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Dynamic and engaging crafts, worksheets, games and flashcards to teach English with One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root and Jane Chapman.

What is included?

This 296 page Activity Pack contains 12 different resources. Each resource contains several different variations. You can choose the most suitable for the age and level of your young learners, and the skills you want to practise. Every resource helps you include plenty of speaking and listening opportunities for a memorable and fun learning experience.

What will my students learn?

These resources will help your young learners with these language points:

  • colours
  • animals
  • actions
  • animal and movement sounds
  • numbers
  • useful story phrases – “Help! Help! Who can help?”; “We can! We can!”; “No luck”, etc.
  • Rhyming words
  • Onomatopoeic words
  • craft and game language

At the same time, they’ll develop their fine motor skills, literacy skills, social skills and develop their understanding of the world.

SEE the Preview for full details of the vocabulary and structures targetted.

Comprehensive Activity Suggestions provide lots of ideas for activities to do before and after, and also give you ideas for interactive ways to conduct the activities for effective language practice.

The One Duck Stuck Activity Pack includes:

The entire pack contains 296 pages of information and resource templates!

  • Colouring Sheets

Choose from a variety of sheets depending on ability and learning focus. Use the activity suggestions for extended learning ideas, focusing on colour, animal or word recognition.

  • Number Match Jigsaw

Choose from a variety of jigsaw templates depending on the level of difficulty required. Follow the activity suggestions to create more learning fun with a scavenger hunt, jigsaw race or jigsaw craft.

  • Find and Colour

Choose from 7 different worksheets focusing on number, and colour recognition. These worksheets vary in terms of difficulty, literacy skills, upper or lower case. See the activity suggestions for a variety of ways to conduct this activity in a more interactive way.

  • How many? Stick and Count

Choose to simply print and use as a simple colour, counting worksheet or print the other templates for children to create their own worksheets. Children build on their numeracy skills and animal vocabulary.

  • Roleplay headbands / puppets

Use the wide selection of templates provided to help children create masks or puppets of the characters and animalsfrom the story which can then be used to re-tell the story, allowing the children to take on the character roles.

  • Find and Stick Craft

Children can use the templates to create their very own One Duck Stuck scene or use the activity suggestions provided to play fun games that will support animal recognition and promote vocabulary skills.

  • Bingo Games and Craft

Choose from multiple sets of smaller or bigger boards focusing on either numbers or animals OR use the blank boards and images to integrate more practice by having children make their own boards.

  • Spinner Game

Have children help follow instructions to assemble this fun spinner game. Follow the suggestions to tailor the game to the age and ability of the children playing to learn about animals, numbers, sounds and actions, practise writing, creating sentences and further vocabulary skills. A dynamic craft that will help children recall the story and related language.

  • Mini-book

Using the templates, follow the instructions to make your very own One Duck Stuck Mini Book. Children can play the games suggested whilst practising their folding, cutting and sticking skills then use their finished book to retell the story.

  • Matching Cards

Use these cards to play fun matching and memory games.

  • Mini-cards

See the suggested games children can play while also developing word recognition and literacy skills.

  • Flashcards

Use in a variety of ways to introduce and practice new language, develop literacy skills or as visual prompts for language games.

Please note the One Duck Stuck story is not provided with this resource but is available in major book stores. You can access collections of storytelling videos, as well as related songs and other resources on our One Duck Stuck Story Resource Page.

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