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If You Give a Pig a Pancake Activities

When you download the file, you’ll receive several ideas for activities for this story. You’ll also receive a variety of If You Give a Pig a Pancake printables.

If You Give a Pig a Pancake Activities for Math

Pancake Math Mat
Print the math mat. If desired, put it in a page protector. Give your student a dice and manipulatives to represent toppings. You could use yellow felt squares (butter), yellow circles (banana slices), blue pompoms (blueberries), chocolate chips, or whatever you can think of. Roll the dice and add the corresponding number of toppings. Clear the board and play again.

Favorite Pancake Toppings Graph
Poll family members and friends and create a graph of favorite pancake toppings. Printables include a tally page as well as a page for graphing.

Pancake Math
Learn all about one dozen with our pancake emergent reader.

If You Give a Pig a Pancake Activities for Literacy

Favorite Breakfast Foods
Help your student read through the page. Encourage her to color the foods she likes to eat for breakfast.

Give the Pig a Pancake Maze
Follow the letter P and find the pig’s pancake.

If You Give a Pig a Pancake Sequencing Wheel
Discuss this story and how one event leads to another. Cut out the sequencing wheel pictures and see if your student can put them in the right order. You may need to use the book to help guide him.

Write a Letter
The pig is going to send mail to family members. Take a minute to write a letter to a family member. You might even want to include a picture.

Visit the Post Office
Go to the post office to mail your letter. Talk to the people who work there. You could also create your own post office pretend play area.

P Is for Pig and Pancake
Make some pancakes in the shape of the letter P!  Put your batter in a squeeze bottle and help your child squeeze a P onto the griddle (be very careful as you do this together).  Try to think of other things that start with the letter P.

Additional Printables and Activities

Fine Motor Activity
The file also includes printables for fine motor skills. Cut, color, and paste!

Movement Cards
Act out the actions along with your little ones. They’ll love to pretend taking a bath, posing for photos, tap dancing, and building a house.

You can also use these cards to sneak in counting. Let’s hammer FIVE nails.” Or “Let’s put TEN glue dots on the wallpaper.” Or “Let’s tap our feet SEVEN times.” Have fun.

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Get Started with the Give a Pig a Pancake Printables & Activities

Follow these simple instructions to get started.

  1. Buy a copy of the book, If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff, or borrow one from your local library.
  2. Print the lessons.
  3. Choose the lessons and activities you want to use with your student (a highlighter works great for this).
  4. Choose and prepare the printables you want to use with your student. The file includes some printables in full color while others are in black and white. Simply choose the ones best suited for your student and print those pages.
  5. Enjoy reading and learning with this fun story.

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