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Letter O Preschool Activities

Written by Debbie Brown | November 8, 2022

Oh my! Check out this collection of letter O activities for preschoolers! You’re sure to find some exciting ideas to help plan out learning activities for your little one.

Collage of things that starts with the letter O.

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Letter O Preschool Activities

  • If you live near a coast, visit an ocean – be sure to take a bucket to collect seashells.
  • Introduce oval as a shape.
  • Play games using the concept of on and off.
  • Make fresh-squeezed orange juice together.
  • Set up an obstacle course for your child to run thru.
  • Work on opposites.
  • Learn about ocean animals. Check out Ocean Activities for Preschoolers for lots of super fun ideas plus free ocean animal photo cards.

Letter O Sound

The Letter O makes two sounds. The short sound /o/ as in octopus and a long sound saying it’s own name as in ocean.

Animals That Start With O

Here are some animals that start with the letter O, three of which happen to be ocean animals.

  • octopus
  • ocelot
  • ostrich
  • oyster
  • otter
  • ox

Letter O Crafts for Preschoolers

Letter O crafts for preschoolers

Cool, fun Letter O crafts ideas for preschoolers.

Letter O Bible

  • You can use the topic obey for your Letter O Bible
    • Talk about how God wants children to obey their parents. You want to have them memorize Ephesians 6:1
    • Review Bible characters your child is familiar with (or share the stories with them) Discuss the times a person obeyed or didn’t obey ( Each character has character traits of both. Pick the story that accents the trait you want to emphasize
    • Here are a few you might consider reading about from a children’s Bible:
      • Obeyed
        • Noah builds the ark
        • Daniel in the lion’s den
        • David and the Giant
        • Joshua marching around Jerico
      • Disobeyed
        • Adam and Eve
        • Jonah and the Whale
        • King Saul losing his throne to David

Letter O Books

Here are some Letter O books you could share with your child.

Foods That Start With O

The letter O has several yummy breakfast foods. You can help your child squeeze oranges for juice and then mix up their favorite fruit into oatmeal, or their favorite vegetables into an omelet.

  • Oreos
  • oatmeal
  • oranges
  • Cheerios (because they look like little o’s)
  • okra
  • orange juice
  • omelet

Letter O Worksheets for Preschoolers

Be sure to check out Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers for more fun ideas!

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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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