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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter S Lesson Plan

    Letter S Preschool Activities

    Objective: To learn about the letter S

    Book(s):

    • Sabrina at School and the Letter S by Cynthia Kingel and Robert B. Noyed
    • Ss by Kelly Doudna

    Music: “The Letter People – Meet Mr. S” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vvh6Pto4ke4)

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • CCBS pages 342-347
    • BPW pages 164-167
    • Language Arts page 36
    • LLA pages 40-41
    • PALAW page 21
    • Uppercase page 21
    • Lowercase page 19

    American Sign Language: Form a fist with the thumb resting over the index finger. (https://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-s-t-u-/)

    Craft/Activity 1: Little Letter S Book

    Materials

    • Little Letter S Book template (http://www.themeasuredmom.com/rhymes-for-letter-s/)
    • Blank paper
    • Stapler

    Directions

    1. Print the Little Letter S 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 S Book.

    Craft/Activity 2: Spice Painting (http://oneinchworld.com/blog/index.php/2009/11/spice-painting/)

    Materials

    • Paper
    • Glue
    • Water
    • Spices

    Directions

    1. Water down some glue.
    2. Spread the watered down glue on the paper.
    3. Sprinkle and pour the spices on the glue.

    Craft/Activity 3: String Ss

    Materials

    • Letter S template (http://www.quality-kids-crafts.com/support-files/letter-s-template.pdf)
    • Blank paper
    • String
    • Scissors
    • Glue

    Directions

    1. Print the letter S template onto the blank paper.
    2. Cut the string into small pieces
    3. Glue the string onto the letter Ss.

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

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