Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter A. Review related topics
in the themes column.
is Activity Day #8 of Letter
A Impact Poster Lesson Plan
Transportation > Ambulance >
is a vehicle to carry and transport injured or ill people to a
hospital. There are land, water, and air ambulance
vehicles: trucks, vans, airplanes, helicopters, boats, ships,
Related activities > Safety > Emergency 911 >
to learn about what to do in an emergency and proper method to call 911. Discuss what is an ambulance and how it is important to community
helpers - EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and land transportation. Practice recognizing,
dialing and writing numbers 911 in an
Alphabet Activity > Letter A is for Ambulance
Distribute your option of letter A alphaabet
printable materials listed in the materials column.
Ages 3 and under:
a letter A coloring page Standard
block or D'Nealian
and an ambulance coloring page behind it or on a
separate page if using finger paints to decorate later. Discuss
other letter A words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing: Trace letter A'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 A's. After completing
coloring the letter, encourage children to color the ambulance coloring page
and write 911. letter A a and the word ambulance inside the image.
Ages 3+ to 6 >
Letter A words >short
a sound > Letter A Worksheet and Mini-Book: These materials can be used as part of a program of activities
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter A'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
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter,
and demonstrate 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.
Find the letter A's: Have the children find all the
letter A's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first.
Coloring Activity: Encourage
the children to color the images in the worksheet.
Discuss other letter A words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display other A posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter A classroom book. Visit letter
A printable activities to make your choice.
Letter A Word Search Game & Handwriting Practice:
The eight word search game features an ambulance and letter A
words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to write letter A and draw an ambulance behind
the page or print anambulance coloring
and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and
decorate an ambulance and
write letter A a.