St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! My students love doing activities with sneaky little leprechauns trying to hide their pot of gold so I was excited to pull together a count and match activity with a fun St. Patty’s Day twist. Kids will love this playful game working on number recognition and counting for numbers 1 to 20. Getting Ready To prep the
Baby animals are one of my VERY favorite things to teach about in the spring. It ties in perfectly with my life science unit and adds some cuteness and “aw!” factor to my lessons. These puzzles are a fun way to give your students some hands-on practice at matching baby animal names to the adults. (Who knew a baby turkey was called a poult?!?) They’re
Whether you’re practicing beginning addition or you’re pulling together a motivating dinosaur unit, these write and wipe addition cards are for you. Snag your free copy below and then hop over to add 7 more addition sets to your collection! Getting Ready Prepping the activity took just a few minutes. I printed the cards on cardstock to give them extra durability and ran them through
Addition is a skill that is best reinforced with hands-on materials. Manipulating and moving the number of objects helps students understand the concept of two groups coming together to make more. These bright and engaging rainbow addition mats are a perfect math center to get little hands moving manipulatives and writing addition sums! Getting Ready To prep, I printed off the addition mats full size.
As kids learn to recognize numbers and count to 100 and beyond, it is important that we be sure they are developing an understanding of what each number actually means. For example, what does 63 really mean? This pot of gold base ten block match is a hands-on activity for kindergarten and first grade students to playfully work with numbers in the base ten system.
Pull out a box of candy hearts for some playful estimating practice this Valentine’s Day. It’s a fun sneak peek at our popular Valentine’s Activity Pack! Getting Ready Prepping the activity was as quick as it comes. I simply printed the estimation sheet (below) and grabbed a box of candy hearts. Easy peasy! Estimating Candy Hearts The download includes an option for kids to grab
Looking for a fun way to practice addition this winter? These adorable penguins are here to help! Children will love dressing their penguins as they solve simple math problems. With several ways to play, the activity is a great way to differentiate. Getting Ready To prep the activity, I simply printed and laminated the pages. Then I cut out the penguins, boots, and winter caps.
Place value is a skill that requires continued practice. Some children even need DAILY reinforcement to understand the links between a number and the different ways that it can be represented. These adorable Valentine’s themed number puzzles are perfect to pop in your February maths tubs! They are awesome for math centers or focused intervention for those children needing a bit of extra help with
These Valentine’s Day STEM Challenges are a must-try! Use a simple box of candy hearts to dive into weight, length AND science. Grab your pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Peek Inside The math and science Valentine’s Day activities are perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks. Students will compare 16 different combinations of candy hearts and common
I LOVE everything about Valentine’s Day – especially the yummy treats like COOKIES! These Valentine’s Day clip cards and printables are a motivating way to help students work on number order and the counting sequence for numbers 1-20. Getting Ready To prep the activity, I printed the clip cards on cardstock for durability, laminated and then cut them out. I also printed the worksheet that went along