Alphabet Letter C Crab
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

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Visit the crab theme lesson plan activities for animal facts, online learning resources, crafts and other activities to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.

Alphabet Letter C Crab Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities, Worksheets and Crafts
Letter C Crab Puzzle

Alphabet Activity > Letter C is for Crab
Present the letter C crab six-piece online jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter C in upper and lower case. Adjust number or pieces using the Change Cut button on the left.

Present and display this color poster of a crab and your option of letter C printable activities in the materials column.

Children Age 3 and under
* Print a letter C coloring page in standard block or D'Nealian font and a crab coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using finger paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter C words found on the worksheet.

* Finger Tracing: Trace letter C'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 C's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the crab coloring page and write letter C c and the word crab on the margins.

Children Ages 3+ to 6 - Alphabet - beginning letter C (hard C like K)
Present the Letter C Activity Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book. These materials can be used as part of a Letter C program of activities to reinforce letter recognition, initial handwriting practice and to identify related C words.

Discuss other letter C words found in the worksheet. If you have illustrated alphabet books you can also use images in them. You can also display letter C posters and coloring pages or make a letter C classroom book. For related images visit:  Letter C Printable Activities.

Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter C'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 the children to trace the dotted letter, and explain 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 C's: Have the children find all the letter C's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them first.

Letter C Word Search & Handwriting Practice > An eight word search game features the crab and letter C words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a crab behind the page or print a crab coloring page

2. Drawing and writing paper, Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a crab and write letter C c.  Share some images of a real crab to inspire the children.

letter c crab online jigsaw puzzle
C Crab online jigsaw puzzle

letter c coloring page
Letter C coloring page
Standard Block

Letter C Activity Worksheet and Mini-Book

Letter C Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard

letter c word search and handwritng
Word Search & Handwriting
(select eight words)

drawing and writing paper

Drawing & writing paper

printable lined paper

Printable lined-paper

crabs coloring pages
Crabs coloring pages

External links
letter c crab at dltk teach
Letter C Crab
Color poster
Coloring page