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Alphabet Letter N Nurse Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter N Nurse Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets


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Community Helper > Health > The Nurse:

A nurse is a person who is trained to care for sick and injured people.

Review the topic of the nurse as a community helper. Present the main responsibilities of the nurse and how important their job is to the community.

Online resources:

What does a nurse do? @ · Nurse @

Biographies for young children > Ages 4+ short video @ BBC & British Council: Florence Nightingale

Alphabet Activities:

Display the color poster and select your option of printable activities.

Children age 3 and under:

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

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 page.

Children can color and trace the letter N's. After completing the letter coloring, encourage children to color the image and write the word nurse on the finished coloring page.

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 N's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter N words: Letter N Worksheet Program and Mini-Book (long a 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 N home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter N Printable Activities.

Letter N Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The word search game features a nurse 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 nurse behind the page or print nurse coloring page.

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a nurse and write letter N n.

Coloring pages:

nurse coloring pages
nurse (various)

Printable crafts @ available in color and coloring format

letter n coloring page
Letter N coloring page
Standard Block

letter n nurse color poster
Color Poster

letter n nurse coloring page
Coloring Page

letter n nurse handwriting worksheet
Handwriting Worksheet

letter n worksheet and mini book
Letter N Worksheet & Mini-Book

D'Nealian & Standard block

letter n word search and handwriting
Word Search & handwriting

drawing and writing paper
Drawing | Writing Paper

printable writing paper
Printable lined-paper
(various styles)

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