Letter D Dragon
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
- coloring & writing supplies
- sheet protector to insert hanwriting worksheet for repeated use.
Animals > Folklore, Fantasy and Mythical > Dragon
A dragon is an imaginary monster and legendary creature that looks like a giant reptile. In western culutre it is depicted with wings, four-legged and capable of breathing fire, and often guard a place or treasure. In eastern cultures it is snake-like without wings, claws, a long tail and above average intelligence.
The color poster depicts a cartoonish western culture dragon, and a letter D is formed by the smoke after the dragon has breathed fire. Have children find this 'hidden' letter D.
The dragon is the only imaginary creature featured in the twelve signs of the Chinese Zodiac, and very popular in Chinese New Year celebrations. The remaining eleven signs are represented by animals.
Visit the dragon theme for additional educational activities and crafts. Online resources > Dragon at Wikipedia.org
Children Age 3 and under:
Print letter D coloring page a dragon
coloring image behind it or on a separate page if using paints to
decorate later. The letter can also be decorated with an
assortment of dragon stickers. Discuss other letter D words found on the worksheet and word search.
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 D's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.
Children Ages 3+ - beginning letter D sound
Present the Letter
D Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related words.
Letter D Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The word search game features a letter D words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced Handwriting Practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper. Have children draw a dragon behind the lined
paper or select and print a dragon
coloring page behind the lined-paper to color after writing
Complementary activities:Dragon coloring pages Online jigsaw puzzle
Letter D coloring page
Letter D Worksheet & Mini-Book
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