This lowercase letter U printable template is a comprehensive resource that helps children identify the letter U and its sound. Kids pick items with the corresponding sound to represent the letter U and fill the letter with it.
You can also use the letter U printable template in a variety of crafts and activities to complement your studies. Teachers can display the completed work on the classroom walls.
Ideas to fill the letter U. Have students choose an item such as an umbrella, upstairs, or umpire for the short letter U sound. Or, they may associate words like under, up, or upside down with u. To teach the long U sound, try using pictures of ukuleles, utensils, uniforms, or unicorns.
Available styles and printing options:
Styles: Zaner-Bloser, Handwriting Without Tears (HWT), and D’Nealian.
Printing options: black lines.
Zaner-Bloser. Forming letters straight up and down. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. An easy step-by-step approach.
Handwriting Without Tears. Forming letters using simple strokes. Guideline: simplified. Modern handwriting.
D’Nealian. Forming letters in slight slant and adding little tails to each letter. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. Easier transition to cursive.