Henny Penny

hennyThis week your child is learning the words pecking, shortcut, den, and feast. The words come from the book, Henny Penny. Play the video to hear the storybook being read. Listen for the words and point them out to your child.

Ask your child what each word means, and if they don’t know, explain the meaning to them or show them an example. Here are easy definitions to use.

A hen pecking

A hen pecking

Pecking is the way a hen eats with her beak.



A shortcut is a shorter of quicker way to get someplace.

A fox den.

A fox den.

A den is a hidden home for wild animals like foxes and lions.



A feast is a meal with lots of food and drinks.


Congratulations, you are helping your child grow a large vocabulary!