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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter B Lesson Plan

    Letter B Preschool Activities

    Objective: To learn about the letter B

    Book(s):

    • Bernard, Me, and the Letter B by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed
    • Andy Learns the Letter Bb by J.P. Curington
    • B Is for Bulldozer: A Construction ABC by June Sobel
    • B Is for Breakdancing Bear by Stuart Lynch
    • The Alphabet Parade ABC by Charles Ghigna

    Music: “The Letter People – Meet Mr. B” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM8itR2lMNE)

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • CCBS pages 236-241
    • BPW pages 84-87
    • Language Arts page 5
    • LLA pages 6-7
    • PALAW page 2
    • Uppercase page 4
    • Lowercase page 2

    American Sign Language: Hold the hand with the palm forward. Rest the thumb on the palm of the hand. (https://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-a-b-c/)

    Craft/Activity 1: Little Letter B Book

    Materials

    • Little Letter B Book template (http://www.themeasuredmom.com/free-letter-b-book-rhymes-songs/)
    • Blank paper
    • Stapler

    Directions

    1. Print the Little Letter B Book template onto the blank paper.
    2. Cut an even line across the center of the page.
    3. Fold the two sheets to make a book.
    4. Staple the book together.
    5. Read the Little Letter B Book.

    Craft/Activity 2: Paper Plate Button Butterfly

    Materials

    • Paper plate
    • Buttons
    • Pipe cleaner
    • Scissors
    • Glue

    Directions

    1. Use the scissors to cut two triangle wedges from the top and bottom of the paper plate to form a butterfly shape.
    2. Glue buttons onto the remaining paper plate.
    3. Tie the pipe cleaner around the center of the plate to form antennae.

    Craft/Activity 3: Blue Bs

    Materials

    • Letter B template (http://www.quality-kids-crafts.com/support-files/letter-b-template.pdf)
    • Blank paper
    • Blue paper
    • Scissors
    • Glue stick

    Directions

    1. Print the letter B template onto the blank paper.
    2. Cut the blue paper into small squares.
    3. Glue the blue squares onto the letter Bs.

    Optional: Set the finished B craft aside to bind into a book at the end of the alphabet lesson.

    References

    Big Preschool Workbook (P). 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0887431456
    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
    DK Workbooks: Language Arts, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. 978-4654-1736-7
    Let’s Learn the Alphabet (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996202-9
    Lowercase Alphabet (Grade P). 2012. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-938256-66-6
    Pre-K Alphabet Learning Aid Workbook. 2014. Let’s Grow Smart. ASIN 1453076883
    Uppercase Alphabet (Grade P). 2013. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-938256-65-6

    Image Credits

    Letter B Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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