As educators and parents we try to steer clear of dull, ditto sheets that bore our children and make them disinterested in writing. These free printables, however, are so much more than boring worksheets. While we don’t recommend letter of the week curriculum, these free printable letter R alphabet worksheets for preschoolers are a hands-on set of letter recognition worksheets that prepare our kids for reading and writing.

Free printable letter R alphabet worksheets for preschool and kindergarten

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Letter R Printable Worksheets Supplies:

  • Printer/Ink
  • Laminating Supplies (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Crayon/Pencil
  • Dot Marker
  • Dice

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Free Printable Letter R Alphabet Worksheets

FIND THE LETTER WORKSHEETS

BUILDING LETTER AND LETTER SOUND RECOGNITION IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF LEARNING TO READ AND WRITE. WHEN USING THE KINDERGARTEN LETTER WORKSHEETS STUDENTS CAN ANSWER QUESTIONS LIKE:

What letters look like the letter R? How can I use lines to write the letter R?

The traceable letter worksheets (free) can be used for preschool and/or Kindergarten students. The BEST part is when you laminate the printable activities you can reuse them time and time again.

The free letter tracing worksheets will allow your child to practice alphabet tracing, sorting uppercase and lowercase letters, reading simple sentences, writing, and simple math skills. What a great way to get kids to learn!

Need additional materials for writing centers? The letter tracing worksheets-free-have you covered! Have a child that needs extra practice with fine motor skills? Look no further!

In addition to learning about letters and letter formation here are some more ideas for what you can teach about using the preschool letter worksheets:

  • What other things start with the letter R?
  • What other letters have a curve like in the lowercase r?
  • How many R’s did you find? Can you count and color them all?
  • How do the uppercase R and lowercase r look the same and different?

Letter R Alphabet Worksheets for Beginning Sounds

Analyzing Data with preschoolers

ASKING STUDENTS TO RECOGNIZE LETTERS AND RECALL THE SOUNDS THEY MAKE IS AN IMPORTANT STEP IN DECODING AND SEGMENTING WORDS. USING THE LETTER FORMATION WORKSHEETS STUDENTS CAN ANSWER QUESTIONS LIKE:

  • How do I best sort the pictures of things that do and do not start with the ‘R’ sound?
  • What materials can I use to create a letter R?
  • How does the letter P look like the letter R?

Using Free Printable Letter R Alphabet Worksheets

Besides the fact that kids enjoy writing like ‘big kids’ or grownups, there are so many other reasons you should do practice writing activities with your child.

Develop Creativity

Kids feel important when they have attempted and succeed in a task. When children experiment with writing and drawing, they are able to explore creativity and self expression.

Communication

The preschool worksheets for the letter R give children an opportunity to practice basic writing skills. When children start to write they discover that words and sentences are used to communicate ideas with others.

Fine Motor Skills

Holding a pencil or writing tool is a great way to develop age appropriate fine motor skills with fingers and hands. The letter R preschool worksheets help guide little fingers to do big tasks.

How to Make the Free Printable Letter R Alphabet Worksheets

To Prep:

Just print the letter R letter alphabet printables.

To Use:

Kids can use these at the literacy center to write the letter R, sort sounds, and sort uppercase letters and lower case letters.

Once the free beginning sounds worksheets are laminated, there are many learning activities you can use them for, including using dry erase markers.

Find the Letter

Have your child find pictures of objects (toys, animals, food) that start with the letter ‘R’. They can find these on the internet, in magazines, books, or even while taking a walk outside.

Writing Tools

Give your kiddos different writing tools to use on the tracing letter worksheets. These could include gel pens, smelly markers, character pencils, or paint markers.

Create a Book

Using the Read and Color page, children can create their own letter ‘R’ book to share with a friend or family member.

Sensory Bin

Have children identify words that begin with the letter R while digging around in a sensory bin for objects or pictures beginning with the sound (robot, rabbit, rocket).

Playdough Mats

Check out these fun and adorable school supply playdough mats that focus on school supplies and identifying different beginning sounds. What awesome letter worksheets for preschool.

Play a Game

Give your children additional practice in matching uppercase and lowercase letters with the hands on alphabet match game.

What is included in the Letter R Alphabet Worksheets Set?

The Letter R Alphabet Worksheets set includes 30 pages of a free printable activities:

  • 9 Alphabet Tracing Worksheets
  • 3 Sets of Alphabet Sorts: Uppercase/Lowercase Sorts, Beginning Sound Sorts, and Letter Recognition Sorts
  • Reading and Coloring Alphabet Pages
  • Alphabet Mazes
  • Alphabet I Spy
  • Alphabet Rainbow Write
  • Roll and Trace Alphabet Worksheet
  • Things That Start with…. Alphabet Activities
  • Read and Color Simple Word Alphabet Worksheets

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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