Alphabet Letter V Vulture
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Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter V. The presentation ideally should be part of birds and vulture theme theme activities and crafts.

Science > Animals > Birds > Vulture 
A vulture is large bird that usually has dark feathers and bald head and neck. There are many kinds of vultures. Old World vultures are related to hawks, New World vutlures (condor family) are related to storks and herons. They feed mostly on dead animals.  Some species of vultures are endangered.

* Vulture information and images at Wikipedia.org

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

Present and display your option of alphabet printable activities listed in the materials column.

Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter V'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.
  
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.

Find the letter V's: Have the children find all the letter V'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 image in the coloring page or worksheet.  Idea: after coloring, paste a few craft feathers,

Letter V words: Letter V Worksheet and Mini Book program: These materials can be to reinforce letter practice and to identify related V words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Discuss other letter V words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display other V posters and coloring pages or even make a letter V classroom book. Visit letter V printable activities to make your choice.

Letter V Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The four word search game features a vulture and letter V words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a vulture behind the page or print a vulture coloring page.

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a vulture and write letter V.

Vulture Paper Crafts dltkCraft activity:  Select a printable vulture craft at dltk-kids.com: vulture paper craft or vulture tube craft