Letter A Ark Theme
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials

Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter A.

Bible Theme Activities > Noah's Ark, the Rainbow and the Promise
Visit this lesson plan which includes a printable craft and numerous activities.

Transportation > Water Transport > Noah's Ark
For this activity we will concentrate on one of the meanings of the word ark.

Noah's Ark > is a vessel appearing in the Book of Genesis (chapters 6–9) and the Quran.
Source:  Wikipedia.org

Alphabet Activities >  Letter A is for Ark

Children age 3 and under:
Print a letter A coloring page Standard block or D'Nealian and a Noah's Ark coloring image behind the letter page.

Finger Tracing: Trace letter A'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.

Children can trace and color the letter A's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color Noah's Ark image, and write the word ark on the margin.

Children Ages 3+:
Alphabet - beginning letter A sound (short sound)

Present the
Letter A Worksheet and Mini Book program.  Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Letter A words
:   This page and matching mini-book can be used as part of Letter A program of activities to reinforce letter practice and to identify related A words.

Finger and Pencil Tracing
Trace letter A'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 worksheet.  Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter with your choice of sharpened crayon, fine tip marker, coloring or regular pencil 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 A's:  Have the children find all the letter A's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle or trace/shade them first.

If you have illustrated alphabet books you can also use images in them. You can also display other A posters and coloring pages or even make a letter A classroom book using coloring images or color posters.  Visit letter A alphabet printable materials to make your choice.

Letter A Word Search Game & Handwriting Practice
The four and eight word search game features letter A words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Handwriting Practice > Age 5+
1.  Print your choice of printable lined-paper. Have children draw an an ark scene behind the lined paper.

2.  Drawing and writing paper: Have children draw an ark and depiction of Noah's story. Practice writing letter A a, independently.


Age 3 & under


Letter A coloring page
D'Nealian
Standard Block
Age 3+

Letter A Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian and Standard block font
Age 4+

Word Search &
Handwriting


Printable lined-paper
(various styles)
Age 5

Drawing & writing paper


Craft & Lesson plan activities

External links
Coloring.ws
Noah's Ark Coloring pages

Alphabet > Letter A | Bible > Noah's Ark Genesis 6-9 | Crafts > Noah's Ark and Rainbow | Transportation > Water transport > Noah's Ark