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Letter W Preschool Activities

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:
    • Winter
    • Weather
    • Water
  • 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.

  • walrus
  • weasel
  • wasp
  • wolverine
  • wallaby
  • wombat
  • woodpecker
  • warthog
  • wolf
  • whale
  • worms
  • whooping crane

Letter W Crafts for Preschoolers

Letter W craft project sfor preschoolers

Letter W craft ideas for preschoolers

Letter W Bible

Suggested Activities:

  • 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 Preschoolersplaylist.
    • 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 Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson


Letter W Worksheets for Preschoolers

Letter W Worksheets for preschool

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

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