Dr Seuss One Fish Two Fish
Inspired by the book Dr. Seuss's One Fish, Two Fish, Three, Four, Five Fish! and a packet of Goldfish Colors, I set about to make an educational and rather delicious afternoon treat for the kids.

I decided to put together a few activities on the computer and print them out.  Some of them were easy and others were more difficult.

  • The difference between big and small fish (easy peasy)
  • Counting up to 20 fish (which Flynn can do easily)
  • Learning the difference between the number and spelling it out as a word then matching the colors and counting. (hard)
  • Sounding the letters of each color and matching it to the actual color by drawing a line to the correct fish. (this was the hardest)

Before they started on the activities they put Goldfish Colors and Chocolate Goldfish onto each picture.

Goldfish activity for kids

Dr Seuss activities for kids

one fish, two fish activities for kids

A bag of rainbow goldfish and a printable would make a great fishing party party favor or party activity for preschoolers.

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Michelle March 11, 2010 - 4:39 pm

Brilliant!

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Stacy of KSW March 12, 2010 - 9:05 am

This is a fantastic idea and my kids will LOVE it. You should make the printable available to your readers (just so I can print them 🙂

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karen March 12, 2010 - 11:34 am

Where and when do you find the time to slow down enough so you can bring this ideas to fruition? Great job Tonya.

ps what’s happened to your readers — they commenting somewhere else now?

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Tonya Staab March 12, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Stacy, I’ve been trying to get it to convert to a PDF for days but for some reason my computer is not being co-operative. I’m waiting on hubby to be home this weekend in the hopes he can fix whatever the problem is. I should have a link up sometime over the next couple of days … fingers crossed.

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Tonya Staab March 12, 2010 - 1:22 pm

awww thanks Karen. We’ve had a few rainy days here lately so lots of indoor time :).

I know right, where is everyone. I see them all visiting through my stats, but where’s the love people :). Although I must admit to being really, really bad myself about visiting blogs lately. I’ve been reading when I can through Google Reader, but then barely have time to leave comments … karma possibly ha ha.

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katherinemarie March 17, 2010 - 11:36 am

What a marvelous and FUN IDEA! I’m a huge fan of PLAYING WITH FOOD!!!! I’ll add this one to my list. :):):)

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Emma May 12, 2013 - 10:01 am

Is there any way to get this printable? It is so perfect for my English language learners!

Thanks for the great idea!

emma

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Danielle September 27, 2013 - 11:51 am

Would love a printable??? Any chance you could email?
Thank you and keep up the GREAT WORK your readers love it!
D

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Caitie February 13, 2014 - 9:54 am

Any chance you have this printable? I would love to do this with my students

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