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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter D Lesson Plan

    Letter D Preschool Activities

    Objective: To learn about the letter D

    Book(s):

    • Daisy, My Dad, and the Letter D by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed
    • What Pete Ate from A-Z by Maira Kalman
    • Amazing ABC by Sean Kenney
    • First ABC from Tiger Tales

    Music: “The Letter People – Meet Mr. D” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBgnh55fOJM)

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • CCBS pages 250-255
    • BPW pages 92-95
    • Language Arts page 7
    • LLA pages 10-11
    • PALAW page 4
    • Uppercase page 6
    • Lowercase page 4

    American Sign Language: Hold the index finger straight up. Rest the other three fingers on the thumb. (https://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-d-e-f/)

    Craft/Activity 1: Little Letter D Book

    Materials

    • Little Letter D Book template (http://www.themeasuredmom.com/nursery-rhymes-for-kids-for-letter-d/)
    • Blank paper
    • Stapler

    Directions

    1. Print the Little Letter D 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 D Book.

    Craft/Activity 2: Delicious Donuts

    Materials

    • Construction paper
    • Decorating materials
    • Scissors
    • Glue

    Directions

    1. Cut the construction paper into donut shapes.
    2. Decorate the paper donuts with various materials such as paper scraps, beads, glitter, markers, crayons, paint, and stickers.

    Craft/Activity 3: Dotted Ds

    Materials

    • Letter D template (http://www.quality-kids-crafts.com/support-files/letter-d-template.pdf)
    • Blank paper
    • Dot stickers

    Directions

    1. Print the letter D template onto the blank paper.
    2. Decorate the Ds with the dot stickers.

    Optional: Set the finished D 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 D Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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