Alphabet Letter W Water Theme | Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials
Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter W is for Water. Ideally, include these activities and materials as part of water quality theme.

Environmental Education > resources to learn about the importance of water and water conservation:
Water (click on the water button) at Eekoworld.
Watersense Kids courtesy of the US Environmental Protection Agency

Alphabet > Online Jigsaw Puzzle >
Present the letter W Water six-piece online jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter W in upper and lower case. Discuss how important water is for all living creatures and organisms. This elephant needs lots of water to drink and to take a bath!  Adjust number or pieces using the Change Cut button on the left.

Alphabet Activity:  Letter W is for Water
Print and display alphabet printable materials of your choice in the materials column.

* Finger and Pencil Tracing
Trace the letter W'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 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.  Visit each child to make sure they have identified the letter W's and then discuss the locations with the poster.

*Coloring Activity:  Encourage the children to color the W and water image with a variety of materials.

Letter W wordsLetter W 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.

Discuss other letter W words and images (refer to letter activity worksheet above).  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 Activities and make your choice.

Letter W Word Search & Handwriting Practice > The four word search game features 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 water theme behind the page.

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

W is Water Online Puzzle

Review this alphabet set

Color poster

Coloring Page

Handwriting Worksheet

Letter W Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard block

Word search & handwriting

Printable lined-paper
(various styles)

Drawing & writing paper
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