Teaching letters to your toddler doesn’t have to be boring – especially when there is insects involved! Learn how to teach the letter I to your toddlers with these fun activities!

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Discover how to use these i is for insect activities to teach your toddlers the letter i

Make the Letter

Poke page:

Print the poke page (or draw the letter on a piece of paper) and have your child poke the letter with a toothpick or an oversized push pin. Be sure to keep a close watch over your child while doing this activity since sharp points are involved.

Teach your toddlers the letter i using these fun insect activities

Learning Notebook

This is a shape tracing page. I was very surprised to see my toddler actually attempted to trace the shapes instead of just color them.

Help your toddler learn the letter I with these fun printables and activities about insects

Tot Trays

Theme

Make a thumbprint on the jar picture (printable in curriculum). Add eyes, wings, and antennae to make it a bug. Punch a hole and put it on a yarn necklace and add beads.

Teach your toddlers the letter i using these unique insect activities

Matching

Match caterpillar/butterfly toys to correct place on a printable.

Teach toddlers the letter i using these exciting insect activities

Pasta

Use colored pasta to decorate the butterfly (printable in curriculum).

Teach your toddlers the letter i using these exciting insect activities

Fine Motor

Put plastic bugs in a “spider web.” Pull insects out to help them “escape.”

Teach your toddlers the letter i using these awesome insect activities

Transferring

Use tongs to transfer “caterpillars” (pipe cleaners with beads on them) into spots in water bottle ice cube tray.

Teach toddlers the letter i using these unique insect activities

Tray Printables

Cutting practice.

Teach toddlers the letter i using these fun insect activities

Books

Read The Very Hungry Caterpillar. We have a pop-up version that is really cool and it’s my toddler’s favorite book.

Letter I Craft

Paper towel and watercolor butterfly. Have your toddler paint the paper towel to make wings for your “butterfly.”

Learn how to use these i is for insect activities to teach toddlers the letter i

Add a pipe cleaner around the middle of the paper towel to create the body and antennas.

Learn how to use these i is for insect activities to teach your toddlers the letter i

Letter I Sensory Bin

We used lentils for the base of our letter I sensory bin.

Read about our ABC Sensory Bins here.

Find out how to use these i is for insect activities to teach toddlers the letter i

Find out how to use these i is for insect activities to teach your toddlers the letter i