Alphabet Letter Y Yoke Theme
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

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Alphabet > Letter Y | Bible >  Matthew 11:28-30 |   Related > O is for Ox or Oxen

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

This activity is part of the Bible alphabet A to Z available in D'Nealian and Standard block handwriting formats.

What is a yoke?
1. (noun) A device used to join together a pair of work animals (oxen, horses, mules, donkeys and water buffalo). A yoke is made up of a wooden bar with two U-shaped ends that fit around the animals' head.

2. (noun) A pair of draft animals joined by this device.

Example: A farmer used a yoke of oxen to plow his fields.

3. (verb) To attach to a plow, wagon, or some other machine or vehicle.

Example: We yoked the horses to the wagon for a ride through the fields.

Bible > Activities > Matthew 11:28-30 > The Father Revealed in the Son

"For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." Matthew 11:28-30 [children's version]

* Ox activities and crafts

Alphabet Activity > Letter Y is for Yoke
Present and display your option of alphabet printable materials listed in the materials column.

Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter Y'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.
  
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 Y's: Have the children find all the letter Y's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle or trace/shade them first..

Coloring Activity: Encourage the children to color the image in the coloring page or worksheet.

Letter Y words: Letter Y Worksheet and Mini Book > These materials can to reinforce letter practice and to identify related Y words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Discuss other letter Y words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display other Y posters and coloring pages or even make a letter Y classroom book using coloring images or color posters.  Visit Letter Y printable activities to make your choice.

Letter Y Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The four-word search game features letter Y words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Handwriting Practice:

1.  Print your choice of drawing and writing paper or printable lined-paper. Encourage children to draw a yoke and practice writing letter Y y.