Learn all about the letter W with these wonderful letter W worksheets and activities. They make a great addition to your letter of the week curriculum or preschool lessons for young learners.
This post is part of the Alphabet Letter Printables Series
Letter W Teaching Ideas
One fun way to start is to tape a large W on the refrigerator and then hand a few old magazines to your child. Have them cut out pictures of letter W words to tape on the fridge as well. Start with these words.
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Hands-On Letter W Activities
Some more educational activities you can do with your children are to make a collage of all the letter W pictures you find in the old magazines.
Another one is to go on a letter W treasure hunt. Hide a treasure chest somewhere in the house. Then tie the clues to letter W objects such as under a watch, on a whistle, or around a stuffed whale’s neck. Then send your child to find their treasure while following the clues.
Try putting sand into a medium-sized bin and then adding as many letter W objects as you can find. This is a fun activity for younger children as they can play with water, sand, whales, and wands in one place.
Put magnetic letters on the fridge and challenge your child to find the letter W while you’re cooking dinner.
Letter W Worksheets
Explore this wonderful list of free printable worksheets for you to download, print, and store in a 3 ring binder. The printables and activities are a lot of fun for your own children to complete.
Free Letter W Printable Worksheets
Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to gain access to our free letter W printable worksheets that includes: letter W coloring page, letter W tracing page that can also be colored, and a printable letter W poster that can be laminated for a wall chart. Also included is a find the letter W worksheet and do a dot printables.
Letter W Tracing Worksheets
These free printable letter tracing pages are a fun way for kids to learn proper letter formation. Kids write the lower case and upper case letters on these printables.
Tracing the Letter W w | This free printable letter tracing page is perfect for young children to learn how to write the capital W as well as the lower case letter w.
Printable Letter W Tracing Worksheets | These practice pages will help your child develop their fine motor skills as they write the letter W on these pages.
Letter W Recognition Worksheets
Once kids know how to write the letter W, letter recognition is the next step. These worksheets are a great way to see if your child can identify this letter of the alphabet.
Free Trace, Write, Find Worksheets | Preschool and kindergarten kids love these trace, write, and find worksheets. The first page includes capital letters while the second page covers small letters.
W Recognition Worksheet | This free printable alphabet letter hunt is a fun way to practice finding all the letters W you can find.
Recognition and Phonics Worksheet: Letter W | This is an uppercase letter W worksheet that helps kids identify the letter W as well as start learning the letter sound of W.
Letter W Phonics Worksheets
These free letter W worksheets are the best way to begin introducing the letter W sound to your preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade children. Be sure to print a free phonics chart to use when you are teaching letters.
Phonics and Phonemic Awareness: Letter W | You’ll find a variety of free letter W worksheets for your children to complete.
Free Beginning Sounds Worksheet: Letter W | Pull out the coloring supplies and have your child color the pictures that begin with the letter W sound.
Phonics Worksheet: Letter W | This phonics worksheet gives you the option of printing off different handwriting styles of lowercase letters and uppercase letters.
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Letter W Cut and Paste Worksheets
Cut the worksheets on the dotted lines before pasting the pictures or words into the appropriate spot. These cut and paste worksheets are a lot of fun for kids of all ages.
Trace, Cut, and Paste Worksheet: Letter W | Trace the uppercase and lowercase W before cutting and pasting the pictures.
Cut and Paste Missing Letter W Words | Use scissors to cut out the letter W words and paste them next to the appropriate picture. These matching cut and paste worksheets are perfect for 1st grade children.
Cut and Paste Letter W | Your child will need to figure out which pictures begin with the letter W before cutting them out. Then paste the pictures into the letter W house.
Letter W Find the Letter Worksheets
Can you find the letter W when it’s hiding among other letters such as the letter V? These are fun preschool worksheets for young children to work on.
Color the Squares with the Letter W | Pull out the crayons or markers and color each square that has a W in the middle of it.
Find and Color the Letter W Worksheet | Color all the capital letter Ws you can find on this worksheet.
Find the Letter W Worksheet | Dot markers are a great tool to use to complete this worksheet. Just put a dot on each W you can find.
Letter W Missing Letter Worksheets
This missing letter worksheets may have children use a pencil to fill in the missing letter W. They may also ask your child to cut and paste the missing letter W instead.
Fill In The Missing Letter W | Write the letter W onto the line to finish these letter W words.
Cut and Paste the Missing Letter W | Pull out scissors to cut and paste the letter W into its appropriate spot at the beginning of these letter W words.
Fill In The Missing Letter W | This is another set of words with a missing letter for your child to complete.
Letter W Matching Worksheets
These memory matching games come in three varieties. One has children match uppercase and lowercase letters. Another type has children match pictures that begin with the letter W sound with the letter W. The third has children match the pictures with the words.
Alphabet Ice Cream Letter Matching | Print and match the uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet with this fun matching letter printable.
Sound PIcture Matching: Letter W | Draw a line to match the words that begin with the letter W to the letter W.
Match Picture and Word: Letter W | Have your child match the picture with the letter W word.
Letter W Coloring Pages
These cute coloring pages are amazing. Some are very simple so toddlers can easily complete the pages. Other printables involve intricate designs that your older kids will enjoy.
Printable Letter W Coloring Pages | Do you love coloring spots, water, or whales? Then check out these printable letter W coloring pages.
Free Coloring Pages: Letter W | This website has yet a different collection of free coloring pages such as W is for Winter, W is for Wheel, and W is for Watch.
Letter Activities for the Letter W
The following activities are great for small groups and include printable activities while other ideas are letter W whale crafts.
Letter W Activities & Fun Ideas for Kids | Enjoy some watermelon fun with your kids. Make whiskers. You can also create a wood sculpture. Check out the other fun ideas to study the letter W on this webpage.
13 Wonderful Letter W Crafts & Activities | Craft a whale, a walrus, or a watermelon. You and your child will find hours of fun completing these wonderful crafts and activities.
15 Fun Letter W Crafts and Activities | Make a letter collage, enjoy a secret letter activity, or make a geoboard letter. Take a look at these fun ideas for amazing ways to study the letter W.
Letter W Dot Marker Printables
The trick to dot marker printables is to remember that you don’t need to be limited to dot markers. Pull out glue and cereal. Cover the pages with dried peas. Or hand a bunch of stickers to your toddler. Your children will have fun decorating these dot marker pages.
10 Free Dot Marker Printables: Letter W | These 10 free dot marker printable pages include putting dots on watermelon, doing a letter hunt, or decorating the letter W.
Free Alphabet Do A Dot Printables | This is a free collection of alphabet do-a-dot printables that include the letter W of course!
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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.