Letter E >
E is for Egg
Animals > Birds
> Farm > Chicken
Holidays and Events
*March or April
*May > Nat'l Egg
Nursery Rhymes > Humpty
Nutrition > Poultry and eggs
Seasons > Spring
Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter E (short sound). Review the themes
column for complementary activities
What is an egg?
A round or oval object that contains a young bird, reptile, amphibian,
other animal. Each egg includes food to help the developing
animal grow. Bird and reptile eggs have shells. Some kinds
of eggs are used as food by people and other animals, such as chicken
theme lesson plan activities, crafts:
about eggs, chicken, the egg hatching process, online picture book, nutrition and
Letter E is for Egg
Present and display the poster and distribute
your choice of coloring page for a first introduction for younger children or extended handwriting practice tracer for advanced
Pre-K and higher.
* Finger and Handwriting Tracing:
Trace letter E's in upper and lower case with your index finger as you also sound out the
letter. Invite the children to do the same on their coloring
page or tracer.
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter, and explain the direction of the arrows and point to the numbers with arrows that help them trace the
letter correctly. Count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the
number order aids them in the writing process.
*Find the letter E's: Have the children find all the
letter E's in upper and lower case on the coloring page or extended
tracer and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first.
Present the Letter
E Activity Worksheet and Mini-Book Program
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Display letter posters and
coloring pages or assemble a letter E classroom book with letter
E printable activities.
Children ages 4+
Letter E Word
The four word search game features an egg and letter E words
with pictures and handwriting practice.
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper. Have children draw, color and decorate an
egg or eggs behind the lined
paper or select and print an egg
theme coloring page behind the lined-paper to color after writing
2. Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw
and color an egg or eggs and practice writing
letter E e.