Position Words Activities - Mary Had Little Lamb - Positional Words Kindergarten

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PreK - K, Homeschool
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I used this resource when I did my formal observation. The lesson went great and the kids were really engaged!
My kids have trouble with positional words and this was a cute activitiy to help them learn those terms.
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Learning Objective

Students will learn positional words and improve oral language.


Mary Had a Little Lamb Position Word Activities uses the familiar nursery rhyme, Mary Had a Little Lamb to teach position words such as over and under, between, below, etc. You will integrate math vocabulary with important reading skills for your PreK, Kindergarten, and speech students. Oral Language will improve when you use these positional word activities.

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Teachers are saying:

  • "This has been great to use during math and during speech lessons! Students struggle with these concepts and this is a new and interesting way to practice positional words."
  • "I used this last year and my kids LOVED when I would say, get your barn out! It is great and I will use again this year!"
  • "We just happened to be learning positional words the same week we read Mary Had a Little Lamb this year. BOOM! perfect!"

In this FUN position word resource:

  • Use the set of cards to teach in whole group
  • Use the cards for your small group instruction
  • Place cards in a center for independent practice
  • Color and black and white pages are included for your printing preferences
  • Integrate math vocabulary
  • You will challenge your students to think about and make critical connections

Included in this FUN resource:

  • Centers
  • Small group teaching ideas
  • An emergent reader with cut and paste
  • Sorting Center
  • Sorting cut and paste worksheets

Mary’s lamb is all over the place as students place Mary’s busy lamb in the following positions on the barn:

  • on
  • in (inside)
  • under
  • around
  • beside
  • behind
  • above
  • outside
  • over
  • in front of
  • between
  • upside down
  • below
  • to the side
  • next to
  • top
  • bottom

Related Resources:

Mary Had a Little Lamb PK - K Common Core Book Companion

Other Nursery Rhyme Resources for PK-K:

Nursery Rhymes Lesson Plans Center Activities Worksheets and More

Nursery Rhyme Visual Discrimination PK - Kindergarten

Nursery Rhyme Posters

Nursery Rhyme Rebus Pack

Fairy Tale and Nursery Rhyme Rhyming Dominoes Free


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.


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