Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Preschool Activities

Goldilocks and the Three Bears


Activities and ideas for teaching the fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears to young children in your childcare, preschool, pre-k, transitional kindergarten, or kindergarten classroom.

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Goldilocks Literacy Activities

Goldilocks Beginning Sound Activity
Goldilocks beginning sounds
Students attach clothespins with letters to the pictures that have the corresponding beginning sounds. There is also a recording sheet included with this activity. This beginning sounds activity is available in the Goldilocks Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Goldilocks Rhyming Activity
Goldilocks rhyming activity
Students roll the picture cube and give a word that rhymes with the picture. They mark their recording sheet when they give a correct rhyme. If students need help generating a rhyme they can ask a friend. This activity is available in the Goldilocks Literacy Packet located in the printables section below. It includes the recording sheet and a printable picture cube you can cut out and assemble or you can print out the cards and attach them to a square box or use a pocket die.

Goldilocks Syllable Activity
Goldilocks Syllable Activities
Students identify the pictures and the number of syllables in each word, then place them into the cottage with the correct number on the door. This activity is available in the Goldilocks Literacy Packet located in the printables section below and includes a recording sheet.

Goldilocks Pocket Chart Activity
Goldilocks pocket chart
The simple text in this pocket chart set will help your students learn concepts of print such as left to right directionality, return sweep, one-to-one correspondence and more. This activity is available in the Goldilocks Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Goldilocks Story Sequencing Activity
Goldilocks story sequencing activity
Students will learn to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. This activity helps students retell familiar stories which is a part of the Common Core Kindergarten Language Arts standards. Two sheets are included, a three part and a four part story sequencing sheet to meet the needs of your students. This activity can be found in the Goldilocks Literacy packet located in the printables section below.

Goldilocks Emergent Reader
Goldilocks emergent reader
The simple text in this book is designed to support your emergent readers. Use this book to reinforce concepts of print such as words are separated by spaces, left to right and top to bottom, written words match spoken words, common sight words, and more. The Goldilocks and the Three Bears emergent reader is available in the Goldilocks Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

FREE Goldilocks Word Cards
goldilocks word cards
This free set of 9 word cards to go with the book Goldilocks and the Three Bears is available in the printables section below.

FREE Goldilocks Mini-Word Wall
goldilocks mini word wall
This free printable Goldilocks mini-word wall is available on the blog.

Compare and Contrast
Materials: Xerox copies of the front of several different Goldilocks stories, glue stick, chart paper, markers.
Xerox the front cover of several Goldilocks books. Shrink the copies so they will all fit at the top of your chart paper. Glue the copies to the top of the chart and use the markers to make the lines for a graph. Show the students the actual books and have a discussion comparing and contrasting the stories. Have the students write their names under their favorite Goldilocks story and review the results in large group. Post the chart on the wall for future reference.

Goldilocks Math Activities

Porridge Races
Printable Goldilocks Porridge Races Game
Available in the Goldilocks Math Packet located in the printables section below, the porridge races will help build number sense and one to one correspondence. Students will roll a die and move their playing piece towards the bowl of porridge.

Just Right Number Identification Game
Printable Just Right! Number Identification Game {Goldilocks and the Three Bears}
This game is available {in black and white or color} in the Goldilocks Math Packet located in the printables section below. The Just Right! Number Identification game can be played using numbers 0-10 or numbers 0-20 depending on your student’s ability levels. The playing cards are available in black and white and color for your convenience. Also included are two printable recording sheets in black and white, one for each version of the game.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Patterning
Printable Goldilocks Patterning Activity
These printable Goldilocks pattern activities can be found in the Goldilocks Math Packet available in the printables section below.

Goldilocks Graphing Activity
Printable Goldilocks Graphing Activity
Students will enjoy rolling the cube and recording their rolls on the recording sheet. The Goldilocks Graphing activity is available in the Goldilocks math packet located in the printables section below.

Printable Goldilocks Counting Book
Printable Goldilocks Counting Book
This easy to assemble book helps reinforce number sense and counting. The Goldilocks Counting Book is available in the Goldilocks Math Packet located in the printables section below.

Goldilocks Board Game
Printable Goldilocks Board Game
The printable Goldilocks board game located is located in the Goldilocks Math Packet below.

Porridge Tasting Graph
Materials: instant oatmeal, brown sugar or honey, cups, spoons, chart paper, markers.
Make instant oatmeal and divide into disposable cups (cheaper and smaller than disposable bowls). Use the wooden flat spoons that come with Dixie cups, they are much cheaper than plastic spoons. Add some brown sugar or honey to the oatmeal to give it some flavor. Prepare a graph in advance using the chart paper, draw a happy face on the top right hand side and a sad face on the top left. Have students taste the “porridge” and then write their names on the chart under the appropriate face (happy face for “yes, I liked it” and sad face for “no, I didn’t like it”). Discuss the results during large group and post on the wall.

Small, Medium, Large
Materials: brown construction paper, regular paper, markers/crayons, scissors, glue, miscellaneous craft items (i.e. buttons, fabric, ribbon, wiggly eyes…)
Copy 3 different sized bear patterns on brown construction paper; small, medium, and large. Have the students cut out the bears and use their crayons/markers, craft items, and glue to decorate the bear family. Students can glue the three bears onto the regular paper according to size.

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Goldilocks Literacy Packet {33 pages} $4
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