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Alphabet Letter O Ostrich Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter O Ostrich Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets


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Birds > Desert > Endangered > Ostrich

The ostrich is a large, powerful African bird that can run very fast but cannot fly. It has two toes on each foot and no feathers in its long legs and neck. Online resources > > Ostrich

Alphabet Activities:

Ages 3 and under:

Print a letter O coloring page and an ostrich coloring page behind it or attach to it.

Finger tracing: Trace letter O'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 O's. Encourage children to color the image and write ostrich on the margin.

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.

Find the letter O's: Have thechildren find all the letter O's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter O words: Letter O Worksheet Program and Mini-Book (short o 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 A home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter O Printable Activities.

Letter O Word Search & Handwriting Practice: A four word search game features the ostrich and letter O words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:

printable lined-paper
drawing and writing paper

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

Drawing and writing paper (ages 5+) Encourage children to draw and color an owl and write letter O o.

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