An octopus is just one thing beginning with the letter O that the kids could model out of playdough (and a fun thing to do, too, I think!) Can they think of more? Do you have any orange playdough to hand, perhaps?
Letter O Printables
I've always thought that O is one of the more endearing letters for children to learn - it has such characters! We've tried to put some character into these letter O printables, too!
Make a huge O out of playdough and decorate it with smaller Os! It's a fun way to learn the letters of the alphabet. You could laminate the whole set of playdough mats and bring them out for your "letter of the week" activities.
Here is the letter O in this set of alphabet worksheets. It's a fun way to practise your letters! Why not laminate the worksheet so you can reuse it?
Learn to write the letter o, both capital and lower case, by tracing over the letters on these worksheets.
Illuminated letters first became popular in the Middle Ages, and were often hand-drawn with bright colours to brighten the page. We've drawn the letter O for you, so all you need to do is colour it in...
The kids can have a go at lacing these chunky letter Os. It's a fun way to improve fine motor skills while helping to learn your letters!
We think that there are endless ways to decorate our letter templates, and some simple craft ideas can look really effective.