Are you a huge fan of the If You Give a Cookie series books by Laura Joffe Numeroff? Aren’t they the best? If you are looking for a good one to read during the Christmas season, you should totally grab If You Take a Mouse to the Movies. It’s one of our favorite kids books this time of year.
And whats better than reading the book? Adding some Book Companion Printables to go along with the stories as we read them to our young learners.
This free printable pack includes three pages:
- Do a Dot Christmas Tree
- Cut and Paste a Snowman
- Color by Numbers
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Build a Snowman
This pages is super fun. Have your little one color the different parts of the snowman and then supervise them as they cut the snowman out.
They can either build the snowman with or without glue. We had fun using a glue stick to glue each piece down to a sheet of manilla paper we had in our homeschool closet.
Listen to If You Take a Mouse to the Movies
If you don’t have a copy of this New York Times bestselling book, you can watch this video below of someone else reading it. Listen along as you see mouse celebrate the holidays. And boy is he full of holiday antics.
Color by Number
This story starts off with a little boy taking his mouse to the movies and of course mouse asks for some popcorn.
Have your young learner use markers, crayons or map pencils to color in the popcorn and movie picture using the reference legend at the bottom of the page.
This is great for fine motor as well as color and number recognition.
Christmas Tree Do a Dot Printable
Do a dot activities are great for building muscles in kids’ hands building dexterity. Do a dot activities also help with hand and eye coordination and builds motor skills.
In this printable your child will use a different color do a dot marker to mark specific letters on the tree.
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