Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter R. The presentation
ideally should be part of rainbow
themed activities and/or crafts.
Science > Climate | Weather > What is a rainbow?
A rainbow is a curved arc of light of many colors across the
sky. Rainbows are caused by the sun's shining through drops of
water [raindrops] during or after a rain.
Rainbow as a symbol > The rainbow is a symbol of peace and diversity. In Irish mythology, leprechauns (a type of fairy) have a hidden pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
Bible Activities > Noah's
Ark, the Rainbow and the Promise
Visit this lesson plan which includes a printable craft and
numerous activities, and review the Bible Alphabet A to Z.
Alphabet Activities > Letter R is for Rainbow
Online Jigsaw Puzzle >
Here is a R
is for Rainbow puzzle to practice letter recognition and
problem solving skills.
The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change cut button
to change shape and number of pieces.
Present and display your option of t printable
activities listed in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letters 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 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 R's: Have the children find all the
letter R'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 rainbow image incorporating the primary and
secondary colors in the order featured in the poster. Review
Letter R words (initial consonant sound) >
R Worksheet and Mini Book >
These materials can be used
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related R words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
You can also display other R posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter R classroom book using coloring
images or color posters. Visit letter
R printable activities to make your choice.
Letter R Word
Search & Handwriting Practice:
The four and six word search game features a rainbow and letter R
words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and a rainbow
coloring page behind the page. Encourage children to color
or draw a rainbow after writing practice.
and writing paper Encourage children to draw and color a
write letter R r.
For Bible Alphabet:
Letter R Worksheet
D'Nealian & Standard block
search & writing
Drawing | Writing Paper
Rainbow coloring page
St. Patrick's Day rainbow
coloring pages: 1 - 2