A - Craft

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Objectives:

Children will use manipulatives to form the letter A and a.

Children will recognize the shape of the uppercase letter A.

Children will recognize the shape of the lowercase letter a.

Children will develop fine motor skills.

Children will follow directions to make a fun craft.

Instructions:

Print letter outline pattern on heavy printing paper and let children decorate the letter with one of the following:

apple prints
fingerprint ants


Activities:

A for Alligator

What you need:
Letter A alligator printouts
White craft paper
Green craft paper
Blue craft paper
Large wiggle eyes
Scissors
Glue

Instructions:
Print letter A alligator pattern and trace on to green craft paper. Cut out. Glue pattern pieces together to form the letter A. For each child trace the letter A pattern pieces on to craft paper and then cut them out.

1. Look at the uppercase letter A together with children and discuss its shape. 
2. Next have them form the letter A with the cut outs on the white craft paper.
3. Then have children glue the letter shape on to the white craft paper.
4. Demonstrate to children how they can transform the letter A into an alligator.
5. Let children decorate their letter A alligator.

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a for apple

What you need:
Letter a apple printouts
White craft paper
Green craft paper
Brown craft paper
Orange, red, or yellow crayons
Black marker
Scissors
Glue

Instructions:
Print letter a apple pattern and trace on to red craft paper. Cut out. Glue pattern pieces together to form the letter a. For each child trace the letter a pattern pieces on to craft paper and then cut them out.

1. Look at the lowercase letter a together with children and discuss its shape.
2. Next have them form the letter a with the cut outs on the white craft paper.
3. Then have children glue the letter shape on to the white craft paper.
4. Demonstrate to children how they can transform the letter a into an apple.
5. Let children decorate their letter a apple.

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A for Angel

Visit The Princess and the Tot for a larger picture of this cute angel craft.

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