Alphabet Letter A Impact Poster
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
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Note: This activity counts as eight separate activities due to the steps involved. The activity is done over a number of days depending on the children's ages.
The purpose is to acquaint children with letter A beginning short sound through various fun learning experiences involving many of their senses. They will also practice other skills in the process. The large poster is important to create impact.
Review all the materials and activity suggestions. Here are links to other letter A resources and materials on the web site:
Instead of the large poster do a mini-version of this activity for large groups: Letter A Activity Worksheet Program and Mini-Book (a mini-version of this activity).
Version for 2 & 3 year olds: (limit the entire activity to three or four days)
Option 1: Adult draws an upper case and lower case letter on the large piece of paper.
Option 2: Print a letter A coloring page in standard block or D'Nealian font using the poster command > (select your Printer (in Devices and Printers) in your PC > right click select Printer Properties > Advanced tab > select Poster printing > 2'x2' poster) -- the template will print in four pages and you tape together - trim around the frame.
Version for older 3 to 6 year olds: (5 to eight days)
Adult draws large dots to form the letters (include arrows to show direction). Child will connect the dots with paint. This activity is better accomplished when the poster is placed on a wall, poster board or easel. Proceed with the steps below.
Here are some learning and crafts activities for each image suggested activities:
Suggestion: Remember to make pictures of the children during the different activities to put together a Letter A Impact Week scrapbook or bulletin board with the completed crafts and impact poster.
activities column for poster size letter A instructions.
For poster printing
Letter A Impact Flash cards
black & white
Letter A Worksheet