This fun collection of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom activities centers on the well-loved book about letters climbing up a coconut tree. The illustrations are colorful, the text is fun and repetitive, and kids love it!
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Must-Try Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities for Kids
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Sensory Bin | Stir the Wonder
What a hands-on way to explore letters! I particularly love the way the letters could be placed on the tree.
Letter Stamping with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom | The Educators’ Spin On It
This activity is a fun combination of a craft, literacy learning, and fine motor skills!
Chicka Chicka Boom ABC | Small Potatoes
Small Potatoes used the book as the basis for sensory play, snacks, and even as a way to help her littles overcome a fear of thunder!
Book Activity: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom | Not Just Cute
My preschoolers would adore this activity because it’s linked to a fun book and uses lots of stickers!
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Snack | Creative Kid Snacks
What a delicious and healthy snack to go along with the book! The kids would enjoy forming those letters.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: A Sensory Bin | Mama.Papa.Bubba
Beautiful sensory bin, and I love the magnetic twist to it!
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Puppet | Twodaloo
I can’t make a list of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom activities without including this cool puppet! Great way to act out and retell the story in a slightly different, but super fun, way!
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Name Craft | Toddler Approved
In my opinion, you can never have enough name activities ideas! This craft correlates with this awesome book and lets kiddos work on their names in a fun way.
Make Your Own Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Play Set | Buggy and Buddy
Part 3D arts and crafts, part sensory activity, part literacy learning, and full of fun! Definitely another must-do activity to try along with the book.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Sticker Match Up | Playdough to Plato
Break out the recyclables for this crafty way for children to match the letters of the alphabet!
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Magnetic Alphabet Tree | Pre-K Pages
I think this would be a blast to keep in the literacy center! Kids could use it for the letters in their names, word making, and all kinds of letter learning.
Do you have any Chicka Chicka Boom Boom activities to add to the list? I’d love to hear about them in the comments below.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Materials
With so many Chicka Chicka Boom Boom activities in your arsenal, it’s time to make sure you have the correct materials on-hand. Blow is a list of items that are perfect to use when doing a Chicka Chicka Boom Boom theme in your preschool classroom.
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- Magnetic letters
- Foam alphabet
- Construction paper
- Foam sheets
- Recycled paper towel tubes
- Letter stickers
- Pipe cleaners
More Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities
Continue learning with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom inspired activities in our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
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Originally published March 21, 2015
Samantha @ Stir the Wonder says
Aww! Thanks for featuring our sensory bin! I’m honored to have inspired such a great round up!
Linda Ford says
I really like the snack idea for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom I am going to do this next week for Eat Well Play Hard.
Mary Catherine says
That sounds like a wonderful idea, Linda!