Teach your toddler about the letter J by using a jungle theme.

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Find out how to use these jungle activities to teach your toddlers the letter j

Make the Letter

Cover a tray with shaving cream. Then, have your toddler pratice writing Js in the shaving cream.

Teach your toddlers the letter j with these awesome jungle activities

Learning Notebook

Let your toddler color the jungle animals on this printable. This printable is included in the Toddler Curriculum.

Teach toddlers the letter j with these fun jungle activities

Toddler Trays from the Toddler Curriculum

Use these unique jungle activities to teach toddlers the letter j

Use these unique jungle activities to teach your toddlers the letter j

Teach your toddlers the letter j with these fun jungle activities

Theme

Draw a spiral on a construction paper circle. Cut on the line to make a spiral snake. Add googly eyes and decorate.

Teach toddlers the letter j with these unique jungle activities

Beading

Hot glue artificial leaves to green beads. Bead leaves onto a “tree” (skewer stuck in brown playdough).

Teach your toddlers the letter j with these unique jungle activities

Sorting

Sort pearlized squishy frogs by color into a divided food tray.

Discover how to use these jungle toddlers the letter j

Pasta:

Glue squishy frogs to the top of penne pasta. Stick pasta in styrofoam to look like a tree. (I had to put hot glue on one of the penne, then stick a pin through the frog and into the glue to keep the frog on. Unfortunately, the hot glue alone did not stick to the frogs).

Teach toddlers the letter j with these awesome jungle activities

Spooning

Spoon toy lizards into the openings of an egg tray, empty egg carton, or ice cube tray. (Unfortunately, a spoon didn’t work well with these lizards, but our tongs were great and provided a different type of fine motor practice.)

Use these fun jungle activities to teach your toddlers the letter j

Tray Printables

Have your child stamp Js on this stamping page.

Teach your toddlers the letter j with these fun unique jungle activities

Letter Activities

Help your toddler paint this J page for a Homemade ABC book. For extra fun, use cotton balls instead of paint brushes.

Use these awesome jungle activities to teach toddlers the letter j

Books

We enjoyed all of the books on the book list in the Toddler Curriculum, but I also found How Loud is a Lion at our library and all the kids loved it. There is a fun surprise at the end. 🙂

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Toddler Curriculum Letter J Craft

Decorate this monkey mask for our jungle craft. The printable for this mask and a few other masks are in the Toddler Curriculum.

Discover how to use these jungle activities to teach your toddlers the letter j

Learn how to use these jungle activities to teach toddlers the letter jSensory Bin

I used colored sand for the base of the sensory bin. Your toddler will enjoy tracing the Js with their finger!

Use these awesome jungle activities to teach your toddlers the letter j

Use these fun jungle activities to teach toddlers the letter j