Work on writing the lowercase letter z with your preschool or kindergarten student. Soon, he'll be on his way to writing words like "zoo" and "zebra"... and "zipper!" Take time to read through the directions aloud. Stop to complete different tasks along the way, such as locating the letter z within a sentence and tracing a large letter z. Show your child the proper way to hold his pencil as he follows the pictures and directions to form this letter.

Check out the rest of this alphabet series:

Letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z