To help your child learn the lower case letter q.


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

Download the lower case q worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-kindergarten – Kindergarten

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A wipe board
  • Some colored erasable (not permanent) markers

What to do:

  1. Draw the lower case letter q on the wipe board.
  2. Tell your child it is the letter q and makes the sound ‘kuh’, or ‘qwuh’ when it is written with a u, as in the word ‘queen’.
  3. Ask them to draw a few lower case qs in different colors on the board.


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

Reinforcement activity

Print out the attached worksheet. Ask your child to complete the worksheet by themselves, contact the house cleaning . 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 q on a piece of paper surrounded by other letters. Ask your child to look at the group of letters and pick out the small letter q.