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Alphabet Letter A Astronaut Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter A Astronaut Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets


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Review the astronaut or outer space theme for additional activities and crafts.

Alphabet Activities: Letter A is for Astronaut:

Present the color poster and select the activities of your choice.

Children age 3 and under:

Print a letter A coloring page and an astronaut coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter A words found on the activity worksheet.

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 the image. Write the word astronaut on the finished coloring page.

Handwriting worksheet tips:

Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter, and explain 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.

Have the children find all the letter A's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter A words: Letter A Worksheet Program and Mini-Book (short a sound) can be used as part of program of activities to reinforce letter practice and to identify related words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

You can also display letter posters and coloring pages or make a letter A home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter A Printable Activities.

Letter A Printable Games: Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The eight-word search game features an astronaut and other letter A words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Handwriting Practice:

1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper. Have children draw an astronaut behind the lined paper or print an astronaut coloring page to color and decorate after writing practice.

2. Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw and color an astronaut and handwriting practice.

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