Thursday, January 14, 2016

Penguin Palooza

Hi friends! Today I'm talking about my favorite winter animal: penguins! My friends and I from The Primary Pack have a great blog hop with you full of freebies, resources, and even a giveaway! 

One of my favorite ways to teach my firsties about penguins is by reading nonfiction passages: 

They LOVE learning new vocabulary words, and highlighting their answers in the text! 

This passage comes from my January Reading Passages Pack on TPT: 

Stay tuned! I'm giving one of these packs away later in this post :) 

Another fun penguin activity that I do with my students is this sentence builder activity:

They had so much fun doing this sentence activity for morning work during our penguin week! Click on the picture above to try this page out for FREE
This page is part of my Winter Sentence Builders Pack on TPT:

Another fun penguin activity that I did with my first graders comes from Miss Jacobs' Little Learners. And it's FREE on TPT! Look at our adorable penguin bulletin board! Click on the picture to download this penguin craftivity for free!

But wait… there's more!! We are having a fabulous penguin giveaway!! You could win the penguin resources pictured below. Enter using the rafflecopter! 

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  1. My kiddos love your Comprehension Minis, and I love that they introduce important vocabulary words as well as check for understanding!

  2. We will be trying this penguin art activity with my preschooler and 1st grader this year:

    Fluttering through the Seasons

  3. We are working on the word 'look' next week so this will be perfect! Thanks so much for sharing!
    Crayons & Cuties In Kindergarten

  4. Tacky The Penguin!!! Love that book!! My boys love penguins too!! hopefully with the next few weeks!!!