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theme lesson plan activities for animal facts, online learning resources, crafts and other
activities to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.
Alphabet Activity > Letter C is for Crab
Present the letter C crab six-piece online
jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter C in
upper and lower case. Adjust number or pieces using the Change
Cut button on the left.
Present your option of letter C printable activities
in the materials column.
Children Age 3 and under:
a letter C coloring page in standard
block or D'Nealian
and a crab coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using
finger paints to
decorate later. Discuss other letter C words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing: 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
* Children can trace and color the letter C's. After completing
coloring the letter,
encourage children to color the crab coloring page and write letter
C c and the word crab on the margins.
Ages 3+ to 6 -
Alphabet - beginning letter C (hard C like K)
Present the Letter
C Activity Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book. These materials can be used as part of
a Letter C program of activities
to reinforce letter recognition, initial handwriting practice and to identify related
Discuss other letter C words found in the worksheet. If you have illustrated alphabet books you
can also use images in them. You can also display letter C posters and
coloring pages or make a letter C classroom book. For
related images visit: Letter C Printable Activities.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: 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 your worksheet. 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.
*Find the letter C's: Have the children find all the
letter C's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
Search & Handwriting Practice > An eight word search game features the crab 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 crab behind
the page or print a crab coloring
and writing paper, Encourage children to draw, color and
decorate a crab and
write letter C c. Share some images of a real crab to inspire the children.
Crab online jigsaw puzzle
Letter C coloring
Letter C Worksheet & Mini-Book
Search & Handwriting
(select eight words)
Drawing & writing paper