Count with Playful Little Penguins!
These playful penguins will aide your students with number writing and counting sets. The children create each penguin with thumbprints and add the "ing" ending to words to support simple sight word activities for journal writing. Based on Busy Penguins
by John Schindel and Jonathan Chester and Penguins 1 2 3
by Keven Schafer, this book makes a great addition to your winter unit!
Each of your students can create their own copy of this book!
Included are all the reproducible blackline masters, full directions, and a color photo page showing the completed pages of the book.
The children create a page a day, using the collage technique. The students follow directions to create the illustration out of construction paper. Included are the complete cutting directions for making circles and ovals from squares and rectangles by trimming off the corners. All you do is cut squares and rectangles on your paper cutter for the pages. The rest is up to the children! Very little teacher time for prepping and no patterns or tracers to create!
The children write the number on the page and then the "ing" ending for the verb. We use this book to introduce the "King of Ing" as part of our writing workshop.
When we are finished with the book, we use it at our reading station in place of the published books from our reading program before sending the books home. The teacher's copy can be laminated and placed in the class library for the children to read over and over during the year. The children love using their own books and take great pride in them!
Playful Little Penguins by KinderLit is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
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