The next set in our free alphabet worksheet series is the letter U worksheets. These alphabet practice pages are perfect for letter recognition practice, learning letter sounds, and building handwriting skills in preschoolers and kindergarteners.
So whether you are doing preschool at home or are doing letter-a-day activities with your kindergartener, you can print these letter U pages and get started today.
But before we get to the download, let me show you what is in this letter U worksheets pack!
Letter U Worksheets
This letter U worksheets packet contains eight different practice pages. Each of these worksheets offers practice with learning the uppercase and lowercase U while building basic handwriting, vocabulary, fine motor skills, and phonetic awareness. Let’s go over each one.
1. Letter U Worksheets for Preschool
The first two letter U worksheets are geared towards preschoolers. They feature a picture of an item that starts with U, followed by a large upper and lowercase letter U to color, and a U word to practice tracing.
Tip: Do you want to turn these letter U practice pages into reusable worksheets? If so, laminate the preschool pages, and you can use them over and over!
2. Uppercase and Lowercase Worksheets
Then next two pages help in distinguishing between the upper and lowercase U. These alphabet printables reinforce prewriting, letter formation, beginning sounds, vocabulary words, and letter differentiation.
3. Color the Objects – Letter U Worksheet
Now for practice with identifying words that begin with letter U. By finding the objects that start with the ‘U’ sound, this page helps to build sound differentiation between other letters in the alphabet, as well as, practicing the specific sound that letter U makes.
4. Letter U Handwriting Pages
Are your kids ready for handwriting? If so, the next page in the pack is full of space to practice forming the letter U.
Note: Before you begin, make sure you instruct your kids to follow the stroke marks and tracing lines to learn how to write the letter U correctly.
5. Letter U Drawing Worksheet
For this next free letter U printable, have your students read the given word, trace it, then draw a picture that corresponds with the word. (Note: you might need to help read the word to the child, depending on their level.)
6. U Words Tracing – Letter U Worksheets for Kindergarten
And finally, the last letter U practice page is a list of common U words that your kids can read, trace, and practice. To do this page, have your student read each word out loud then trace it using their best handwriting. (All words on this page start with the short u sound.)
Tip for Teaching Letter U to Preschoolers & Kindergarteners
There are two main sounds of U. The long U says its name /u/ as in: mute, cute, use and the short U sound says /u/ as in: cut, cub, and rub.
Note: For older students, be sure to check out all the phonetic sounds of U for a full understanding of all the sounds that U can make.
To prevent letter/sound confusion as your preschoolers are learning the alphabet, start with words that use only the short /u/ sound.
Free Printable Letter U Worksheets
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Letter U Worksheets – Q & A
1. What four letter words start with U for kids?
Undo, updo, urns, upon, unit, used, ugly, user, and uses.
2. Can you name some objects that begin with letter U?
Umbrella, urn, ukulele, and unicorn. For more items that begin with U, check out the Full List of Objects that Start with U!
3. Where can I find more words that begin with U?
For a huge list of words that begin with U, visit this U Words for Kids page!
4. Are there any letter U worksheets for toddlers?
These free letter U learning pages work well with toddlers too! The coloring and pencil practice is great for dexterity and building fine motor skills while introducing the letter and sound of U.
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