Letter of the week- உ

The fifth letter in Tamil is உ. It is a Kuril ezhuthu. (pronounced with short sound). A simple activity to teach the letter உ is given below:

Materials Required: 

Tea powder or Mustard, Glue


Write the letter உ with the corresponding word or take a printout under over Free printable menu. Apply glue on the picture ( we drew உரல் on the paper) and ask your little one to put the mustard seeds/tea powder on உரல். Keep repeating the letter as you do the activity. This will help them recognize the letter உ. 

Few activities you can do for the letter உ: 

  1. Trace the letter உ with the index finger. (You can also use Rice/Sand).
  2. Ask the child to keep the pulses above the letter.
  3. Roll the playdough and keep on the letter.
  4. Draw உரல் and ask the child to color. You can also do pounding activity for this (an excellent motor activity for children).
  5. Give the worksheet and ask the child to write the letter and color the picture.

Please make use of the following worksheets when you teach letter உ.

 உ Poster

Piggy bank

Match the letters



You may also like:

Letter of the week எ

The seventh letter in Tamil Uyir ezhuthu is a Kuril ezhuththu. A simple activity to teach letter எ is as follows: Materials required: Paper, Glue, Paint, Googly eyes. Procedure: Take a paper and draw a heart shape. Ask your child to…

Letter of the Week ஊ

The sixth letter of Tamil Uyir ezhuththu is a Nedil ezhuththu. We get a long sound when we pronounce this letter. A simple Fine motor come learning activity for the letter ஊ is here! Materials required: Color paper/ Newspaper, Glue…

Letter of the week - ஈ

The fourth letter of Tamil letter is ஈ. This letter is written only with lines and is one of the easiest letters to write in Uyir ezhuthukkal. I've shared some activities and worksheets for the letter. Materials required: Matchsticks, Decorative…