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Alphabet Letter C Clown Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter C Clown Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets


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A clown is an actor and performer who wears a distinctive costume and makeup to make people laugh. Clowns act out jokes and do tricks at circuses, parties and other events.

Visit the clowns theme for additional activities and crafts to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.

Alphabet Activities:

Display the color poster and select your option of printable activities.

Learning opportunities with the color poster:

Colors: The poster features a clown juggling balls, each ball is a different color displaying primary and secondary colors. Use this feature to present colors and have children identify these.

Find Shapes and the Letter C: What shapes can you find? There are many circles, a half circle and a triangle. A letter C is somewhat hidden, can you find it?

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

Children age 3 and under:

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

Trace letter C'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 C's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the image. Write the word crocodile 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 C's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter C words: Letter C 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 C home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter C Printable Activities.

Letter C Word Search & Handwriting Practice > The eight word search game features the clown and letter C words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:

1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a clown behind the page or print a clown coloring page.

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a clown and write letter C c.

Complementary activities:

clowns coloring pages
Clown coloring pages: Many with suggested activities
letter c coloring page
Letter C coloring page
Standard Block

letter c clown color poster
Color poster

letter c clown coloring page

Coloring page

letter c clown handwriting worksheet
Handwriting worksheet

Letter C Worksheet and Mini-Book
Letter C Worksheet & Mini-Book
Standard Block & D'Nealian

letter c word search and handwriting

Word Search & Handwriting
(select eight words)

printable line-paper

Printable lined-paper

drawing writing paper

Drawing & writing paper

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