Extension and Learning
Development Activities
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Word-Picture Strips

Use these large (7”x2”) cards for flash
cards, in pocket charts, or on word walls.
Simply cut the picture from the word, and
children can have a matching activity.
(vocabulary development)
Boot Scootin’ Alphabet Match

Match uppercase boot letters to their
correct lowercase stars. (matching
uppercase & lowercase letters)
Lilly/Mr.Slinger Attribute Sort

Decide if an attribute refers to Lilly or to Mr.
Slinger. Then drop that attribute card into one
of two labeled small bowls. If participants
disagree, all the better….discussion!
Emergent Reader—My School Day

This easy booklet is intended to focus on
students and their school day. Students are
given simple text, and they draw and color
their unique experiences. (read, draw,
and color an easy book)
Behavior Alert

What behaviors are appropriate and
inappropriate at school? Children
are given many behaviors to sort in this
activity as they learn.
Included, but not pictured, in Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse activity download:
Number Flip Book

Just flip and match story images with
numerals and their words in a sturdy
bound booklet. (1-10 numeral, word,
and quantity matching)
Purple Purse Money Game

Players work on their own purple purse
work mat to accumulate money. Coins
are traded for bills, and the player with
the most money at the end of time is the
winner. Play money not included.  (value and
identification of 1¢,5¢, 10¢, 25¢, and $1.00)
All activities are designed to be instructional, hands-on, easy-to-make, and fun for
students.  Each activity has a targeted skill and complete directions.  Books and
stories are not included.  The download is formatted so you only need to print the
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Colors and Colored Purses

Children are given many opportunities to
identify colors as they match colored
picture cards and color words to Lilly’s
many colored purses.
School Rules Are Too Cool Board Game

Students play a simple counting game that
focuses on “Wow” (acceptable rules) and
“uncooperative chairs” (unacceptable rules).
Rules are not given, but students have an
opportunity to name some rules in each category.
(simple game; counting; behaviors)
Be Like Lilly and Purple Plastic Purse Alliteration
Emergent Reader:  Lilly at School
Picture Cards (just pictures)
Word Cards (just words)
Lightbulb Lab (5 activity sheets)
Lilly Song
Lilly's Moods sheet
Stationery (2 designs)
Get It In Order

Recall story events and put them
in sequential order. If unsure,
check with the book for early
reference training.
Money Sort and Graph

This activity allows children to
recognize, sort, graph, and count
money. Emphasis is on 1¢, 5¢,  10¢,
and 25¢.
Sorting Boots

Western boots like Lilly wore are not
the only kind of boots. Children
have a great opportunity to expand
their concept of boots while sorting
boots by attributes.
Where’s the Pair? Concentration

Players turn up two cards at a time. If the
pairs match, the player continues. If they do
not match, play is passed to the next player.
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