Doing a letter of the week series is a great way to introduce your child to a homeschool structure. This week, we are looking at fun ways to teach the letter S! This list should be able to help you come up with a fun curriculum and inspire you to teach with crafts, recipes, printables, book and activities. Let’s get started!
10+ Ways to Introduce the Letter S
Make paper chains into snakes like Red Ted Art does. You can make them as long or as short as you want!
Make glow in the dark Shoes! Since S is for Shoes, this is a fun activity to do with your kids from Laughing Kids Learn.
This simple Letter S Snake Printable from First School is great for teaching writing and tracing the letter.
Another great printable that combines coloring as well as letter recognition and beginning reading is this Letter S Printable from Kidzone.
Play with Snake Slime! This fun activity comes from Growing a Jeweled Rose and features inexpensive plastic snakes and green Jell-o.
Turn socks into “snow” with these Indoor “Texas” Snowballs from Frugal Fun for Boys.
Are you a Snail? by Judy Allen
The Splendid Spotted Snake by Alexander Wilensky
Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale
My Favorite Shoes by Julie Merberg
Make this Smiley Sun Snack with fruit like Mama Jenn Did. Healthy and fun!
For a fun treat, make this Rice Krispie Treat Sushi.
More Fun with the Letter S:
Snail Pace Race is a fun board game to play with little ones. It only takes about 10-15 minutes to play so it is perfect for small kids with shorter attention spans. It also teaches color recognition!