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Letter Y Yak Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Letter Y Yak Alphabet Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities Worksheets


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Science > Animals > The Yak

The yak is in the same animal family as cattle (cows), called bovines. The yak is found in the Himalayan region of south central Asia and Mongolia. The domesticated yak provides milk, fiber and meat. The yak can be brown, black and white. Its has long hair to protect it from the cold. The yak's fiber (hair) is spun into yarn for knitting. The yak is also a working animal (pack animal); it transports goods across mountains. The wild yak is endangered.

Alphabet Activities: Alphabet Letter Y is for Yak

Present the letter Y Yak six-piece online jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter Y in upper and lower case.

Display the poster and select your option of printable activities.

Children ages 3 and under:

Print this toddler coloring page with large bubble font, color, paint or,

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

Finger Tracing: Trace letter Y'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 Y's. After coloring the letter, encourage children to color the image and write the word yak on the 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 Y's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children ages 3+:

Letter Y words: Letter Y Worksheet Program and Mini-Book 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 Y home or classroom book. For related images visit: Letter Y printable activities.

Letter Y Word Search & Handwriting Practice: The four word search game features a yak and letter Y words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:

1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw a yak behind the page or print a yak coloring page. Optional: paste some yarn in shades of black, brown, white and gray over the body.

2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color a yak and write letter Y y.

Complimentary activities:

Yak Paper Crafts @
Craft: Printable yak crafts at (decorate with yarn): yak paper craft or yak paper tube craft
letter y yak online jigsaw puzzle
Y Yak Online Puzzle

letter y yak coloring page for toddlers
coloring page for tots

letter y coloring page
Letter Y coloring page
Standard Block

View this alphabet set
letter y yak color poster
Color poster

letter y yak coloring page

Coloring page

letter y yak handwriting worksheet

Handwriting Worksheet

letter y worksheet and mini book

Letter Y Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard block

letter y word search handwriting worksheet

Word search & handwriting  

printable lined paper

Printable lined-paper
(various styles)

drawing writing paper

Drawing & Writing paper

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