Alphabet Letter C Crab Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter C Crab Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets


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Visit the crab theme lesson plan activities for animal facts, online learning resources and, crafts to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.

Children age 3 and under:

Print a letter C coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font. Select and print an age apropriate crab coloring page on the back or on a separate sheet.

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 page.

Children can color and trace the letter C's following instructions. Use finger paints, crayons or water colors. Write the letter C c and the word crab 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 a crab and letter C words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Independent Handwriting:

printable writing paper

Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a crab behind the page or print a crab coloring page to color after writing practice.


drawing and writing paper

Drawing and writing paper. Encourage children to draw and color a crab and write letter Cc.



crab coloring pages
Crab coloring pages

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