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Letter H Activities for Preschoolers

Written by Debbie Brown | November 15, 2022

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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DEBBIE BROWN | Owner and Curriculum Designer

Hi! I’m Debbie Brown. I created Tothood 101 because I’m passionate about sharing preschool activity ideas, and resources that I’ve gleaned from my 20+ years of experience teaching preschoolers at home and in the classroom. My goal is to encourage, guide, and help inspire you to make learning SUPER FUN for your preschooler at home! Check out the ABOUT page to learn more.


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