Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly Activities - Fun with MamaViviana is a blogging mom to a toddler, a preschooler, and a kindergartner, sharing ideas and resources for early education. She specializes in unique, hands-on printable activities that are educational, fun and inspire creativity in young minds. HI, thank you for these wonderful freebies! I have most of these Old Lady books! Just wondering
FREE Printable Pack for There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves
If you are creating a beach theme in your classsroom, here is a perfect book for you to read to your class. After reading the story, have the students retell the story. Click here to download the pictures of the items the lady swallowed. Print, cut, and laminate them before you use them. Have students create an Old Lady that they can use to act out the story. Use a ziploc baggie for the belly and have the students draw the pictures of the items the lady swallowed.
Below I will share a free dice game printable and story props to match the book. We love the Old Lady Books. Each book in the series follows a predictable pattern. If you have read one of the old lady books you know she will be eating odd things to spit out a surprise at the end. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books continues the pattern of eating and spitting out something related to the theme at the end.
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog: Sequencing in Preschool
The book is perfect to continue to work on those school supply vocabulary terms and sequencing skills. I know I have shared some other There Was An Old Lady books and questions but I just really like using these books with many of my small groups. Here is a quick overview of how to set up the material.
The rhyme and rhythm in the book keep kids engaged while she swallows various items to make a surprise at the end. Our kids adore the old lady books; they are wonderful books for teaching sequencing through playful creation and learning. Gather your own Wikki Stix and come read, create, and sequence the book with us this winter. Prior to doing the Wikki Stix snowman creation and sequencing activities, invite your kids to explore the front and back covers — ask kids what they think the book is about by looking at both covers. Read the book to your kids older kids can read independently.