Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter B. Review related topics above and visit bat
theme activities and crafts.
> Mammals > Bats >
A bat is a small mammal that flies. Bats have small bodies
and large wings covered with skin. Most bats eat at night, they
use sound (echolocation) to find and catch flying insects.
Alphabet Activities > Letter B is for Bat
Present and display the poster and distribute the coloring or
printable activity of your choice that is age appropriate. This bat image has a matching
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter B'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
Encourage children to trace the dotted letter, 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 B's: Have the children find all the
letter B'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.
Letter B Worksheet and Mini-Book: These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related B words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter B words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display other posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter B classroom book. Visit Letter
B Printable Activities to make your choice.
Maze > Bat
and haunted house >
Skills > Prewriting skills, problem solving, letter tracing,
color recognition. This maze is appropriate for a Halloween theme. The maze is for
children ages three to five that are just starting to learn letters
and initial writing.
Letter B Word Search
& Handwriting Practice: The four and eight word search game features the bat and other letter B words
with pictures and handwriting
Advanced Handwriting Practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper. Have children draw a bat behind the lined
paper or print an bat
coloring page to color and decorate
after writing practice.
2. Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw
and color a bat and handwriting practice.