Looking to create a P week curriculum for eager preschool learners? Well, look no further. From good books to read to videos to watch on YouTube to hands-on activities, this extensive list has all of the activities you will need for your "letter P week"! Children will learn letter shape and sound and be able to find words beginning with this fun letter by the end of your "P week"!
Letter P Books
1. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems
This fun book will introduce children to the letter P sound as they follow the pigeon who wants a puppy really badly! (Like really, really badly!)
2. Pigs Love Potatoes by Anika Denise
Starting with one piglet wanting potatoes to all the pigs wanting some, this cute book is a great introduction to the letter P (and it even teaches manners!).
3. The Three Little Pigs
No preschool curriculum is complete without The Three Little Pigs, and what better week to read it than during your P week? Children will love huffing and puffing like the big, bad wolf, and they'll also love it when the pigs outsmart the wolf!
4. If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff
Following the same pig theme, children will love this book about what happens when you give a pig a pancake (hint: it involves syrup)! After, introduce children to the book that started the series: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!
Letter P Videos
5. The Letter P Song by ABCMouse
This fun song will help children with letter recognition as they dance along to this country-style song all about the letter P! There isn't a video with more P words than this one!
Learn more: ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy
6. Letter P - Olive and the Rhyme Rescue Crew
This engaging 12-minute video has a collection of letter P songs as well as interactive cartoons where Olive and her friends discuss all the letter P things in their world. This video is great to introduce or to further children's knowledge of this fun letter.
Learn more: PeachBlossomMedia
7. Sesame Street Letter P
You can never go wrong with a classic like Sesame Street when looking for ways to bring any letter to life! Children will have a better understanding of the letter P after watching this fun, informational video filled with lots of letter P examples.
Learn more: DTubedify
8. Find the Letter P
After children have been introduced to the letter p, use this interactive video with pirate pigs to have them find the letter P. This letter review activity will have them search for both uppercase and lowercase Ps.
Learn more: The Singing Walrus - English Songs For Kids
Letter P Worksheets
9. Color the P
This worksheet asks children to color in the bubble letter P and then to trace the instructions below, which are both great for practicing fine motor skills! Twistynoodle.com has a plethora of different letter P worksheets to peruse after completing this one.
Learn more: Twisty Noodle
10. Color the Animal Alphabet
Continuing the pig theme from the books included above, this fun coloring sheet will have students giggling as they exclaim that "pigs aren't shaped like Ps!"
Learn more: Education.com
11. Pear Worksheet
If you are looking for a letter P pack of worksheets, look no further! This site includes many fun worksheets children will enjoy, like this cutting and pasting of a pear.
Learn more: Fun with Mama
12. Letter P Puzzle
Take "letter building" literally by having children cut out the pieces to this letter P puzzle and then put them back together. Each piece of the puzzle includes a new letter P word!
Learn more: Pinterest
13. Letter P Maze
Don't forget puzzles when looking for letter activities! Have children complete this fun letter P maze, and then, have them color the different objects beginning with this favorite letter!
Learn more: Pinterest
Letter P Snacks
14. Fruit Cups
Kids will love these cute pumpkins at their letter P snack time! And parents or child care providers will be happy their children are eating healthy mandarin oranges.
Learn more: Crystal and Comp
15. Popsicles (and Puppets!)
What child doesn't love popsicles?? After they eat their tasty treat, children can continue practicing their letters with popsicle sticks and create puppets! Visit the link to find many popsicle puppet ideas!
Learn more: Busy Moms Helper
After eating some popcorn at snack time, children will love using their leftovers (if there are any!) to do these fun popcorn crafts! From creating rainbows to wreaths, there are activities that any child will like.
Learn more: Gluestick Gumdrops
17. Peanuts (and More Puppets!)
Letter P Crafts
18. Paper Plate Pigs
This fun preschool letter P craft will allow children to be creative while creating their own pirates! The link provided includes many other letter P ideas as well, like pianos and princesses!
Learn more: Pinterest
Children love cutting and pasting, so they will love cutting out their letter Ps and then pasting pasta to them! Take this lesson a step further with paint and encourage them to paint in purples and pinks!
Learn more: No Time for Flash Cards