Zippers, zebras, zubus, zinc, zero – these are just a few of the words being featured for our letter “Z” alphabet study. This printable set with over 50 pages and 30 activities perfect for teaching young children how to read the alphabet wraps up our Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter series! Hooray! In all, I’ve created over 1,300 pages of printables to help teach my little guys about the alphabet and I’m sharing samples of what I’ve created via this blog. Thanks for being a fan and reader!
In this post I’ll share what’s in our FREE Printables for 30+ activities focused on learning the letter “Z” and short words that start with the letter “Z”. These printables are from our Learn to Read Preschool Letter Series, and they are intended to help you review vocabulary with your preschooler, venture into reading, as well as offer some fun crafts and activities to help inspire you along the way. These printable packs are for subscribers of Happy and Blessed Home.
Early Childhood Education with Preschool Fun
Do you have a preschool aged child at home? Would you like to enrich their early childhood education with a homeschool preschool program that will help them learn the alphabet?
My name is Monica, and I am a Certified Early Childhood Education Teacher. I homeschooled preschool with my two boys and now I teach other moms how to do the same through my online preschool program: Visual Montessori. We’ll go over the alphabet and so much more with our preschool at home learning curriculum online.
5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for Preschool Alphabet Letter Z
If you’re looking for fun, free printables for your preschooler, you are in the right place. Here I am sharing 5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for Preschool Alphabet Letter Z. It’s a sample pack from our family’s preschool at home program, Visual Montessori, based upon the 12 sensitive periods as outlined in Montessori.
Get your FREE Download of this 5 Page Sample Pack here by clicking the yellow download now button below:
If you enjoy the FREE 5 Preschool Worksheets for Preschool Alphabet Letter Z, you may also like the entire Letter Z Printable Pack, it includes 30 activities focused on learning the letter “Z” and short words that start with the letter “Z”. Click here to purchase the entire Letter Z Printable Pack online.
Three Ways to Engage with the HappyandBlessedHome.com Preschool at Home Learning Curriculum
There are three ways to join our family in our preschool at home efforts and all three are included in this post about the Letter Z.
- Level 1: FREE – Sign up for my FREE Printables as a member of HappyandblessedHome.com. Whenever I send out a free printable, easy recipe, or idea for family fun, the post will go straight to your in-box. Plus, you always have access to these FREE 5 Packs of Alphabet Letter Printables whenever you visit me online.
- Level 2: Al la Carte – If you love the 5 Page Packs of Alphabet Printables, you will absolutely love the full packs with 30+ activities for each letter of the alphabet, you can purchase the complete 30+ Activity Packs online in my store at Teachers Pay Teachers.
- Level 3: Get the full curriculum, complete with training videos, lesson plans, resource guide, printables, and online support, sign up at VisualMontessori.com. For the latest coupon or sale price on the curriculum send an e-mail to support [at] visualmontessori [dot] com
If you’d like to see what we did last year including a table set-up for sensory items and activities for little ones for ages 22-40 months go to the post: Letter Z.
Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Z
This series is ideal for parents who have a preschooler who knows their ABCs and who has expressed an interest in reading. We’re on a journey to learn to read short words from either the list of Dolch sight words, or short words that are easily represented with pictures. If you would like to assess your preschooler’s readiness in the area of reading, I have a free chart in my post, Advancing Preschool Reading Behaviors. If you like this post, please PIN it on PINTEREST. 🙂
To get ready for each week I do some online research, and review tips from the books I’ve read. I also spend some time on Pinterest looking for things that might be good for our letter activities for the week. I pin everything that looks interesting. My goal is to create a PINTEREST board for each letter of the alphabet. Follow me on Pinterest if you want to get copied on all the resources and ideas that I discover via Pinterest.
Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Z
I’ve designed the Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Z printable pack to be super easy for a busy mom. All you need are some scissors, glue, markers or crayons, and a little imagination. I laminate our projects, but it’s not necessary to do so. The Letter “Z” printable pack includes: three puzzles, counting, matching and shapes games, do-a-dot, flashcards, crafts and loads more.
Making the letter “Zz” with zippers.
The coloring pages can be colored with paint, sponges, q-tips, markers, foam stamps, cotton balls, fruit or vegetable stamps, markers, crayons, or colored pencils. Glue on pom-poms, googley eyes, pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, and make just about any printable three-dimensional.
Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Z Printable Pack
In the Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Z printable pack, the coloring pages are following by activities like a puzzle, draw a path, and craft. Crafts can be as simple or complex as you like. You can simply color the craft or you can print it on various pieces of colored construction paper and have your child assemble like a puzzle. I also like to include a lace-up craft in these printable packs. For our letter “Z” study I’ve included a number zero lace up card.
The printables pack will also include flashcards with commonly used and easy to illustrate words that start with the letter, as well as cutting practice, counting, aligning and organizing activities. The package is completed with do-a-dot fun and sight words to aide in further study.
The entire download for the Preschool Alphabet Letter Z Printable Pack includes over 30 activities and 50 pages of printables:
- 7 Coloring Pages
- Letter Z for sensory tracing
- Connect the Zippers
- 20 flashcards with short words that start in “Zz”
- 7 Do-a-dot Pages
- Letter Zz with Zippers
- 5 Tracing Pages
- Three Puzzle Crafts
- Zebra Puppet
- Zero Lace-Up Card
- Shapes Cutting and Matching
- Cutting Practice
- Align and Count
- Counting and Organizing Zippers
- Learning about Living Things
You’ll also find flashcards for 20 words with pictures as well as sight words for your preschooler (there are no sight words for the letter “Z”). For information about what sight words are appropriate for pre-K, kindergarten and up through grade 3, please see my post, sight words.
Helpful Preschool Teaching Tools
A preschool Morning Board is a great way to start a preschool day. I like to use is as a visual guide for the day and it helps me walk my preschoolers through some basics – reading a calendar, telling time, and more. For a complete list of our morning board printables click here: Morning Board.
To supplement our letter Z activities for the week, I also use God’s Little Explorers. Our letter Z coincides with week 4 in GLE. In God’s Little Explorer’s the bible story for the week of letter Z study is the story of Noah’s ark with an emphasis on the word “Zoo.” BTW – in case you haven’t downloaded them yet, I have free Safari and Zoo animal printables packs for some extra animal-adventuring fun! My favorite activity from GLE (used to emphasize the story) is one where you load animal cookies on a banana boat (with peanut butter on it). Stacie has some wonderful ideas. Click here to learn more about God’s Little Explorers.
Tools to help Fine Motor Skills and Brain Development
Since Zippers have been a main focus of our letter “Z” week, I’ve been having my two and four-year-olds practice with some zipper play on a Melissa and Doug Basic Skills Board. It’s a puzzle and a fun way to practice the skills needed to get dressed. It’s a fun and easy way to incorporate getting-dressed skills into preschool play!
FREE Preschool Worksheets from my Preschool Alphabet Series
For each and every letter of the alphabet, you can access 5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for each letter of the alphabet. The worksheets are designed to illustrate what you can find in my printable packs online at TeachersPayTeaches. But if you truly want an awesome at home preschool experience, you’ll want to sign up for my online preschool at home program at VisualMontessori.com.
Moms who preschool at home with VisualMontessori.com gain access to 30+ training videos, 1,300 pages of printables that cover all 12 sensitive periods for learning from birth through age six, my Montessori preschool lesson plans, a resource guide for each and every letter of the alphabet, and online support.
Click through to gain access to 5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for each and every letter of the alphabet:
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter A
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter B
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter C
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter D
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter E
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter F
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter G
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter H
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter I
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter J
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter K
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter L
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter M
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter N
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter O
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter P
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Q
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter R
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter S
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter T
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter U
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter V
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter W
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter X
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Y
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Z
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