Looking for meaningful and engaging activities to complement the picture books you’re reading to your little learners? Check out our special December Picture Book Activities For Little Learners, which offers a variety of activities that promote literacy skills while fitting perfectly with the seasonal theme. Your kindergartners will love it!

Picture Books

As you may have noticed from my previous blog entries, I am a big fan of activities that complement commonly used picture books in kindergarten. Picture books offer little learners numerous opportunities to encounter tone, context, vocabulary, and, of course, entertainment. By providing activities that offer both purposeful and enjoyable practice of literacy skills, you can further enrich the experience of reading picture books to your students.

You will love these activity packs for this months picture books.

All of these activities can be found on TPT and KC Store.


Everyone LOVES the Gingerbread baby, right? I know I do! So here is an easy way to make this Picture Book Meaningful and add a sprinkle of academic value. This activity pack comes with a sequencing, How would You catch the Gingerbread baby writing, retelling puppets and gingerbread house craft activity. This picture book activity pack is developmentally appropriate and the perfect accompaniment to go along with the Gingerbread Baby! Perfect for independent practice, morning work or centers! I have 30 different activity packs for 30 different picture books! Kindergarten Chaos intentionally teaching with purpose AND fun! P.S. You and your little learners DEFINITELY need these!🤎#kindergartenchaos #handsonlearning #kindergarten #morningbins #gingerbreadman #gingerbreadmen

♬ Holiday – FASSounds

Each Activity Pack Includes:

Sequencing Activity

Writing Activity

Retelling Activity

Craft Activity

Kindergarten Standards:

RL.K.2  With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.

RL.K.3  With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

RL.K.7  With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).

If you need any of these books for your classroom library, you can find them in my Amazon Store.

By incorporating these activities into your kindergarten curriculum, you will enhance the literacy skills of your students while also making the reading experience more enjoyable. Picture books provide a great opportunity for little learners to develop their literacy skills, and with the addition of purposeful activities, they can become even more effective tools for learning.

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