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Best Letter H Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers

Here’s a huge collection of letter H activities for preschoolers. These ideas are a great way to help you plan out learning activities for young children.

Whether you are doing a letter of the week or looking for fun things to help your child discover and learn more about the world around them, these letter H activity ideas have been designed to give your child new learning experiences.

Pictures of things that start with the Letter H

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Best Letter H Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers

  • play hopscotch
  • play with hula hoops
  • hammer nails into a cardboard box
  • build a cardboard house
  • learn the Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme
  • practice humming
  • plan a Hawaiian luau
  • make the letter H with sticker hearts
    • you can also print a block letter H onto cardstock using the free printables at the end of this post)
  • make hot chocolate and curl up with a good book to read aloud together
  • have a cookout with hamburgers and hot dogs
  • punch holes with a hole puncher ( it’s also a great fine motor skill activity)
  • play the game Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • let your child make music with a harmonica
  • learn a few hymns to sing together
  • Set up a hummingbird feeder.
  • Find a place where your child can ride a pony (a baby horse).
  • Do you live near the shore? Look for horseshoe crabs.
  • Research caring for a hermit crab or a hamster and see if it would make a good pet for your family.
  • talk about opposites
    • hot / cold
    • high/ low
    • huge / small
    • heavy / light
    • happy / sad
  • Make the letter H with dot markers. You can write a large letter H on a piece of paper for them you use or you can print out the block letter H from the free Letter H Worksheets at the bottom of the page.

Letter H Sound

The Letter H makes the sound /h/ as in hat.

Here’s a  great resource from Jack Hartman – Learn the Letter H. This is a fun way to explore letter recognition, the letter’s sound H makes, and what the upper case and lower case letter Hh looks

Letter H Crafts for Preschoolers

These letter H alphabet crafts for preschoolers will be so much fun as your child is learning about this new letter.

  • This adorable Handprint Hermit Crab Craft by Preschool Connection is a fun craft using paint, sponges, googly eyes, and your child’s handprint. 
  • All you need is a piece of paper to Make Your Own Helicopter by Ben’s Coloring Pages
  • Dip heart-shaped cookie cutters into paint and make a collage of hearts on white paper.
  • Make an outline of a heart and let your child cover the outline in one of these ways:
    • put heart stickers on it
    • dip their finger in paint and then on the outline
    • use a Q-tip dipped in paint
    • use a cotton ball or a small piece of sponge on a clothespin dipped in paint
    • use dot markers
  •  With some paint and a plastic fork this Fork Stamped Hedgehog Craft by Toddler at Play is sure to be a big hit with young learners.

Letter H Bible

Suggested Activities:

Letter H Book List

A book collage of Letter H books for preschoolers

Here are my favorite Letter H books. I’ve included Amazon links for your convenience but many of these can be found at your local library.

Letter H Worksheets for Preschoolers

For children who enjoy worksheets, they can continue learning with these free printables.  Children color, learn how to write an uppercase letter H and a lowercase letter h, and practice the letter sound for Hh. Writing and coloring are also a great way to strengthen fine motor skills

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

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