During spring, it’s a good idea to once again assess
things like colors, color words, and shapes
With that in mind, I designed the “Bunny Tails & Tales” packet as a super-fun way to practice, assess, or teach
Add a bit of “crafty” to writing practice
, and your students will be excited to show off their writing skills, with the “Bunny Tale” shape booklet
The cover flips up to reveal their bunny tale
. Add a cotton ball for that finishing touch.
I’ve included my silly story
about the “Magic Carrot”
, so that you can easily make an example to share with your students.
Review thirteen, 2D shapes
with the “Shapely Bunny” game
Students match the appropriate shaped tail
to the matching bunny with that shape word.
I used glue dots to add a mini, white pom pom to each piece.
This not only makes manipulating the tails easier, but the pinching aspect, is a great way to strengthen finger muscles
If you’re making this center for PK
, simply trace the tail shape onto the bunny, so they can practice one-to-one correspondence
The packet includes patterns for these 2D shapes: circle, oval, triangle, rectangle, square, hexagon, octagon, pentagon, rhombus, trapezoid, star, heart
. Choose those appropriate for your group.
Besides writing and shapes, the packet also practices colors and color words
I’ve included mini word cards
for all of the basic colors, which are placed over the matching rectangle on that color bunny.
Children then place the matching colored pom pom “tail” underneath.
I’ve included word cards in matching ink colors
for little ones, as well as cards with black ink,
so you can use this as an assessment
tool as well.
Finally, the packet includes a sweet “just the right size” Itty Bitty Shape booklet.
Children read the shape word, write it on the bunny’s head, then draw that shape for a tail.
There’s a booklet with the standard 2D shapes
, as well as optional pages
for the rest.
When children have completed their booklet, graph
which shaped tail they liked the best.
I’m Diane from Teach With Me. I sincerely hope your students enjoy reinforcing shapes, colors and writing skills with a springtime bunny.
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