Letter E >
E is for Egg
Letter N >
N is for Nest
Animals > Birds >
Chicken | Rooster
Books > Online
stories > An Egg is Quiet
Nutrition > Eggs
Holidays and Events >
*March or April
*May > Nat'l Egg
Nutrition > Food
Seasons > Spring
These online activities, stories and external resources can be incorporated to learn some basic facts about
eggs, nest or chicken (chick, hen or rooster themes).
Eggs Theme Activities >
Activity > Alphabet
> E is for Egg [Ages 3+]
Visit this lesson plan that features > What is an egg? and various
printable activities to learn letter E. Related > N
is for Nest.
Online Picture Book >
Non-Fiction > An
Egg is Quiet [Ages 4+]
Visit this wonderful online picture book, author, Dianna Aston,
illustrations by Sylvia Long. Review other egg theme
stories in the egg theme.
Activity > Online game > visit Down
on the Farm (BBC CBeebies)
Click on the hen house. Land the plane using the arrow key.
Count and place the eggs in the
farmer's basket. Have fun feeding the chicken. Print the activity >
a rooster coloring page.
Activity > Nutrition > Food Pyramid > Poultry and eggs
Eggs and poultry (generally chicken and turkey) are a source of nutritious
Activity: Print and show the simplified food
pyramid for young children and have them circle or shade where
eggs and poultry is in the meat, eggs, nuts and beans group (last
group in purple). The
recommended amount for ages 2-6 is two servings a day.
1 serving = 2 to 3 ounces of lean poultry
1 serving = 1 egg equals a serving of lean poultry
Activity > Eggs theme Coloring and/or Crafts
Coloring pages: Eggs featured in Easter
printable coloring pages and online
Online jigsaw puzzle > Chick
Skills > problem solving, using the computer mouse.
Social Studies > Holidays and Seasons > Review links in the themes column
Science > Chicken > Egg Hatching lesson plan