Alphabet Letter E Earwig
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets
Alphabet > Letter E |
Animals > Insects
Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter E > long e sound. The presentation ideally should be part of insects themed activities and/or crafts.
Animals > Insects > Earwig
The earwig is an insect that likes cool, humid places. It doesn't transmit diseases and is harmless to humans and animals.
Activity > C.P. Ant is going to take you on a fun tour to discuss facts about about insects with this great interactive online presentation - Let's Talk about Insects. [Flash Player required]
Activity > Insect body parts review > Print this earwig coloring page label and identify the insect's body parts discussed online.
Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Earwig > Skills: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with an earwig image. The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change cut button to change shape and number of pieces.
Alphabet Activity > Letter E is for Earwig
Present and display your option of letter E printable activities in the materials column.
Children Age 3 and under:
Print letter E coloring page D'Nealian or Standard Block font and an earwig coloring page 1 or 2 behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later. Discuss other letter E words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing:
Trace letter E's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the letter. Invite the children to do the same on their coloring page.
* Children can trace and color the letter E's. After completing coloring the letter, encourage children to color the earwig coloring page and write letter E e and the word earwig on the margins.
Children ages 3+:
Present the Letter E Worksheet and Mini Book Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.
Display letter E posters and coloring pages or make a letter E classroom book with letter E printable activities.
Children ages 4+:
Letter E Word Search: A four word search game features the earwig and letter E words with pictures and handwriting practice.
Advanced Handwriting Practice:
1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper. Have children draw an earwig behind the lined paper or select and print an earwig coloring page found in the materials column.
2. Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color an earwig and write letter E e.