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Alphabet Letter G Grasshopper Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter G Grasshopper Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

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  • paper
  • coloring & writing supplies
  • sheet protectors for handwriting worksheets

Animals > Insects > Grasshopper

A grasshopper is an insect with long, powerful hind legs for jumping and two pairs of wings. Grasshoppers eat plants.

Alphabet Activities > Letter G is for Grasshopper:

Children Age 3 and under:

Print a letter G coloring page in standard block or D'Nealian font and a grasshopper coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using finger paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter G words found on the worksheet.

Finger Tracing: Trace letter G'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 G's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the coloring page and write letter G g and the word grasshopper on the margins.

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 Gs in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter G words: Letter G Worksheet Program and Mini-Book (hard g 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 G home or classroom book. For related images visit Letter G printable activities.

Letter G Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The eight word search game features the grasshopper and letter G words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:

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

Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a grasshopper and write letter G g. Share some images of real grasshoppers to inspire the children.

Grasshopper complementary activities:

Aesop's fable The Ants and the Grasshopper
Aesop's Fable:
The Ant and the Grasshopper
Read, print & video.

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