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Letter G Activities for Preschoolers

Here’s a GIANT collection of letter G activities for preschoolers. These ideas and word lists are organized into categories so you can pick and choose as you plan out learning activities for your little one.

Things that start with the letter G for preschoolers

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Letter G Activities for Preschoolers

  • Start a garden – growing things in containers counts!
  • Play with glowsticks
  • Color Mixing to Make Green
    • Read Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
    • Put a little blue paint and little yellow paint in a Ziplock bag and let your child squish the two together.
    • Marble Painting – Lay a piece of white paper in a shallow box or container. Give your child two marbles. Let them put one in blue paint and one in yellow paint then drop them on the paper. As they tilt the container back and forth the marbles will roll around. (keep redipping in the paint as needed) When they’re done have them look at the spots where the two paints crossed over each other to see that they made green.
    • Matchbox Car Painting Use the marble painting instructions but with matchbox cars.
  • Gumball Machine Printables by Two Pink Peonies
  • Play Red Light Green Light (traditional)
  • Red Light Green Light Motor Sensor Game

Letter G Sound

The letter G makes the sound /g/ as in goat.

Animals That Start With G

Suggested activities: visit a zoo, read preschool stories or magazines about animals, watch nature videos, play with plastic animals, animal puzzles or animal puppets, draw or color animals,
What can you teach? The name of the animal, what they look like, what sounds they make, what they eat, where they live,

  • goldfish
  • gorillas
  • goats
  • guinea hens
  • gazelles
  • goose / geese
  • grasshoppers
  • geckos
  • gophers
  • groundhogs

Letter G Craft for Preschoolers

Here are some Letter G craft ideas your preschooler will enjoy!

  • Grape Paintings
    • Using the Letter G (block worksheet) from the free worksheets below:
      • glue purple circles or ovals for grapes. Add a green construction paper leaf to the top.
      • use a Purple Dab a Dot Marker
      • let your child dip their finger in purple paint.
  • Textured Letter G
    • Draw the letter G on black construction paper then let your child cover it with drops of glue. Once it dries they will have a textured letter G.
  • Grass Gs
    • Use the Letter G block worksheet to glue green Easter grass or ‘grass’ cut from green construction paper. You could use real grass, but it will dry out and not last as long.
  • Grass Head in a Cup
    • Take a plastic cup and draw a face on it (you can use wiggle eyes if you have them.
    • Fill 3/4 of the cup with soil
    • Sprinkle in grass seed
    • Keep it in the sun and water it regularly
    • Once the grass grows high enough, your child can practice their scissor skills by cutting it.

Letter G Bible

Suggested Topics: Using a children’s Bible like My First Hands-on Bible, to share stories about God for the Letter G

  • how God created everything (Genesis 1)
    • the world
    • people
  • how God loves them

Letter G Books

Collage of Letter G Book for preschoolers

Here are my favorite Letter G books. Each book can be a springboard for other activities.

Foods That Start With G

  • Suggested Activities:
    • Give your child a paper plate and let them make the letter G with grapes, goldfish crackers, or gummy worms.
    • Make Green eggs and ham – just add food coloring.
    • Add green food coloring to their milk.
    • Make green jello
  • grapes
  • Goldfish crackers
  • grapefruit
  • graham crackers
  • gingerbread cookies
  • grape juice
  • grapefruit juice
  • green eggs and ham
  • gummy worms/bears
  • green beans
  • granola bar
  • garlic bread

Music Words That Start With G

  • guitar
  • gong

Letter G Worksheets for Preschoolers

If your child enjoys worksheets they will have fun with these as they continue to work on the Letter G.

Collage of Letter G Worksheets for preschoolers

You can find more ideas to use with the Letter G in Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers.

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