Penguin Counting And Writing

Penguin Counting And Writing
Penguin Counting And Writing
Penguin Counting And Writing
Penguin Counting And Writing
Penguin Counting And Writing
Penguin Counting And Writing
Penguin Counting And Writing
Penguin Counting And Writing
File Type


(46 MB|35 pages)
Product Rating
(6 Ratings)
  • Product Description
  • StandardsNEW

Do your students need practice with counting and making sets? Try this collage book and journal about playful little penguins. The 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!

Writing About Penguins!

Included is this journal about real penguins with two sets of pages, one for beginner writers and one for more experienced writers. The pages include:

❄ where penguins live

❄ what penguins eat

❄ special features of their bodies

❄ how penguins move

❄ sizes of penguins

❄ penguin babies

❄ how we can protect penguins

The journal can be purchased separately here:

Penguin Writing

Each of your students can create their own copy of these books!

Included are all the reproducible blackline masters, full directions, and a color photo page showing the completed pages of Playful Little Penguins.

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 and the journal, 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!

Just what is a KinderLit book?

Click here to receive a free download for an explanation of what a KinderLit book is, how to use it in your classroom, and what the benefits are of using one of our books! There’s even a link to our video on cutting squares into circles the KinderLit way!

Tips from KinderLit:

Like this book? Share with others!

Pin this book on Pinterest so others will find it! Start a new board for KinderLit books or add it to an existing board! Just click on the Pin It button on the left side of this page and share with others! Thank you.

Keep up with KinderLit!

Learn about our new products, sales, and discounts! Become a follower of KinderLit by clicking on the green star on any of our pages and receive email updates in your TPT inbox.

Leave feedback and receive TPT credit!

Did you know that you can build up TPT credit by leaving feedback on our products? You can submit feedback at the time of purchase or go to My Purchases for a list of what you have bought in the past. Next to each title is a Leave Feedback button. Click and leave a rating and comment to receive the credit. Go to TPT Credits to learn how to redeem your credits on future purchases!

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger.
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.
Total Pages
35 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.
Digital Download
Share this resource
Report this resource to TpT


More products from KinderLit
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up