100+ Ideas for Teaching the Letter D

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This is week 4 of our Letter of the Week series, which means Letter D is up! If you missed any of the previous posts, you can find them here. There are so many FUN themes you can do for letter D – dogs, dinosaurs, dolphins, dragons and donuts  – just to name a few. Here are just a few of the things I found around the internet to get you started with some of these themes!

Make learning Letter D exciting and FUN with this HUGE list of ideas for themes! Includes {free} printables, crafts, activities, books & recipes! :: www.inallyoudo.net

FREE Printables:

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Dinosaur Kindergarten Number Worksheets
Dinosaur Copywork
Dinosaur Report Printables
FREE Spin & Win Dinosaur Game
Free Dinosaur Printable
Free Dragon Drawing Printables
D is for Dump Truck
ABC Sign & Color Letter D
D is for Daisy
D is for Duck printables
Romping & Roaring Letter D
Dinosaur Addition Worksheets for Kindergarten
Dinosaur Positional Words Worksheets for Kindergarten
Dinosaur Alphabet Kindergarten Worksheets
Letter D printable worksheets
What Ends with D? worksheet
D is for David & Goliath

FREE Dinosaurs Tot Pack
Free Dinosaur Tot/PreK Pack
Dinosaur Puzzle HUNT – Free Printable Game
Free Dinosaur Themed Printable Pack
Free Dinosaur Printable Worksheets
Dinosaur Emergent Readers
Free Printables – Island of the Blue Dolphin
Preschool Letter Worksheets: D is for Dog
D is for Dolphin
D is for Duck LEGO Build Cards
Letter D Printables
Preschool Letter D Worksheets
Dinosaur Coloring Pages
FREE Duck Dynasty Writing Prompts
Letter D Maze
Letter D Mini Booklet

Don’t miss these other themed round-ups that are PERFECT for the Letter D!!
Dinosaurs
Dragons Free Printables
Dolphins
Dogs
Forest Animals (Deer) printables, activities & crafts
Do-a-Dot Printables
10 Little Rubber Ducks

Crafts:

D is for Doghouse
Letter D crafts – dinosaur & dots
D is Dandelion craft
Doilie Painting
Mallard Duck Handprint Craft
D is for Dog craft
D is for Donut craft

Activities:

7-Layer Density Column
Dinosaur Sensory Bin
Does it Dissolve?
Stamping Dice
Printable Domino Games
Dig for Fossils
Dinosaur Eggs

30 Must Read Letter ‘D’ Books:

give a dog a donut
If you Give a Dog a Donut
One Duck Stuck
The Doorbell Rang
The Dot
Dog Loves Drawing

dirt scoop
Dirt: The Scoop on Soil
Duncan & Delores
Doris’ Dinosaur
How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head
There’s No Such Thing as a Dragon

arnie the doughnut
Arnie the Doughnut
Big Dog & Little Dog
A Friend for Dragon
Be Gentle with the Dog, Dear
Goldilocks & the three Dinosaurs

Happy Man & His Dump Truck
The Happy Man & His Dump Truck
When Dinosaurs Came with Everything
How do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?
The Little Dump Truck
My “D” Book

go dog go
Go, Dog. Go!
I’ll Teach my Dog 100 Words
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Dolphins at Daybreak
How to Speak Dolphin

alphatales D
Detective Dog & the Disappearing Doughnuts
Dolphin Tale Junior Novel
Dolphins & Sharks
Dolphins! Step in to Reading 3
LEGO Friends Dolphin Rescue

Recipes:

Fruits and Vegetables like dates, dandelions, dried fruits – pineapple, apricots, bananas, apples. 
Other Letter D snacks include: donuts, dogs (hot dogs), dill dip, deviled eggs, dinosaur shaped nuggets, dill pickles, Dannon yogurt, Danimals yogurt, dump cake, drumsticks, Doritos, Dippin’ Dots, deep dish pizza, double fudge brownies, dragon noodles.
D is for Dirt Cups
D is for Dynamic Dads Sandwich
Edible Dominoes
Dinosaur Fossil Cookies
Other Foods that start with the letter D
Try some of these YUMMY Dips & Dressings during your Letter “D” studies!

Other great resources

letter a day

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
Alphabet Sensory Bin Ideas
Dot Sticker Pages A to Z

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Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2013. Together they are raising their six children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 10 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES and FREE PRINTABLES for homeschool families. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, homemaking and marriage while trying to maintain her sanity. She is also the owner of Thrifty Homeschoolers where she shares her tips on homeschooling without breaking the bank. Keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest or join her growing Thrifty Homeschoolers group on Facebook.

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