Three Little Pigs

Three Little Pigs Fairy Tale Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

The Three Little Pigs


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

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Three Little Pigs Beginning Sounds Activity
Beginning sound activity for the story of The Three Little Pigs
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 Three Pigs Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Three Little Pigs Rhyming Activity
Three Little Pigs 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 Three Pigs 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.

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

Three Little Pigs Pocket Chart {Concepts of Print}
Pocket chart activity for The Three Little Pigs
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 Three Pigs Literacy Packet located in the printables section below

Three Little Pigs Story Sequencing Pictures
Three Little Pigs story sequence 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 Three Pigs Literacy packet located in the printables section below.

Three Little Pigs Emergent Reader
Printable emergent reader for the story of The Three Little Pigs
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 Three Little Pigs emergent reader is available in the Three Pigs Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Three Little Pigs Retelling Pieces
This set of pictures can be used for re-telling the story on flannel or magnetic boards. Retelling is an important part of the new Common Core Standards in kindergarten.

Three Little Pigs Mini-Word Wall
Three Little Pigs mini word wall
The printable mini-word wall can be used individually by students during independent writing time, it is available in the Three Pigs Literacy Packet below.

Three Little Pigs Word Cards
The Three Little Pigs word cards
Set of word cards to go with the story of The Three Little Pigs. The cards can be used in a pocket chart or on a word wall to expand vocabulary and support comprehension skills. The word cards are included in the Three Pigs Literacy Packet below.

Folded Pig House
Materials: red, yellow, or brown construction paper, crayons
Take a large sheet of the colored paper and fold in half hamburger style. Cut the top of the paper to resemble the roof of a house. Ask your students to select a red house if they want to make a house of bricks, yellow for straw, and brown for sticks. Have students use their crayons to decorate the houses. Don’t forget to ask them to include the characters; the three pigs and the wolf.

Act Out the Story
Materials: Three Pig Masks (see Retelling Tales Headbands book in resources below), props such as straw, sticks, and a real brick, sentence strips, crayons, glue stick, paper, scissors.
Copy the retelling headbands from the Retelling Tales book and have students color, cut, and glue. Select several students to be “characters” in your play. The teacher can act as narrator as the students act out the story. Provide students with the props they will need to act out the story.

Compare and Contrast
Materials: Copy copies of the front of several different Three Pigs stories, glue stick, chart paper, markers.
Copy the front cover of several different Three Little Pigs 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 Three Pigs story and review the results in large group. Post the chart on the wall for future reference.

Three Little Pig Math Activities

Little Pig Races
Three Little Pigs Races Board Game
The Three Little Pig Races Game is available in the Three Pigs Math Packet located in the printables section below. This game will help build number sense and one to one correspondence. Students will roll a die and move their playing piece toward the house on the right.

Little Pig Patterns
Three Little Pigs Patterning Activity
The Three Little Pig pattern activities can be found in the Three Pigs Math Packet available in the printables section below.

Huff and Puff Number Game
Three Little Pigs Number Identification Game
Available in both black and white or color, this game is available in the Three Pigs Math Packet located in the printables section below. The Huff and Puff! 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.

Little Pig Graphing
Three Little Pigs Graphing Activity
Your students will enjoy rolling the cube and recording their rolls on the recording sheet. The This graphing activity is available in the Three Pigs math packet located in the printables section below.

Little Pig Board Game
Three Little Pigs Board Game
The printable Three Pigs board game is located in the Three Pigs Math Packet below.

Little Pig Counting Book
Three Little Pigs Printable Counting Book {1-5}
This easy to assemble book helps reinforce number sense and counting. The Three Pigs Counting Book is available in the Three Pigs Math Packet located in the printables section below.

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