Are you looking for Christmas book activities for your beginning readers to do this holiday season?
Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will practice reading and retelling the story with this There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell Sequencing Activity.
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell Sequencing Activity:
Kids always enjoy reading the There Was an Old Lady… books! If you haven’t read any of them yet, they are silly, themed stories about an old lady who swallows a lot of different things.
These stories are not only fun to read but a great way for beginning readers to work on comprehension skills such as retelling and sequencing.
Getting Ready To Use The There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell Sequencing Activity:
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- 7 Story Sequencing Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell by Lucille Colando
- White Card Stock
- Laminating Pouches
- Hole Punch
- Plastic Links
To prepare this comprehension activity for your children, click on the button below and fill out the form. Then, download and print the cards on white card stock.
Next, laminate the cards so your kids can reuse this activity. Then, cut the cards apart. Finally, punch holes on all of the black dots.
You can store the cards and plastic links in a pencil box or pouch for a literacy activity that is easy to set up or take on the go.
How To Use The There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell Sequencing Activity:
After reading the book There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell by Lucille Colando, your beginning readers can repeat the order that the old lady swallowed the Christmas-themed things.
For help, your kids can go back through the book and look at the pictures to recall the items.
Then, your children will start with the old lady and connect all of the pictures in sequential order using plastic links.
For example, the first thing that the old lady swallowed in this story is a bell. Your children will connect the pictures of the old lady and bell together.
Next, the old lady swallows some bows. Then, your kids would connect the bell and bow pictures together.
Your kids will continue attaching the pictures in sequential order until all of them are connected.
Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will have fun retelling the story and developing their fine motor skills this Christmas with this There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell Sequencing Activity.
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Friday 19th of November 2021
My PreK class loves your letter mazes. They devoured the Halloween and Thanksgiving ones. I can't wait to put out the new Christmas ones! I put it out as a choice activity when they first come in. They like to "rainbow color" the squares which really takes some time.
Thursday 18th of November 2021
can't wait to try this activity