Learning the letter U! Letter U learning Resources, alphabet recognition, phonics, activities and crafts for preschoolers. Learn to read, write and have fun with the letter U.

20+ Letter U Crafts & Activities for Preschoolers to Learn the Alphabet Through Play

Let’s learn the letter U!

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keep kids engaged in learning through crafts and activities!

Yay for the Letter U!

As you already know, having a strong foundation of the alphabet is essential to build kids’ reading and writing skills.

No matter if your kid is 3, 4, 5, or 6 years old, it’s never too early to start developing those skills.

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Letter recognition is a very important part of learning how to read. Without it, kids struggle to learn letter sounds and how to pronounce words. That’s the reason why we put so much effort into each letter…including the letter U!

Today we are continuing our Fun with Letters series, and we are learning everything your little one needs to know about the letter U.

Letter U Song

The letter U plays an important part in the alphabet called a vowel. To understand better what sounds the letter a can make, here is the Letter U song:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/yWiRgOuaS84We have made a list of fun activities, crafts, games, and worksheets to make learning the letter U in an engaging way, your kid will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re learning!

Letter U Lesson Plan

T is for tiger, tree, and turtle! We love the letter T. Have your child begin the lesson by thinking about all the words they know that begin with A.

Make it a game!

  • How many words that start with U can they think of?
  • Can they name any animals that start with the letter U?
  • Do they know places that start with U?
  • Or maybe foods that start with the letter U?

Letter U Crafts to Teach

We like to start with a little craft to wake up kids’ interest in the alphabet.

U is for unicorn, uniform, and utensils. Of all the words that start with U, umbrella is one of our favorites, and that’s what we are making today!

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Whether it’s raining or not, today we are making a cute umbrella craft. This craft will give your kid the foundation to be able to recognize and write the letter U.

Grab your scissors, some glue, black and red construction paper, a pipe cleaner and a small pompom and you’re ready to make this letter U craft!

Don’t stop yet, we have more letter U ideas for you!

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Let’s learn more about what words start with the letter U through these fun letter U activities and crafts for kindergarten & preschool age kids…

We have more Words that start with the letter U activities.

There are so many fun things you can do with the letter u — from umbrellas, to unicycles, to unicorns… There are just so many things to make to learn the letter U.

Preschool Printable Letter U Worksheets

Now that you learned what the letter U sounds like, it’s time to get some worksheets to practice writing.

Let’s learn how to write the letter U, both uppercase and lowercase, with this U is for Umbrella worksheet, and paint the cute umbrella afterward!

Do you need more Letter U Worksheets? We got you!

These fun worksheets include uppercase and lowercase tracing pages, coloring sheets, and phonics activities to teach students the sounds of words that begin with Letter U.

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Learn the letter U through hands-on play!

More Alphabet Learning Resources

Let’s work on U, V, W, X, Y, and Z with our color by letters worksheets!

Check these Free Kids Printables if your kid is learning to read, they are perfect for kids who love to color too.

This ABC Stack letter game is a simple yet fun game that will help your kid practice the alphabet and fine motor skills.

Kids get to “climb” to the top of the ladder as they successfully identify letters and sounds in this Word Ladder game.

Everything You Need to Teach The Letter U

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