Here’s a wonderful collection of letter W preschool activities. 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 W activity ideas have been designed to give your child new learning experiences.
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These ideas are organized into categories so you can pick and choose as you plan out learning activities for your little one.
Letter W Preschool Activities
- fun water activities
- outside water play, kiddie pool, water squirt guns, splash balls, sprinklers…
- water balloons
- sink and float experiments – you can find lots of activities at Sink and Float Activities for Preschoolers
- add plastic worms to the sandbox
- for family movie night watch Winnie the Pooh
- share some water ice together
- start a worm farm – this link is to a small tabletop version where your child can observe the worms. It also comes with suggested experiments like how long does it take worms to bury pennies!
- Themes you could explore:
- Read Wacky Wednesday by Theo LeSieg (aka Dr. Seuss)
- Using this book for inspiration set up a wacky scene one Wednesday. This is just about as much fun to set up as it is for the children to discover it.
- Go for a walk – a nature walk, a walk around the block or at a park
- Enjoy some watermelon
Letter W Sound
The Letter W makes the sound /w/ as in wagon.
Animals That Start With W
Suggested activities: Using the list below check out books to learn more about what each animal looks like, what sounds they make, what they eat, where they live and other interesting facts.
- whooping crane
Letter W Crafts for Preschoolers
Letter W craft ideas for preschoolers
- Letter W Craft by School Time Snippets
- Three Wisemen by Rainy Day Mum
- Stunning Winter Tree Silhouette by Inner Child Fun
Letter W Bible
- Jesus Walks on Water (Matthew 14: 22 – 33)
- The Wisemen Visit Baby Jesus (Matthew 2:1 -11)
- God Creates the World (Genesis 1)
- Songs to sing. You can listen to all of these and more on my Spotify Bible Songs for Preschoolers‘ playlist.
- He’s Got The Whole World in His Hands
- The Wise Man Builds His House Upon the Rock
- Isn’t He Wonderful
- Deep and Wide
Letter W Books
Here are some preschool favorites for letter W books:
Wacky Wednesday by Theo LeSieg
The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins
I Went Walking by Sue Williams
The Wheels on The Bus by Raffi
No More Water in the Tub by Tedd Arnold
The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson
Letter W Worksheets for Preschoolers
You can find more ideas to use with the Letter W in Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers.