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Printable Puppets - Five Cheeky Monkeys... and a Crocodile

Five Cheeky Monkeys and a Crocodile! FREE printable puppets

JUMPING: Find cute clipart of a monkey & copy it five times. Color them & you attach velcro to the back. Find a picture of a bed, & onto cardstock. Color the beds & you use an exacto knife to cut a slit. Add Velcro dots to the paint stick & then attach the monkeys to their matching dots. Recite the rhyme with the kids & as the monkeys fall off the bed, have the kids remove one monkey from their stick. For the physical movement: Have them pretend to be monkeys as you all recite the…

Set up a simple fine motor activity to work on letter recognition. This letter matching activity can be set up various ways depending on your child's skill level: alphabetical order, uppercase/ lowercase letter recognition, sequencing, etc!

from KindergartenWorks

Retell Literacy Center {20 Famous Story Retelling Ideas and Printables

Several ideas for story retelling props.

from Learning 4 Kids

Fine Motor Work Station or Centre Activity

simple and engaging fine motor activity using buttons and pattern lines

from KindergartenWorks

Retell Literacy Center {20 Famous Story Retelling Ideas and Printables

Lots of Ideas for Retelling stories with props and printables!