Alphabet Letter U Umbrella
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials

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Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter U is for Umbrella.  Review related themes and activities for the umbrella in the themes column.

Umbrella facts:
An umbrella is collapsible canopy to protect people from the sun and rain. When used for sun protection it is also called a parasol. The collapsible umbrella is a Chinese invention.

Alphabet Activity > Letter U is for Umbrella

Present the letter U Umbrella six-piece online jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter U in upper and lower case.  Adjust number or pieces using the Change Cut button on the left.

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

Finger and Pencil Tracing

Trace the letter U'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 to pay attention to the numbers that helps them trace the letter correctly. Count out loud and as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in
the process.

Find the letter Us: Have the children find all the letter U'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 letter U and umbrella image with a variety of materials.


Letter U wordsLetter U Worksheet and Mini Book (short U sound). These printable activities can be used to reinforce practice and to identify related words.
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Discuss other letter U words and images found in the worksheet. Display letter U posters and coloring pages or even make a letter U classroom book. For related images visit:  Letter U Printable Activities and make your choice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw an umbrella behind the page or print an umbrella theme coloring page, links in the materials column.

2.  Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and decorate an umbrella and write letter U u.

Coloring pages, nursery rhyme and craft activities:

ummbrella gear critter at dltk teach
Little Critter paper doll

Templates
[ color 1 & 2 ] [ B&W 1 & 2
]
@ dltk-teach.com

letter u umbrella online jigsaw puzzle
U  Umbrella Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Review this alphabet set 
letter u umbrella color poster
Color poster

letter u umbrella coloring page
Coloring Page

letter u umbrella and clown color poster
Umbrella color poster

letter u umbrella handwriting worksheet

Handwriting Worksheet
D'Nealian
Standard

letter u worksheet and mini book
Letter U Worksheet & Mini Book
D'Nealian & Standard block

drawing and writing paper

Drawing | Writing Paper
or

Printable lined-paper
(various styles)