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Alphabet Letter J Jaguar Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

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Alphabet Letter J Jaguar Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
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The jaguar is a large heavily built cat that has a yellowish-brown coat with black spots, found mainly in the dense forests of Central and South America. It is the largest feline in the Americas, and one of the four largest cats, referred to informally as the Big Cats: the tiger, jaguar, leopard and lion. When the rare mellanistic color variant occurs in a jaguar or leopard it is called a black panther.

Alphabet Activities > Letter J is for Jaguar:

Present and display your option of printable activities listed in the materials column.

Children Age 3 and under:

Print this toddler coloring page with large bubble font, color, paint or,

Print letter J coloring page and a jaguar coloring page behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter J words found on the worksheet.

Finger Tracing: Trace letter J'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 J's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the jaguar coloring page and write letter J j and the word jaguar on the margins.

Children Ages 3+ to 6:

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

Discuss other letter J words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display letter J posters and coloring pages or make a letter J classroom book. For related images visit: Letter J Printable Activities.

Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter J'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, count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in the writing process.

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

Letter J Word Search & Handwriting Practice (select six word version): The six-word search game features letter J words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Handwriting Practice:

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

2. Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw and color a jaguar and practice writing letter Jj.

Complementary activities:

Jaguar coloring pages
jaguar coloring pages

Jaguar online puzzle
jaguar posing a letter J online puzzle

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