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We are excited about all of the ‘E’ activities for this week! My son loves going out each morning to help his older brother collect eggs from our chickens and he has been learning how to scramble eggs so he will be thrilled to get to help make eggs for one of his ‘E’ foods. He is also working on counting and we are going to incorporate the number eight into our weekly studies. Even if your child is already comfortably counting past eight you can use numbers like eighteen or eighty.
My four year old, like many children his age, can have trouble expressing and explaining his emotions in appropriate ways. I hope to talk about emotions this week and help him with expressing those in constructive ways. I have included a website in the resources below that has some great activities and games to help with that concept. I also love the books, The Grouchy Ladybug and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
I plan to do a letter sort with all of the picture cards from the letters we have covered so far. We will lay out each letter and then have him place the pictures that start with that letter in the rows below the letter cards.
He loves animals so we may make one of these adorable elephant crafts if we have time. We will also use our craft dough to shape the letter E and maybe practice the letters that we have already covered.
Our nature study is going to focus on eggs. We are going to look at the eggs from our chickens and ducks as well as looking at books and information about other bird eggs. We can study how they are various colors, shapes, and sizes. You can also talk about how many people think about birds when you talk about eggs, but other animals such as turtles and fish also lay eggs.
Please share your ideas for letter E in the comments below!
- English Muffins
- Elephant Ears (no not real ones… the fried dough ones)
- Eclairs (this is a great mom snack!)
Letter E Upper Case Craft Freebie
Letter e Lower Case Craft Freebie
Nature study on eggs, egrets, or eels
Work on the number 8 (jump 8 times, find 8 rocks)
Work on Emotions concept (excited/sad/mad)
Experiment with elastic
Learn about electricity
Don’t forget to download your free letter E Sensory Bin pictures to use this week!
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5 thoughts on “Letter E Preschool Activities and Printable!”
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day is such a classic children’s book! Love that one.
Even the title makes me smile!
Studying eggs are so cool. I have an Emu egg somewhere. (hollowed out) If you haven’t read Edward the Emu or Edwina the Emu, check them out. They are cute picture books.
Wow, that would be really neat. We have chicken and duck eggs but not an Emu egg. I will check out those books.
You have some really great “E” ideas!