Letter J Preschool Crafts, Songs, Show and Tell and More for Teaching the Letter J
Letter J is such a fun letter to teach! There are so many options to include in your letter instruction, including crafts, sensory activities, show and tell, songs, videos and even printables to reinforce.
Ready for the 10th letter of the alphabet, Letter J here we come!
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Letter J Songs
Songs and music are such a great way to teach your student the letters of the alphabet. You can find a song to match any of the letters, and letter J songs are no different!
To get you started, check out this fun song for the incredible letter J.
Letter J worksheets
Even though worksheets are necessarily the best way to introduce the letters of the alphabet (think multisensory for best practices), they are great for review, and for letting kids practice and learn how to write.
Here's a letter J worksheet for free that you can download for practice (see form above or click here). When you sign up to receive these worksheets, you'll also have the whole alphabet available. Enjoy! 🙂
Letter J coloring pages
In a pinch, stick some coloring pages in your bag so that you have something to do in those in-between waiting times. And if you can make the coloring pages educational, that's great!
You can check out some great (and low-priced!) alphabet coloring books on Amazon HERE.
Letter J videos for preschoolers
Teach letters (and fill in some needed downtime, too) with Letter J Videos! I'll post a fun Letter J Video below for you to check out. And you can always google for so many more similar "J" videos that you will have plenty.
Letter J Crafts for Preschoolers and Up!
Crafting is a great multisensory way to introduce the letters. Here are a few ideas for Letter J crafts for Preschoolers and Kindergartners that you might consider:
- Make a Jellyfish out of half a paper plate and some string for the tentacles.
- Make freshly squeezed orange Juice.
- Create a paper dolls wearing Jeans, a Jacket, Jewelry etc.
- Have a Jar full of Jellybeans to have a counting contest.
- Make Jello or do a Jello fingerpainting project.
Tracing Letter J
When your child is ready to practice tracing the Letter I, you can use activities like shaving cream on a baking sheet, bath paints, or even pretend sky-writing the letter I. Beyond that (and when my child is ready), I will use sheets like this one to start practice.
Here is a super-cute video from the Singing Walrus to start talking about the correct way to trace and write the Letter I.
Show and Tell Letter J
Here are a few ideas to give your kids for what they might bring to Show and Tell for Letter J week:
- Jump rope
- Jaguar (Hopefully the stuffed kind!)
- Toy Jeep or Jet
- Jar full of a collectible (or anything)
- Jumping Jacks (for those who forgot!) 🙂
Letter J games
Play "I Spy" when learning the letter J, or Twenty Questions to find an object that starts with Letter J.
You can bring and play the game JENGA, Rattlesnake Jake, or Jungle Toss.
Letter J Activities for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners
Fill your days with songs, videos, crafts and more that you can do with your student to learn the letters of the alphabet. But there are so many other activities you can do, too!
Making Jello, or some other "J" craft would be my favorite. (As long as Jellybeans are also included!)
Focus on recognizing the letter at the beginning of, and within words. Give your student the gift of strong phonemic awareness skills. You can also use digital sound flashcards like these free ones to practice learning sounds of letters.
J in Cursive Font
If you are teaching cursive, be sure to put up a poster showing the letters of the alphabet in cursive font for visual aid as you instruct. Here are some from Amazon you can choose from.
Letter J Preschool Activities, and All the Tools You Need to Teach Letter J
Enjoy teaching the Letter J to your kids! There are lots of ways to bring in multisensory activities to teach this wonderful 10th letter of the alphabet.
And don't forget to grab that Letter J Worksheet, free from me!
Table of Contents
- Letter J Songs
- Letter J worksheets
- Letter J coloring pages
- Letter J videos for preschoolers
- Letter J Crafts for Preschoolers and Up!
- Tracing Letter J
- Show and Tell Letter J
- Letter J games
- Letter J Activities for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners
- J in Cursive Font
- Letter J Preschool Activities, and All the Tools You Need to Teach Letter J