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Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter Z.
Have some items for demonstration that feature a zipper, such as clothing, backpack,
etc. Practice opening and closing the zippers.
A zipper is a fastener made up of two rows of teeth that lock
together and a slide pull that either joins them or pulls them
apart. Zippers are used on clothing, handbags and other
Alphabet Activity: Alphabet Letter Z
is for Zipper
Present the letter Z zipper 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 letter Z alphabet printable
materials listed in the materials column.
Alphabet - beginning letter Z sound (Ages 3+)
1. Present the handwriting worksheet and/or the letter
Z activity worksheet and mini-book program. Read
suggested instructions for using the worksheet
* Finger 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
*Find the letter Z's: Have the children find all the
letter Z's in upper and lower case on the worksheet words and encourage them to circle
these first. Visit each child to make sure they
have identified the letter Z's and then discuss the locations with the
Discuss other letter Z words and images: First 'brainstorm' and
ask the children about other words that have that beginning sound and
write them on a board (dry erase board) as the children come up with
example. You can print letter Z in a different bright color to
make it stand out. If you have illustrated alphabet books you
can also use images in them. You can also display other Z posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter Z classroom book using coloring
images or color posters. Visit Letter
Z Printable Materials to make your choice.
Coloring and Sticker Activity: Encourage
the children to decorate the large letter Z images incorporating the
stickers on the bottom of the page. Older children can use the stickers to
complete the mini-book.
Letter Z Word
Search & Handwriting Practice
The four word search game features a zipper and letter Z words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper, draw a zipper behind the page.
and writing paper > draw and color a zipper and write letter
Z Zipper Online Jigsaw Puzzle
Letter Z Printable Materials
Letter Z Worksheet
Available in D'Nealian and Standard block
search & handwriting
(versions for preschool and primary grades)
and writing paper
*coloring and writing materials