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A is Ark
Bible > Noah's Ark,
Crafts > Noah's Ark and
Transportation > Water
transport > Noah's Ark
Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter A. Review the themes column for
related activities and topics.
Bible Theme Activities > Noah's
Ark, the Rainbow and the Promise
Visit this lesson plan which includes a printable craft and
Transportation > Water Transport > Noah's Ark
For this activity we will concentrate on one of the
meanings of the word ark.
Ark > is a vessel appearing in the Book
of Genesis (chapters 6–9) and the Quran.
Activity > Online
Coloring Noah's Ark
This activity will introduce an image of Noah's Ark, and links to
Alphabet Activities > Letter
A is for Ark
Children Age 3 and under:
a letter A coloring page in standard
block or D'Nealian
and a Noah's
Ark coloring image
Ages 3+ to 6:
Alphabet - beginning letter A sound (short sound)
Letter A Activity Worksheet and Mini Book program.
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
* 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. Visit each child to make sure they
have identified the letter A's and then discuss the locations with the poster.
* Discuss other letter A 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 A 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 A posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter A classroom book using coloring
images or color posters. Visit Letter
Printable Materials to make your choice.
A Word Search Game & Handwriting Practice
The four and eight word search game features an aquarium (fish tank) and
letter A words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced Handwriting Practice > Age 6+
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper. Have children draw an an aquarium scene behind the lined
paper or print an an aquarium coloring page
or 2 to color and decorate after writing practice.
2. Drawing and writing paper:
Have children draw an ark and depiction of Noah's story.
Practice writing letter A a, independently.