The Three little pigs extension activity for young learners

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You have come to the right place if you are looking for an engaging extension activity to this classic fairy tale! This sequencing and re-tell activity will help your little learners develop their social skills while improving fine-motor and visual discrimination.

Stick-Puppets Extension Activity

What you need:

  • Houses activity sheets
  • Stick-puppet pictures
  • Straws cut in halves or toothpicks with the sharp sides cut off (4 per child)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Coloring Pencils
  • A handful of grass per child
  • Sticks for the house of sticks (you can also use popsicle sticks)
  • Strips of brown paper about 1 inch in width

How to use this resource:

This is such a fun extension activity that my kids love. The first step is to decorate the houses after listening to the story.

First of all, we go on a walk around the school to find grass and sticks. About a handful of grass per child is enough. When we get back to the classroom, the children stick the grass on the picture of the house of ‘straw’ and the sticks on the house of ‘sticks’.

Decorating the house of ‘straw’.

We put these aside to dry. Now the children cut the strips of brown paper into ‘bricks’ and arrange these on the house of ‘bricks’ so that it looks like a wall. When they are done, the children color and cut-out the three little pigs and the wolf. The teachers help the children to stick the straws onto the back of each picture of a character.

Once everything is dry, the teacher staples the pages together, or each child places them in a row in front of them. And it’s time for the story-telling to commence!

Let the story telling begin!

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Three Little Pigs Stick Puppets Sequencing

More Three Little Pigs Activities

If you are looking for a whole week of fun with the ‘Three Little Pigs’, click on the images below. You will find Math and Literacy Centers as well as Beginning Sounds Review Activity Sheets. To find a detailed lesson plan and a week of integrated Math, Literacy, Science, Stem & Art Activities, head over my blog post on the theme ‘Home & Family’.


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