Alphabet Letter E Elf
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Worksheets

Activities Materials

Themes > Alphabet > Letter E | Fairy Tales > The Elves & the Shoemaker | Holidays & Events > Dec > Christmas > Elf-Elves | Santa Claus, elves and reindeers

Here are printable materials and some suggestions to present letter E (short sound).

What is an elf
?
  An elf is an imaginary small creature that looks like a human with magical powers.  The most popular modern elves are the Christmas elves or Santa Claus' elves.

Visit the elf theme lesson plan activities, for printable crafts, story time to incorporate with this alphabet activity.

Alphabet Activity > Letter E is for Elf

Present and display the poster and distribute your choice of coloring page for a first introduction for younger children or extended handwriting worksheet 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 handwriting worksheet  

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 Worksheet Program and Mini-Book:
Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.

You can also display letter E posters and coloring pages or assemble a letter E classroom book with letter E printable activities.

Children ages 4+:

Letter E Word Search > The search game features letter E words with pictures and handwriting practice.

Advanced Handwriting Practice:
1.  Print your choice of printable lined-paper. Have children color and decorate an elf coloring page 1 or 2 behind the lined paper or select and print behind the lined-paper to color after writing practice.

2.  Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw and color an elf and practice writing letter E e.

Review this alphabet set
Alphabet Letter E Elf Color Poster
Color poster
Alphabet Letter E Elf Coloring Page
Coloring Page
Ages 3+

letter e elf handwring worksheet
Handwriting Worksheet
D'Nealian
Standard
letter e worksheet and minibook
Letter E Worksheet & Mini-Book

D'Nealian & Standard font
Ages 4+
letter e word search writing worksheet
Word Search & Writing
Ages 5+

printable lined paper
Printable lined-paper
drawing writing paper

Drawing & Writing
elf coloring page
Elf coloring page
* Santa & his Elves