Storytime Theme: Ducks!


Books --

Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell and Helen Oxenbury
Alfonse, Where are You? by Linda Wikler
The Goose that Almost Got Cooked by Marc Simont
Quacky Duck by Paul and Emma Rogers illustrated by Barbara Mullarney Wright
Swim, Number Nine Duckling by Susan Akass illustrated by Alex Ayliffe
Duck Takes Off by Susanna Gretz
Goose by Molly Bang
Five Little Ducks an old rhyme illustrated by Pamela Paparone
Wow! It's Great Being a Duck by Joan Rankin
Rebel by John Schoenherr
One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root illustrated by Jane Chapman
Flannel Board: Three Ducks Went Wandering by Rob Roy
Giggle Giggle Quack
Webster J Duck
Duck and goose
Do Like a Duck Does!
Little Quack's New Friend

*See folder for story and templates for various characters


The Hungry Little Duck by Julie Shelton Hall
*See folder for story

Story Extensions

  • Songs
    • We are Little Ducklings (I'm a Little Teapot)
    • All in the Pond Together (Ten Little Indians)
    • Five Little Ducklings (London Bridge)
  • Can you Waddle like a Duck game
  • Help Build a Nest
  • Duck, Duck...Moose?
  • Erase a picture (house)
  • Letter D Words

Arts and Crafts

Miss T. Fying Duck
Two pennies
Cellophane tape
One Duck Shape from template
Carbon paper
*See folder for instructions

3D Duck

Paper Plate Duck
Paper plates
Cut out wings


Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills