Letter of the Week Series: Aa ~ printables, crafts, recipes & MORE!

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I have three young kiddos close in age – like 30 months between all of them close. This makes homeschooling a bit tricky on occasion. My oldest of the three has struggled with learning letter sounds and remembering them, while the younger two seem to pick it up fairly quickly. So this year, I decided that we needed to do more hands-on learning and be really pro-active in our letters and sounds to see if we could get that light bulb to turn on in his little mind.

Studying the Letter A? Check out this HUGE List of resources to make the week FUN and memorable! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

So over the course of the next 26-weeks, I will be sharing with you printables, crafts, activities, books and recipes for each letter of the alphabet! Hopefully this will inspire you in your homeschool journey to make these younger years full of FUN and LEARNING!

FREE Printables:

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Letter A Printable Worksheets

Letter A printables

Letter A Coloring Book

Letter of the Week: A Worksheets

Cut & Paste Letter A Page

Letter A Tot School Printables

Letter A Alphabet Book – Uppercase

Printable Letter A Storybooks
Letter A Two-Part Puzzles
Letter A: Write, Cut & Paste
Letter A Writing Practice

 

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Disney Planes Inspired Airplane Printable Pack

Apples Activity Pack

Romping & Roaring A Pack

Zoomin' Movin' A Pack

Free Letter A Worksheets

Apples Unit

Preschool Do-A-Dot Printables – Letter A

A is for Apples Packet
Letter A Do-a-Dot printable

Letter A: Apple Maze
Phonics Hunt for Letter Sheets

 

Crafts:

Letter A – Alligator template

Letter A Crafts

Letter A Preschool Crafts

Letter A – Apple Stamping

Check out these 27 Letter A Crafts over at Crystal & Co

 

Activities:

Apple Pie Making Sensory Bin

Letter A Apple Sorting

Letter A Activities

5 Letter A Activities

Green Apple Scented Playdough

Sweet Apple Scented Playdough

Naturally Scented Apple Playdough

Apple Pie Scented Playdough (No Cream of Tartar)

Apples & Acorns Sensory Bin

 

31 Must Read Letter 'A' Books:

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Apple Annie Farmer | Monica Wellington

Amazing Airplanes | Tony Mitton

A Letter to Amy | Ezra Jack Keats

A is for America | Devin Scillian

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | Judith Viorst

Hey, Little Ant | Phillip M. Hoose

One Hundred Hungry Ants | Elinor J Pinczes

The Biggest Apple Ever | Steven Kroll

Amanda and her Alligator | Mo Willems

An Anteater Named Arthur | Bernard Waber

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Dr. Seuss' ABC | Dr. Seuss

Alexander, Who Used to be Rich last Sunday | Judith Viorst

Amelia Bedelia | Peggy Parish

Animal Cafe | John Stadler

Alligator Shoes | Arthur Dorros

How Do Apples Grow? | Betsy Maestro

A Day at the Airport | Richard Scarry

The Icky, Sticky Anteater | Dawn Bentley

Baby Alligator | Ginjer L Clarke

Zack's Alligator | Shirley Mozelle

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Chicka Chicka, Boom Boom | Bill Martin Jr.

Apples, Apples, Apples | Nancy Wallace

Are You an Ant? | Judy Allen

Arthur's Eyes | Marc Brown

Autumn Leaves | Ken Robbins

Johnny Appleseed | Jodie Shepherd

Ten Apples Up on Top | Dr. Seuss

There's an Alligator Under my Bed | Mercer Mayer

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World | Marjorie Priceman

The Apple Pie Tree | Zoe Hall

The Lady with the Alligator Purse | Nadine Bernard Westcott

Recipes:

A is for Handmade Apple Pies

Homemade Applesauce

Avocado Baked Eggs

A is for Ants

Apple Pie for Kids

ABC Cookies

ABC Handwriting Cookies – if you're really ambitious, do these every week!

A is for Airplane Snack

Apple Pizza

Other snack/food ideas include: Apple slices, avocado slices, apricots, asparagus, ants on a log (celery filled with peanut butter & topped with chocolate chips), 

Other great resources

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Letter a Day activities

Letter Block letters are a great way to fill in with objects that begin with the letter being studied.

Letter of the Week Lesson Plans from Meet Penny.

Animal Letter Flash Cards

Beginning Letter Sounds Activity Cards

I Spy Alphabet Slime Recipe

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Want more ideas? Follow me on Pinterest and check out my Homeschool: Letter Aa board!

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Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend for 11 years. Together they are raising their four children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 5 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES with FREE PRINTABLES (more coming soon) for homeschool families and she gets her scrapbooking fix in by making Subway Art for herself and her readers. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, gluten- and grain-free recipes, homemaking, the occasional DIY projects and maintaining her sanity. You can also keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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