Walrus Craft | Alphabet Letter W Theme
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Animals > Mammals > Ocean > Polar Animals > Arctic > Walrus

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Jun 8th > World Oceans Day

The walrus is an interesting animal to introduce letter W and wildlife in the Arctic region. 

Activity > Learn about the Walrus and matching walrus printable craft

Alphabet Activities > Letter W is for Walrus
Display and present your choice of W Walrus printable materials in the materials column.

Finger and Pencil Tracing
Trace the letter W's with your fingeras 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 with your choice of sharpened crayon, fine tip marker, regular or coloring pencil.  Demonstrate the direction of the arrows and to pay attention to the numbers that helps them trace the letter correctly. (ages 3.5+).  During the demonstration, you may want to count out loud and as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in the process.

Find the letter W's:  Have the children find all the letter W'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 W and water image with a variety of materials.

Letter W words
Letter W Activity Worksheet and Mini Book This worksheet and matching mini-book can be used as part of Letter W program of activities to reinforce letter W practice and to identify related W words. 
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

If you have illustrated alphabet books you can also use images in them. You can also display W posters and coloring pages or even make a letter W classroom book.  For related images visit:  Letter W Printable Materials and make your choice.

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

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

2. Drawing and writing paper:  Encourage children to draw and color a walrus and write letter W w.

Color poster

Alphabet Letter W Walrus Coloring Page with Letter Tracer

Coloring page

Alphabet Letter W Walrus Handwriting Practice Worksheet
Handwriting Worksheet

Letter W worksheet & mini-book
Available in D'Nealian & Standard block format

Word search & handwriting

Printable lined-paper
(various styles)

Drawing & writing paper

Walrus coloring pages
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