The Day the Crayons Came Home Activities: Literature Unit


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Pages: 48 PDF pages + Google Slides

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The Day the Crayons Came Home Activities:

These The Day the Crayons Came Home activities include standards-based ideas and writing activities for students in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade. From the same author that brought us The Day the Crayons Quit! This charming sequel, The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt, is fun and engaging.

This file includes the following:

  • Compare and contrast
  • Main idea and comprehension
  • Irregular verbs
  • Writing (narratives and postcard format)
  • Comparing adjectives
  • Editing (demonstrating command of conventions)

You will find instructional sheets, activities, and task cards.

Use The Day the Crayons Came Back literature unit in literacy stations or as a class. Each topic/objective has an instructional page to go along with it.


This product includes a digital option (as well as the no prep printable option). The instructions for utilizing the digital portion appear at the end of the packet.

This PDF file contains 48 pages + Google Slides™.

70 reviews for The Day the Crayons Came Home Activities: Literature Unit

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  1. CT

    Casey T

    This is great! Thank you!

  2. DL

    Denise L

    I am in love with the book series, thanks for making this. I am anxious to share this with my Crayon Themed Class! ABC, Always Be Colorful!!

  3. KW

    Kathryn W

    My students love these activities to go along with this engaging book series.

  4. MR

    Mackenzie Rauh 

    I love this book and the activities you created to go with it!

  5. WW

    Wild West by Jessi 

    My students LOVED these activities. Thank you!!!

  6. LD

    Leena D

    great companion to the book

  7. JS

    Jennifer S

    This was great to leave for a sub while I was at a training. Thank you!

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    Deborah T


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    Very fun!!! Thank you!

  10. AK

    Amanda K

    wonderful to pair with the book

  11. MR

    Michele R

    Very useful, thanks!

  12. FH

    Fran H

    Lots of fun.

  13. PW

    Patricia W

    thanks so much ……very helpful to go with the book!

  14. AR

    Anni Rashelle 

    I’m obsessed with this adorable unit!

  15. TB

    Terri B

    Very cute writing activities to go along with the book. Thank you!

  16. JF

    Jessica Foster 

    Awesome resource!!

  17. NB

    Nina B

    Lots of super cute activities.

  18. LL

    Leanne L

    I love this book and I am so excited to use this resource!

  19. TL

    Terri L

    Thanks! 🙂

  20. GO

    Gina O

    Fun activities!

  21. LL

    LaTurner’s Learners 

    I love this!

  22. MT

    Marie T

    Exactly what I needed for an inclusion lesson.

  23. TF

    Tara F

    I absolutely LOVE this!! Great addition to my language arts program!!!

  24. KI

    Kimberly Irgens 


  25. KO

    Kerry O

    Good resource for a great book! Thank you

  26. LS

    Lorelei S

    Haven’t used it yet but it looks good

  27. CB

    Cristina B

    Awesome Activities!

  28. SC

    Sally C

    I love this resource!

  29. CK

    Carla Kennedy 

    A1 resource, recommend

  30. JW

    Julia W

    So wonderful! Thank you for sharing!

  31. TH

    Teresa H

    Great stuff!

  32. TH

    Teresa H

    Great stuff!

  33. BB

    Brenda B

    I used this for a literacy night and it was enjoyed by both parents and kids!

  34. TM

    Tracey M

    Great product

  35. BB

    Busy Beetle Plans 

    Great Thanks!

  36. MH

    Monica H

    My students really enjoy this packet!

  37. KY

    Kristy yoes 


  38. CS

    Christine S

    A great product to get the most out of this text!

  39. MK

    Monica K

    So many fun and useful activities!

  40. CF

    Courtney F

    great unit of work 🙂

  41. SE

    Sheryl E

    Great Resource

  42. LW

    Learning with Lincoln 

    Love this! Can’t wait to use with my students!

  43. AG

    Alejandra G

    So fun! Used this for some of the stations my students did after our read aloud of this book:)

  44. MP

    Michelle Polizzotto 

    I LOVE this resource! It’s so creative and the kids had so much fun with the postcards!

  45. KZ

    Krista Z

    Amazing Resource for an Amazing Book! Absolutely LOVE!! Thank you!

  46. KG

    Kanya G

    Can’t wait to use this!

  47. KC

    Kathryn C

    awesome resource!

  48. MR

    Maria R


  49. AF

    Allison F

    Fun resource!

  50. TF

    Treats for Teachers 

    Great resource with read aloud!

  51. KK

    Kolleene Kunkel 

    Fantastic resource :). Thanks

  52. ME

    Merie Elise S

    Awesome product!

  53. AD

    Alison D

    Great resource to go along with your book

  54. CM

    Catherine M

    Great resource

  55. KU

    Kelly U

    Awesome resource thank you

  56. LE

    Lauren E


  57. LK

    Louise K

    Thank you so much! I’m so glad I found this resource to accompany the book I purchased – the children In my class loved this writing activity.

  58. TS

    Tamela S

    Very engaging! Students loved this!

  59. DB

    Duncan Barber 

    Very nice. Thank you.

  60. DO

    Deborah O


  61. CR

    Carissa Robertson 

    Love this unit easy to print and use

  62. DA

    danielle A

    My students loved the book and the activities that came with it.

  63. ET

    Erin T

    Thank you.

  64. NM

    Nick M

    Amazing resource, thank you so much!

  65. AR

    Ashley R

    Thank you!

  66. CF

    Ciara F

    My students loved it!

  67. TT

    The TN Teachers 

    Love the variety of activities! Great and fun way to end the school year after testing! Thank you!

  68. DS

    Daisy S

    Great resource!

  69. JH

    jennifer H

    This resource was used for our family reading night. The students loved the hands on activities while we read along.

  70. AF

    Andrea F

    I used these activities as part of my sub plans and my students and substitute loved them!

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