Duck! Rabbit! Activities

With Duck! Rabbit! activities engage students in scientific labeling, fine motor skills, and reading comprehension. The diverse set of activities are great for differentiated instruction, and support English Language Arts and Science. 

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34 pages

Grades PreK-3


Inspire young readers to play with language, engage with science concepts, and practice fine motor skills with the Duck! Rabbit! activities. These low and no-prep activities engage students in English Language Arts skills like building words, compare and contrast, and writing. The Fine Motor activities encourage early literacy with tracing and spelling practice.  Students will identify animal facts, compare, and label as they participate in Science.

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • form letters in print and cursive
  • build words
  • label
  • compare and contrast
  • trace, illustrate, color
  • identify facts and opinions
  • solve duck and rabbit riddles
  • move like a duck or rabbit
  • go on a nature walk
  • reflect on and respond to discussion questions and writing prompts

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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Is it a duck or a rabbit? Well, that depends on how you look at it! Readers will giggle with glee as they also learn the subtleties of letting go of an argument. Buy the book

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