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Alphabet Letter H Horse Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities, Craft and Worksheets

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Alphabet Letter H Horse
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
Animals > Mammals > Farm or Wild > Horse

The horse is large mammal with long legs and hooves. A horse has a long neck with a mane, short hair, and a long tail. In the wild, horses live in herds and eat grass and other plants. For thousands of years, people have used horses for riding and for pulling or carrying loads.

Online resources:
  • Horse information and images at
  • Chinese New Year > The horse is one of the twelve animals represented in the Chinese zodiac.
  • A rocking horse is a toy inducted in the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2004. Another popular horse theme toy is the hobbyhorse (hobby-horse)
  • A farrier is a specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of horses' hooves and the placing of shoes on their hooves, if necessary.
  • The term equine refers to horses, and its family members: donkeys, mules and zebras.

Alphabet Activities > Letter H is for Horse

Present the letter H six-piece online jigsaw puzzle featuring a horse to practice problem solving and view letter H in upper and lower case.

Children age 4 and under:

Print this toddler coloring page with large bubbly font, color, paint or decorate with fingerprint ants or,

Print a letter H coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font and horse coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using paints and feathers to decorate later. Discuss other letter H words found on the worksheet.

Finger Tracing: Trace letter H'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 H's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the horse image. Write the word horse on the finished coloring page.

Children Ages 3+:

Letter H Worksheet and Mini Book: These materials can be used as part of Letter H program of activities to reinforce letter practice and to identify related H words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

You can also display letter H posters and coloring pages or make a letter H classroom book. For related images visit Letter H Printable Activities.

Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter H's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the letter. Invite 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, count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in the writing process.

Find the letter H's: Have the children find all the letter H's in upper and lower case on the worksheet and encourage them to circle them first. Color the images.

Letter H Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The six-word search game features the horse and letter H words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced handwriting practice:

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

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a horse, paste some feathers to the body and write letter Hh.

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Letter H Worksheet and Mini-Book
Letter H Worksheet & Mini Book

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letter h horse color poster
Color poster

letter h horse coloring page

Coloring page

Age 5+
H Horse Handwriting Practice Worksheet
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Drawing & Writing Paper

printable lined paper
Printable lined-paper

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