I haven’t met a child who didn’t like tacos. Well, even dragons like them in Dragons Love Tacos. The book quickly became a favorite in classrooms everywhere. Grab the salsa and try these Dragon Love Tacos activities after you enjoy the book. At Growing Book by Book, we love to share book activities with you!
Dragons Love Taco Book Activities
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Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin is a hilarious tale of having lots of tacos on hand for dragons. But, caution…if there are tacos there may be spicy salsa. And, guess what happens if a dragon has spicy salsa?
Also enjoy Dragons Love Tacos 2after reading the first book.
Taco, Taco, Salsa Game
Materials: printable sheets (free download below), scissors, timer, laminator (optional)
Set Up and Play:
- Select the sheet of letters or words you want to play with for the game. Uppercase and lowercase letters are included as well as sheets for each short vowel sound. A blank sheet is included to write your own words too.
- Cut the cards you wish to use for the game. For each 11 word or letter cards you choose to use, you’ll also need one salsa card.
- Place the playing cards and salsa card (s) in a mixing bowl or container. Don’t use a clear container.
- Set a timer for 1 minute.
- Children draw one card at a time and name it. If they get the answer right, they get to keep the card. If they get it wrong, it goes back into the bowl. If they draw the salsa card, then all of their cards have to be returned to the bowl and play continues.
- The winner is the player with the most cards after one minute.
Printable Taco, Taco, Salsa Game
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More Dragons Love Tacos Activities
Every reader needs a Dragons Love Tacos bookmark for their books.—>Get the bookmarks.
Enjoy some hand strengthening fun with this salsa slime recipe.—>Get the recipe.
Build fine motor skills with this cutting taco activity.—>Get the directions.
Pile on the toppings and have some learning fun with these Dragons Love Tacos activities.