Stick Man Colouring Sheets cover. Includes 5 different sheets. Use in story retelling. Practise key story, animal and family vocabulary.

Fun with Stick Man Colouring Sheets

Engaging Stick Man colouring sheets that are perfect for fun practice of family, animal and object vocabulary from the story.

♦ Choose from 5 different sheets to easily differentiate according to ability, age group, and vocabulary focus.

♦ Helps you practise useful vocabulary and phrases from the story.

♦ Useful activity suggestions give you plenty of ideas to increase interaction, engagement and learning AND give you ideas for incorporating story retelling.

Ready for some Stick Man colouring fun? Get your templates and lesson ideas here:

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What will my ESL kids learn?

Your vocabulary focus will be different depending on the colouring sheets you choose.

The included Activity Suggestions help you with ideas of how to incorporate story phrases, structures and other useful classroom language.

Principal vocabulary

  • People: Stick Man, Stick Lady, Stick children, girl, Santa
  • Animals: fox, pigeon, seagull, robin, rabbit, frog, squirrel, dog
  • Objects/story items: family tree, sandcastle, snowman, bridge, swan (nest), fireplace, stockings, christmas tree

Story phrases 

  • Stick Man, oh Stick Man, beware of the (dog, girl etc.)
  • Be careful Stick Man! There’s a (dog, swan etc.)
  • I’m not a (stick, arm etc.)
  • Why can’t you see? I’m Stick Man. I’m Stick Man, That’s me. I want to go home to my family.


‘for’ + noun phrase to express purpose

e.g. a toy for a dog, an arm for a snowman, a stick for the fire etc.

Verb ‘be’ affirmative and negative

e.g. I’m Stick Man. I’m not a (toy, stick, etc.)

Classroom language

Where’s the…? It’s here. It’s there. Is it…? Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. What is it? It’s a.. It’s…

Can you find the…? I can see a… Can I have..? Here you are. Thank you. You’re welcome. Colours, crayons, pens, pencils. I’m finished. What’s next?

What do teachers say about the resources?

Frequently asked questions

Yes, of course! Maybe you have the time and enjoy creating things, but it has to be said that being a young learner teacher can involve a HUGE amount of extra work making materials. Give yourself a break!

All my materials have been tried and tested in the classroom. As well as having almost 20 years of teaching experience, I am also a qualified trainer for the Trinity TYLEC (Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate), so you can rely on the quality.

Yes! They work great for mixed aged groups and different abilities because they come with different templates AND different suggestions with how to use the resource. No time wasted on adapting different worksheets!

The provided activity suggestions give you plenty of ideas to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners. Add in the storytelling with the book, storytelling cards, PowerPoint, Digital story or video, and a vocabulary game or two, and you’re ready to go!

You can certainly find some free colouring sheets out there, but it’ll be tough to find ones that exactly match the vocabulary in the story. I can guarantee your young learners will be much more excited to create this. Engaged and motivated children make for a happy lesson (and teacher!)

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