b bracelet

B Bracelet
Target text


Recognize and name the letter B.

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Lesson Plan

Target Words:

  • bracelet
  • beautiful
  • bow
  • button
  • blue
  • brown
  • black


  • Strips of blue and/or brown paper made into bracelets 
  • Buttons and bows graphics
  • Black, blue, and brown markers/crayons
  • Stamps or small stickers with the letter B (optional)
  • Letter cards

The children will make beautiful bracelets with the letter B as they recognize and name the letter B.

Literacy Activities
Beautiful bracelets 

  • Write the letter B on a whiteboard, name the letter, and have the children write the B in the air with their fingers. 
  • Have the children choose a paper band for building a beautiful bracelet, pointing out that band and bracelet both begin with the letter B
  • Demonstrate for the children how to write the letter B on the bracelets, bows, and buttons using black, blue, or brown markers or crayons. 
  • Draw attention to the letter B at the beginning of the color names on the markers, crayons, etc. 
  • Help the children tape or glue bows and buttons on their bracelets to make them beautiful. 
  • Let the children decorate their bracelets with B stamps or stickers (optional). 

More Practice
Find the letter B  

  • Cut out the letter cards and mix them up on the table. 
  • Let the children choose a letter card. 
  • Help the children decide whether or not the letter is a B, providing support as needed. 
    • If a child chooses a letter other than the letter B, help him or her compare his or her letter to the letter written on the board.
  • Let the children tape or glue a B letter card to their bracelet. 

Bounce with the letter 

  • Put all of the letter cards face down on a table and have the children stand up. 
  • Turn over one letter card out at a time and show it to the group.
    • If the letter is a B, have the children bounce in place. 
    • If the letter is not a B, have the children stand still.
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SEEL At Home


Recognize and name the letter B.


  • Magazines or newspaper ads with pictures of things that start with B 
  • Scissors 
  • Glue or tape 
  • Strip(s) of blue and/or brown paper for bracelets

Activity: Build a B Bracelet 

  • With your child, find and circle small pictures of things that start with B in the magazines or ads. 
  • Help your child cut out the pictures and lay them on the table face down. 
  • Take turns with your child putting glue or tape on the back of a picture, turning it over, and saying, "____ (e.g., Banana) starts with B."
  • Attach the object onto a bracelet. 
  • Repeat until your child has placed all the pictures of things that start with B on the bracelet. 
  • To extend the activity, make a bracelet for someone whose name starts with B.
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SEEL lessons align with Common Core Standards. Please see the standards page for the code(s) associated with this lesson.