Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter X. Include with the xylophone
theme activities and printable craft featured.
Alphabet Activity > Letter X is for Xylophone
Present and display your option of alphabet letter X is for
materials listed in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter X'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
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters,
and explain the direction of the arrows and numbers (on the
upper right corner) that help them trace the
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 X's: Have the children find all the
letter X's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first.
For advanced independent handwriting practice, print your choice of printable
lined-paper or story
paper (draw, color & write).
Letter X words: Letter
X Worksheet and Mini Book These materials can be used
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related X words as a
beginning sound and ending sound. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter X words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display letter posters and
coloring pages make a letter X classroom book. For
related images visit: letter
X printable activities.
Letter X Word
Search: The four word search game features the xylophone and letter X words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Other learning activities with the color poster:
1. Color Practice: The poster features a xylophone featuring many colors. This is a fun opportunity to
practice color recognition. Point to the colors and encourage
children to name the color and a favorite object or thing in that
2. Counting/Numbers: Count each color section in
the xylophone and/or print the numbers in each section.
Coloring and/or Craft Activity: Encourage the children to color the xylophone image with a variety of materials.
this alphabet set
Letter X Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard block
search & handwriting
& writing paper