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are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter D.
This activity is part of the
Bible alphabet A to Z available in
block and D'Nealian formats with links to Bible passages,
activities and crafts.
Animals > Birds > Dove > Visit this lesson plan to learn about the dove and related activities
Alphabet Activity > Letter D is for Dove
Present and display your option of D alphabet printable
materials listed in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing:
Trace letter D'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. Encourage the children to
trace the dotted letter, pencil 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 D's: Have the children find all the
letter D'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 image in the coloring page or
worksheet. Glue some craft feathers to decorate the dove.
Letter D words: Letter
D Worksheet and Mini Book These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related d
words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter D words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display
other D posters and coloring pages or even make a letter D classroom
book using coloring images or color posters. Visit letter
D alphabet printable activities to make your choice.
Letter D Word
Search & Handwriting Practice: The four and eight word search game features the dove and letter
D words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced Handwriting Practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper. Have children draw a dove behind the lined
paper or select and print a dove coloring page behind the lined-paper to color and decorate with feathers after
2. Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw and color a dove and practice writing
letter D d.
| Age 3+
Worksheet and mini-book
D'Nealian and Standard font
Word Search & handwriting
& writing paper