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Letter S School bus
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
Theme and Craft Activities: Include this lesson plan within the school bus theme that
addresses safety issues and matching bus craft.
Alphabet Activity > Letter S is for School bus
Print and display alphabet letter S printable materials of your choice in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace the letter S's with your finger in upper and lower case 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 and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and pay attention to the number that helps them trace the letter correctly. During the demonstration, you may want to emphasize that the letter is one continuous stroke.
Find the letter S's: Have the children find all the letter S'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 school bus image with a variety of materials.
Letter S words: Letter S Worksheet and Mini Book These materialscan be used to reinforce letter S practice and to identify related s words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.
Discuss other letter S words and images found in the worksheet. Display letter S posters and coloring pages or even make a letter S classroom book. For related images visit: Letter S Printable Activities and make your choice.
Letter S Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The word search game features letter S words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a school bus behind the page or print a school bus coloring page 1 or 2.
2. Drawing and writing paper Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a school bus and write letter S s.
School bus coloring pages: