Capital Letter P

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.

Download the capital letter P worksheet

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:

  1. Draw the letter P on the piece of paper and ask your child to repeat it.
  2. Ask them if they know of any words that start with the sound ‘puh’. Tell them it is the sound that P makes.
  3. 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!
  4. 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.

Capital Letter O

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter O worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A wipe board
  • A dry erase (not permanent) marker
  • A mirror

What to do:

  1. Draw the letter O on the wipe board and ask your child to repeat its sound (‘oh’).
  2. Ask them to try to draw the capital letter O on the wipe board. Guide their hand to help them write it. You can show them how the O is like a circle.
  3. Show your child his or her reflection in the mirror, and ask them to say the letter O with you. They can see that when they say ‘O’ their mouth makes the shape of the O when they look in the mirror.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter O right away, introduce the lower case letter o.

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 O, on the wipe board and have them circle the letter O. You can also show them that their circle looks like an O, and that together they look like a donut.

Capital Letter N

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter N worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A piece of paper
  • A crayon

What to do:

  1. Write the letter N on the piece of paper with the crayon and ask your child to repeat it.
  2. Ask your child to draw a nose on the paper.
  3. Write “Nose” underneath the drawing.
  4. Show them that the word ‘nose’ starts with the letter N.
  5. Explain to them that the N makes the sound ’nuh’.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter N right away, introduce the lower case letter n.

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 N, on the piece of paper and have them circle the letter N.

Capital Letter M

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter M worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A wipe board
  • A dry erase (not permanent) marker

What to do:

  1. Draw the letter M on the wipe board and ask your child to repeat the sound it makes (‘muh’).
  2. Ask them to try to draw the capital letter M on the wipe board. Guide their hand to help them write it.
  3. Write “MOM” on the wipe board and circle the Ms. Tell them that the “M” usually makes the “muh” sound. You can also try to draw a picture of your child’s mom to associate the letters with the word.
  4. Have your child draw things on the wipe board that start with the letter M, such as a man, a moose, or a monster. Have them repeat the associated words and the pronunciation of the letter M.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter M right away, introduce the lower case letter m.

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, ask them to write the letter M in the shaving cream.

Capital Letter L

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter L worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A wipe board
  • A dry erase (not permanent) marker

What to do:

  1. Draw the letter L on the wipe board and ask your child to repeat the sound it makes (‘luh’).
  2. Ask them to try to draw the capital letter L on the wipe board. Guide their hand to help them write it.
  3. Write “Lion” on the wipe board and circle the L. Tell them that the “L” usually makes the “luh” sound. You can also try to draw a picture of a lion, to associate the letters with the word.
  4. Have your child draw things on the wipe board that start with the letter L, such as a lollipop, a lake, or a lamp (with a light bulb). Have them repeat the associated words and the pronunciation of the letter L.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter L right away, introduce the lower case letter l.

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, ask them to write the letter L in the shaving cream.

Capital Letter K

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter K worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A can of shaving cream
  • A smooth plastic surface (like a table or a plate)
  • A paper towel or a napkin

What to do:

  1. Spray a layer of shaving cream on the plastic plate.
  2. Use your finger and draw the letter K in the shaving cream. Tell your child to repeat the name and the sound that K makes (‘kuh’).
  3. Re-spread the shaving cream evenly over the plate and ask your child to draw a K in the shaving cream.
  4. Feel free to use this opportunity to have more fun drawing things in the shaving cream that start with the letter K, such as a king, a kangaroo, or or the kitchen of a house.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter K right away, introduce the lower case letter k.

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, ask them to write the letter K in the shaving cream.

Capital Letter J

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter J worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A pencil
  • A piece of paper

What to do:

  1. Draw the letter J on the paper and show it to your child.
  2. Tell them that it’s the letter ‘J’ and that the sound it makes is ‘juh’.
  3. Ask them to repeat you and ask them to try to draw their own Js. If they need more guidance, draw some lines on the paper where they can draw the letter J or use lined paper.
  4. Tell your child that the word ‘Jump’ starts with the letter J. Have them stand still on the ground, and to say, “juh-juh-juh-JUMP!”, and to jump at the word ‘Jump’.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter J right away, introduce the lower case letter j.

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 the letter J on the piece of paper. Give your child the pencil and ask them to find and circle the letter J.

Capital Letter I

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter I worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A stick of chalk
  • Some sidewalk to draw on
  • Some cubes of ice

What to do:

  1. Go outside with your child, some chalk and a few cubes of ice. Find a nice empty space on the sidewalk.
  2. Draw the letter I on the sidewalk with the chalk.
  3. Draw an igloo beside the letter I.
  4. Tell your child that this is the capital letter I and tell them the sound it makes (‘ih’).
  5. Tell them that the word ‘Igloo’ starts with the letter I, as does the word ‘Ice’. Put an ice cube on the igloo and let them play with the ice while they repeat the letter I’s name and sound.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter I right away, introduce the lower case letter i.

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 the letter I on the sidewalk. Give your child the chalk and ask them to circle the letter I.

Capital Letter H

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter H worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A blank piece of paper
  • A crayon

What to do:

  1. Draw the letter H on the piece of paper and ask your child to repeat the sound it makes (‘huh’).
  2. Ask them to put their hand on top of the paper.
  3. Trace their hand and write ‘Hand’ underneath the drawing.
  4. Show them that the word ‘Hand’ starts with the capital letter H.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter H right away, introduce the lower case letter h.

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 H on the piece of paper. Give them the crayon and ask them to circle the letter H.

Capital Letter G

Objective

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

Goal

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

Download the capital letter G worksheet

Time requirement

20 minutes.

Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

Introductory activity

What you will need:

  • A wipe board
  • A dry erase (not permanent) marker

What to do:

  1. Draw the letter G on the wipe board and ask your child to repeat the sound it makes (‘guh’).
  2. Ask them to try to draw the capital letter G on the wipe board. Guide their hand to help them write it.
  3. Write “Goat” on the wipe board and circle the G. Tell them that the “G” usually makes the “guh” sound. You can also try to draw a picture of a goat, to associate the letters with the word.
  4. Have your child draw things on the wipe board that start with the letter G, such as a girl, a goat, or a giraffe. Have them repeat the associated words and the pronunciation of the letter G.

Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter G right away, introduce the lower case letter g.

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 G on the wipe board. Give them the dry erase marker and ask them to circle the letter G.