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Claus, elves and reindeers
Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter E (short sound).
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
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
2. Drawing and writing paper: encourage children to draw
and color an elf and practice writing
letter E e.
this alphabet set
Worksheet & Mini-Book
D'Nealian & Standard font
Search & Writing
& his Elves