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When my youngest son was in kindergarten, we read The Story of Ferdinand. I wanted to use the Ferdinand Lapbook with him, but I also wanted to add some more early learning activities to it, so this additional Ferdinand Printable Pack was born.

The Story of Ferdinand Printable Activities

This The Story of Ferdinand printable pack includes these activities:

1. Words to Find
Find the words from the story. Words include: bull, sit, bee, tree, and flower.

2. Number Maze
Help Ferdinand find his way back to the flowers!

3. I Like To . . .
Ferdinand liked to sit and smell the flowers. Help your student make a list of what she likes to do. Write one thing on each flower shape.

4. Bull Knock-Out Game
Cut the strips out and tape together to form one long strip. Let your student roll two dice and add the two numbers. Place a marker on the bull with that number; it’s knocked-out! Keep playing until all bulls have a marker on them.

5. Sense of Smell
Learn more about your sense of smell and discuss good and bad smells. Why is a sense of smell useful?

Activity Extension: Get ten film canisters or small containers. Put the same strong smelling object in two canisters. Cover each object with a cotton ball. Let your student try to match the smells! Ideas: cinnamon, lemon, garlic, orange peel, lavender, coffee beans, etc.

6. Building Words
Using Scrabble Tiles, alphabet stamps, magnetic alphabet tiles, or another manipulative of your choice, build the words. After your student has built the words a few times, see if she recognizes them in the story. Let her read them to you!

How to Get Started with Your The Story of Ferdinand Printables

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the The Story of Ferdinand printables.

  1. Buy or borrow The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf.
  2. Choose and prepare the printables you want to use with your student.
  3. Enjoy a week of reading and learning with Ferdinand!

Get Your Free The Story of Ferdinand Printables

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The Story of Ferdinand Printables

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