Alphabet Letter N Nest
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities, Worksheets and Crafts
Animals > Birds > Nest
A nest is a structure used by a bird or animals that lay hard-shelled eggs, to lay eggs and rear young. Nests
are built in trees and other protected places using materials such as
twigs and mud. Sea turtles make nests in the sand on ocean beaches.
Alphabet Activity > Letter N is for Nest
Present the letter N nest six-piece online
jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter N in
upper and lower case. Adjust number or pieces using the Change
Cut button on the left.
Children Age 3 and under:
* Print a
letter N coloring page D'Nealian or Standard
Block. Print this a nest
coloring page and print image behind
the letter N page or on a separate page if using paints to
decorate later. Discuss other letter N words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing: Trace letter N'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
Children ages 3+ and above:
Present the Letter
N Activity Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
and mini-book. These materials can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related N words.
Discuss other letter N words and images found in the worksheet. You can also display posters and
coloring pages or make a letter N classroom book. For
related images visit: Letter
N Printable Activities.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace letter N'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 (on the
upper right corner) 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.
Find the letter N's: Have the children find all the
letter N's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
Letter N Word
Search & Handwriting Practice: The word search game features a nest and letter N words
with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to draw a nest behind
the page or print a nest coloring page.
and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a
write letter N n.
3. Crafts > Nest
Theme Printable Crafts at DLTK's
Craft Option #1: Nest
craft (3+ with help)
Here is a an adorable printable craft of a nest, eggs and a bird chick. Print
your selection of color or coloring version. Children may want to decorate the nest with other
materials birds would collect to make a nest: twigs, grass,
thread, yarn, etc.
Craft Option 2: Bird
mobile featuring a nest (4+ with help)
This is a wonderful craft and decoration. Read the
instructions and educational ideas.