Add some excitement to your classroom with the “Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey” Picture Book, Retelling Craft and Activity Pack. This fantastic resource makes practicing academic skills more enjoyable and meaningful with a captivating book.

Importance of Picture Books in Developing Early Literacy Skills

As educators, we understand the significant role picture books play in the learning process of little learners. Picture books not only help children learn to read but also reinforce important literacy skills required for reading through various activities. Hence, having a resource to complement a fun-themed book during this time of year is an absolute necessity.

This activity resource is a must-have to complement the enjoyable and entertaining book “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey”. Not only does it include writing, sequencing, and retelling activities, it also features cutting exercises to hone fine motor skills.

Each Picture Book Activity Pack Includes:

Sequencing Activity

A sequencing activity is included to help little learners arrange pictures into story sequence order.

Writing Activity 

What Did the Little Old Lady Swallow? writing activity.

Retelling Activity 

Students cut out finger puppets to help retell the story in an engaging and interactive way.

Craft Activity 

A fun and hands-on paper bag puppet craft to reinforce the reading experience.


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).

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