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Alphabet Letter Z Zebra Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets · Set 1

Alphabet Letter Z Zebra
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets Set 1


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Science > Animals > Wild Mammal > Endangered > Zebra

The zebra is large mammal with a striped coat, long legs, and hooves. Zebras are closely related to horses but have shorter manes. They live in large herds in Africa. There are three species, and are either near endangered or endangered.

Online resource >  National Geographic Kids > Zebras

Alphabet Activites:

Present the letter Z zebra six-piece online jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view letter Z in upper and lower case. Full screen reccommende and number of pieces are adjustable.

Children Age 3 and under:

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

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

Finger Tracing: Trace letter Z'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 Z's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the image. Write the word zebra on the page margin.

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 Z's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle them.

Children Ages 3+:

Letter Z Worksheet and Mini Book can be used to reinforce letter practice and to identify related words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Discuss other letter Z words and images found in the worksheet. Display other Z posters and coloring pages or even make a letter classroom book. Visit letter Z printable activities to make your choice.

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

Advanced independent handwriting practice:

printable lined-paper
drawing and writing paper

Print your choice of printable lined-paper, draw a zebra or print a zebra coloring page to color after writing practice.

Drawing and writing paper > draw and color a zebra and write letter Z z.

Complementary activities:

Complementary activities:

Zebra crafts at dltk-kids
zebra crafts
paper tube craft
paper bag craft

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