Letter L Worksheets & Printables
Worksheets and printables for teaching the letter L. Practice letter recognition, letter formation, handwriting, and beginning sound L.
To help children identify the letter “l,” it is helpful to have it posted in the room where they can refer to it. You may also wish to provide them with their own individual alphabet chart that they can keep at their table or desk. Provide them with opportunities to engage in letter sorts, using manipulatives like magnetic letters and letter tiles. They can also go on letter hunts, use flashcards, and make the letter “l” with playdough.
For the lowercase “l,” teach children the phrase, “Pull down” to cue them when writing. For the uppercase “L,” teach the phrase, “Pull down, across.” Model how to print the letters, slowly and deliberately, as you say the phrase. Provide children with opportunities to practice tracing the letters before moving on to printing them independently.
Children can explore other materials to practice their printing. For example, they can write using whiteboards, chalkboards, fingerpaint, and salt or sand trays. They can even use juggling scarves to practice the motions needed to print the letter “l.
For additional practice learning the sound an “l” makes, have children complete matching activities where they pair the letter with objects that begin with its sound. They can also complete tasks where they color only the objects that begin with “l.” (e.g. Color the lamp. Do not color the ball.)