90+ Resources for Teaching the Letter “R”

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Welcome to the 18th installment of our Letter of the Week series. We are quickly nearing the end of the alphabet, but I hope you are enjoying this series as much as I am. I just wish I had time to do all the activities and great ideas I find. Today, I’m sharing some resources to help you teach the letter “R” to your kiddos today. This is fun letter with so any different themes to use, but using these fun printables, activities, crafts, recipes and books can make a tremendous difference in helping kids remember letters and sounds.
Kids will enjoy learning all about the Letter "R" with these fun resources! Over 90 printables, crafts, activities, books & recipes to choose from! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com
Some fun themes you might use to teach the Letter R are rainforest, rain, rainbows, robots, racoons, red (the color) and reindeer just to name a few. Feel free to pick and choose what works for you and your child’s learning style!

FREE Printables:

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Preschool Letter Worksheets: R
Capital Letter R Maze
Lowercase Letter r Maze
Letter R Worksheets
Rainforest Animals Emergent Readers
Rainforest Coloring Pages
Rainbow Themed Printables
Rainbow Coloring Pages
Rainbow Puzzles & Activities
Reindeer Pack
PreK Reindeer Pack
R is for Rocket
Letter R Rhymes & Songs
R is for…
Find the Letter R Nursery Rhyme
Romping & Roaring R Pack
Find the Letter R for Reindeer
All About the Letter R
Itsy Bitsy Letter R Book
Color by Letter: R
R is for Robot
Letter R Printable Pack

Crafts:

Letter R Crafts by The Measured Mom
R is for Rocket 
Rectangle Robots
R is for Rooster
R is for rain
R is for Rainbow
R is for Pipe Cleaner Rainbow
Handprint Racoon
R is for Rocket
Handprint Rainbow
Simple Rainbow Paper Craft

Activities:

DIY Rainforest Terrarium
Lego Rainbow
Disappearing Rainbow Colours
Rainbow Sand Slime
Colorful Icicles
Rainbow Spaghetti
Rainbow Ice
Rainbow Gelatin Sensory Tub
R is for Rocks Science
Rainbow Science for Kids

YouTube Videos:
ABC Letter Sounds P-T by FirstStepReading
Letter “R” Song by ABCMouse.com
The R Song by KidsTV123
The Letter “R” by StoryBots
Learn about the Letter R by Hoopla Kidz

30 Must Read Letter ‘R’ Books:

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Red Riding Hood by James Marshall
Ring! Yo? by Chris Raschka
Roller Coaster by Marla Frazee
Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins
Rain by Robert Kalan

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The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear by Don Wood
Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros by Shel Silverstein
Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
Rumpelstiltskin by Paul O. Zelinsky
Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Jane Cabrera
Rattletrap Car by Phyllis Root
A Rainbow of my Own by Don Freeman
Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth by Marie-Louise Gay
Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Iza Trapani

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Ruby’s Rainbow by Grosset & Dunlap
My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na
The Best Ever Ring Bearer by Linda Griffith

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Red Rubber Boot Day by Mary Lyn Ray
The Rabbit’s Wedding by Garth Williams
Recycle! by Gail Gibbons
Roots by Vijaya Khisty Bodach
I Know a Rhino by Charles Fuge

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The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
What Makes a Rainbow by Bendon Inc.
The Three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by Nuria Roca
The Red Book by Barbara Lehman
Rainstorm by Lehman

Recipes:

Fruits and Vegetables like radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, romaine lettuce and rutabaga.
Other Letter Q snacks include: rainbow cereal, rice, Reese’s cups, red peppers, raisins, relish, rainbow sorbet, rolls, rice cereal treats, raw veggies, ranch dressing, ramen noodles, red hots and ravioli to name a few.
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Rainbow Pudding Pops
Robot Snack
Reindeer Tracks
Reindeer Pudding Cups
Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies
Rainbow Toast
Rainforest Cookies

Other great resourcesThe_Preschool_Journey_Book_Cover-3D-720x1024

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.
Sesame Street Alphabet Letter Coloring Pages
Alphabet Coloring Pages

Animal Letter Flash Cards

Beginning Letter Sounds Activity Cards

I Spy Alphabet Slime Recipe
Alphabet Sensory Bin Ideas
Dot Sticker Pages A to Z

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



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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