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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie sequencing printables will help your students retell and sequence their favorite story!
This free preschool printable includes four versions to allow for differentiation.
Story sequencing activities are great for young learners. They help kids retell stories, pick out important parts of the story, and order events within a given story.
Give your preschoolers a jump start with this sequencing activity featuring Laura Numeroff’s If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is a circular story from Laura Numeroff. It follows a silly mouse through his day as a young boy gives him a cookie which makes him ask for milk which leads him on a journey right back to cookie at the end at the end of the story.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Sequencing Printables
Read If You Give a Mouse a Cookie to your preschoolers. Be sure to share the pictures as you read so they can follow Mouse through his busy day.
Afterward, show them the sequencing discs, and see if they can put the discs in order as you read the story aloud once more.
This activity is very low-prep. Just print out the pages you need, cut out the sequencing discs, and you’re all set.
To use this as a group activity, print the activity on regular printer paper. If you want to use this in a center or as a reusable activity, laminate the sequencing mat and discs. Then, use velcro dots to attach the discs to the mat.
With four different sets of sequencing cards included, you can use this activity with a variety of skill levels. Kids can use the blank discs or the labeled ones. Or, they can use the discs with ordinal numbers – numerals or words.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS FOR TEACHING SEQUENCING
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books that teach sequencing. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he’ll ask for a glass of milk. He’ll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn’t have a milk mustache, and then he’ll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim….
The Very Hungry Caterpillar – One sunny Sunday, the caterpillar was hatched out of a tiny egg. He was very hungry. On Monday, he ate through one apple; on Tuesday, he ate through three plums – and still he was hungry. When full at last, he made a cocoon around himself and went to sleep, to wake up a few weeks later wonderfully transformed into a butterfly!
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World – An apple pie is easy to make…if the market is open. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. This deliciously silly recipe for apple pie takes readers around the globe to gather ingredients.