20+ Letter U Activities for Preschoolers to Learn the Alphabet Through Play
Let's learn the letter U!
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.
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 Sound
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:
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?
Crafts to Teach the Letter U
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!
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!
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.
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.