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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/)

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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

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  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

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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