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Alphabet Letter S Seal Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter S Seal
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets


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The seal is a mammal that spends most of its life in the ocean. Seals are a kind of Pinnipeds, or mammal with flippers instead of feet. Various kinds of seals live in both warm and cold parts [polar] of the world's oceans. A few kinds live in fresh water. Seals are carnivores that eat fish and sea birds. They are closely related to sea lions and walruses.

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Alphabet Activities > Letter S is for Seal

Present the color poster and select the activities of your choice.

Children age 3 and under:

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

Trace letter S'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 S's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the image. Write the word seal 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 S's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter S words: Letter S 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 S home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter S Printable Activities.

Letter S Word Search & Handwriting Practice > The word search game features letter S words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:

1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a spider behind the page or print a seal coloring page.

2. Drawing and writing paper  Encourage children to draw, color and decorate a seal and write letter S s.

Complimentary activities:

letter s coloirng page
Letter S coloring page

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letter s seal color poster
Color Poster

letter s seal coloring page

Coloring Page

letter s seal handwriting worksheet
Handwriting Worksheet

letter s worksheet and mini book
Letter S Worksheet & Mini Book
D'Nealian & Standard block

letter s word search and handwriting
Word search & writing

printable lined paper

Printable lined-paper
(various styles)

drawing and writing paper
Drawing · Writing Paper

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