Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter Z. The presentation
ideally should be part of wild animals or zoo animals theme activities
and crafts.Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Zebra >
Skills: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish.
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a fun zebra
image. The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the Change
Cut button to change shape and number of pieces.
DLTK-Kids Printable Zebra Crafts
Science > Animals > Wild Mammal > Endangered > Zebra
The zebra is large mammal with a striped coat, long legs, and
hooves. Zebras are closely related to horses but have shorter
manes. They live in large herds in Africa. Several kinds
of zebras are in danger of becoming extinct. The mountain
zebra and Grevy's zebra are two of the most endangered.
Online resource > National Geographic's Animals Creature
Feature > Zebras
Alphabet Activity: Alphabet Letter Z is for Zebra
Present the letter Z zebra six-piece online
jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter Z in
upper and lower case. Adjust number or pieces using the Change
Cut button on the left.
Present and display your option of printable
activities listed in the materials column.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter Z'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 or handwriting practice worksheet.
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 Z's: Have the children find all the
letter Z's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first.
Letter Z words (initial consonant sound): Letter
Z Worksheet and Mini Book > These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related Z words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter Z words and image found in the worksheet. Display other Z posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter Z classroom book. Visit letter
Z printable activities to make your choice.
Coloring Activity: Encourage
the children to color the image in the coloring page or
Letter Z Word
Search & Handwriting Practice:
The four word search game features a zebra and letter Z words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper, draw a zebra or print a zebra
coloring page to color after writing practice.
and writing paper > draw and color a zebra and write letter
craft (needs a toilet paper tub)
bag Zebra craft
Coloring pages and activities: