Learn About Letters Together: Decorate Letter (“Uu”)

  • drawing materials
  • glue
  • letter “U” cutouts (one for each child)
  • "U" stickers, stamps, cutout objects, etc.

MA Standards:

Foundational Skills/RF.PK.MA.1.d: Recognize and name some uppercase letters of the alphabet and the lowercase letters in one’s own name.

Head Start Outcomes:

Literacy Knowledge/Alphabet Knowledge: Recognizes that the letters of the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics that can be individually named.
Literacy Knowledge/Early Writing: Copies, traces, or independently writes letters or words.

PreK Learning Guidelines:

English Language Arts/Reading and Literature 7: Develop familiarity with the forms of alphabet letters, awareness of print, and letter forms.

Learn About Letters Together: Decorate Letter (“Uu”)

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ELA Focus Skills: Follow Directions, Letter Formation, Letter Recognition

Educator Prep: Before the activity, cut out a large, uppercase letter "U" for each child.

Give each child an cutout of the uppercase letter “U” to decorate.

Invite children to decorate their letter "U" with drawing materials and stamps, etc. Encourage them to use "U" objects and name each object as they use it to decorate their letter. 

As children work, ask them to trace the letter outline with their fingers.

Have children share their letters and name at least one "U" object on their letter. Allow children to have a "U" parade around the room. 

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