Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter R. The presentation
ideally should be part of rainbow
themed activities and/or crafts.
Science > Climate | Weather > What is a rainbow?
A rainbow is a curved arc of light of many colors across the
sky. Rainbows are caused by the sun's shining through drops of
water [raindrops] during or after a rain.
Rainbow as a symbol > The rainbow is a symbol of peace and diversity. In Irish mythology, leprechauns (a type of fairy) have a hidden pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
Bible Activities > Noah's
Ark, the Rainbow and the Promise
Visit this lesson plan which includes a printable craft and
numerous activities, and review the Bible Alphabet A to Z.
Alphabet Activities > Letter R is for Rainbow
Online Jigsaw Puzzle >
Here is a R
is for Rainbow puzzle to practice letter recognition and
problem solving skills.
The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change cut button
to change shape and number of pieces.
Present and display your option of t printable
activities listed in the materials column.
Children age 3 and under:
* Print a
letter R coloring page D'Nealian or Standard
Block font. Select and print a rainbow coloring page image on the
blank side of the letter R coloring image that is age appropriate
and/or related to a holiday that you may be celebrating (Easter).
* Finger Tracing:
Trace letter R'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 can color and trace the letter R's following instructions. Use finger paints, crayons or water colors. Write the word
on the finished coloring page.
Children Ages 3+: Alphabet - beginning letter R sound > Present the letter
R activity worksheet and mini-book.
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.
You can also display other R posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter R classroom book using coloring
images or color posters. Visit letter
R printable materials to make your choice.
Handwriting Worksheet > Preschool - Kindergarten
Finger and Pencil Tracing:
Trace letter R'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 handwriting practice worksheet.
Find the letter R's: Have the children find all the
letter R's in upper and lower case on the worksheet words and encourage them to circle
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters, and
demonstrate 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.
Letter R Word
Search & Handwriting Practice:
The four and six word search game features a rainbow and letter R
words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and a rainbow
coloring page behind the page. Encourage children to color
or draw a rainbow after writing practice.
and writing paper Encourage children to draw and color a
write letter R r.
Age 3 & under
Letter R coloring
For Bible Alphabet:
Letter R Worksheet
D'Nealian & Standard block
search & writing
Drawing | Writing Paper
Rainbow coloring pages