Alphabet Letter S Snake
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials
Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter S is for Snake. Ideally, include these activities and materials as part of snake theme.

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Learn about snakes and assemble a letter S Snake mini-fact book in this activity

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

Print and display alphabet printable activities of your choice in the materials column.

Children Age 3 and under:
* Print a letter S coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font and select and print a snake
coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter S words found on the worksheet.

* Finger Tracing: Trace letter S'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 trace and color the letter S's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the ocean theme image. Write the word snake on the finished coloring page.

Children Ages 3+ to 6 > Alphabet - beginning letter S
Select and print the handwriting worksheet and present the Letter S Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book. These materials can be used as part of a Letter S program of activities to reinforce letter recognition, initial handwriting practice and to identify related S words.

Discuss other letter S words and images found in the worksheet. If you have illustrated alphabet books you can also use images in them. You can also display letter S posters and coloring pages or make a letter S classroom book. For related images visit: Letter S Printable Activities.

*Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter S's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the letter. Invite the children to do the same on your worksheet.

Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter, and explain the direction of the arrows and numbers (on the upper right corner) 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 S's: Have the children find all the letter S's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them first.

*Coloring and visual arts activity: Visit this activity to learn about lines and decorate the letter S coloring page.

Letter S Word Search & Handwriting Practice > The word search game features a snake and 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 snake behind the page or print a snake coloring page

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a snake and write letter S s. Share some images of a real snakes to inspire the children.

S Snake Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Ages 3 & under

Letter S coloring page

Standard Block

Ages 3+

S Snake activity

 Review this alphabet set

Color poster

Coloring Page

Ages 4+

Handwriting Worksheet

Ages 3+

Letter S Worksheet & Mini Book
D'Nealian & Standard block format
Ages 4+

Word search & writing

Printable lined-paper
(various styles)
Ages 5+

Drawing | Writing Paper

Snakes coloring pages

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