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Letter P Activities for Preschoolers

Written by Debbie Brown | November 7, 2022

Here’s a page packed with letter P 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.

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

This that start with the letter p for preschoolers.

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Letter P Activities for Preschoolers

  • Paint the house (or outside play toys) with water.
  • Practice putting puzzles together.
  • Play with playdough.
  • Try reciting the nursery rhyme Peter Piper for some silly tongue-twisting fun.
  • Make your own paper with a Paper Making Kit.
  • Make instant pudding.
  • For family movie night, you may like to watch Peter Pan, Paddington, or The Polar Express. You can check out movie reviews to see if they’re something you’d want your child to watch.
  • Make a homemade pizza together
  • Have a pajama, pizza party, followed by a friendly family pillow fight.
  • Pack a lunch and go on a picnic.
  • Learn how to recognize patterns
  • Does your child have access to a piano? A toy one will do – make some music.
  • Visit a post office to mail something (maybe a postcard) to a friend or distant relative.
  • Theme Ideas
    • Police – Learn to recognize the police officer. This would be a great opportunity to touch on stranger awareness.
    • Pets – Talk about pets.
    • Polar Animals – learn about penguins and polar bears
    • Pink and Purple – go on a color hunt or color pictures using these colors
      • Explore color mixing.
        • Red and white make pink
        • Red and blue make purple

Letter P Sound

The Letter P makes the sound /p/ as in pig. ( For little ones just learning the letter p sound I’d skip ‘ph’ words that sound like /f/ as in photo.)

Animals That Start With P

There are several birds starting with the letter P, that would be fun to learn more about. There are also several fascinating animals on this list that you can try to see at a zoo or locally, depending on where you live.

  • polar bear
  • panda bear
  • penguin
  • peacock
  • pigeon
  • pig
  • panther
  • parakeet
  • parrot
  • pelican
  • porcupine
  • puffin
  • puppy

Letter P Crafts for Preschoolers

A week’s worth of easy, fun Letter P craft ideas for preschoolers.

Letter P Crafts for preschoolers.

Letter P Bible

Share stories using a children’s Bible like My First Hands-On Bible or The Beginners Bible. For older preschoolers, The Complete Illustrated Children’s Bible might be a good choice.

Topics for Bible Letter P you could use:

  • Prayer
    • How we use prayer to talk to God
      • Model praying short prayers, so they have an example.
      • For instance: Start with “Dear Heavenly Father”. Praise and thank Him for things in your life, make any short requests and then close, “In Jesus’ name, Amen”.
      • The Lord’s Prayer
  • Praise
    • Share Psalms David wrote that praise the Lord.

Letter P Books

A collection of letter p books for preschoolers.

Here’s a fun collection of Letter P books your preschooler is sure to love!

Letter P Worksheets for Preschoolers

You can find more ideas to use with the Letter P 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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