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I love finding ways to extend the lesson after reading a good book. Here are twenty engaging Little Red Riding Hood teaching ideas that are sure to excite your students!
From hands-on activities and art projects to crafts and printables, there is a variety of Little Red Riding Hood activities appropriate for kids in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary grades.
Little Red Riding Hood Activities
Print out this fun story-based printable pack I shared previously on the blog.
You can’t go wrong with printable Little Red Riding Hood finger puppets!
This Paper Plate Little Red Riding Hood is the perfect craft to make alongside the paper plate wolf featured below.
These Red Riding Hood TP roll crafts are a great way to use up fabric scraps from your stash. They make great story telling props!
This learning pack is designed for kids ages 2-9. From prewriting activities to multiplication practice, these Little Red Riding Hood activities go with any variation of the story.
Your kids will love acting out the story with this printable wolf mask template!
Turn a little matchbox into a miniature forest scene that’s perfect for storing Little Red and the Wolf. This tutorial is easy to follow and great inspiration.
If you’re artistic, you can make these peg dolls. They’ll make the perfect addition to your story boxes and small world play areas.
Turn an ordinary shoe box into a story box. Add some finger puppets, and your students will have a blast using their imaginations to retell the story or make up one of their own.
Turn an ordinary paper plate into a toothy wolf in this simple craft.
This themed printable pack is perfect to use alongside your favorite version of Little Red Riding Hood.
I love this STEM activity which encourages young learners to create a safe way for Little Red Riding Hood to cross the woods to Grandma’s house.
Print out these simple mazes to help Little Red find Grandma’s house. Laminate them, and kids can do them over and over again.
Add a STEAM challenge to your story time by asking kids to design a new cape for Little Red Riding Hood that will help her hide from the wolf.
Create a Little Red Riding Hood small world. It’s perfect for encouraging little ones to imagine and act out the story.
Do you have a favorite Little Red Riding Hood teaching idea? Share it in the comments below.