60+ Resources for Teaching the Letter “U”

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Welcome to the 21st installment of our Letter of the Week series. We are just a few weeks away from finishing our series. I hope these posts have been helpful and relieved some stress as you plan to teach these letters to your little ones. I’m sharing some resources to help you teach the letter “U” to your kiddos today. This is one of the more difficult letters to find themes for, but using your imagination it is possible.
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Some fun themes you might use to teach the Letter U are unicorns, underwater, under and up 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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Capital Letter U Maze
Lowercase Letter u Maze
Romping & Roaring Letter U Pack
Bible Verse Printables: U is for Up
U is for Umbrellas
Color by Letter: U-Z
Find the Letter U
Letter U Mini Book
Letter U Worksheets
Letter U Coloring Page
Color the U’s
Animal Alphabet Coloring Page: U
Letter U Song

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Ocean Animals Tot & PreK-K Pack – Underwater
Ocean Animals Coloring Pages – Underwater
Ocean Animals Mini Puzzle Unit – Underwater
U is for USA
U is for Utah
Letter U Printable Pack
Sign Language Letter U coloring page
U is for Umbrella handwriting page
U is for Umbrella printables
Color by Letter: U and u
Letter U Coloring page
Get Ready for Reading: All About Letter U
Monster’s University Printable Pack
Find the Letter U rhyme

Other resources for the letter U:
Ocean Life Resources – Underwater

Crafts:

Letter U Crafts by The Measured Mom
U is for Underwater 
DIY Paper Umbrellas
U is for Up House painting
U is for Underground
U is for Up
U is for handprint unicorn
Paper plate Umbrella
U is for unicycle
U is for Umbrella bird
U is for utensil painting

Activities:

Umbrella poking
Umbrella & raindrop activity
Letter U – U toss
Letter U Science Experiment

YouTube Videos:
ABC Letter Sounds U-Z by FirstStepReading
Letter “U” Song by ABCMouse.com
The Letter “U” by StoryBots
Learn about the Letter U by Hoopla Kidz

8 Must Read Letter ‘U’ Books:

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The Underwater Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta

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Underwear! by Mary Elise Monsell

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underGROUND by Denise Fleming

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Umbrella by Taro Yashima

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Unloveable by Dan Yaccarino

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Up Above and Down Below by Sue Redding

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The Umbrella by Jan Brett

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Great Day for UP by Dr. Seuss

Recipes:

Fruits and Vegetables like ugli fruit, upland cress, ugni, ulluco and urad bean.
Other Letter S snacks include: unleavened bread, Udi’s brand bread/muffins/bagels, upside down cake and udon noodles to name a few.
Umbrella Cupcakes
Ugly Upside Down Peach Cake
Uppity Umbrella
U shaped Rice Treats
Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes
Unicorn Cupcakes
Underwater snack

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 Uu 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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