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Alphabet Letter Y Yolk Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Alphabet Letter Y Yolk Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities, Worksheets and Crafts


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A yolk (or vitelus) is the yellow to orange part of an egg. The yolk feeds the baby bird until it is hatched. People use egg yolks in many food dishes. In nutrition, egg yolks are a major source of protein, minerals and vitamins. Eggs are in the protein food group. Yolk @

Alphabet Activities > Alphabet Letter Y is for Yolk

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Children Age 3 and under:

Print letter Y coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font and an yolk theme 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 completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the yolk coloring page and write letter Y y and the word yolk on the margins.

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 and Handwriting: The four word search game features letter Y words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced handwriting and drawing:

For advanced independent handwriting practice, print your choice of printable lined-paper or drawing and writing. Encourage children to draw an egg yolk.

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