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Five Little Ducks Addition Activity

This Five Little Ducks Addition Activity is a hands-on way for your students to practice adding to 10 after reading the book, Five Little Ducks.

Book activities like this one are always a fun way for preschoolers and kindergarteners to learn!


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Five Little Ducks Addition Activity:

Book-inspired activities are a great way to add more to your storytime and extend your children’s learning. 

Not only will your preschoolers and kindergarteners be working on literacy skills such as listening comprehension, but they will also practice math concepts.

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What Are The Benefits Of Hands-On Learning?

Hands-on learning is especially important in math. In activities like this one, your kids can use counting manipulatives to visually see the addition problem.

Having something to touch as they solve the problem will help your children to count on find the answer too. 

Getting Ready To Use The Five Little Ducks Addition Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • Pond Addition Mat
  • Duck Themed Die
  • 10 Duck Cards

What Else Is Needed:

To get the free printables for this activity, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

After receiving the email with the printables, download and print the mat, die, and cards.

Next. laminate the mat and cards, so your kids can reuse this resource . Then, cut the ducks outs.

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To prepare the die, cut it out, fold the tabs, and glue or tape it together to create a cube.

How To Use The Five Little Ducks Addition Activity:

After reading the book Five Little Ducks, your students will roll a die and count the number of ducks from zero to five.

Next, they will count that number of ducks and put them on the pond. Your kids will then write that number on the first line.

Five Little Ducks Activity

After writing the first number, your kids will roll the die again and count the number of ducks.

Next, they will count that number of ducks and place them on the pond. Your children will then write the number on the second line.

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Finally, your young learners will add the two numbers together and write the sum on the third line.

Book-Inspired Addition Activity

This Five Little Ducks Addition Activity is a fun, book activity that will help your kids add to 10 after reading Five Little Ducks.

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More Spring Literacy Activities:

To extend this activity, you can pair it with these books and other themed literacy resources.

Spring Books for Kids:

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners can learn more about the pond life with these picture books.

Would You Rather Be a Pollywog? All About Pond Life by Bonnie Worth

National Geographic Readers: Ducks by Jennifer Szymanski

Life in a Pond by Craig Hammersmith

Spring Literacy Activities for Kids:

With these themed activities, your students can work on letter recognition, fine motor skills, and more.

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