LEGO Addition and Subtraction

LEGO Addition and Subtraction

LEGO fans will love these playful addition and subtraction game boards. They're a motivating way to work on addition to five, subtraction within five and practicing addition and subtraction at the same time. Grab the printable below and then hop over to become a VIP...

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Addition Word Problems to 20

Addition Word Problems to 20

Addition word problems are a great way to practice solving equations using real world examples. Use these addition to 20 word problem cards as a math center, brain break or small group activity. Kinders and first graders will love problem solving! Ready for more math...

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LEGO Addition Cards

LEGO Addition Cards

Whether you're looking for a hands-on way to practice addition or you need a fun LEGO activity for kids, these free LEGO addition cards are sure to be a hit. Just print the cards, grab some LEGOS and you're ready to step up the cool math factor. P.S. Be sure to hop...

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Addition to 20 Interactive Notebooks

Addition to 20 Interactive Notebooks

Interactive notebooks are super popular in classrooms these days, and it's because they engage kids' full attention. This interactive addition activity is constructed so there are lots of math addition questions on just one interactive page. The academic and fine...

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Apple Addition Cards

Apple Addition Cards

Whether you're looking for a hands-on way to teach addition or you need a fun apple themed math activity, these apple addition cards are sure to be a hit! When you're done, work on number formation with our Number Formation Activity Pack! This post contains...

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Robot Addition Cards

Robot Addition Cards

These playful robot write and wipe addition cards are a motivating way to help kids learn how to write and understand addition problems. The print and play activity is perfect to use as a math center or STEM box. For more math fun, check out our Place Value Cover Up...

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Spring Addition Game

Spring Addition Game

Dive into your stash of mini erasers or use our printable cut-outs for a playful spring addition game that gives kids practice writing and solving addition equations. It's a perfect complement to our popular Place Value Cover Up! Getting Ready To prep the spring...

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Easter Addition to 10

Easter Addition to 10

Are you looking for an EGG-CELLENT way to practice addition? This fun Easter-themed activity is perfect! Scroll below to grab your freebie and then make sure to hop over and snag our Place Value Cover Up in our shop! Getting Ready The prep work was as quick as a...

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Valentine’s Addition and Subtraction Math Game

Valentine’s Addition and Subtraction Math Game

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so some thematic learning is in order with a Valentine's math game! Practice counting valentines with these addition and subtraction re-usable mats. They focus mainly on numbers to 20, so they're perfect for first grade but...

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Hot Cocoa Addition Game

Hot Cocoa Addition Game

It's always fun to change learning activities with the season and Hot Cocoa Addition is a perfect way to warm up this winter. Practice adding sums within 10 with a motivating, simple matching addition game. For an extra bit of fun, drink some real hot cocoa while you...

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Mitten Addition Game

Mitten Addition Game

Do you need a fun addition game to play this winter? Mitten Addition will add some serious excitement to your math centers! Snag your activity and then hop over and grab our Place Value Cover Up in our shop! Getting Ready This addition game was super quick and simple...

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Snowman Addition Puzzles

Snowman Addition Puzzles

These adorable snowman addition puzzles are the perfect activity for the classroom as the air grows colder.  The poor snowmen are missing their hats, and they need little mathematicians to find them! Our snowman button counting puzzles were such a hit for counting...

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Addition Fact Fluency

Addition Fact Fluency

Addition is the foundation of so many math skills kids learn along the way: fact families, multiplication, algebra... That's why it is so important for children to memorize addition facts by heart. This Fact Fluency Pack is filled with fun ways to practice adding 0 to...

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Addition Fact Fluency

Addition Fact Fluency

The Fact Fluency Pack is filled with motivating ways to practice adding 0 to 10. They’re great to use as no prep math centers and games. It’s the perfect compliment to our Addition Write and Wipe Cards and our Number Bond Pack.

All three fact fluency activities come in 12 different versions: one sheet each for the fact 0+ to 10+ PLUS a review sheet for facts that add up to 10 AND a sheet for all facts 0+ to 10+.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Addition Race // Spin the fact and graph the sum.

–> Roll and Add // Roll a die, write the addend and solve the problem.

–> Connect Four // Challenge a partner to solve four facts in a row first.

 

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Addition Write and Wipe Cards

Addition Write and Wipe Cards

These 128 write and wipe cards are an easy and fun way to teach kids about addition. They’re perfect to use as math centers, small group activities or for individual practice.

To play, students look at the pictures on each card and fill in the missing numbers to create the matching addition problem.

When they are ready to take learning one step further, they follow up by writing the complete equation (including the addition and equal sign) on a corresponding record sheet. It’s an easy way to differentiate for different learners.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Dog Bone Addition

–> Dinosaur Addition

–> Candy Shop Addition

–> Ocean Addition

–> Pet Shop Addition

–> Gumball Addition

–> Popcorn Addition

–> Bowling Addition

 

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Phonics Toolkit

Phonics Toolkit

This phonics toolkit makes it easy to teach letter sounds in fun, hands-on and playful ways. Just prep the toolkits once and students can use them all year long!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND 6 PHONICS TOOLS THAT FIT PERFECTLY IN A PENCIL BOX:

–> Easy to follow assembly directions

–> 6 colorful phonics tool kit labels

–> An alphabet chart

–> A digraph and blend chart

–> 2 consonant and vowel sound walls (one with mouth shapes and one without)

–> A reusable sound map

Plus a list of additional hands-on supplies you can add from the dollar store, Target or Walmart for even more fun!

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Decodable Sight Word Lists 32 Editable Sight Word Games Editable Word Work Activities 15 Editable Word Work Board Games Handwriting Activity Pack Sound Mapping Alphabet & Sight Word Tic-Tac-Toe Bubble Gum Sound Mapping Cookie Word Work Game Digraph and Blends...

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Seasonal Centers

Seasonal Centers

The changing from season to season is a great way to teach students about the passage of time. These activities can provide kids in preschool, kindergarten and first grade helpful ways to explore the whole year. Whether you’re looking for apples, leaves and pumpkin...

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Holiday Centers

Holiday Centers

Holidays are such an exciting time for kids and when you’re able to bring hands-on, fun activities into the classroom you can amplify their joy! We’ve compiled a list of many easy-to-set-up centers to celebrate throughout the entire year with your PreK, Kindergarten...

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Cookie Sight Word Game

Cookie Sight Word Game

Sight word games are a fun way to help kids memorize the most common words in written text. Cookie Word Bake takes the fun to a whole new level of sugary awesomeness. Kids love "baking" sight word cookies so much that they don't even realize they're learning the the...

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Subtraction Word Problems to 20

Subtraction Word Problems to 20

We all know that using math in real life makes numbers come alive for young children. With these subtraction word problems, kids can imagine the scenarios as they tackle them, making them less abstract and more concrete. The stories are brilliant for kindergarteners...

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Surfing For Sight Words Activity

Surfing For Sight Words Activity

Catch some waves with this fun sight words matching activity! These sight word cards are a great way to add some fun to your literacy centers and word work time. They're the perfect addition to our Editable Word Work Board Games! Getting Ready This activity was...

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Multiplication Word Problems to 20

Multiplication Word Problems to 20

Multiplication is tricky for younger children so it helps if they can think about it in a variety of ways. These multiplication word problem cards ask questions that kids can visualize, so they can picture the scenes in their mind's eye and map out the solutions. If...

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Division Word Problems within 20

Division Word Problems within 20

Division is one of the more difficult math concepts to understand for early learners. While it's closely related to multiplication, it's trickier to grasp its meaning and to work out how to solve each problem. These division word problems are here to help! These task...

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Apple Sight Word Game

Apple Sight Word Game

This playful apple-themed sight word game is the perfect addition to your fall literacy centers! Kids will love racing to be the first to dot all of the sight words on their sheet. It's a motivating combination of dot markers and sight word surprises. For more sight...

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Gingerbread Color by Sight Word

Gingerbread Color by Sight Word

This gingerbread color by sight word activity is the perfect addition to your December literacy centers and word work time! And if you're into learning sight words, grab our awesome Word Work Games in our shop!  They're EDITABLE! Getting Ready Prepping the sight...

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Fall Writing Pages

Fall Writing Pages

These free fall writing pages are a festive addition to a writing center or Writer's Workshop. The fun story prompts and autumn colors are just the trick to make writing exciting for kids. Looking for more writing inspiration?  Grab our Writing Center Starter Kit!...

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Mermaid Sight Word Game

Mermaid Sight Word Game

Practicing sight words will be a splash with this fun mermaid sight word game! Kids read and write sight words as they swim their way to the treasure chest. It's a great addition to your literacy centers and word work time. Snag your free game below and then hop...

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Free Kids’ Bag Tags

Free Kids’ Bag Tags

These free, customizable bag tags are a simple way to personalize kids' backpacks, lunch boxes, luggage... you name it! With 16 kid-friendly designs to choose from, you're sure to find one that fits your child's unique style. Ready to make a batch of Scotch® Brand...

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Scented, Fizzy Homemade Bath Bombs

Scented, Fizzy Homemade Bath Bombs

There's nothing more special than a kid-made gift - especially if it's a gift that comes with some well deserved pampering. That's why my 4 year-old daughter and I decided to make scented homemade bath bombs for the wonderful moms and grandmoms in our lives. This...

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Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

Pattern blocks are a motivating, hands-on way to teach kids about shapes, patterns, measurement.... even fractions!  These playful roll and cover pattern block mats add three more math skills to the list: counting, number recognition and addition. If you're into this...

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Pumpkin CVC Puzzles

Pumpkin CVC Puzzles

With fall in the air, it will soon be a great time to visit a pumpkin patch and enjoy some super fun pumpkin learning activities. These pumpkin CVC puzzles are the perfect hands-on game for beginning readers and will make a fun addition to literacy...

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Apple Place Value

Apple Place Value

Place value is such an important math concept for early learners because it builds a solid foundation of number sense.  This apple-themed place value match up will be the perfect addition to your small group math instruction or your math centers this fall! Scroll...

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Crayon Ten Frames

Crayon Ten Frames

toMaking 10 is an important concept for early learners because it builds a foundation they'll use for place value later.  This crayon themed ten frames activity is a fun, hands-on way for kids to learn and practice all the ways to make 10 while using a ten frame....

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Blend Puzzles

Blend Puzzles

Activities that can easily be implemented anytime of the year are the best! These blend puzzles are the perfect addition to your literacy centers, no matter what season it is. Grab your free blend puzzles below and then hop over and snag our kid-approved Blend...

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Free Pumpkin Puzzles Numbers 1-40

Free Pumpkin Puzzles Numbers 1-40

These free pumpkin number puzzles are perfect for fall! They're a fun way to practice counting, number recognition, matching and fine motor skills. Grab your free printable pumpkin puzzles below. Ready for more math fun!? Head over to our shop and grab our Number...

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Free Diphthong Puzzles

Free Diphthong Puzzles

Diphthongs can be a difficult concept to grasp for many students but fun, hands-on activities like these diphthong puzzles can help. The game is a perfect addition to your literacy centers and can easily be used throughout the entire school year.  For more...

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CVC Clip Cards

CVC Clip Cards

Clip cards are a quick and easy way for kids to practice reading skills. That's one of the reasons we love them so much! Rhyming, alphabet letters, blends, digraphs... you name it, we've clipped it!  These CVC clip cards are a motivating way to help students identify...

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American Flag Counting Game

American Flag Counting Game

This motivating counting game is a playful way to practice numbers from 1 to 50, adding on, skip counting and early addition. Plus, as a big bonus, kids can color it to make a patriotic American flag!  When they're done, grab our Number Formation Pack for more...

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Ice Cream Number and Ten Frame Match

Ice Cream Number and Ten Frame Match

I love using ten frames with my students because they're such a fun way to help them understand what numbers REALLY mean.  This super sweet ice cream ten frame match has children match number and ten frame cards from 0-20. It’s the perfect math activity to use with...

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Pumpkin Count and Clip Cards

Pumpkin Count and Clip Cards

These free pumpkin count and clip cards are a fun way for preschoolers and beginning kindergarteners to practice number recognition, one-to-one correspondence, counting and fine motor skills. They're a perfect addition to any Halloween or fall unit, as well as our...

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Popsicle Beginning Sound Match

Popsicle Beginning Sound Match

Learning letter sounds is no easy task, but there are few things more exciting than when kids start down the path of learning to read. Letters and sounds are a huge part of that journey so we love playing fun games to help us practice!  These beginning sound match...

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Math Fact Memory Game

Math Fact Memory Game

This free Math Fact Memory Game is a fun way to introduce addition and subtraction to preschoolers or kindergarteners! Just be prepared. Once they get a handle on these facts, they will be begging you to make harder cards. Grab your copy of our Math Fact Memory Game...

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Spin a Sight Word and House Patterns Activites

Spin a Sight Word and House Patterns Activites

rab I've heard that good things happen in threes and that is definitely true of this three-part busy bag series.  Boy Mama Teacher Mama and I teamed up several weeks ago to give away six printable kindergarten busy bags: 3 that work on literacy skills and 3 that focus...

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Pencil Grasp Development in Preschoolers

Pencil Grasp Development in Preschoolers

Pencil grasp development in preschoolers is a complex topic. Acquiring the correct pencil grasp is one of the most important physical skills children develop and most of that takes place during the preschool years. Children transition from holding a pencil with a very...

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Beach-Themed Learning Activities

Beach-Themed Learning Activities

Summer is almost here which means that it's the perfect time to add some beach-themed literacy and math activities to your centers! If you're looking for some more serious fun this summer, grab our Editable Sight Word Games in our shop! And the best part about these...

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Summer Fun Box

Summer Fun Box

Battle boredom by sending an awesome summer fun box to some lucky kids in your life. Scotch® Brand and I are teaming up to give you all the details you need for a #MakeAmazing summer they'll never forget. With just a quick trip to the store and a couple minutes of...

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Watermelon Counting Cards

Watermelon Counting Cards

Use these watermelon counting cards to help your preschooler or soon-to-be kindergartener practice number sequencing, number recognition, counting and one-to-one correspondence in a fun way. Kids will love the entertaining, summer-themed counting cards and you'll love...

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Beach Time Subtraction Puzzles

Beach Time Subtraction Puzzles

These ocean subtraction puzzles are the next best thing to spending the day at the beach! Students will love the challenge of matching up the problems and solutions and you'll love the quick and easy prep. For more math fun, check out our Place Value Cover Up in our...

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Write and Wipe Ice Cream Counting Cards

Write and Wipe Ice Cream Counting Cards

Nothing says "summer fun" quite like ice cream! These playful write and wipe counting cards are a motivating way to practice counting on from a given number and beginning addition. For more motivating counting and number practice, try out our Number Formation Pack in...

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CVC Puzzles

CVC Puzzles

CVC onset rime puzzles are a fun way to help beginning readers learn how to recognize common chunks in words such as "at" and "ip." These print and play CVC puzzles make an awesome addition to a literacy center, word work station or guided reading group. Plus, the...

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The LEGO Mat

The LEGO Mat

There are so many fun ways to sneak in math with this simple LEGO mat. Whether you need to practice colors, counting, number recognition, addition or subtraction, kids will happily get to work rolling, building and matching. Scroll below to grab your freebie and then...

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Rhyme Clip Cards

Rhyme Clip Cards

If you're teaching kids how to rhyme, these free rhyme clip cards are a helpful addition to any literacy center or word work station. They're easy to prep and fun to play!  These fun cards are the perfect compliment to our Emergent Readers Bundle! Getting Ready To...

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LEGO Measurement

LEGO Measurement

My kids are LEGO obsessed! Yours too?! We've used them to practice addition and subtraction, counting, patterns... even engineering. I was super excited to add another LEGO-themed learning activity to the mix: measurement. These printable LEGO measuring activity...

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Shark Roll and Cover

Shark Roll and Cover

This playful shark roll and cover game is a must-play! As kids race to cover all of their shark's teeth, they won't even notice they're practicing counting, subitizing (instantly recognizing numbers), and adding at the same time. Grab the freebie (below) and then hop...

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How to Teach Reading

How to Teach Reading

If you're wondering how to teach reading, you're in the right spot! This step-by-step guide covers everything from pre-reading skills to phonics, sight words and reading comprehension so that you can take kids from NON-readers to STRONG readers. Check out the...

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14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

Do your kids love bugs and butterflies?! These 14 must-have activities will keep preschoolers and kindergarteners learning and engaged for weeks.  Practice alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, addition, writing, learn about the butterfly life cycle and so. much....

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Spring Centers

Spring Centers

If your math and literacy centers need a little love this spring, this is for you! These print-and-play spring centers include 18 math and literacy centers practicing word families, sight words, telling time, skip counting, addition, subtraction and so...

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Beginning Sound Clip Cards

Beginning Sound Clip Cards

These beginning sound clip cards are a hands-on way to make learning fun and engaging for young learners! Students simply look at the picture on the sunflower and clip the letter that starts the word. They are a great addition to your small reading groups or literacy...

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Flower Roll and Cover Math Game

Flower Roll and Cover Math Game

I love using roll and cover games with my students because they make it so fun to practice different math skills: addition, subtraction and even number recognition. Scroll below to grab your free flower-themed game boards! Then, for more math fun, grab our Number...

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Compound Word Puzzles

Compound Word Puzzles

If there's one thing that always intrigues my students, it's puzzles. They love searching until they find the "just-right" piece and then watching the big picture come together.  That's why I love to incorporate puzzles into our learning stations as often as possible....

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Pond Counting Mats: Numbers 1-10

Pond Counting Mats: Numbers 1-10

Looking for a fun way to work on counting 1-10 with preschoolers?! Whether you use turtle counters, plastic frogs or something else, these playful counting mats will be a fun part of a pond or spring theme!  Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our...

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Weather Count and Clip Cards

Weather Count and Clip Cards

These weather count and clip cards are the perfect addition to your math centers or small group tables this spring. Simply count the pictures and clip the corresponding number. You're all set! Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best selling Number...

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Farm Counting Cards

Farm Counting Cards

Looking for a fun way to practice counting to 20?! These playful, farm-themed counting cards are sure to bring smiles to kids' faces. Grab a card, read the number written at the top and draw the missing eggs to make the picture match. Such a simple and fun math center...

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Making Ten Flower Coverall

Making Ten Flower Coverall

Making ten is such an important concept for students because it builds their addition fact fluency and number concept. This playful flower coverall game is such a fun way to practice making ten with the numbers one through nine. Flower Coverall is perfect for spring!...

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Clay Boat Kids’ Science Experiment

Clay Boat Kids’ Science Experiment

How can big, heavy metal boats float on water? Help little scientists discover the answer on their own with this simple kids' science experiment and craft in one. With just a few supplies, children can build their own floatable boat, too!  Want even more kids'...

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20 Flower Activities

20 Flower Activities

I don't know about you, but after a long and gray winter, I'm always excited to see flowers start to grow. You too? From working on phonics and letter sounds to science experiments and ten frames, these flower activities are perfect for kindergarten and first grade....

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25 Rainbow Activities for Kids

25 Rainbow Activities for Kids

There's just something about the colors of the rainbow that make projects seem a little happier, don't you think?! These 25 rainbow activities for kids are sure to bring smiles as children play along with fun and colorful math, science and literacy projects. For more...

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Math My Name Activity

Math My Name Activity

I love using a skill that kids have already mastered to help teach them a completely new skill. These math activity sheets do exactly that! In Math My Name, your child can practice handwriting, number recognition, addition and subtraction, ten frames, tally marks and...

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Sight Word Rainbow Activity

Sight Word Rainbow Activity

Practicing sight words can easily become tedious and can be especially challenging for beginning readers like my 4 year-old daughter, A.  That's why we created a pack of 30 EDITABLE sight word games and shared Sight Word Cup Hunt - we're determined to make all of that...

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Leprechaun Making 10

Leprechaun Making 10

Making 10 is an important concept for early math learners.  It helps kids build a strong foundation of number concept and early addition. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best-selling Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready To prepare the...

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25 Fun Easter Learning Activities

25 Fun Easter Learning Activities

The final countdown to Easter has officially begun. I'm not sure who is more excited for our family egg hunt - my kids or ME.   To get into the spirit, we're spending the week playing Easter-themed math, reading and science activities. Take a peek at what's in store...

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Invisible Ink Valentines

Invisible Ink Valentines

What kid doesn't like a little bit of magic?!  Add in a sweet message and you've got a sure fire winner for Valentine's Day. These invisible ink valentines are a perfect addition to any Valentine's Day party, friendship unit or rainy day activity. For more science...

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Worm Bin in a Bucket

Worm Bin in a Bucket

Wondering how to make a worm bin? We've got you covered. Our homemade worm bins are a simple backyard kids' science project with a major cool factor. Your kids will love this squiggly project!  And speaking of projects, check out our awesome 30 Science Experiments in...

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Rainbow + Unicorn Centers

Rainbow + Unicorn Centers

Since nothing screams "motivation" quite like rainbows and unicorns, right!? These rainbow and unicorn centers are the perfect way to learn many different subjects at once. This month's Plato Pack is filled with magical math, literacy and STEM centers that are...

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Butterfly Life Cycle Hats

Butterfly Life Cycle Hats

This science project and art activity in one is a memorable way to help kids learn about the four stages of the butterfly life cycle: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and (the most exciting of all!) butterfly. It's a perfect addition to a life cycle unit, spring science...

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Easter Egg Math Facts Activity

Easter Egg Math Facts Activity

In need of a fun new way to practice math facts? We've got you covered! This simple Easter egg math fact activity is a motivating way to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication - just about anything! Just grab your stash of plastic Easter eggs and you're ready...

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Roll a Rainbow Snack Dice Game

Roll a Rainbow Snack Dice Game

This colorful dice game had my 5 year-old, A, practicing adding to 10 and literally jumping out of her chair with excitement for her rainbow snack.  As a bonus, turning snack time into a game made eating healthy food all the more fun. Looking for more math fun?  Try...

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Sticky Ice Science Experiment

Sticky Ice Science Experiment

Quick, easy and a little magical - this kid's science experiment with ice is simply too cool not to do.  The classic activity challenges little magicians scientists to lift an ice cube using only a string and salt.  With serious wow factor, this science...

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First Grade Centers

First Grade Centers

If you’re looking for first grade centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite first grade...

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Kindergarten Centers

Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite kindergarten...

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Pre-Kindergarten Centers

Pre-Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for pre-kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite...

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100th Day of School Activity Pack

100th Day of School Activity Pack

The 100th Day of School is almost here so it's time to start gathering fun-filled activities for your celebration. This print and play pack has it all - editable trail mix mats, an energy-burning fitness challenge, LEGO building and the list goes on! Grab the mega...

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Valentine Sight Word Sort

Valentine Sight Word Sort

This Valentine sight word sort is the perfect addition to your February literacy centers and word work time! Grab your set below and then hop over to snag our popular EDITABLE sight word game, too! Getting Ready To prep this activity, I printed each page on cardstock....

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Beginning Sound Valentine’s Day Puzzles

Beginning Sound Valentine’s Day Puzzles

Are you working on beginning sounds with kids this February?! These playful beginning sound Valentine's Day puzzles will be the perfect addition to your literacy centers. Your students are sure to L-O-V-E this center! For more learning fun, hop over and grab our...

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Heart Counting Mats

Heart Counting Mats

My kindergarten students always love counting with manipulatives during math, so I was excited to pull together this Valentine's Day-themed heart counting mat to give young learners hands-on practice counting 1 to 20. Grab the freebie below and then snag our Number...

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Paper Cutting Station

Paper Cutting Station

Teaching kids to cut with scissors is an important life skill and helps build fine motor strength and hand-eye coordination they'll need for writing alphabet letters and words later.  Paper cutting stations are here to help! Handing over a pair of blades to young kids...

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Skittles Rainbow Science Experiment

Skittles Rainbow Science Experiment

In this Skittles Rainbow kids' science experiment, we used candy from my daughter's Halloween stash to create a beautiful rainbow in a jar.  It was so easy and fun my 4 year old didn't mind sacrificing a little bit of her candy in the name of science. Follow the...

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Shamrock Sight Word Puzzles

Shamrock Sight Word Puzzles

These shamrock sight word puzzles are the perfect addition to your March literacy centers and word work time. Grab your set below and then hop over to download our popular Editable Sight Word Games, too! Getting Ready To prep this activity, I printed each page on...

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Free Math Concentration Game

Free Math Concentration Game

Concentration games are a great way to get kiddos to practice their math without making it feel like work. This math concentration game combines practicing basic addition and subtraction skills with a memory enhancing activity. It’s fun, too! After the game, hop over...

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Snow Counting Cards

Snow Counting Cards

We always have so much fun with counting cards! These snow counting cards give kids hands-on practice reading and counting the numbers 1 to 10. Snag your activity and then hop over and grab our Number Formation Pack for more math fun! Getting Ready Prep for these...

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Action Dice

Action Dice

Action dice are such a fun rainy day activity or brain break idea! Use these free action dice to get out some serious wiggles. Preschoolers and kindergarteners will love rolling the cubes and seeing what animal action they'll perform next.  For more fun on rainy days,...

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Reindeer Coverall Activity

Reindeer Coverall Activity

This Reindeer Coverall activity is a fun and festive way to help students identify numbers, as well as combine dots to add. I love using coverall games with my students because they can be used as a partner or individual math station. Snag your activity and then hop...

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Snowman Pattern Block Mats

Snowman Pattern Block Mats

Pattern blocks are always a fabulous way to learn about shapes, but our free snowman pattern block mats take kids' learning to the next level by adding in a dose of counting and addition practice, too. Grab your set below and then hop over and snag our...

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Growing a Crystal Tree

Growing a Crystal Tree

There's something magical about growing crystals - whether you're growing crystal names or growing crystal trees. No matter how many times we've waited for the stunning structures to appear, the surprise at what has grown never disappoints. This crystal tree...

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Christmas Tree Counting Cards

Christmas Tree Counting Cards

If you're looking for a fun way to teach kids number recognition, counting, one-to-one correspondence, number writing and even beginning addition this holiday season, you've come to the right spot. These festive Christmas tree counting cards are a motivating, hands-on...

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Groundhog Day Centers

Groundhog Day Centers

Groundhog Day is just around the corner and this pack makes it easy to add some motivating, groundhog-themed math and literacy centers to your lesson plans.  Students will practice letter sounds, sight words, ten frames, graphing, 2D shapes and so much more. The set is perfect for pre-k, kindergarten or first grade.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 1-20 Counting Clip Cards. Work on ten frames and counting from 1 to 20.

–> Roll and Colors. Practice immediately recognizing the numbers 1 to 6.

–> Roll, ADD and Color. Easily differentiate for kids who are ready to start working on addition.

–> This or That. Compare two numbers and color the one that’s bigger. 3 levels for easy differentiation.

–> Groundhog Shapes. Learn 2D shape names and practice graphing.

–> Groundhog Predictions. Make predictions and work on graphing.

–> Alphabet Groundhogs. Practice upper and lowercase pairs.

–> Alphabet Puzzles. Match up each letter with a word that starts with it.

–> Alphabet Spin. Spin a letter and color a word that starts with it.

–> EDITABLE Don’t Wake the Groundhog Sight Word Game. Work on reading and writing any words under the sun.

–> Groundhog Day Magic. Make your sight words magically appear.

–> 2 Story Starters. Build students’ creativity as you work on writing.

–> If I Were a Groundhog… Stretch kids’ imaginations while they practice writing.

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Snowball Counting Clip Cards

Snowball Counting Clip Cards

Counting objects and identifying the corresponding number is an important skill for pre-k and kindergarten students.  These Snowball Counting Clip Cards are a fun way to practice counting from 0-20. They are the perfect addition to our Number Formation Pack! Getting...

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13 Gingerbread Activities

13 Gingerbread Activities

Gingerbread activities are always a hit with kids and this batch of literacy and math games is no exception. Pre-K and kindergarten students will love the 13 motivating activities including alphabet puzzles, counting activities, sight word games, graphing sheets,...

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Christmas Place Value Puzzles

Christmas Place Value Puzzles

These Christmas Place Value Puzzles will be the perfect addition to your December math centers. Snag your copy below and then hop over to grab our super fun Place Value Cover Up activity! Getting Ready To prep, I printed the Christmas Place Value Puzzles (below) on...

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Gingerbread Cookie Digraphs

Gingerbread Cookie Digraphs

These delicious-looking gingerbread cookies will make identifying and sorting digraphs fun for little learners! They are a perfect addition to holiday centers or morning tubs. When you're done, hop on over and grab our awesome Vowel Team Centers for more word work!...

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16 Thanksgiving Centers

16 Thanksgiving Centers

Gobble, gobble! Get into the Thanksgiving spirit with 16 Thanksgiving centers that are perfect for preschool and Kindergarten. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! And speaking of fun centers, become a VIP Plato Pack member so you can get all of the...

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25 Must-Try LEGO Activities

25 Must-Try LEGO Activities

Little engineers will love these 25 LEGO activities. They're hands-on, motivating ways to practice math, literacy, engineering... even science! So grab your bucket of bricks and get ready for some serious LEGO learning fun. And for more fun, check out our Epic STEM...

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23 Christmas Centers

23 Christmas Centers

'Tis the season for Santa Claus, jingle bells and sweet treats. I love it! This go-to Christmas Activity Pack includes 23 elf-approved math and literacy activities bundled together in one easy instant download. It's perfect for Pre-K and Kindergarten. Grab the...

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Santa Stationery

Santa Stationery

This free Santa stationery is a perfect addition to your writing center this holiday season! Snag the activity below.  Then, ready for more writing? Take a look at our Writing Center Starter Kit in our shop and turn your students into authors! Getting Ready Prepping...

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21 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for Kids

21 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for Kids

Tis' the season for all things orange! There are SO MANY super fun pumpkin activities and we're excited to pass along our favorites from across the web. This fall-themed roundup includes pumpkin-themed math, literacy and science projects your kids will LOVE. If you're...

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Kindergarten at Home – Week Nine

Kindergarten at Home – Week Nine

Save hours of distance learning planning time with this done-for-you (SUPER motivating!) pack of kindergarten activities! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 7 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (they’re EDITABLE!), CVC words, magic E, vowel teams, addition, subtraction, place value and greater than/less than.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive super motivating batch of LEGO STEM challenges kids will LOVE.

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May Centers

May Centers

These 18 math and literacy centers will save you planning time and keep you inspired all month long! The mega pack includes motivating ways to practice sight words, phonics, writing, shapes, telling time… even graphing!

It’s perfect for kindergarten and first grade. Just hit print!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> 2 versions of Pineapple Match Up: CVC words and vowel team words

–> 2 versions of Surf Sort: CVC words and CVCe words

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word I Have, Who Has

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pocket Chart Game

–> EDITABLE Write the Room

–> EDITABLE Color by Sight Word Sheets

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including place value, telling time, 2D and 3D Shapes, graphing, tallying and number bonds.

–> 2 versions of the Spin & Graph Game: 2D and 3D shapes

–> 4 versions of Summer Time Game: time to the nearest hour, half hour, quarter hour and 5-minute interval

–> 3 versions of Odd and Even Sort: 1-20, 1-50 and 1-120

–> 2 versions of Addition Puzzles: adding to 12 and adding to 20

–> 2 version of Subtraction Write and Wipe Cards: Subtracting from 10 and 20

 

THAT’S 18 MAY MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

 

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Second Grade at Home – Week Eight

Second Grade at Home – Week Eight

Save hours of planning time with this done-for-you (SUPER motivating!) pack of second grade distance learning activities! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 7 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (they’re EDITABLE!), diphthongs, silent consonant pairs, 3-letter blends, 3-digit place value and 2 and 3-dimensional shapes.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive a motivating science project teaching kids about density and buoyancy.

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Kindergarten at Home – Week Seven

Kindergarten at Home – Week Seven

Save time with this done-for-you (SUPER motivating!) pack of distance learning activities! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 7 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (they’re EDITABLE!), CVC words, magic E words, vowel teams, telling time, beginning number bonds and addition.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive an exciting science project teaching kids about surface tension.

 

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Kindergarten at Home – Week Six

Kindergarten at Home – Week Six

Get ready for some seriously fun distance learning! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 6 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (it’s EDITABLE!), magic E words, vowel teams, R-influenced words, 2 and 3-digit addition and 3-dimensional shapes.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive a fun science craftivity teaching kids about the 4 types of clouds.

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First Grade at Home – Week Six

First Grade at Home – Week Six

Get ready for some seriously fun distance learning!  Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 6 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (it’s EDITABLE!), magic E words, vowel teams, R-influenced words, 2 and 3-digit addition and 3-dimensional shapes.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive a fun science craftivity teaching kids about the 4 types of clouds.

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Second Grade at Home – Week Six

Second Grade at Home – Week Six

Get ready for some seriously fun distance learning! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 6 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (it’s EDITABLE!), R-influenced words, silent consonant pairs, diphthongs, 3-letter blends, building and comparing fractions, 3-digit addition and beginning multiplication.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive a fun science craftivity teaching kids about the 4 types of clouds.

 

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April Centers

April Centers

These 18 April centers will save you planning time and keep you inspired all month long! The mega pack includes motivating ways to practice sight words, phonics, writing, shapes, telling time… even addition and subtraction!

It’s perfect for kindergarten and first grade. Just hit print!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> 5 versions of Roll It, Read It, Write It: CVC words, Digraphs, Magic E, Vowel Teams, Diphthongs

–> 2 versions of Sound It Out Mats: CVC words and CVCe words

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word I Have, Who Has

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pocket Chart Game

–> EDITABLE Write the Room

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including place value, telling time, 2D and 3D Shapes, addition and subtraction.

–> 2 Addition Board Games (Adding to 12 and Adding to 20)

–> Making 10 Write and Wipe Cards

–> 2 Subtraction Board Games (Subtracting within 10 and Subtracting within 20)

–> Subtracting from 10 Write and Wipe Cards

–> 3 Sets of Telling Time Puzzles (Telling time to the hour, half hour and quarter hour)

–> 2 Versions of Shape Graphs(2D Shapes & 3D Shapes)

–> 2 Versions of Color by Shapes (2D Shapes & 3D Shapes)

–> 2 Versions of Mystery Number Task Cards (Counting by ones to 100 and skip counting by 2, 5 or 10)

 

THAT’S 18 APRIL MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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Second Grade at Home – Week Two

Second Grade at Home – Week Two

Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

By popular request, I added an editable sight word game this week so you can have kids practice any words under the sun!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 5 print-and-play activities families can print off at home. This week works on vowel teams and R influenced words, sight words, 3-dimensional shapes, addition and subtraction within 20, adding together equal sized groups to get ready for multiplication, coin values, and adding to 100.

 

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Second Grade at Home – Week One

Second Grade at Home – Week One

I’ve heard from so many second grade teachers like you whose schools are closing indefinitely because of the coronavirus and they need an easy way to keep kids engaged and learning at home.

Rather than scrambling to pull together just-right activities for your students each week, I’m excited to give you a simple solution: a pack of school at home activities your students can complete on their own.

And since we know that some families won’t have access to printers, I made sure to include plenty of printable-free learning options so that every child can participate.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 5 print-and-play activities families can print off at home. This week works on blends and diphthongs, sight words, addition and subtraction within 20, telling time to the quarter hour, and comparing numbers to 200.

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First Grade at Home – Week Two

First Grade at Home – Week Two

Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

By popular request, I added an editable sight word game this week so you can have kids practice any words under the sun!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 6 print-and-play activities families can print off at home. This week works on CVC words and CVCe words, sight words, addition to 20, subtraction within 20, patterns, units of time and weather.

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First Grade at Home – Week One

First Grade at Home – Week One

I’ve heard from so many first grade teachers like you whose schools are closing indefinitely because of the coronavirus and they need an easy way to keep kids engaged and learning at home.

Rather than scrambling to pull together just-right activities for your students each week, I’m excited to give you a simple solution: a pack of school at home activities your students can complete on their own.

And since we know that some families won’t have access to printers, I made sure to include plenty of printable-free learning options so that every child can participate.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 5 print-and-play activities families can print off at home. This week works on digraphs and blends, sight words, addition and subtraction within 10, addition and subtraction within 20, 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes, and telling time to the quarter hour.

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Kindergarten at Home – Week Two

Kindergarten at Home – Week Two

Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

By popular request, I added an editable sight word game this week so you can have kids practice any words under the sun!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND…

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 6 print-and-play activities families can print off at home. This week works on beginning letter sounds and CVC words, sight words, addition to 10, subtraction within 10, patterns, units of time and weather.

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Kindergarten at Home – Week One

Kindergarten at Home – Week One

I’ve heard from so many kindergarten teachers like you whose schools are closing indefinitely because of the coronavirus and they need an easy way to keep kids engaged and learning at home.

Rather than scrambling to pull together just-right activities for your students each week, I’m excited to give you a simple solution: a pack of school at home activities your students can complete on their own.

And since we know that some families won’t have access to printers, I made sure to include plenty of printable-free learning options so that every child can participate.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 5 print-and-play activities families can print off at home. This week works on beginning letter and digraph sounds, sight words, addition to 10, subtraction within 10, 2-dimensional shapes, 3-dimensional shapes and fine motor skills.

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March Centers

March Centers

Get ready for some seriously playful learning! These 19 March centers make it fun for kids to practice sight words, phonics, writing, shapes, telling time… even counting coins!

They’re perfect for kindergarten and first grade. Just hit print!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Beginning Sound Puzzles

–> CVC Flip & Write

–> CVC Puzzles

–> CVCe Puzzles

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Puzzles

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Cover Up Game

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including place value, telling time, counting coins, addition and subtraction.

–> EDITABLE Hide and Seek Math Fact Pocket Chart Game

–> Addition to 12 Board Game

–> Subtraction within 12 Board Game

–> 2 Sets of I Have, Who Have Place Value Game (Numbers to 50 & Numbers to 120)

–> 2 Sets of Money Puzzles (American Currency & Australian Currency)

–> 2 Versions of Spin & Graph Shapes (2D Shapes & 3D Shapes)

–> 2 Roll and Cover Mats

–> 2 Roll, Add and Cover Mats

–> Telling Time Connect Four Game

 

THAT’S 19 MARCH MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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January Centers

January Centers

January math and literacy centers just got a whole lot easier to plan! Just hit print.

These 20 print-and-play stations practice sight words, shapes, math facts, telling time and so much more.

They are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

Check out the full list of what’s included below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Sort

–> Beginning Sound Cards

–> Ending Sound Cards

–> CVC Word Sort

–> Word Family Clip Strips

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Spin & Write Game

–> EDITABLE Spin & Cover Sight Word Game

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, telling time, addition and subtraction.

–> 2 Sets of Mystery Number Challenges (Counting by 1s AND Skip Counting by 2, 5 and 10)

–> 2 Sets of Math Fact Puzzles (Adding within 12, EDITABLE Puzzles)

–> EDITABLE Spin a Math Fact Sheet

–> EDITABLE Color by Math Fact

–> Number Bond Write & Wipe Cards

–> 3 Sets of Telling Time Puzzles (Telling time to the nearest hour, half hour and quarter hour)

–> 2D Shape Match Up Game

–> 2 Versions of Spin & Cover Game (2D and 3D Shapes)

–> 2 Versions of Roll & Cover Sheets (Numbers 1-6 and Adding 2-12)

 

THAT’S 20 JANUARY MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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Fact Family Houses

Fact Family Houses

Fact family houses are an awesome tool for teaching kids about the relationship between addition and subtraction facts.

Laminate the 64 cards to make them a write and wipe math center or have kids record their answers on the record sheet provided.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND

–> 16 fact family houses that give students all 3 numbers in the fact family and then have them write the 4 problems they can make with them.

–> 16 fact family houses that stretch students to solve for a missing addend and then write the 4 problems.

–> 16 fact family houses that challenge kids to find the missing sum and then write the 4 problems.

–> And 16 fact family houses that mix it up by having students solve for either a missing sum or a missing addend before they write the 4 problems.

 

That’s 64 fact family cards in all!

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December Centers

December Centers

Planning your December math and literacy centers? Just hit print!

These 20 print-and-play stations practice sight words, shapes, math facts, telling time and so much more.

They are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Sort

–> Beginning Sound Cards

–> Ending Sound Cards

–> CVC Word Sort

–> Word Family Clip Strips

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Spin & Write Game

–> EDITABLE Spin & Cover Sight Word Game

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, telling time, addition and subtraction.

–> 2 Sets of Mystery Number Challenges (Counting by 1s AND Skip Counting by 2, 5 and 10)

–> 2 Sets of Math Fact Puzzles (Adding within 12, EDITABLE Puzzles)

–> EDITABLE Spin a Math Fact Sheet

–> EDITABLE Color by Math Fact

–> Number Bond Write & Wipe Cards

–> 3 Sets of Telling Time Puzzles (Telling time to the nearest hour, half hour and quarter hour)

–> 2D Shape Match Up Game

–> 2 Versions of Spin & Cover Game (2D and 3D Shapes)

–> 2 Versions of Roll & Cover Sheets (Numbers 1-6 and Adding 2-12)

 

THAT’S 20 DECEMBER MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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November Centers

November Centers

November math and literacy centers just got a whole lot easier to plan!

These 17 print-and-play stations practice word families, sight words, shapes, math facts, telling time and so much more.

They are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> CVC Word Puzzles

–> CVCe Word Puzzles

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Puzzles

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Spin & Write Game

–> EDITABLE Spin & Cover Sight Word Game

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, telling time, addition and subtraction.

–> 2 Sets of Mystery Number Challenges (Counting by 1s AND Skip Counting by 2, 5 and 10)

–> 2 Sets of Math Fact Puzzles (Adding within 12, EDITABLE Puzzles)

–> 3 Sets of Telling Time Puzzles (Telling time to the nearest hour, half hour and quarter hour)

–> 2D Shape Hide & Seek Pocket Chart Game

–> 3D Shape Hide & Seek Pocket Chart Game

–> 2 Versions of Spin & Graph Sheets (2D AND 3D Shapes)

 

THAT’S 17 NOVEMBER MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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October Centers

October Centers

Get ready to save TONS of planning time!

This mega pack of October math and literacy centers practices letter sounds, word families, sight words, shapes, graphing and so much more.

All 16 centers are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Puzzles

–> Uppercase ABC Game

–> Uppercase-Lowercase ABC Game

–> 5 CVC Word Family Spin and Color Sheets

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Spin & Write Sight Word Games

–> EDITABLE Cover Up Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards for Your Writing Center

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, graphing, addition and subtraction.

–> 3 Sets of Number Puzzles (1-20, Making Ten, Adding to 12)

–> 1-10 Number Dominoes

–> 3 Sets of Build and Compare Challenge Cards (0-20, 0-50, 0-120)

–> One More – One Less Game

–> Subtracting from 10 Write and Wipe Cards

–> 2 Subtraction Mats

–> EDITABLE Math Puzzles

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards

–> 3D Shape Clip Cards

 

THAT’S 16 OCTOBER MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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September Centers

September Centers

Get ready for some serious inspiration! This mega pack of September math and literacy centers practices letter sounds, word families, sight words, shapes, graphing and so much more.

All 15 centers are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

Check out the product description below to see what’s included.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Puzzles

–> Rhyming Sort

–> Uppercase ABC Game

–> Uppercase-Lowercase ABC Game

–> Beginning Sound Puzzles

–> CVC Word Family Puzzles

–> CVC Word Family Sort

–> EDITABLE I Spy Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game Board

–> EDITABLE Hide & Seek Sight Word Pocket Chart Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards for Your Writing Center

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, graphing, addition and subtraction.

–> Ten Frame Clip Cards

–> 1-120 Base Ten Block Clip Cards

–> Tractor Hide & Seek Number Game

–> One More – One Less Game

–> Addition to 10 Write and Wipe Cards

–> Roll & Subtract Subtraction Game

–> Shape Graph Game

–> EDITABLE Word Graph

 

THAT’S 15 SEPTEMBER MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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August Centers

August Centers

August math and literacy centers just got a whole lot easier to plan! These 19 print-and-play stations practice letter sounds, word families, sight words, shapes, graphing and so much more.

They are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Puzzles

–> Uppercase ABC Pencil Match Up

–> Uppercase-Lowercase ABC Pencil Match Up

–> Beginning Sound Clip Strips

–> EDITABLE Lunch Rush Sight Word Game Board

–> EDITABLE Hide & Seek Sight Word Pocket Chart Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> CVC Word Family Puzzles

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, graphing, addition and subtraction.

–> 2 Roll & Cover Pattern Block Mats

–> 2 Roll, ADD, Cover Pattern Block Mats

–> Roll & Color Number Game

–> Roll & Add Addition Game

–> Roll & Subtract Subtraction Game

–> Shape Graph Game

–> 4 Graphs of the Week

–> EDITABLE Word Graph

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards (2 versions: read the word + read the shape)

 

THAT’S 19 AUGUST MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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15 EDITABLE Math Fact Games

15 EDITABLE Math Fact Games

Memorizing math facts takes practice. Lots and lots of practice. That’s why I was excited to create a set of motivating, easy prep games that would make all of that hard work fun for kids. And, to give you the most bang for your buck, I made all 15 math games EDITABLE...

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Building Block STEM Challenges

Building Block STEM Challenges

Grab your LEGOS and get ready for some hands-on STEM! These five motivating STEM challenges are perfect for early finisher activities, STEM boxes, math centers or Makerspaces.

——————> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 26 Building Challenges + record sheet

–> 30 Weight Challenges + record sheet (INCLUDES “MASS” VERSION)

–> 15 Length Challenges + record sheet

–> 15 Problem Solving Extensions + record sheet

–> 15 Pattern Challenges + record sheet

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End of Year Centers

End of Year Centers

End of year centers your students will LOVE! Finish the year stronger than ever with 21 math and literacy centers practicing word families, sight words, telling time, skip counting, number bonds and so much more.

The end of year centers are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

The mega pack makes it so easy to differentiate. Stretch activities for your strong readers and break down the activities for your struggling kiddos.

–> Color Up. Work on letter sounds, digraphs or blends! Simply grab a card, say the word out loud and color the beginning sound.

–> Spin a Word Family. Spin a word, read it and color it on your sheet. There are 5 versions so you can practice every vowel.

–> Word Clip Cards. Have students read and clip CVC words or, if they’re ready for a challenge, give them the Magic E version instead.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game. Race to the finish line as you read and write sight words along the way!

–> EDITABLE Roll and Write. Roll a die and write the matching word. Because the game is editable, you can practice any words under the sun!

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Puzzles. Match each sight word with its twin! When you’ve finished, write your pairs on your record sheet to practice spelling.

–> EDITABLE Hide and Seek. Play a pocket chart sight word game with the class!

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Card Game. Have students practice their sight words with a friend!

–> 4 Story Starters. Get kids writing with creative story prompts and end of year word cards.

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, telling time, addition and subtraction.

–> Mystery Numbers. Practice counting in numerical order from 1-120.

–> Skip Counting. For students who are ready to be stretched, practice skip counting by 2, 5 or 10 instead.

–> Shape Graph. Work on 2D or 3D shapes AND build graphing skills at the same time. Just spin a shape and add it to the graph!

–> Number Bonds. Figure out the missing number and write it on your number bond!

–> Telling Time 4 in a Row. Read the analog clock and then find the digital time that matches! There are two versions included so that you can easily differentiate for a variety of learners: telling time to the nearest hour and quarter hour.

 

THERE ARE 21 END OF YEAR MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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End of Year Awards

End of Year Awards

46 end of year awards with a clever twist! Instead of the traditional “super reader” or “math whiz” – type of certificates, this version includes FUTURE OCCUPATION awards.
 
Students will love finding out what you predict they’ll become!
 
The set even includes six EDITABLE end of year awards so that you can create customized certificates.
 
Just print the awards on colored paper to make them pop and you’re ready to start handing them out to deserving students.
This set includes 46 end of year awards including 6 EDITABLE ones.
INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:
–> Future Archeologist
–> Future Architect
–> Future Artist
–> Future Astronaut
–> Future Author
–> Future Baker
–> Future Banker
–> Future Builder
–> Future Chef
–> Future Coach
–> Future Counselor
–> Future Detective
–> Future Dentist
–> Future Doctor
–> Future Engineer
–> Future Farmer
–> Future Fashion Designer
–> Future Firefighter
–> Future Judge
–> Future Lawyer
–> Future Librarian
–> Future Lifeguard
–> Future Mail Carrier
–> Future Military
–> Future Movie Star
–> Future News Reporter
–> Future Nurse
–> Future Olympian
–> Future Pilot
–> Future Police Officer
–> Future Pop Star
–> Future President
–> Future Principal
–> Future Programmer
–> Future Rancher
–> Future Scientist
–> Future Teacher
–> Future Veterinarian
–> Future You Tuber
–> Future Zoo Keeper
PLUS 6 editable end of year awards!
These certificates will end your year with a whole new level of excitement.
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Spring Centers

Spring Centers

If your math and literacy centers need a little love this spring, this pack is for you!

The print and play pack includes 18 math and literacy centers practicing word families, sight words, telling time, skip counting, addition, subtraction and so much more.

The spring centers are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

The mega pack makes it so easy to differentiate. Stretch activities for your strong readers and break down the activities for your struggling kiddos.

–> CVC Word Family Sort. Pick a card from the pile and sort it into the right CVC word family.

–> Vowel Team Sort. If students are ready for a challenge, sort magic E CVCe words instead.

–> CVC Word Puzzles. Match each picture with the matching CVC word! Then write your pairs on your record sheet for extra reinforcement.

–> Magic E Word Puzzles. For children who need more of a push, pull out the magic E version of the game.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game. Race to the finish line as you read and write sight words along the way!

–> EDITABLE Roll and Write. Roll a die and write the matching word. Because the game is editable, you can practice any words under the sun!

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Puzzles. Match each sight word with its twin! When you’ve finished, write your pairs on your record sheet to practice spelling.

–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with creative story prompts and spring word cards.

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, telling time, addition and subtraction.

–> Mystery Numbers. Easily differentiate by having kids focus on the numbers 1-20, 1-50 or 1-120.

–> Skip Counting. For students who are ready to be stretched, practice skip counting by 2, 5 or 10 instead.

–> Shape Graph. Work on 2D or 3D shapes AND build graphing skills at the same time. Just spin a shape and add it to the graph!

–> Subtraction Mats. Spin two numbers, write the subtraction problem and solve it!

–> Telling Time Puzzles. Read the analog clock and then find the digital time that matches! There are three versions included so that you can easily differentiate for a variety of learners: telling time to the hour, half hour and quarter hour.

–> Making 10. How many more flower seeds do you need to make 10? Use the task cards to find your answer and then keep track of your results on your record sheet.

–> Subtracting from 10. Roll a die and subtract that many flower seeds from your ten frame. How many are left?

–> Add and Color. Solve each addition problem, color the box according to the key, and make the mystery picture magically appear.

 

THERE ARE 18 SPRING MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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EDITABLE Math Center Labels

EDITABLE Math Center Labels

Whether you use Daily Three, math groups or something else entirely, these editable math center labels make it so easy to customize a station rotation that’s a perfect fit for your classroom.

First up?! Get to work customizing your center cards.

The set includes 48 EDITABLE center cards! (You can check out the complete list in the product description below.)

PLUS, you’ll receive 20 editable color group labels (12 shape groups + 8 color groups).

Or, if you prefer, type your own names onto the set of customizable group labels.

Because the set is completely customizable, the options are limitless!

AND, as a fun bonus, you’ll also get customizable student labels so you can personalize a pocket chart of their math groups too.

The editable math center labels will take your rotations to a whole new level of organization.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Addition

–> Base ten blocks

–> Board Games

–> Calendar

–> Card Games

–> Comparing

–> Computers

–> Counting

–> Counting bears

–> Dice

–> Dominoes

–> Estimation

–> Fact Families

–> Fractions

–> Geometry

–> Graphing

–> iPad

–> LEGOS

–> Magnetic Numbers

–> Math Facts

–> Math journal

–> Math links

–> Measurement

–> Meet with the teacher (6 versions)

–> Money

–> Number line

–> Pattern blocks

–> Playdough

–> Popsicle Sticks

–> Puzzles

–> Reading math books

–> Shapes

–> Smart Board

–> Sorting

–> Spinner Games

–> Subtraction

–> Surprise

–> Tallying

–> Temperature

–> Ten frames

–> Time

–> Unifix cubes

–> Weight

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Earth Day Centers

Earth Day Centers

These Earth Day centers make it so easy to plan your math and literacy activities for the week of April 22nd! Just hit print.

This print-and-play pack includes 18 math and literacy centers practicing word families, sight words, telling time, number bonds and so much more.

The Earth Day centers are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

The mega pack makes it so easy to differentiate. Stretch activities for your strong readers and break down the activities for your struggling kiddos.

–> Beginning Sounds Color Up. Pick a card from the pile and color the letter that starts with the word shown.

–> Digraph Color Up. For students who are ready to be stretched, practice digraph words instead.

–> Blends Color Up. And for children who need even more of a push, pull out the blends version of the game.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game. Race to the finish line as you read and write sight words along the way!

–> EDITABLE I Spy Game. Have fun and burn off a little extra energy as kids search the room for sight words and then practice spelling them on their record sheet.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Puzzles. Match each sight word with its twin!

–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with creative story prompts and Earth Day word cards.

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, telling time, addition and subtraction.

–> What’s Next? Easily differentiate by having kids focus on the numbers 1-20, 1-50 or 1-120.

–> Roll and Cover. Challenge students to roll two dice, add the numbers together, and then cover up the sum on their pattern block mat.

–> Subtraction Mats. Spin two numbers, write the subtraction problem and solve it!

–> Number Bonds. Have kids complete Earth Day number bonds.

–> Telling Time Puzzles. Read the analog clock and then find the digital time that matches! There are three versions included so that you can easily differentiate for a variety of learners: telling time to the hour, half hour and quarter hour.

–> Color by Shape. Practice naming and recognizing 2D or 3D shapes with a playful game of chance.

–> Shape Graph. Spin a shape and add it to the graph. What shape reaches the top first?

 

THERE ARE 18 EARTH DAY MATH AND LITERACY CENTERS IN ALL!

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Rainbow and Unicorn Centers

Rainbow and Unicorn Centers

There’s nothing quite as magical (and MOTIVATING!) as rainbows and unicorns. So sprinkle some magic into your lesson plans with this batch of rainbow and unicorn centers. Students will beg to repeat them over and over again!
 
This print and play pack includes 16 math and literacy centers practicing word families, sight words, number concept, addition, subtraction and so much more.
 
The rainbow and unicorn activities are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!
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Penguin Activities

Penguin Activities

Looking for penguin centers your students will beg to repeat over and over again?!

This print and play pack includes 17 math and literacy centers practicing word families, sight words, number concept, addition, subtraction and so much more.

The penguin activities are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

The mega pack makes it so easy to differentiate. Stretch activities for your strong readers and break down the activities for your struggling kiddos.

–> Fact Sheets. Learn about penguins and then complete either a KWL chart or fill out a fact sheet.

–> Penguin Alphabet. Such a motivating way to work on letter recognition and upper and lowercase pairing.

–> Alphabet Spin. Spin a letter and color a word that starts with it!

–> Word Family Sort. Sort and then sound out CVC words.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game. Race to the iceberg as you read and write sight words along the way.

–> EDITABLE I Spy. Find the sight words hidden around the room. Then write the words in the right spot on your sheet!

–> EDITABLE Hide and Seek. Play a super fun pocket chart game with the whole class!

–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with creative story prompts.

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including numbers, patterns addition and subtraction.

–> Comparing Penguins. Use clothespins to clip the biggest number! You can either work on 1-10 or stretch kids who are ready by practicing 1-100.

–> This or That. Color the biggest number in each pair.

–> Odd or Even. Sort numbers into the right pile: either odd or even.

–> Fish Patterns. Create AB, ABB, ABCD, AABB, AAB and ABC patterns. Then invite students who are ready for a challenge to create patterns of their own.

–> Write and Wipe Making 10 Cards. Write and solve penguin-themed making ten addition problems.

–> Write and Wipe Subtraction Cards. Then invite students to write and solve subtraction within 10!

 

THERE ARE 17 PENGUIN ACTIVITIES IN ALL!

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St. Lucia’s Day Centers

St. Lucia’s Day Centers

These 9 St. Lucia’s Day centers are a must for your festival of light or holidays around the world unit! The math and literacy activities are easy to differentiate for a variety of levels making the set perfect for kindergarten or first grade.

Use the fact sheets to teach important details about St. Lucia’s Day and then work on sight words, numbers 1-100, addition, patterns, story writing and more.

The St. Lucia’s Day pack includes 9 motivating math and literacy centers kids will love.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> St. Lucia’s Day KWL Chart

–> 2 Versions of St. Lucia’s Day Fact Sheets

–> EDITABLE I Spy Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> 3 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> 1-100 Number Puzzles

–> Four in a Row Addition Game

–> St. Lucia Patterns

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Chinese New Year Centers

Chinese New Year Centers

Ring in the Chinese New Year with 15 festive centers! The math and literacy activities are easy to differentiate for a variety of levels making the set perfect for kindergarten or first grade.

Use the fact sheets to teach important details about the Chinese New Year and then work on sight words, phonics, addition, number sequencing, patterns, story writing and more.

The Chinese New Year pack includes 15 motivating math and literacy centers kids will love.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Chinese New Year KWL Chart

–> 2 Versions of Chinese New Year Fact Sheets

–> Alphabet Clip Cards

–> EDITABLE I Spy Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Color by Code

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> 3 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> Color by Ten Frame

–> What’s Next? Number Sequencing Game

–> Four in a Row Addition Game

–> Addition Puzzles

–> Good Fortune Patterns

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Diwali Centers

Diwali Centers

These 14 Diwali centers are a must for your festival of light or holidays around the world unit! The math and literacy activities are easy to differentiate for a variety of levels making the set perfect for kindergarten or first grade.

Use the fact sheets to teach important details about Diwali and then work on sight words, phonics, numbers 1-130, tallies, story writing and more.

The Diwali pack includes 14 motivating math and literacy centers kids will love.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Diwali KWL Chart

–> 2 Versions of Diwali Fact Sheets

–> Beginning Sound Clip Cards

–> EDITABLE Magic Rangoli Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> 3 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> What Next? Number Sequencing Game

–> Spin and Color Tallying and Graphing Game

–> 1-100 Number Puzzles

–> Four in a Row Addition Game

–> Diwali Patterns

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Las Posadas Centers

Las Posadas Centers

These 11 Las Posadas centers are a must for your festival of light or holidays around the world unit! The math and literacy activities are easy to differentiate for a variety of levels making the set perfect for kindergarten or first grade.

Use the fact sheets to teach important details about Las Posadas and then work on sight words, phonics, CVC word families, 2D shapes, number sequencing, addition, story writing and more.

The Las Posadas pack includes 11 motivating math and literacy centers kids will love.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

 

LITERACY

–> Las Posadas KWL Chart

–> 2 Versions of Las Posadas Fact Sheets

–> Beginning Sound Alphabet Puzzles

–> Rhyming Match Up

–> CVC Word Match Up

–> EDITABLE Las Posadas Sight Word Hide and Seek Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> 3 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> What Next? Number Sequencing Game

–> Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

–> Roll, Add and Cover Pattern Block Mats

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Holidays Around the World STEM

Holidays Around the World STEM

These Holidays Around the World STEM challenges are a must-try! Students will love diving into engineering, problem solving and (of course) STEM!!

All eight STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers AND easy to follow instructions making it easy for you to lead the activity.

They’re perfect for winter parties, festivals of light units, early finisher activities, STEM boxes or just because.

—-> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE! 

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 15 LEGO building task cards + record sheets

–> 15 pattern block task cards + record sheets

–> Pattern block design challenge

–> Pipe cleaner yule goat challenge

–> Design your own pipe cleaner holiday creations

–> Build a dreidel

–> Play dreidel

–> Tally dreidel spins

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Holidays Around the World Bundle

Holidays Around the World Bundle

Dive into holidays around the world this winter with a mega pack of math, literacy and STEM activities students will love!

Use the fact sheets to teach important details about each holiday and then work on sight words, phonics, CVC word families, 2D shapes, number sequencing, addition, story writing, STEM skills and more.

The 70+ activities are easy to differentiate for a variety of levels making the set perfect for kindergarten or first grade.

Plus, as an exclusive bundle bonus, you’ll receive passports and stamps to keep track of your around the world adventure!!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> BONUS: Holidays around the world passport

–> BONUS: Passport stamps

–> BONUS: Holidays around the world journal covers

–> 8 Holidays around the world STEM challenges

–> 13 Hanukkah centers

–> 14 Diwali centers

–> 15 Chinese New Year centers

–> 11 Kwanzaa centers

–> 11 Las Posadas centers

–> 9 St. Lucia’s Day centers

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Fall Activities

Fall Activities

Looking for fall activities your students will beg to play over and over again?!

This print and play pack includes 14 math and literacy centers practicing letter sounds, word families, sight words, number concept, 2D shapes and so much more.

The fall activities are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS:

The mega pack also includes literacy centers that make it so easy to differentiate. Stretch activities for your strong readers and break down the activities for your struggling kiddos.

–> Alphabet Acorns. Such a motivating way to work on letter recognition and upper and lowercase pairing.

–> Letter Sound Puzzles. Find the letter that starts each word. The set even includes digraphs!

–> Rhyming Sort. Find the words that sound the same.

–> Word Family Sort. Sound out 24 CVC words.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game. Race to the tree as you read and write sight words along the way.

–> EDITABLE I Spy. Find the sight words hidden around the room. Then write the words in the right spot on your sheet!

–> EDITABLE Color by Sight Word. A fun literacy craftivity!

–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.\

MATH CENTERS:

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including counting, number writing, patterns and 2D shapes.

–> 1-12 Number Sort. Build number sense as you sort four different ways to write the numbers 1 to 12.

–> Base Ten Puzzles. Count the base ten blocks and find the matching number. It’s a fun way to work on 1 to 120!

–> Roll and Cover. Practice quickly recognizing 1 to 6 OR, for kids who are ready for a stretch, work on adding up to 12.

–> Leaf Patterns. Create AB, ABB, ABCD, AABB, AAB and ABC patterns. Then invite students who are ready for a challenge to create patterns of their own.

–> Write and Wipe Making 10 Cards. Write and solve fall-themed making ten addition problems.

–> Write and Wipe Subtraction Cards. Then invite students to write and solve subtraction within 10!

 

THERE ARE 14 FALL ACTIVITIES IN ALL!

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Farm Activities

Farm Activities

Looking for farm activities your students will beg to play over and over again?!

This print and play pack includes 17 motivating ways to teach phonics, word families, sight words, number concept, 2D shapes and so much more.

The farm activities are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

Scroll down to see a list of what’s inside this jam packed instant download!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

The mega pack also includes literacy centers that make it so easy to differentiate. Stretch activities for your strong readers and break down the activities for your struggling kiddos.

–> Alphabet Coops. Such a motivating way to work on letter recognition and upper and lowercase pairing.

–> Letter Sound Puzzles. Find the letter that starts each word. The set even includes digraphs!

–> Rhyming Puzzles. Find the matching words.

–> Match Up. Sound out 16 pairs of CVC words.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game. Race to the barn as you read and write sight words along the way.

–> EDITABLE Hide and Seek. Read the words to find out what’s hiding underneath. Then write the words in the right spot on your sheet!

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Puzzles. Find the pairs of words and then spell them on your sheet.

–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including counting, number writing, patterns and 2D shapes.

–> 1-20 Ten Frame Dab. Read the number and then fill your ten frame with that many dots.

–> Color by Ten Frame. Pick a ten frame and color the number that matches!

–> Base 10 Clip Cards. Practice counting and building numbers 1-120 with base ten blocks.

–> Farm Patterns. Create AB, ABB, ABCD, AABB, AAB and ABC patterns.

–> Shape Spin and Color. Spin a 2D shape, name it and then color it.

–> Write and Wipe Counting Cards. Work on number recognition, counting on from a given number and one to one correspondence.

–> Write and Wipe Addition Cards. Write and solve farm-themed addition problems.

–> Write and Wipe Number Bond Cards. Then stretch students to find the missing number in each farm number bond.

 

THERE ARE 17 FARM ACTIVITIES IN ALL!

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Farm STEM Challenges

Farm STEM Challenges

These farm STEM challenges are a must-try! Students will love diving into measurement, engineering, number recognition, addition, shapes and problem solving.

The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

—————> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 15 geoboard task cards + a record sheet

–> 15 building block task cards + a record sheet

–> 15 linear measurement task cards + a record sheet

–> 10 baby animal match up puzzles

–> How many long? measurement activity

–> Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats (There are two versions: one practicing numbers and a second for addition.)

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Apple Activities

Apple Activities

The apple activities are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

COMMUNITY BUILDING

One of my favorite activities in the bunch is a powerful anti-bullying activity that shows how harmful teasing, taunting and excluding can be.

LITERACY CENTERS

The mega pack also includes literacy centers that make it so easy to differentiate. Stretch activities for your strong readers and break down the activities for your struggling kiddos.

–> Alphabet Apples. Such a motivating way to work on letter recognition and upper and lowercase pairing.

–> Letter Sound Puzzles. Find the letter that starts each word.

–> Rhyming Clip Cards. Find the matching words.

–> Match Up. Sound out 16 pairs of CVC words.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game. Race to the apple stand as you read and write sight words along the way.

–> EDITABLE Hide and Seek. Read the words to find out what’s hiding underneath. Then write the words in the right spot on your sheet!

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Puzzles. Find the pairs of words and then spell them on your sheet.

–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.

MATH CENTERS

The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including counting, number writing, patterns, shapes and graphing.

–> 1-20 Ten Frame Dab. Read the number and then fill your ten frame with that many dots.

–> Color by Ten Frame. Pick a ten frame and color the number that matches!

–> Base 10 Puzzles. Practice counting and building numbers 1-100 with base ten blocks.

–> Apple Patterns. Create AB, ABB, ABCD, AABB, AAB and ABC patterns.

–> Shape Graphs. Spin a 2D shape, name it and then graph it. What shape reaches the top first?

–> Roll and Add 1-10. Roll a dice, write the number and solve the addition problem. It’s a motivating way to practice adding +1 to +10.

THERE ARE 15 APPLE ACTIVITIES IN ALL!

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Back to School Activities

Back to School Activities

These back to school activities will keep kids engaged and learning all month long! The mega pack includes 15 math and literacy centers.

The back to school set is perfect for kindergarten and first grade.

Scroll down to take a peek at all of the exciting fun ahead!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Rhyming Clip Cards. Clip the word that rhymes!

–> Match Up. Sound out 16 pairs of CVC words.

–> Alphabet Glue. Motivate students to work on letter recognition and upper and lowercase pairing.

–> Letter Sound Puzzles. Solve playful puzzles by matching letters to words that start with them.

–> EDITABLE Hide and Seek. Playfully practice sight words, alphabet letters, classmate names… anything under the sun!

–> EDITABLE Back to School Sight Word Race. Race to the school as you read and write sight words, word families, classmates’ names… you pick!

–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.

MATH

–> Counting Clip Cards. Reinforce the numbers 1 to 20 by practicing counting on and number recognition.

–> Spin to 20. Work on counting, number recognition and ten frames at the same time!

–> Color by Ten Frame. Motivate kids to build number recognition from 1-20!

–> Making 10 Challenge Cards and Review Sheet. How many more do you need to make 10?

–> 2 Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats. Race to cover the pattern block mat and practice number recognition OR addition along the way.

–> Subtracting from 10. Roll the dice, subtract the number that lands on top and write the problem you created.

–> Subtraction Color Up. Race against your partner to solve the most subtraction problems.

–> Spinning Shapes. Work on 2D shapes and graphing with a playful spinning game!

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Word Lists

Word Lists

Have you ever wished you could easily print off just-right word lists for your students to refer to while they write? Wish granted!

This pack of word lists includes 17 kid-friendly themes (holidays, family, sports, etc.) to help students brainstorm topics and check their spelling.

PLUS the pack also gives you Dolch, Fry and combination sight word lists so students can have all of their words in one spot.

It even has an EDITABLE sheet so you can create your own list of classmates’ names, local hang outs… the sky’s the limit!

The words lists are the perfect addition to your writing folders or writing center.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 17 themed word lists with helpful pictures (includes UK version)

–> Dolch sight word lists

–> Fry sight word lists

–> Combination sight word lists

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Alphabet Posters

Alphabet Posters

These bright and colorful alphabet posters are the perfect addition to your classroom or homeschool!

They’re a helpful tool for Pre-K, kindergarten and first grade students who are learning beginning sounds because they can easily match the upper and lowercase alphabet letter to a familiar word that starts with it.

You can even print multiple sheets on a page to make flashcards students can take home for review.

Get ready to add a fun pop of color to your walls!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 26 alphabet posters featuring uppercase and lowercase letters and an image to go along with the letter

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Spring STEM Challenges

Spring STEM Challenges

These spring STEM Challenges are a must-try! Design and build a sprout house, solve a batch of spring pattern block challenges, turn a newspaper into a kite that really flies and so much more.

The set is perfect to use as science experiments, in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

———————> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE!

Scroll down to check out what’s inside.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Sprout House science experiment and record sheet

–> Photosynthesis and Parts of a Seed posters

–> Newspaper STEM challenge and record sheet

–> (4) roll and cover pattern block mats practicing the numbers 1-6

–> (4) roll, add and cover pattern block mats working on addition to 12

–> 15 pattern block challenges

–> Pattern block design sheet

 

All five STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers AND easy to follow instructions making it easy for you to lead the activity.

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Giving Back

We believe in giving back and making the world a better place so we are proud to support the following nonprofits. St. Jude Children's Hospital Playdough to Plato is proud to contribute to St. Jude Children's Hospital because it provides life saving research and...

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Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog Day is just around the corner and this pack makes it easy to add some motivating, groundhog-themed math and literacy centers to your lesson plans. Students will practice letter sounds, sight words, ten frames, graphing, 2D shapes and so much more. The set...

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Gingerbread Centers

Gingerbread Centers

Gingerbread activities are always a hit with kids and this batch of literacy and math games is no exception.

Pre-K and kindergarten students will love the 13 motivating activities including alphabet puzzles, counting activities, sight word games, graphing sheets, pattern cards, addition and subtraction activities and more.

Check out all the fun details below!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Alphabet Gumdrops. Such a motivating way to work on letter recognition and upper and lowercase pairing.

–> Beginning Sound Puzzles. Solve playful puzzles by matching letters to words that start with them.

–> Gingerbread Families. Practice word families by brainstorming three at a time.

–> EDITABLE Gumdrop Words. Make sight words magically appear on gumdrops!

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Race. Race around the game board reading and writing sight words!

–> Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.

MATH

–> 1 to 20 Clip Cards. A fun counting, number recognition and fine motor activity in one.

–> Roll a Gingerbread Man. Practice the numbers 1 to 6 with a playful dice game.

–> Colorful Numbers. A motivating way to work on number writing.

–> Gumdrop Patterns. Practice AB, AAB, ABB, ABC and AABB patterns with a holiday twist.

–> Shape Graphs. Flick the spinner, name the shape and graph it. What shape reaches the top first?

–> Gumdrop Write and Wipe Addition Cards. How many gumdrops do you have in all?

–> Subtracting from Ten. Roll the die and take away that many gumdrops. How many are left?

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25 Pre-K Math Centers

25 Pre-K Math Centers

Looking for motivating math centers for your Pre-K classroom? These 25 hands-on, ready to print activities teach shapes, counting to 20, writing numbers, patterns and graphing. The activities make it so easy to set up math stations! Just print, prep and play. Grab...

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Star Wars STEM Activities

Star Wars STEM Activities

Star Wars has been a beloved franchise since it first came out in the 1970s. Since then, it has become a cult icon - making it the perfect theme for creating motivating kids' STEM activities. These Star Wars STEM activities include 25 must-try science, technology,...

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Linear Measurement STEM Cards

Linear Measurement STEM Cards

Help kids understand linear measurement with this batch of playful, hands-on STEM challenges. They're the perfect addition to your STEM center, measurement unit, or STEM boxes! Grab your pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers. Don't want to stop the STEM fun? ...

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STEM Challenge: Linear Measurement

STEM Challenge: Linear Measurement

This kid-approved STEM challenge is the perfect addition to your measurement unit or STEM center!

The 60 hands-on task cards and corresponding record sheets give kids practice measuring and comparing length using unifix cubes.

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In the first 45 cards, children compare two piles of objects to determine which set is longer.

When they’re ready for a challenge, students then move on to the 15 extension cards.

 

STUDENTS WILL:

–> Find objects in the room that are longer or shorter than a given set,

–> Estimate and then measure the length of objects,

–> And decide what type of measuring tool (ruler, measuring tape or yard stick/meter stick) would be best to use in different situations.

 

Finally, in the final challenge included in the pack, children race Matchbox cars to determine which one travels the farthest.

The STEM challenge pack is so motivating, hands-on and playful! Kids will ask to complete it over and over again.

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STEM Challenge: Weight Measurement

STEM Challenge: Weight Measurement

This kid-approved STEM challenge is the perfect addition to your weight measurement unit or STEM center!

The 60 hands-on task cards and corresponding record sheets give kids practice measuring and comparing weight using a simple balance.

–> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and save!

In the first 45 cards, children compare two piles of objects to determine which set weighs more and which weighs less.

When they’re ready for a challenge, students then move on to the 15 extension cards that invite them to find objects in the room that weigh more or less than a given set.

The STEM challenge pack is so motivating, hands-on and playful! Kids will ask to complete it over and over again.

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Subtraction Fact Fluency

Subtraction Fact Fluency

The Subtraction Fact Fluency Pack is filled with motivating ways to practice subtracting 0 to 10. They’re great to use as no prep math centers, games, homework and sub activities.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Subtraction Race // Spin the fact and graph the difference.

–> Roll and Solve // Roll a die and solve a problem from the matching column.

–> Tic Tac Toe // Challenge a partner to solve three facts across, down or diagonally first.

–> Subtraction Color Up // Roll a die and color the matching answer.

DIFFERENTIATING

The activity pack makes it so easy to differentiate for a variety of learners.

Have kids start on their -0 facts and work their way up one page at a time or, for students who are ready for an extra challenge, give them larger problems like -7 or -10. Then have them work on the review pages to cover all of the facts at once.

 

Make it fun to memorize addition facts to 10 with our popular Addition Fact Fluency Pack!

 

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STEM Challenge: 4 Seasons of Building Cards

STEM Challenge: 4 Seasons of Building Cards

These STEM challenge cards are the perfect addition to your favorite building block center (LEGOS, wooden blocks, DUPLOS… you name it!)

Kids will love using real world pictures as inspiration to build 11 common objects each season!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

SPRING-> kite, tree, butterfly, flower, rain boots, watering can, umbrella, bunny, garden trowel, bird, duckling

SUMMER-> popsicle, beach ball, sea star, crab, sailboat, sunglasses, strawberry, shell, soccer ball, fish, sand castle

FALL-> maple leaf, scarecrow, spider, bat, apple pie, candy corn, pumpkin, apple, squirrel, black cat, tractor

WINTER-> mittens, snowflake, pine cone, sled, evergreen tree, gift box, cocoa mug, rose, gingerbread man, penguin, polar bear

 

The STEM challenge cards are a great way to help kids develop abstract thinking, design, engineering and building skills!

Grab your set (below) and then hop over and snag our Famous Landmark Cards too!

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The Ultimate LEGO Book

The Ultimate LEGO Book

My boys are huge LEGO fans. They could spend hours designing, building and tweaking their creations. So when I found out about a new LEGO idea book packed with inspiring projects, I knew it would be the perfect addition to our building area. Interested in building and...

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40 STEM Activities for Kids

40 STEM Activities for Kids

STEM activities (Science Technology Engineering and Math) are all the buzz in education. Kids love finding out how things work through fun, hands-on projects and teachers love knowing that they're preparing students for their techy future. These 40 kid-approved STEM...

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STEM Challenge: Build with Straws

STEM Challenge: Build with Straws

Who knew that a bag of straws could be perfect for five must-try STEM projects?!

 

STUDENTS WILL:

–> Build straw towers,

–> Design weight bearing bridges,

–> Make a raft,

–> Create straw mazes,

–> And build straw rockets that really fly!

 

The center cards, posters, record sheets and easy to follow directions are great to use as STEM centers, makerspaces or science centers.

Grab ALL of our STEM challenges (including this one!) HERE.

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First Grade Pumpkin Activities

First Grade Pumpkin Activities

Pumpkin activities are a must for fall! These 17 pumpkin math, literacy and science activities take learning to the next level by teaching first graders sight words, number bonds, addition, pumpkin life cycles and so much more. Grab the activity pack in our shop or on...

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Pumpkin Activity Packet

Pumpkin Activity Packet

Pumpkin activities are a must for fall! These 21 playful pumpkin math, literacy and science activities take learning to the next level by teaching kids alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, beginning addition, pumpkin life cycles and so much more. They're perfect...

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STEM Challenge: Build with Cookies

STEM Challenge: Build with Cookies

Grab a bag of cookies (yes, cookies!) and jump into five kid-friendly STEM projects.

 

STUDENTS WILL:

–> Build cookie skyscrapers

–> Make Matchbox Car garages

–> Design cookie parachutes

–> Create weight bearing bridges

–> And sneak in some math with cookie jar estimating

 

The pack includes easy to follow teacher directions, STEM center cards and activity record sheets.

Develop abstract thinking, design, engineering and building skills. Plus use the fun estimation activity to work on important math skills too!

The cookie STEM challenges are a perfect compliment to our toothpick STEM structures and famous landmark STEM cards!

NOTE: All of our products are instant downloads.

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5 Senses Activity Pack

5 Senses Activity Pack

Teaching the five senses (sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch) helps kids learn how they make observations in the world. That’s why it’s the perfect science topic for children in preschool, kindergarten or first grade!

These 12 motivating, hands-on activities make learning the 5 senses irresistibly fun and easy to prep. They’re great to use as whole class activities or science centers.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 5 Senses Rhymes (one for each sense)

–> Interactive Flap Book

–> 5 Handwriting Activity Sheets (one for each sense)

–> Popcorn Senses Activity

–> 5 Senses Detective Mystery

–> 2 Game Boards

–> I Smell Something… Challenge

–> Mystery Scents

–> Color Hunt

–> Secret Sense of Touch Balloons

–> Mystery Jelly Beans Activity

–> Sound Mysteries Activity

 

Love these?!

Grab our States of Matter Pack and Super Cool Science Kit too!

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Sound Boxes

Sound Boxes

Sound boxes (also called “Elkonin boxes”) help kids build a strong foundation of pre-reading skills by teaching them how to identify and replace phonemes in words.

This mega pack includes 114 sound boxes giving kids practice sounding out 2, 3 and 4 phoneme words.

To play, students say the word out loud normally once and then stretch out the word slowly. They tap their finger (or slide a manipulative) into a box for each phoneme they hear.

Step up the fun by using the sound boxes with a variety of manipulatives: sliding counting chips, driving in Matchbox cars, squishing balls of playdough, clipping small clothespins, sliding LEGO bricks, or writing an X with a dry erase marker.

Children will soon be able to name and replace phonemes in a snap!

NOTE: All of our activity packs are instant downloads.

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Editable Pretend Play Sets

Editable Pretend Play Sets

Pretend play is great for practicing cooperation, communication, planning, imagining... even reading, writing and math! These 9 pretend play sets are must-haves for a dramatic play center or community unit. Use the ready made activity sheets or personalize them by...

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Pumpkin Activity Pack- First Grade

Pumpkin Activity Pack- First Grade

The First Grade Pumpkin Activity Pack is perfect for a fall unit or pumpkin theme!

The 17 math, science and literacy activities teach sight words, story writing, addition to ten, subtraction from ten, number bonds, comparing numbers to 100, the pumpkin life cycle and more.

This pumpkin activity pack even includes EDITABLE sight word games so you can easily differentiate for a variety of learners!

Check out all of the fun details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pumpkin Hunt

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pumpkin Roll

–> 2 No-Prep Story Starters

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Roll and Write

MATH

–> Pumpkin Glyphs

–> Comparing Numbers to 100

–> Write and Wipe Number Bonds

–> Adding to Ten Sheets

–> Subtracting from Six and Ten Sheets

–> Addition Cover Up

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards

–> Spin and Color 2D Shape Pumpkins

SCIENCE

–> Pumpkins Are… Brainstorm

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Hat

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing

–> Pumpkin Plant Journal

 

NOTE: Some of the activities in this pack are also part of the preschool and kindergarten set.

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STEM Challenge: Build Famous Landmarks

STEM Challenge: Build Famous Landmarks

Can your kids build the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China AND the Empire State Building in one afternoon?! These 47 STEM challenge cards use real pictures of famous landmarks from around the world to inspire kids to build those three sites and so many more.

The STEM challenge cards are a great way to help kids develop abstract thinking, design, engineering and building skills.

Just cut apart the cards and grab a batch of building blocks for some serious STEM fun.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Great Wall of China // China

–> The Twelve Apostles // Australia

–> Mount Everest // Nepal

–> Piazza San Marco // Italy

–> The Hollywood Sign // USA

–> Mount Eden Crater // New Zealand

–> Neuschwanstein Castle // Germany

–> Agia Sophia // Turkey

–> The Great Buddha // Japan

–> White House // USA

–> Pyramids of Giza // Egypt

–> Saint Spyridonas Church // Greece

–> Tower Bridge // England

–> Notre Dame Cathedral // France

–> Sphinx // Egypt

–> Golden Gate Bridge // USA

–> Burj Khalifa // United Arab Emirates

–> Leaning Tower of Pisa // Italy

–> Forbidden City // China

–> Jefferson Arch // USA

–> Saint Basil’s Cathedral // Russia

–> Sydney Opera House // Australia

–> Parthenon // Greece

–> Space Needle // USA

–> Taj Mahal // India

–> Eiffel Tower // France

–> Angkor Wat // Cambodia

–> Kukulcan El Castilla // Mexico

–> Easter Island Statues // Chile

–> Empire State Building // USA

–> Colosseum // Italy

–> Arc de Triomphe // France

–> Machu Picchu // Peru

–> Statue of Liberty // USA

–> CN Tower // Canada

–> Tower of Hercules // Spain

–> Rialto Bridge // Italy

–> Stonehenge // England

–> Sucevita Monastery // Romania

–> Petronas Towers // Malaysia

–> Potala Palace // China

–> Red Fort // India

–> Wat Phra Si Sanphet // Thailand

–> Butchart Garden // Canada

–> Ayers Rock // Australia

–> Red Fort // India

–> Cologne Cathedral // Germany

 

For students who are ready for a challenge, the pack includes 4 different record sheets to choose from too!

The famous landmark STEM challenge is a perfect compliment to our toothpick STEM structures!

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Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

These roll and cover pattern block mats are packed with serious math power! The no prep sheets work on shapes, counting, adding, fine motor skills, number recognition AND subitizing at the same time.

To play, kids roll either one or two dice (depending on the version they’re using), and cover the matching number with a pattern block.

EACH OF THE 20 DESIGNS COMES IN 2 VERSIONS:

–> a roll and cover sheet practicing the numbers 1-6

–> PLUS a roll, add and cover page working on adding together two numbers up to 12.

 

STUDENTS WILL BUILD:

–> police car

–> fireman and hose

–> rose

–> swan

–> owl on a branch

–> number ten

–> lion

–> watering can

–> sailboat

–> castle

–> bird

–> penguin

–> train

–> hearts

–> elephant

–> gorilla

–> bee and flower

–> caterpillar

–> sun

–> fish

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Subtraction Write and Wipe Cards

Subtraction Write and Wipe Cards

These 128 write and wipe cards are an easy and fun way to teach kids about subtraction. They’re perfect to use as math centers, small group activities or for individual practice.

To play, students grab a write and wipe card showing either 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 objects. They roll a die and cross off that many objects in the picture. Then they write the subtraction problem by filling in the numbers at the bottom of the card.

When kids are ready to take learning one step further, they follow up by writing the complete equation (including the subtraction and equal sign) on a corresponding record sheet. It’s an easy way to differentiate for different learners.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> LEGO Subtraction

–> Loose Tooth Subtraction

–> Candy Shop Subtraction

–> Lunch Subtraction

–> Bubble Subtraction

–> Penguin Subtraction

–> Bowling Subtraction

–> Magic Subtraction

 

Get ready for some hands-on fun with math!

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Write and Wipe Number Bonds

Write and Wipe Number Bonds

Number bonds are an amazing tool for teaching kids how two parts fit together to make a whole and the relationship between addition and subtraction. These four playful sets of write and wipe cards make learning number bonds fun for kids and easy prep for you. The...

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Number Bond Activity Pack

Number Bond Activity Pack

Number bonds are an amazing tool for teaching kids relationships between numbers, how two parts fit together to make a whole and how addition and subtraction relate to one another.

These four playful sets of write and wipe cards make learning number bonds fun for kids and easy prep for you!

Just print and laminate the cards, grab a dry erase marker, and you’re ready to play. The cards are great to use as math centers, small group activities or individual practice.

To make it easy for you to differentiate, the write and wipe cards include two levels of difficulty.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> The beginner cards give kids the whole number and ask them to find the missing part.

–> The advanced cards ask students to solve missing parts AND wholes.

And, to take differentiation one step further, the pack also includes two versions of record sheets:

–> The beginner sheets have children copy the triangular number bonds.

–> The advanced sheets ask kids to write all four equations that can be made with the number bond.

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Beginning Blend Centers

Beginning Blend Centers

These 10 beginning blend centers are perfect for kindergarten or first grade literacy centers, word work stations, or homeschool activities.
 
Focus on one type of blend with newer readers (for instance, L blends) or review several different blends at the same time for kiddos who are ready for a challenge.
 
The playful activity pack practices 19 of the most common blends:
 
BL-, BR-,CL-, CR-, DR-, FL-, FR-, GL-, GR-, PL-, PR-, SC-, SK-, SL-, SM-, SN-, SP-, ST-, SW- and TR-.
 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND
 
–> 19 Foldable Blend Books (one for each blend)
–> 20 Match Up Puzzles
–> 54 Write and Wipe Cards
–> 3 Roll and Write Games
–> Flip and Write
–> 20 Clip Cards
–> Spin and Color No-Prep Sheets
–> Color by Blend No-Prep Sheets
–> What’s Right? No-Prep Sheets
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Plant Activity Pack

Plant Activity Pack

Looking for fun ways to teach kids about plants?! These 11 science activities and experiments are the perfect addition to any preschool, kindergarten and first grade plant unit.

Make a sprout house, try your hand at leaf chromatography, turn a flower not one but TWO colors and more!

Check out all the motivating details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

PLANT SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

–> Plants Are, Can, Have, Need…

–> Parts of Seeds, Plants and Photosynthesis Posters

–> Plant and Seed Labeling Pages

–> Living/Not Living Clip Cards

–> Sunflower Life Cycle Hat

–> Sprout House Experiment

–> Plant Journal

–> Two Tone Flower Experiment

–> Leaf Chromatography Experiment

–> 2 Foldable Life Cycle Craftivities

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing

–> Flower Interactive Lapbook

 

Note: All of our products are instant downloads so you can use them right away!

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Bug and Butterfly Centers

Bug and Butterfly Centers

If you’re looking for motivating bug and butterfly activities for Pre-K or kindergarten, this set is for you!

The bug and butterfly set includes plenty of variety so that you can easily differentiate for different learners. Work on alphabet letters, word families, sight words, counting, adding, life cycles and so much more!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Rainbow butterflies practicing upper and lowercase pairs

–> Alphabet puzzles working on letter sounds

–> 2 EDITABLE sight word games

–> Rhyming clip cards

–> Word family clip cards and writing activity

–> 0-20 counting clip cards

–> Ten frame coloring sheets

–> Roll and cover pattern block mats practicing counting and adding

–> Ladybug addition sheets

–> Butterfly life cycle hats

–> Butterfly life cycle posters

–> Ladybug life cycle wheels

–> Ladybug life cycle posters

–> 4 story starters

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Our Instagram Reel

Our Instagram Reel

Welcome Instagram friends! This is the place to find all of our latest posts in one spot. Simply scroll down and click on the activity you're searching for - our newest posts are on top. Spring STEM Challenges in our shop // on Teachers Pay Teachers 3D Shape Puzzles...

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Cloud in a Jar

Cloud in a Jar

On a recent foggy walk to school, my 3 year-old, Q,  asked what made fog. Making a cloud in a jar was the perfect opportunity to show him just how clouds and fog (which is just low lying clouds) are formed.  With virtually no prep and no cost, this super cool...

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10 Beginning Reader Books for Boys

10 Beginning Reader Books for Boys

Like anything in life, we all know that the best way to learn how to read is to spend time reading so I knew I needed motivating books that would get my sons' brains excited to practice... I just couldn't find them. So I pulled together this set of 10...

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Glowing Magic Potion Station

Glowing Magic Potion Station

What do you get when you combine a few simple chemical reactions with glitter, neon paint and a black light? A Glowing Magic Potion Station that kids will ask for over and over again! Watching the reactions under the glow of a black light takes a simple kids' science...

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Sanity Saving Family Command Center

Sanity Saving Family Command Center

Looking for some easy ways to keep your family organized? Scotch® Brand and I are excited to pass along everything you need for a #MakeAmazing family command center. Whether you're a Type A or Type Z, you're sure to find something to take your organization to the next...

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Learning About Sound

Learning About Sound

We love kids' science and these echolocation activities are a fun way to learn about sound. I have fond and vivid memories of playing in a deep and wide sand pit yelling at the top of my lungs. I'd wait and listen as my shout travelled across the way and bounced back...

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4 Must-Try Dice Games

4 Must-Try Dice Games

Dice games are a quick, screen free way to entertain kids when you're at home or on the go. These four must-try dice games are my family's favorites. They're easy to learn, fun to play, and {as a HUGE bonus} teach kids important math skills too. Gotta' love that! For...

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25 Craft Stick Activities

25 Craft Stick Activities

We love craft stick activities. They're low prep, hands-on and creative. Whether you're looking for simple math games, craft projects, reading activities or even science experiments, these 25 craft stick activities have you covered. Who knew there were so many awesome...

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Motivating Girls’ Writing Pack

Motivating Girls’ Writing Pack

If you're looking for a motivating way to get girls writing, you've come to the right spot. This writing set is packed with eye catching covers, engaging story prompts and awesome extras all about things girls love most. The instant download's an easy way to help...

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21 Cool Bug Activities for Kids

21 Cool Bug Activities for Kids

Looking for some cool bug activities to try with your kids? These 21 creepy crawly math, literacy and craft projects are sure to be a hit. Whether you're looking for new ideas for an insect unit or you just want to step up the fun factor, we hope you love these 21...

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NO PREP Sight Word Activity Books – Set #2

NO PREP Sight Word Activity Books – Set #2

This sequel to our super popular Pre-Primer Sight Word Activity Books makes learning primer sight words uber fun for kids. Each book in this action-packed set teaches kids two sight words at a time. Once children have completed the entire set, they can fluently read and write 52 Dolch sight words:

all, am, are, at, ate, be, black, brown, but, came, did, do, eat, four, get, good, have, he, into, like, must, new, no, now, on, our, out, please, pretty, ran, ride, saw, say, she, so, soon, that, there, they, this, too, under, want, was, well, went, what, white, who, will, with, yes.

These 26 books make learning sight words fun for kids and prep-free for you. Each activity book in the set includes two pages – one front and one back. Just print them back to back and you’re ready to use them as word work stations, literacy centers, homeschool lessons…. there are so many possibilities!

To make sight word practice motivating and fun, each book has kids practice different combinations of activities. Depending on the book, kids write the sight words upside down, highlight them, graph them, roll and write them, dab them with a Bingo marker, break them from a code and so much more. Check out the pictures for a peek inside.

 

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30 Science Experiments

30 Science Experiments

Science just got a whole lot easier to add into your lesson plans!  Using the easy-to-follow instructions and common household supplies, kids will whip up some magic rainbow milk, make raisins dance, create some fluffy Ivory Soap souffle, fish for ice, shine pennies and make water walk.

PLUS, your download also includes a no-prep science journal that goes along with the 30 jaw-dropping science experiments so kids can easily keep track of their results.

But that’s just the beginning! Get ready for plenty of “oohs” and “aahs.”

There’s so much included in this set! Check out all of the fun experiments below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> The Disappearing Egg Shell

–> Walking Water

–> Tornado in a Jar

–> Flying Tea Bags

–> Magic Balloons

–> Disappearing Skittles

–> Dancing Raisins

–> Volcano in a Jar

–> Rainbow Milk

–> Candy Chromatography

–> Water Cycle in a Bag

–> Crystal Names

–> Fireworks in a Jar

–> States of Matter Balloons

–> Dying Flowers

–> Fluffy Soap

–> Shining Pennies

–> Fishing for Ice

–> Sink or Float

–> Little Sprout House

–> Making Grapes

–> Lava in a Cup

–> Running Pepper

–> Sink and Float Oranges

–> Will it Melt?

–> Peppermint Fireworks

–> Sunscreen Science

–> Is it Magnetic?

–> Phases of the Moon

 

That’s more than 30 awesome science experiments PLUS a kid-friendly, no prep science journal. Get ready for some serious fun!!

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sight Word Game

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sight Word Game

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of my all-time favorite children's books. My boys are big fans too, so I was excited to pull together a motivating Very Hungry Caterpillar sight word game that would make reading practice super fun. It's the perfect...

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Math Fact Dominoes

Math Fact Dominoes

My oldest LOVES math fact challenges so I was excited to put together a set of fun popsicle stick math fact dominoes he could use to practice +2s. Working on subtraction, multiplication or division instead? No problem! Just swap out the math facts and answers. So...

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15 EDITABLE Math Fact Games

15 EDITABLE Math Fact Games

These 15 EDITABLE math fact games are packed with motivating ways to practice any facts under the sun: addition, subtraction, multiplication or even division.

They make it so easy to create customized math centers for every group in class!

SAVE TIME

Just type your math facts on the quick start page and they automatically load into every activity so you can quickly print and play.

SAVE MONEY

Simply swap out the math facts when kids are ready to move on – there’s no need to buy a new activity pack.

EASILY DIFFERENTIATE

Create duplicate versions of the same game using differentiated math facts. One group of students can practice addition to 12 while another group of children works on the same activity but focuses on two-digit addition.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 4 Editable Pocket Chart Games

–> 4 Editable Board Games

–> 4 Editable Match Up Puzzles

–> 3 Editable No Prep Games

 

AND THEY ALL COME WITH RECORD SHEETS!

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Pumpkin Activity Pack- Preschool and Kindergarten

Pumpkin Activity Pack- Preschool and Kindergarten

Whether you’re planning a fall unit, pumpkin theme or just need a batch of engaging math, science and literacy activities for preschool or kindergarten, this pack has everything you need.

Teach letter names, letter formation, sight words, story writing, counting, beginning addition, comparing numbers, 2D shapes, the pumpkin life cycle and more.

This pumpkin activity pack includes 21 projects in one easy download- ABC games, EDITABLE sight word games, math centers, science activities…

Check out all of the fun details below!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Alphabet Activity Sheets for P, S and T

–> Rolling Pumpkins ABC Game

–> Five Little Pumpkins Rhyme

–> 3 Versions of Five Little Pumpkins Little Reader Books

–> EDITABLE Pumpkin Sight Word Hunt

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Mystery Pumpkins

–> 2 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> Pumpkin Glyphs

–> Write and Wipe Adding on Cards

–> Pumpkin Ten Frames

–> Comparing Numbers from 1-20 Sheets

–> Adding to Ten

–> Number Cover Up for 1-6

–> Addition Cover Up for 2-12

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards

–> Spin and Color Shape Pumpkins

 

SCIENCE

–> Pumpkins Are… Brainstorm

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Hat

–> Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Life Cycle Sequencing

–> Foldable Pumpkin Plant Journal

 

NOTE: All of our products are instant downloads.

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EDITABLE Pretend Play Sets

EDITABLE Pretend Play Sets

These 9 pretend play sets are must-haves for a dramatic play center or community unit. Use the ready made activity sheets or personalize them by typing in your kids’ names. The pack is editable so you can use any names under the sun.

The 147 pages of pretend play printables give kids plenty of practice cooperating, communicating, reading, writing and doing math. Children will have so much fun playing that they won’t even notice they’re learning too!

Each set includes easy to follow instructions, signs, worker badges and fun, hands-on math and literacy activities.

Plus, to make differentiating easier, there are two versions of each learning activity. For instance, construction workers can pick from pre-filled work orders or blank versions requiring writing.

The colorful graphics and high interest topics make this set an awesome addition to any classroom or home.

Check out all the fun details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Clothing boutique

–> Bakery

–> Grocery store

–> Construction site

–> Police station

–> Voting station

–> Airport

–> School

–> Doctor’s office

 

NOTE: All of our products are instant downloads.

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25 Pre-K Math Centers

25 Pre-K Math Centers

Looking for motivating math centers for your Pre-K classroom? These 25 hands-on, ready to print activities teach shapes, counting to 20, writing numbers, patterns and graphing.

The activities make it so easy to set up math stations! Just print, prep and play.  The easy-to-follow instructions make them perfect for parent volunteers or classroom helpers.

The 25 printable centers give students practice with:

–> 2D Shapes
–> Patterns
–> Sorting
–> Number recognition to 20
–> Number formation
–> Counting to 20
–> Ten frames
–> Graphing
–> Introductory measuring

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Number Rainbows

–> Counting Clip Cards (2 sets)

–> Roll and Color Number Game

–> Number Dominoes

–> Ten Frame Dab

–> Roll and Write 1-9

–> Number 1-20 Puzzles

–> Kids Color Up 1-12 Game

–> Pizza Shop 1-20 Counting Cards

–> Number Bingo for 1-20

–> How Many Long? Linear Measurement Activity

–> Shape Graph

–> Shape Sort

–> I Have, Who Has Shape Game

–> Shape Puzzles

–> Roll and Color Shape Sheet

–> Color Sort

–> Graphing Colors

–> Counting Bear Pattern Cards

–> Farm Pattern Cut and Glue Sheet

–> Popsicle Stick Pattern Cards

 

Bundle with my alphabet and fine motor centers and save!

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Race to Twenty LEGO Game

Race to Twenty LEGO Game

My boys are big LEGO fans so I love using them to sneak in some reading and math practice when I can. This LEGO Game: Race to Twenty was a low prep, fun way to help Big Brother {4.5} work on those tricky teen numbers. For more number fun, check out our Number...

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Preschool Math Mega Pack

The Math Mega Pack includes 10 hands-on, printable games that teach shapes, patterns, number recognition and writing, counting to 20, graphing, measuring, beginning addition and subtraction.   Inside you'll find: Making 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. A number concept...

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LEGO Word Families

LEGO Word Families

My boys have been on a LEGO kick the last few weeks. The other day, as I watched them play, an idea popped into my mind: in addition to building THINGS with this favorite toy, they could also build WORDS. Later that evening, I pulled out their box of Duplos {the extra...

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Letter of the Day Hand Stamps

Letter of the Day Hand Stamps

Guest post by In Lieu of Preschool. Letter of the day hands stamps are a simple and fun way to get your child interacting with the alphabet! And for more preschool fun, check out this awesome Ultimate Preschool Activity Pack! After our letter lessons are finished for...

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