Welcome to the alphabet series! Today, we are sharing activities and tips for teaching W words for kindergarten.

In this blog post, you will find activities that start with w, printable letter w worksheets, a list of words that start with W, and tips for teaching the alphabet.


Activities That Start With W

As you teach the letters of the alphabet, incorporate activities and crafts that begin with the letter you’re working on.

Here, you will find a list of activities that start with W to do with the kids.

  1. Water Balloon Fight
  2. Write a Story
  3. Walk in the Park
  4. Wiggle and Dance
  5. Watercolor Painting
  6. Wagon Ride
  7. Wacky Dress-up Day
  8. Wind Chime Craft
  9. Water Play (with cups, buckets, and toys)
  10. Whispering Challenge (whispering messages and passing them along)

Printable Alphabet Worksheets and Activities 

Here is a collection of alphabet activities, and printable letter w worksheets,  you can do when teaching letters and sounds.

Alphabet Vocabulary Words and Picture Cards

Free Alphabet Playdoh Mats

Alphabet Q-Tip Painting

Alphabet SuperStars

Beginning Sounds Picture Sort

Alphabet Letter Search

Alphabet Coloring Pages 

Check out the complete alphabet activity pack HERE, including pocket chart cards, sorts, and write the room activities. 


To introduce letter w words to kindergarten children, I recommend integrating word and picture cards into their daily life routines.   

The alphabet word cards come with lowercase w and uppercase W cards, along with picture cards and words cards that have easy words that start with /w/ – both have a corresponding picture to help build the child’s vocabulary. 


W Words for Kindergarten

Teaching the alphabet letters gets to be fun for young children.

Sometimes, when teaching new letters, the kids have a difficult time coming up with words with that beginning sound.

If your kindergarten kids need inspiration for W words, here is a list of words you can share with them for inspiration.

  1. Water
  2. Worm
  3. Whale
  4. Wagon
  5. Watch
  6. Wind
  7. Wiggle
  8. Waffle
  9. Wheel
  10. Wolf
  11. Wrist
  12. Wave
  13. Wall
  14. Wood
  15. Window
  16. Wink
  17. Wish
  18. Wizard
  19. Word
  20. Weasel

Tips for Teaching the Alphabet

In every blog post in this alphabet series, we have shared tips to help you teach the alphabet. While some of the tips are similar, there are different suggestions throughout.

We encourage you to visit the entire alphabet series to get more ideas and support as you teach young children.

  1. Multi-Sensory Approach: Engage multiple senses to help children remember the letter. For example, the kids can form letters using the printable alphabet playdoh mats.
  2. Visual Aids: Display alphabet word and picture cards on an anchor chart or in a pocket chart for the kids to reference.
  3. Alphabet Songs and Rhymes: Singing songs or rhymes that include the letter “W” can help children remember it better. You can find numerous alphabet songs on platforms like YouTube.
  4. Art and Crafts: Incorporate art and craft activities related to the letter you are working on.
  5. Read Aloud: Choose children’s alphabet books that are engaging and repetitive.
  6. Movement and Action: Incorporate physical activity by associating actions with words that start with “W.” For example, pretend to be a waving tree in the wind or a wiggly worm.

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