Activities and Suggestions
Letter L > L is for
Books > The Lorax, author Dr. Seuss
Holidays and Events >
March 2nd > Dr. Seuss Birthday &
Read Across America
* 22nd Earth Day
* Arbor Day (last Friday)
Science > Plants > Trees
Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter L. Review the themes column
for links to related activities.
Visit the Dr. Seuss' The Lorax theme for additional activities.
Book > About The Lorax >
Dr. Seuss' character, The Lorax is a guardian of the forest who 'speaks for the trees' and he encourages to take care of the environment.
Activity > Alphabet Letter L is for The Lorax
Present and display your option of printable materials listed in the materials column.
Finger tracing > Trace the letter 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.
Pencil Tracing > On the handwriting 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 and letters.
Letter L words (initial consonant sound) > Letter L Activity Worksheet and Mini-Book
This page and matching mini-book can be used as part of Letter L program of activities to reinforce letter practice and to identify related letter L words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.
Visit Letter L Printable Materials to make a home or classroom Letter L book.
Letter L Word Search & Handwriting Practice
The four and six word search game features letter L words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice >
Print your choice of printable lined-paper or drawing and writing paper. Encourage children to draw and color The Lorax and Truffula trees, practice handwriting.
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