The Kissing Hand Activities

Do you need a great story to read for back to school? The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn helps children relate to their own feelings about school. This unit is filled with comprehension activities, writing, word work, and a fun Chester the Raccoon craft. Several of The Kissing Hand activities included can be used with Google Classroom.


The Kissing Hand activities included:

• 2 Handprint activities

• Patterns

• Beginning, Middle, and End

• I LOVE writing

• Questioning

• Character Change

• Character Senses

• Main Idea and Details

• Facts Yes or No

• Making Predictions

• Retelling

• Characters

• Setting

• Counting by 1’s, 2’s, and 5’s

• Alphabetizing

• Discussion of Nocturnal

• Real vs. Nonsense

• Surveying

• Mini Back to School book copy 2 per page

• Chester Craft


©Megan Mitchell