Alphabet Letter E Eel
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials
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Animals > Ocean or Freshwater > Fish > Eel
The eel is a long fish that looks like a snake. Eels live in freshwater and salt water. The electric eel is not a true eel.

Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Eel > Skills: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with an eel 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 Eel

Present and display this fun color poster of an eel and 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 eel
coloring page 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 eel coloring page and write letter E e and the word eel on the margins.

Children ages 3+:

Present the Letter E Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

Display letter E posters and coloring pages or make a letter E home or classroom book with letter E printable activities.

Children ages 5+:
Letter E Word Search and Handwriting:
A four word search game features the eel and letter E words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable lined-paper and encourage children to draw an eel behind the page or print a eel coloring page.

2.  Drawing and writing paper: Encourage children to draw and color an eel and write letter E e.  Share some images of a real eel to inspire the children.

Additional activities>  Numbers > Eel Theme Number Two Worksheet > Practice counting and writing number two.