The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors Video Lesson

Tune in for The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors video lesson! I use this hilarious read-aloud by Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex to teach about problem and solution. Additionally, I share several free printable that you can download to use at home or in your classroom.

The activities in this post are great to use while at home during the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. As a certified K-5 educator who taught kindergarten and first grade, I am sharing what we are doing in our home to stay on top of curriculum while quarantined at home. Of course, you can use them anytime of year in the home or classroom, too!

PLEASE NOTE: Life is busy as a work-at-home / stay-at-home/ homeschooling mama right now, so my directions here will be brief! Please follow me on Instagram @babblingabby where I will be sharing my daily activities and saving them in a story highlight!

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Tune in for a video lesson use at home or with your students during this time of distance learning. Abby uses The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex to teach about problem and solution. She shares several free printable that you can download directly from her site. Useful for grades kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade. #kindergarten #preschool #distancelearning #NTI #homeschool #freeprintables #reading #readloud #videolesson #free #printables #babblingabby

The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors Video Lesson

Below, you can view the entire lesson, including a reading of The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex. This book is HILARIOUS and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for children of all ages.

Problem and Solution

This book naturally lends itself to teaching about problem and solution. At the outset of the lesson, I share the definition with the students.

We use these definition to guide the lesson and refer to while reading the story. I also provide a problem and solution recording sheet, so that students can easily track their learning during or after the lesson.

Afterwards, we discuss the problem and solution, and I highlight both for easy reference.

Extending the Lesson

There are multiple ways to extend The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors video lesson. I know there is a good math lesson tied up in all of this (probability, right?), so I’m just going to share the printable I made and let y’all figure that out 😉

Or, if you want to do a little artwork after the lesson, make yourself a pair of Battle Pants! You can color, paint, draw, or even write on them. If you have your students or children do a summary, I think a pair of Battle Pants would be a great place to write one!

Book Recommendations

If you enjoy The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors, then you have to check out these other titles. They’re some of our favorites. The illustrations and stories are all perfect for the kindergarten through fifth grade crowd!

More Resources

Guess what? In addition to the free resources found in this post, you can also grab a free conflict resolution activity that pairs with this book, too!

This conflict resolution activity pairs great with the picture book, Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt. Help you students differentiate between a conflict that they can handle amongst themselves and those that need teacher intervention. A simple activity with real-life applications! Suitable for use in kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade classrooms. Free printables included. #babblingabby #conflictresolution #drewdaywalt #adamrex #rockpaperscissors #activities #classroomcommunity #classroomculture #kindergarten #firstgrade #secondgrade #thirdgrade

Download the printables

You can download all the printables found in this post FOR FREE RIGHT HERE! If you use The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors video lesson at home or the classroom, I would love to see. Please share it with me by tagging me @babblingabby on Instagram!

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Abby is a former kindergarten and first grade teacher who channels her passion for education into creating engaging activities and resources for the kindergarten and first grade classroom. When not dreaming up or working on her next project, you’ll find her enjoying her family – most likely in her minivan on the way to a soccer field.


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