Letter of the Week – Letter R


Day 1

  1. Find r stickers and put on R
  2. Color and assemble Letter R Book
  3. Go to library and get r books
  4. Put out R words (refrigerator, roof…I highly recommend using masking or painting tape so nothing is ruined when  you pull it off)
  5. Starfall computer activity
  6. Video: Olive and the Rhyme Rescue Crew

Day 2

  1. Fill in R Outline and r Outline with: ribbon and rainbows (Other options: rice, red, rope)
  2. Ring around the Rosie
  3. Talked about relatives
  4. Video: Sesame Street and the Letter R

Day 3

  1. Row row row your boat — We just happened to get a big box of diapers in the mail.  So, she relegated our box to a boat and did some rowing with drumsticks.  We sang the song.  We tried to do it in a round, but she could not get it.  We laughed a lot while we tried though. 🙂  (That blue towel was the water, apparently.)
    Letter of the Week - Letter R
  2. Gather rocks and clean them
  3. Listen to some 50’s rock and roll — surprisingly scandalous — I skipped a lot of songs.
  4. Activity Sheet 1
  5. Activity Sheet 2
  6. Video: Get Squiggling!

Day 4

  1. Run
  2. Letter to a friend whose name starts with R
  3. Get cleaned rocks from yesterday and paint them
  4. Right and left — Played the Hokey Pokey
  5. Activity Sheet 3
  6. Activity Sheet 4

Day 5

  1. Gather up any toys (animals are especially great for this) that start with the letter.  Create a centerpiece and display the items. (That tall item is a tree — with Roots. She thought of that herself. 🙂 )
    Letter of the Week - Letter R
  2. R dinner
    Appetizers: Round crackers (I was going to get Ritz, but that would have involved a trip to a second grocery store…no thanks! 🙂 ), raisins and raw cheese
    Letter of the Week - Letter R
    Dinner: Red Beans and Rice (with sausage) — no picture, because, well, red beans and rice. 🙂
    Dessert: Raspberry Lemon Shortbread Tart (I did the shortbread wrong…just one of the reasons it doesn’t look like the picture with the recipe. 😉 )
    Letter of the Week - Letter R
    (Other food options: rosti, rice, radish, ribs, roast, rack of lamb, red beans, red potato, rhubarb, raspberries, ravioli, rigatoni, romaine lettuce, rice crispie treats, rye bread, red velvet cake, reuben, red onion, rosemary bread, ragu, red potatoes, red pepper, rainbow sherbet, rainbow _______, raisins, ranch _______, raisin bran, red cabbage, rolls, raw _______, roast beef, ramen noodles, Ritz crackers)
  3. Bible Story: Rachel, Rebekah, Rahab, Ruben, Ruth


Letter Q Post and Letter S Post

All Letter of the Week Posts

Click here for Alphabet Pinterest Board

To see more themes and what my three year old learned this year, click here.




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