Alphabet Letter D Duck
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials
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Here are printable materials and suggestions to present letter D.  The presentation ideally should be part of duck themed activities and crafts.

Animals > Birds > Waterfowl > Duck
Review these activities to present information, images and other activities about ducks.

Toys and Games > Rubber Duck >
The rubber duck, a favorite bathtub toy, was inducted in the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2013.

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

Present, display and distribute your option of D alphabet printable materials listed in the materials column.

Children age 3 and under:
* Print letter D coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font and a duck coloring image behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later.  Discuss other letter D words found on the worksheet or word search.

* Finger 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.

* Children can color and trace the letter D's and paste the small image sticker found on the duck printable craft template you intend to assemble with the children. After completing the letter coloring, encourage children to color the duck image.  Write the word duck on the finished coloring page.

Children ages 3+:

Letter D Worksheet and Mini-Book
program.  Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

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 worksheet.  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 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.

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.

Children ages 5+:
Letter D Word Search & Handwriting Practice > The four and eight word search game features the duck and letter D words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Handwriting Practice:
1.  Print your choice of printable lined-paper. Have children draw a duck behind the lined paper or select and print a duck coloring page behind the lined-paper to color after writing practice.

2.  Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw and color a duck and practice writing letter D d.
letter d duck online jigsaw puzzle 
D Duck online jigsaw puzzle
Age 3 & under
letter d colorng page

Letter D coloring page
D'Nealian

Standard Block
Ages 3+
letter d duck poster

Color poster

D'Nealian
Standard block

letter d duck coloring page
Coloring page
D'Nealian

Standard block
letter d duck handwriting worksheet
Handwriting worksheet
D'Nealian
Standard block

letter d worksheet and mini book
Letter D Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard font
Ages 4+ 
letter d word search and handwriting
Word Search & Writing
printable lined paper
Printable lined-paper
(various styles)
Ages 5+ 
drawing and writing paper
Drawing & Writing
duck coloring pages
Ducks coloring pages