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Display and observe real lilies for this presentation or visit a florist
or plant nursery.
Activity > Science > Plants > Flowers > Learn about
the Lily (Lilium)
1. A lily
is a plant that grows from a bulb and has large flowers shaped
like bells or trumpets. Examples: Easter
2. The flower of this plant.
3. Any of several similar plants or flowers, such as the daylily
(not true lilies).
4. The Lily of the valley is the birth flower for the month of May, and also known as Our Lady's Tears for the Virgin Mary. The flowers are white. In Christian symbolism, it is the flower of the Resurrection and the Virgin Mary (Our Lady's Tears).
It represents purity, chastity and innocence.
Alphabet Activity > Letter L is for Lily
Present and display your option of printable
materials listed in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter L'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 (first presentation) or handwriting practice worksheet.
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters,
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.
Coloring Activity: Encourage
the children to color the image in the coloring page or
Find the letter L's: Have the children find all the
letter L's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first.
Letter L words (initial consonant sound): Letter
L Worksheet and Mini-Book >
These materials can be used as part of a Letter L program of activities
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related letter L words.
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter L words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display other L posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter L classroom book using coloring
images or color posters. Visit Letter
L Printable Activities to make your choice.
Letter L Word
Search & Handwriting Practice (select
four word version): The four-word search game features a lily and letter L words with
pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to: (choose an option)
* draw and color a lily behind
the page or
* print a lily coloring page to color and decorate >
and writing paper Encourage children to draw and color a
write letter L l.
Craft activities >
Lilies Craft at dltk-kids.com
2. Learn about
flowers craft > a wonderful craft to learn about how plants
grow, showcasing daylilies.
Letter L Worksheet
D'Nealian and Standard block
Search & writing
| Writing Paper
Lily coloring pages
1 | 2
May birth flower Lily of the valley
Handprint Lily craft
Learn about Flowers
craft showcasing daylilies