New fluffy animals in a 7" metal tub and to set the mood for a center, provide for story reenactment, or become cuddly reading partners.
Individual Extension and Skill Development Activities
Get them involved! Students can retell the story dramatically or have unique conversations with one another. Set includes Mrs. Wishy- Washy, cow, duck, pig, and conversation starters.
Mrs. Wishy-Washy Patterning Strips
Complete the pattern. Set includes 12 strips (10.5 x 2.5) and pattern cards to complete the patterns.
Watch Out For Mrs. Wishy-Washy
Card game played like Old Maid, but instead of keeping an alert out for the old maid, players don’t want to be caught with Mrs. Wishy-Washy in their hand! Game without Mrs. Wishy- Washy converts easily into Concentration. (matching pictures) )
Use these large (7”x2”) cards for flash cards, in pocket charts, or on word walls. Simply cut the picture from the word, and children can have a matching activity. Set of 8 cards. (vocabulary development)
Number Flip Book
Just flip and match story images with numerals and their words in a sturdy bound booklet. (1-10 numeral, word, and quantity matching)
Soap-Bubble Opposites Match
Locate a soap word and then match it to its correct opposite bubble. (opposites)
Get it in Order
Put these 6 story events in order. (sequencing story events; reread for details)
Emergent Reader—On Mrs. Wishy- Washy’s Farm
Students complete a small booklet that they color and easily read. The picture of a completed spiral-bound teacher booklet is shown only as an example and is not included. All the pages needed to make and reproduce the booklet are included. (read and color an easy book)
Where Are The Animals?
Aren’t there other animals on Mrs. Wishy- Washy’s farm? Students can work alone or in pairs. A card is drawn that gives the name of an animal and its location on the farm. Animal cut outs are provided to go on the board in the place where the student thinks it belongs. When the animals are all placed, student can turn the folder over and check his placement with an answer key. (positional words)
Mrs. Wishy-Washy in Color
Mrs. Wishy-Washy doesn’t always wear the same colored outfit. Match each colored dress to the tub which names the correct color. (color and color word recognition and matching)
ABC Bath Time
Name the letter on the soap bubble. That’s good…move ahead. Name the letter that should be on the mud spaces…if correct, wonderful. If not, enjoy the mud and skip a turn. (ABC order; letter recognition)
Moo-velous Sound Spots
This sassy cow with a red polka- dot bow on the tail invites students to cover her letters with brown cover-up spots. Student draws a card and sounds out the word. Then the letter which matches the sound on the cow can be covered. 16 spots to cover…plenty of spots! (ending sounds)
Hay’s in the Barn
Alone or with a partner, students have the opportunity to name farm pictures and count the number of syllables each word has. For every syllable, the student may add a bale of hay to his barn mat. Game can be competitive with a winner by counting the number of bales at the end of playing time. Answers are on the back of each card. (counting syllables)
Students will enjoy putting together these 2 simple puzzles. (thinking and fine motor skills)