Are you looking for some unique letter U worksheets to add to your letter of the week curriculum? Or perhaps you’re simply studying vowels and are ready to teach your young learner all about this interesting letter. You’re in the right place!
Here are some amazing ideas, crafts, and worksheets you can use to teach your kid all about the letter U.
This post is part of the Alphabet Letter Printables Series
Letter U Teaching Ideas
The first time you teach the letter U, start by introducing the letter to your child. You can create a collage of letter U pictures. Just hand your child a stack of old magazines. Then ask them to cut out any pictures that begin with the letter U sound. Then paste the pictures to the page.
Start your child off by saying,
U is for…
Letter U Hands-On Activities
Kids love making letter U sugar cookies. Roll out the cookies and cut them into the shape of letter U items such as umbrellas, unicorns, and uncles. You can also make round sugar cookies. Then decorate the cookies with the letter U.
Don’t forget to eat the cookies under the kitchen table. After all, under begins with U!
Cut the letter U out of sandpaper and have your child trace the letter U with their finger. Then head outside and use sidewalk chalk to write the letter U on the sidewalk. Count the letter Us to discover how many you have been able to write.
Go on a letter U hunt the next time you’re at the grocery store. Discover how the letter U is used on signs, cans, and packages around the store.
Letter U Worksheets
Below you’ll find some amazing free letter U worksheets that you can print from home. Print these worksheets and put them in a 3-ring binder. Pull them out when you’re looking for some fun educational activities to enjoy with your younger children.
Free Letter U Printable Worksheets
Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to gain access to our free letter U printable worksheets that includes: letter U coloring page, letter U tracing page that can also be colored, and a printable letter U poster that can be laminated for a wall chart. Also included is a find the letter U worksheet, and do a dot printables.
Letter U Tracing Worksheets
Here are some free printable letter U printable letter tracing worksheets you can use with your children to teach proper letter formation. These sheets are a great way to develop fine motor skills in your preschool and kindergarten students.
Free Printable Tracing Letter U Worksheet | These adorable letter U worksheets focus on helping kids learn to print the uppercase letter and small letter U.
Tracing the Letter U u | This worksheet is a fun way to work on writing uppercase and the lowercase letter U.
Letter U Recognition Worksheets
Help your children learn letter identification with these preschool letter worksheets that help develop early literacy skills.
Identification Activities and Tests: Letter U | You’ll find a variety of worksheets on this page that focus on letter recognition.
Recognition and Phonics Worksheet: Letter U | This practice sheet helps kids identify the letter U and words that begin with the letter u sounds.
Letter Recognition Worksheets | The letter U is included in this alphabet worksheets series that focuses on letter recognition.
Letter U Phonics Worksheets
Phonics Worksheet: Letter U | This phonics worksheet focuses on introducing kindergarten kids to some letter u words.
Free Letter U Phonics Worksheet | This letter sound worksheet offers different ways of teaching children about the U letter sound.
Phonics and Phonemic Awareness: Short Letter U | You’ll find different letter U activities on this page for you to download and print. These can supplement preschool lessons or simply be fun printable activities to give to your young learners while they’re waiting for dinner.
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Letter U Cut and Paste Worksheets
Preschool kids and older children adore cut and paste worksheets. You can have kids cut on the dotted lines, paste the different words, and color the pages. The worksheets are a great addition to your letter of the week activities.
Cut and Paste Letter U | This worksheet has your child figuring out which pictures begin with the letter U and then pasting them into the letter U house.
Activity Worksheet: Letter U Cut and Paste | Can your child recognize the uppercase versus lowercase letters of this letter of the alphabet? Find out!
Letter U Find the Letter Worksheets
The goal is to have your children find the letter U where it’s hidden on this worksheet. It’s a great way to make sure your children can recognize the capital letter as well as the lower case U.
Recognition Worksheet: Letter U | Help your child master this alphabet letter by having your kid circle or color every letter U he or she finds.
Color Each Letter U | Color each upper case letter U on this fun worksheet.
Find the Letter U | This find the letter worksheet has your child locate the letter U when it’s mixed in the middle of upper case and lower case letters like the letter T.
Letter U Missing Letter Worksheets
Missing letter worksheets include alphabet practice as well as fun word puzzles for children to solve.
Missing Letter U Worksheet | Fill in the missing letter U where it’s missing in a common word, or two, or three.
Fill In The Missing Letter U | This is another worksheet where kids fill in the missing letter U where it belongs in a letter U word.
Alphabet: Fill In Missing Letters | This missing letter alphabet worksheet is a great way to make sure your children know the alphabet. Not only is the letter U missing, but the letter V and other letters are also missing from the worksheet.
Letter U Matching Worksheets
These matching worksheets can help kids learn to match the letter U sound to the letter U. You can also help kids learn to identify letters of the alphabet by matching uppercase and lowercase letters.
Draw a Line to the Matching U Word | Match the letter U word to its corresponding picture.
Matching Uppercase to Lowercase | Have your child practice identifying letters by matching the uppercase letter to the lowercase letter.
Letter Sound Matching Activity Sheets | Match the letter to the appropriate picture in these fun letter sound activity worksheets.
Letter U Coloring Pages
Printable Coloring Pages: Letter U | You’ll find a variety of fun activity worksheets for your children to color on this webpage.
Coloring Pages: Letter U | This group of coloring pages include some intricately detailed letter Us along with pages featuring Uncle Sam, uakari monkeys, and an umbrella.
Letter Activities for the Letter U
These fun activities include letter U handprint art, an umbrella craft, or making a U mobile for your child’s bedroom.
13 Unbelievable Letter U Crafts and Activities | Make a unicycle, an umbrella suncatcher, and an underwater craft among other options in this unbelievable group of crafts and activities.
Letter U Activities & Fun Ideas for Kids | You’ll find some great ideas for fun activities to enjoy with your kids. Explore the USA, make an umbrella collage, or play the ukulele.
15 Easy Letter U Crafts and Activities | Make a unicorn letter U collage, enjoy playdoh letter building, or make geoboard letters. You and your children will have hours of fun working through these fun ideas.
Letter U Dot Marker Printables
Pull out your art supplies to decorate these amazing do a dot printables. Use crayons, dot markers, cotton swabs, paints, and stickers to make these worksheets unique.
Dot Painting: Letter U | These dot painting worksheets allow you to choose which style of handwriting you’d like to use to create the dot marker printable.
10 Free Dot Marker Pages: Letter U | U is for Umbrella! Download and print this printable set for hours of dot marker fun.
Do-A-Dot Printables: Letter U | Decorate both the uppercase and lowercase letter U using the art supplies of your choice!
Download Letter U Printables
We have created a free Letter U Printables Worksheet Pack that you can use to teach your little ones the letter U. Print off as many copies as you need for children in your household and use over and over again for alphabet learning practice.
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Sara Dennis is a veteran homeschool mom of six who’s still homeschooling her two youngest kids after the older four have graduated, entered college, and moved on to adult life. She blogs at Classically Homeschooling.