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Alphabet Letter S Star or Starfish Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter S Star or Starfish Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Review the star theme for all the lesson plans and printable activitties for this theme.

Animals > Ocean | Seashore > Star fish or Sea Star
Review the starfish theme lesson plan activities for animal facts, online learning resources, crafts and other activities to incorporate with this alphabet presentation.

Outer Space theme | Shapes > Star theme
A star has a number of meanings, here are the two most common:

  • Any of a vast number of heavenly or celestial bodies visible from earth as points of light in the night sky.

  • a design or shape with five or six points that emerge from a center.

    More information and images at Wiktionary

Alphabet Activities > Letter S is for Star or Starfish


  • printer
  • paper
  • coloring & writing supplies

Children age 3 and under:

  • Print a letter S coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font. Select and print an age apropriate star theme coloring page on the back or on a separate sheet.

  • Finger Tracing: 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 color and trace the letter S's following instructions. Use finger paints, crayons or water colors. Write the letter S s and the word star or starfish on the finished coloring page.

Children Ages 3+ to 6 - beginning letter S sound:

  • Present the letter S worksheet and mini-book. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

  • Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the letter correctly. Count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in the writing process.

  • Find the letter S's: Have the children find all the letter S's in upper and lower case on the worksheet words and encourage them to circle these first.

  • Discuss other letter S words and images found in the worksheet. Make a home or classroom letter S book or coloring book. Visit Letter S Printable Activities to make your choice.

Letter S Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The four or eight word search game features a a star or starfish, and letter S words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Independent Handwriting:

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