Welcome to I week ? This post is full of fun and engaging preschool activities for the letter I, all tested and tried on my 4 year old. He is so excited about “doing school” with the older kids that his enthusiasm is contagious.
When my older children were in preschool I began teaching them the alphabet through this letter a week system and it worked so well that I am now on child number four and still happy with the system.
Preschool Activities for the Letter I
Whether you are a busy preschool teacher or an active homeschool mom, this post is meant to give you lots of great preschool activities for the letter I to make your planning easy and fun. This post includes:
- letter I books
- inchworm crafts and other I art
- letter I worksheets for preschool
- fun letter I resources
Letter I Books
We all know how important reading to our kids is. I confess that it was a little tricky rounding up letter I books for this week, but I did manage to find several good ones 🙂
Inside Outside Upside Down by Stan and Jan Berenstain
Let’s Look at Iguanas by Judith Jango-Cohen
The Itsy Bitsy Spider by Iza Trapni
Bugs are Insects by Anne Rockwell and Steve Jenkins
Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni
My three year old’s favorite letter I book is Inside Outside Upside Down and I’m pretty sure we read it every day this week 🙂
Inchworm Craft and Other I Art
We made inchworm crafts with dried beans. It provided a perfect opportunity to work on patterns. This was a popular activity and we made several different inchworms with various patterns.
The cotton balls represent blocks of ice and the bottom was supposed to be shaped like an igloo. If you squint just right and use a good dose of imagination, it does look like an igloo 😉
Next, we made a house out of construction paper and he drew himself inside of it.
The last of our crafts for the letter i, was a lady bug (we actually make this agian for the letter L). We enjoyed looking at books about insects and while it was too cold to go outside and explore, this craft was fun.
Letter I Worksheets for Preschool
I have two letter I worksheets for preschool that focus on letter recognition. One also have a place to trace the I’s and the other can be used with a dot marker if your preschooler enjoys them.
Does your preschooler enjoy worksheets? Some do and some don’t. I like that they make a nice quiet time activity. If you are interested in letter recognition worksheets for the entire alphabet, click the image below!
I also have three fun letter I worksheets for preschool for you to print. The first is an activity with insects, the second is a sorting activity, and the third they are asked to add details to an inguana picture.
Other Great Preschool Activities for the Letter I
I found preschool activities for the letter I to be somewhat difficult and I’m sure I’m not alone. I’ve rounded up a few more fun activities your preschooler may enjoy.
Letter I Activities by & Fun Ideas for Kids by Child Fun
Alphabet Letter Identification Activities by Prekinders
I is for Inchworm by All About Learning Press
Also, for more great letter ideas for preschool, check out my Preschool Letter Activities Pinterest Board
Which of these activities do you think your preschooler will love? Drop me a note in the comments below and let me know how it goes!
Check out this easy to use, low prep preschool curriculum! It’s perfect for both homeschool moms and preschool teachers. Everything you need in one package. Click the image to learn more.
To check out the other letters in the series, hop over to Preschool Alphabet Series!