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The Serious Goose PreK-5 Activities

Why so serious? These hilarious printables make the perfect addition to a silly classroom read aloud! K-2nd students will practice illustrating, joke-telling, and more when you pair these book activities with Jimmy Kimmel’s The Serious Goose.


The Book with No Pictures Silly Activities

No pictures? No problem! The Book With No Pictures will have everyone laughing out loud during your classroom’s read aloud. Keep the fun going by using these free printable book activities and learning engagements designed for students in grades K-5.


Fox in Socks PreK-3 Activities

It’s time to rhyme! Use our Fox in Socks book activities to keep the tongue twisters going long after your Dr. Seuss read aloud. Perfect for PreK-3rd grade classrooms, use these Fox in Socks activities to practice tracing, rhyming, fine motor skills, and more!


A Letter From Your Teacher on the Last Day of School Classroom Book Activity

We partnered with our friend Shannon Olsen to release the soundscape for her new book on the very same day it’s released. She’s excited to join us in announcing that Premium subscribers can read the ebook with its soundscape before anyone else! Enjoy these differentiated activities to complement the book, and celebrate your little learners, when you read it in your classroom!