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Activity > Learn about Donkeys
  • Educational video > Meet Benny the Donkey, a real donkey and his caretaker in Australia.  Discuss.

Activity > Donkey Activity Mini-Book (4 activities)

  • Print the mini-book page.  

  • Educator reads the instructions for each mini-page activity.

  • Assemble the mini-book after all activities are completed.  Assembly instructions are at the bottom of the printed page.
    Skills by page:

  • Page 1 > Color practice > color the donkey gray or brown.  Numbers 1-4 > count the legs, and point to the numbers under each leg.

  • Page 2 > Beginning consonant sound letter D, first steps to writing > color the letter following the arrows.

  • Page 3 > Simple donkey facts.  Read text to child using your finger to demonstrate text is read from left to right.

  • Page 4 > Uppercase and lowercase letter match the same, also addresses the terms top and bottom.

Activity > Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Donkey
Objective: 
Problem solving skills.  Bilingual in English and Spanish

Have fun with an online Donkey jigsaw puzzle that can be adapted from 6 pieces to 247.  The whole family can have a try.  Click on the Change Cut button to adjust number and shape of pieces.

Visit other donkey activities or the links provided in the themes column

Donkey Activity Mini-Book
Donkey Activity Mini-book

(4 activities)


donkey online jigsaw puzzle
Donkey Online Jigsaw Puzzle

letter d donkey printble activities
Letter D Donkey Printable Activities


*paper
*scissors
*coloring tools
*pencil
*glue
*stapler