I’m doing Letter of the Week with my little guy who just turned three. Follow along and see what we’re learning!
My son is really enjoying our letter of the week activities! Each day we sit down for about 10 or 15 minutes and do two or three activities. We read books all throughout the day. Sometimes I sneak in an extra activity before dinner.
Letter B Activities
We always begin the week with our printable alphabet books. This book comes with This Reading Mama’s Learning the Alphabet curriculum. We also read my free book of letter B rhymes and songs and my picture book for letter B. We pull these out whenever we think of it!
He enjoys doing my dot sticker pages for each letter. So far he’s surprised my by completing the entire page. (My older preschooler rarely did that.) I’ve been laminating them so that we can put them all together in a book when we’re done. You can get your copy here.
He really loved this Do-a-Dot page from Learning the Alphabet. Later I printed off a few more Do-a-Dot pages to keep him busy while I played a sight word game with his older brother.
These pictures are the same ones from the book I mentioned at the beginning of this post. I cut them out, and he glued them around the big B. I like how this activity comes with every Learning the Alphabet lesson. It was a great vocabulary builder for my little guy.
I blew a balloon up just a little, and he did some balloon painting.
This window butterfly let me think a little bit about spring… even though we’ve got about eight inches of snow! You can learn more about it and get lots of other letter B craft ideas in this post.
I pulled out our counting bears, and my Three made a graph. He didn’t understand questions like “Which color do we have the most of?” but he loved sorting and counting each row. Get this free printable plus LOTS of other fun activities (including bear pattern strips) in this post about math with counting bears.
Here’s another counting bear activity. He put the bears on each dot, counting as did so. This gave him great practice with one-to-one correspondence.
My Three isn’t ready for formal handwriting practice, so I printed a giant letter B for him to fill with buttons.
Here’s another favorite from Learning the Alphabet! We put the letters into our block, and he rolled it to see which letter to put on the ladder. This is such a great activity for learning the difference between the upper and lowercase letter.
This is actually a super simple and neat sensory play activity. He really enjoyed building with blocks and bubbles. Learn more – or find an outside bubble activity – in our collection of bubble play ideas.
Of course, we’re reading our letter B books throughout the week. These were his very favorites, but we have a lot more ideas in our letter B book list.
It’s always important to bring it back to the whole alphabet! This week we did a simple activity where I wrote some letters on a piece of paper. He used a dot marker to cover the letters I named.
All your links in one spot!
- Little Letter B Book (songs and rhymes)
- Letter B Dot Sticker Page
- My Letter B Book (with photos)
- Letter B Crafts
- Learning the Alphabet: get the whole series for just $10 or get Letter B for free
- Letter B Book List
- Giant Letter B to print
Is your child ready for more of a challenge?
My little guy just turned 3. If you have an older child or one who’s simply ready for the next step, try some of these!
- Try more counting bear math, including work with patterns.
- Do some letter B handwriting pages.
- Try Beginning Sound Cover with poker chips.
- Clip the pictures on our beginning sound clip cards.
- Practice beginning sounds with our match mats.
- Do a beginning sound coloring page.
See the whole series!
We recommend this letter of the week curriculum.
These are handy, too!
Here’s a fun letter sounds app!
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