paper towels on the table for the children to wipe their hands on.

*Group Time

Hold up alphabet cards one at a time. Whenever the children see the letter Y, have them say "Yes", or "Yipee".

Have children form Y's on the floor with their bodies.

Have a yawning contest just before nap time.

Z

* Alphabet Letter Z Patterns

Use the patterns on the following pages to make stick puppets, learning games, alphabet books and other teaching aids. A new window will open. Before printing under File in Page Setup set margins to zero.

Letter Z Patterns

*Spring Alphabet Letter Color Page-Zz is for zinnia.
*Summer Alphabet Letter Color Page-Zz is for zoo
*Fall Alphabet Letter Color Page-Zz is for zucchini
*Winter Alphabet Letter Color Page-Zz is for Zipper.

*Art

Make a Z Book

Give each child a cut out "Z." Have children glue the z onto a sheet of construction paper. The children add ears, eyes, tails, legs, etc. to make an animal for the zoo. Encourage the children to think about what his/her animal eats and to draw that and what kind of an environment that animal needs (water, trees).

Also ask each child to write the name of their animal (usually using invented spelling. Or the Adult prints the animal's name. Finally, the children glue strips of black paper on the sheet of construction paper to make the zoo cage. Makes a wonderful bulletin board display titled "Our Zoo," or compile all the zoo pictures and put them into a book titled "Our Zoo."

*Science/Math

Zinnia Seeds

Have children decorate small cups with the letter Z. Then let the children plant zinnia seeds in their cups. Place the cups in a sunny area and water them often.

*Group Time

Have children form Z's on the floor with their bodies.

*Other Sites

Mrs Jones Alphabet Sing Along Songs
Alphabet, consonant and more sing along songs.

A Jan Brett Bulletin Board Line Alphabet to print.

Sesame Street Alphabet Color Pages.

Pooh's Book of ABC's Color Pages.

Mrs Jones Alphabet Activities
Learning Letter Names and Letter Sounds

abcd Play-Teacher Homework
Click and print the Homework pages and give your
students Homework that works!

Bembo's Zoo
A stylish animal alphabet site with illustrations created from the
letters in each animal's name.

*Downloads

Sebran’s ABC
Windows 95/98, Freeware, Size 496 KB.
Site: Arro Och Wartoft

A great play station for children learning their letters, numbers, simple math, and rudiments of reading. Learn with colorful pictures, pleasant music, and gentle games. This program is appropriate for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. The program teaches using either English or Swedish (in Swedish, the droll zebra gracing the main screen is called "sebran").

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