The Rainbow Fish Activities

Catch the tidal wave of fun and learning with The Rainbow Fish activities. Let’s set sail for literacy success together as your young learners ride the wave of imagination, language, and creativity. Time to dive in!

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Dive deep into a vibrant world with an enriching sea of The Rainbow Fish activities. They have been designed by educators to boost your little learners’ English Language Arts skills. As they dive into summarizing, character traits, vocabulary, and writing they’ll become submerged in foundational literacy skills. Every moment spent is a leap forward on their literacy journey. 

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

  • trace lines and words.
  • complete mazes.
  • unscramble words and sentences.
  • illustrate story elements.
  • summarize the story.
  • identify intrinsic and extrinsic character traits.
  • illustrate and define story vocabulary.
  • write about the book’s lesson.
  • write a review for the rainbow fish.
  • apply writing skills – writing templates and prompts included.
  • practice reading comprehension with discussion questions included for beginning, middle, and end of the book
  • practice speaking skills with whole group prompts and games.
  • apply fine motor skills through coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing.
  • play 20 questions. 
  • digitally design a sea creature. 
  • create fan-fiction for The Rainbow Fish

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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About the Book

A beautiful fish finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share. The twinkle of foil stamped illustrations mesmerizes budding bookworms. This profound message of generosity creates an enduring tale that truly delights. 

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