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.
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!
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
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
Letter R Crafts by The Measured Mom
R is for Rocket
R is for Rooster
R is for rain
R is for Rainbow
R is for Pipe Cleaner Rainbow
R is for Rocket
Simple Rainbow Paper Craft
30 Must Read Letter ‘R’ Books:
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
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
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.
R is for rocket
Rainbow Pudding Pops
Reindeer Pudding Cups
Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies
Letter Block letters are a great way to fill in with objects that begin with the letter being studied.
Want more ideas? Follow me on Pinterest and check out my Homeschool: Letter Rr board!
Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2003. 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 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.