Our Lil’ Explorers are working on the letter Z this month.
Z is one of those tough letters to pair with our theme, so we are forgetting about the theme for today.
Teach your Lil’ about the letter Z with our Z is for Zig Zag activity!
Grab your FREE copy of the Z is for Zig Zag Template HERE.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills


  • Can identify most capital letters and sounds (Z)


  • Uses writing materials to write (pencils, pens, crayons, markers)

Fine Motor Skills

  • Coordinate the use of hands, wrists, and fingers to complete tasks that require more precise movements
  • Engage in activities that require hand-eye coordination with increasing accuracy

Required Materials

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Z is for Zig Zag Template


Step #1
Print out the Z is for Zig Zag Template.
Step #2
Invite your Lil’ to color the Z is for Zig Zag Template.
Step #3
Label the paper Z is for Zig Zag.

Teacher Tip

To keep this from being just a coloring activity (not that that’s a bad thing), be sure to identify the letter Z and the sound it makes. Also take the time to draw your own zig zag and encourage your Lil’ to try drawing some zig zags in their Z.


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