### Objective

The objective of this lesson is to teach your child to recognize and write the capital letter P.

### Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to recognize the letter P and say its name.

### Time requirement

20 minutes.

### Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

### Introductory activity

**What you will need:**

- A piece of paper
- A pencil

**What to do:**

- Draw the letter P on the piece of paper and ask your child to repeat it.
- Ask them if they know of any words that start with the sound ‘puh’. Tell them it is the sound that P makes.
- Look around the room and find things that start with the letter P, like potatoes, pants or pillows. Then write and show your child the words on a piece of paper. Remember that the pencil and piece of paper both start with the letter P!
- Have your child circle the P in each word that you write on the paper.

### Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter P right away, introduce the lower case letter p.

### Reinforcement activity

Print out the attached worksheet. Ask your child to complete the worksheet by themselves. Feel free to help them if they get stuck or ask any questions.

### Evaluation

In order to see if your child has achieved the goal of this lesson, write a few different letters including P on the paper and have them circle the letter P.