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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter H Lesson Plan

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Letter H Preschool Activities

Objective: To learn about the letter H

Book(s):

  • Helen at Home and the Letter H by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed
  • ABC U Later by David Horvath
  • ABC Animals from American Museum of Natural History
  • Sleepy ABC by Margaret Wise Brown

Music: “The Letter People – Meet Mr. H” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3KRvWW4Cc0)

Fine Motor Skills:

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  • CCBS pages 276-281
  • BPW pages 112-115
  • Language Arts page 18
  • LLA pages 18-19
  • PALAW page 8
  • Uppercase page 10
  • Lowercase page 8

American Sign Language: Point the index and middle fingers straight and held together. Hold the thumb parallel to the fingers. Rest the other two fingers on the palm. (https://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-g-h-i/)

Craft/Activity 1: Little Letter H Book

Materials

  • Little Letter H Book template (http://www.themeasuredmom.com/little-letter-h-book-rhymes-songs/)
  • Blank paper
  • Stapler

Directions

  1. Print the Little Letter H 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 H Book.

Craft/Activity 2: Heart Person Craft (http://www.themeasuredmom.com/letter-h-crafts/)

Materials

  • Red and pink construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers

Directions

  1. Cut one large heart and four small hearts from the red construction paper.
  2. Cut four strips from the pink construction paper.
  3. Accordion fold the pink strips.
  4. Glue a small heart to the end of each pink strip.
  5. Glue the other end of the pink strips to the large heart.
  6. Draw a face on the large heart with markers.

Craft/Activity 3: Thumbprint Heart Hs

Materials

  • Letter H template (http://www.quality-kids-crafts.com/support-files/letter-h-template.pdf)
  • Blank paper
  • Red paint
  • Scrap cardboard

Directions

  1. Print the letter H template onto the blank paper.
  2. Pour some red paint onto the scrap cardboard.
  3. Press the thumb into the paint.
  4. Press two thumbprints onto the paper to form a heart.
  5. Cover the Hs in thumbprint hearts.

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

Letter Review: PALAW page 9

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 H Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cat. 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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