To help your child learn the lower case letter k.


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

Download the lower case k worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-kindergarten – Kindergarten

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A can of shaving cream
  • A flat plastic surface, like a plastic plate or a tabletop
  • Some paper towels

What to do:

  1. Spray shaving cream atop the flat plastic surface.
  2. Using your fingers, draw a lower cake k into the shaving cream.
  3. Have your child draw a k a well. While they are drawing you can tell them that it is the letter k and it makes the ‘kuh’ sound.


If your child learns the lower case k right away, have them work on the supplemental worksheets for the letter K.

Reinforcement activity

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


In order to see if your child has achieved the goal of this lesson, write the letter k on a piece of paper with some other letters, and have them pick out the letter k.