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To help Cakey and Doodles learn the letter L we made Letter L is for Lion and Lollipop Craft. I really like these kinds of crafts because they help both girls not only learn the letter and something that starts with that letter but the craft allows them to work on learning to use glue neatly. Neatly being the key word. While Cakey is able to use glue by herself she is not always very neat and Doodles is still learning.
The first time Cakey and I did these crafts was in 2014. We are now on our second time going through them (Doodles is on her first time). You can see in the photos at the end a comparison of Cakey’s first time and her second and also Doodles first time. I am hoping to add additional photos when we do our Letter L is for Lion and Lollipop Craft again next year.
The first time we made this craft I free handed the additional pieces and cut them out from scrap construction paper. This time I created the images and printed them out. You can find the printables for free here Letter L Lion Lollipop via Dropbox. In this file you will find a large capital L, a lowercase l, and 1 page with a head and tail for the lion and 1 page with a circle for the lollipop.
While the girls were working on their letter “L” crafts, I read Randy’s Dandy Lions from our Tot School Letter L Books list.
Here’s how we did our Letter L is for Lion and Lollipop Craft:
Capital L Lion
- Large capital letter L from page 2 of the Letter L Lion Lollipop file
- Construction paper
- Pages 4 print out in the Letter L Lion Lollipop file
- Print the large capital L on yellow or tan construction paper.
- Cut out the capital L.
- Print out page 4 on white construction paper and cut out the head and tail.
- With your help, have your child glue the L to a sheet of construction paper.
- Glue the head and tail pieces to the Letter L lion.
Lowercase l lollipop
- Large lower case letter l from page 3 of the Letter L Lion Lollipop file
- Construction paper
- Print the large lower case l on any color construction paper.
- Cut out the lowercase l.
- Print out page 5 on any color construction paper and cut out the circle for the lollipop.
- With your help, have your child glue the l to a sheet of construction paper.
- Glue the circle above the l.
Cakey’s first Letter L is for Lion and Lollipop Craft 2014
Cakey’s second Letter L is for Lion and Lollipop Craft 2016/2017
Doodles’s first Letter L is for Lion and Lollipop Craft 2016/2017
Be sure to stop by my Homeschool Totschool Preschool Crafts page where I will be linking all our crafts and sensory bins. And if you are looking for books to go along with each letter, make sure you check out my Homeschool Totschool Preschool page where I link all our book lists.
Have you and your kids ever made a Letter L is for craft? What animal, food, or plant did you make for the letter L?
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