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Pumpkin Counting Mat

I knew as soon as I saw these adorable pumpkin erasers, I would need a fun counting activity to use them in the classroom. This pumpkin counting mat gives young learners practice with counting from 1-20 with a fun seasonal twist. Snag your copy below and then grab our best selling Number Formation Pack! Getting Ready These…

Counting Bear Clip Cards

Counting bears are such a motivating math manipulative for young children. They’re great for practicing patterns, graphing and (of course!) counting. Bring a big dose of hands-on fun to ordinary number work with this colorful batch of counting bear clip cards. They’re a playful way to learn the numbers 1 to 12! Snag your activity and then hop over…

Apple Tree Counting Mats

These free apple tree counting mats are perfect for fall! Just grab some pom poms and you’re ready for some fun, hands-on practice with counting, number recognition, vocabulary building and fine motor skills. For more number fun, check out our Number Formation Pack in our shop! I’m absolutely in love with the fall season. It really…

Dinosaur Counting Mat

Students will have so much fun counting from 1 to 20 with this playful dinosaur counting mat. Use it for small group work, partner work, or at a math station. Then, hop on over and check out our Number Formation Pack! Getting Ready The counting mat was so easy to prepare! I chose to print…

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 counting fun! Summer is approaching quickly, and with it…

Skip Counting with QR Codes!

QR (or Quick Response) codes are a great way to make learning more engaging for kids at school or at home. Children love solving math problems and then scanning the QR codes to see if their answer is correct!  For example, it makes a great skip counting activity! These free skip counting QR codes are…

15 Clever Counting Cards

Counting cards are an easy prep, fun way to help kids practice number sequence, one-to-one correspondence, number recognition and (of course) counting! These 15 counting cards are our favorite freebies from across the web. They’re creative, engaging and hands-on. A perfect combo for some serious counting fun.  For more math fun, check out our Number Formation…

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 the easy prep. They’re a win-win for everyone!  And when you’re done counting seeds, hop on over to our shop and…

Exercise Counting Game

Counting from 1 to 10 is an important skill for young learners.  Make it fun for kids to practice with this playful exercise counting game. Spin-an-Exercise is the perfect activity to do with your child at home or as a whole group brain break at school. Snag your set below and then hop over and…

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 for preschool or kindergarten! Snag…

Bug Counting Clip Cards

Have some students who love anything creepy crawly?!  These bug counting clip cards are a fun way to add some insect fun to your math centers while practicing counting from 0-20 and reading ten frames. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best-selling Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready To…

Goldfish Counting Cards

My 3.5 year-old is crazy about counting right now – fingers, shoes, birds… you name it, he counts it. So I was excited to pull together a set of colorful goldfish counting cards that would give him practice with the numbers 1 to 20. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best-selling…

Fall Counting Puzzles

Building up number sense, including number recognition and counting, takes a lot of time and practice. Since we always aim to make learning fun, we were excited to pull out this playful batch of fall counting puzzles! Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best-selling Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting…

Gold Coin Counting

Little leprechauns will love this reading and counting activity along with this gold coin counting book! Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best-selling Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready This counting activity was really easy to prepare! I simply printed all 11 pages of the book on festive…

Monster Counting Cards

These monster counting cards are sure to kick up the cool math factor. Little monsters will love practicing number recognition and counting as they add eyes to each monster card. The freebie’s an uber fun way to practice the numbers 1 to 20. For more number fun, check out our Number Formation Pack in our shop! Getting Ready The…

Football Counting Clip Cards

One-to-one correspondence, fine motor practice and number recognition are just some of the reasons I love using counting clip cards with my kindergarten students. And this football variety is sure to score a touchdown with young sports fans!  It’s great practice for counting sets 1-20. Scroll below to download your freebie and then make sure…

Valentine Counting Cards

These Valentine counting cards are a perfect math game to add to your Valentine collection and they are great for building fine motor skills too! Grab the freebie below and then snag our Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready To prep, I printed a copy of the Valentine counting cards (below) and laminated…

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 Formation Pack in our shop for more math fun! Getting Ready This heart…

Snowman Button Counting Puzzles

I love activities that put a seasonal twist on learning important concepts, and these snowman button counting puzzles do just that! They are a great math center or hands-on learning activity for preschool or kindergarteners this winter. Snag your activity and then check out our Number Formation Pack in our shop! Getting Ready I always…

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 counting cards are simple. You just need to print,…

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 way to tackle the numbers 1 to 10. This activity is the perfect compliment to…

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 Ready To prep the activity, I printed the sheets (found in the download below)…

Gumdrop Counting Cards

These gumdrop counting cards are a festive and fun way to help preschoolers and kindergarteners work on the numbers 1 to 10 this holiday season. Snag your activity and then hop over and grab our Number Formation Pack for more math fun! We typically don’t eat a lot of candy, but who can resist getting…

Write and Wipe Counting Cards

Write and Wipe Counting Cards

These six playful write and wipe counting card sets make learning to count from 1 to 20 fun for kids. Kids grab a card, read the number written at the top and draw the missing objects to make the picture match.

The counting cards are great to use in preschool or kindergarten math centers! Just print, laminate and play.

 

STUDENTS WILL COUNT AND DRAW:

–> Gumballs

–> Cow Spots

–> Bubbles

–> Teddy Bear Band-aids

–> Dump Truck Rocks

–> Raindrops

 

That’s six counting card sets in all!

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Apple Race Math Game

Will the red, green, or yellow apple reach the top first?!  This playful apple race math game has kids graphing, counting and comparing – important early math skills. It’s perfect to use as a math station, homeschool activity or morning work. If you’re looking for more ideas to add to your math station, check out our…

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 with a little support, and first graders who will be able to read…

Pumpkin QR Code Cards 1-20

I love using QR codes with my kindergarten students!  They’re a great way to integrate technology into a lesson and are very easy for young learners to use.  These Pumpkin QR code cards add a fun, fall-themed twist to math time.  This QR code activity is such a motivating way for kids to count from 1…

Number Decomposition

Working on number decomposition? These playful, hands-on practice sheets are a must. Try the sample below and the grab the complete pack in our shop!  What Is Number Decomposition? Number decomposition is just a fancy way of saying “understanding different combinations that make the same number.” The number three, for example, has four different ways…

Apple Ten Frame Clip Cards

Apples are a popular theme in fall. Bring a seasonal twist to your learning with these fun, apple-themed ten frame count and clip cards! They are perfect for preschool and kindergarten students who are learning to count and recognize sets to 12. Ready for more math fun!? Check out our Number Formation Pack in our shop!…

Acorn Roll and Cover

I am just NUTS about this acorn roll & cover math game!  Students will love racing to see if they can cover all of the acorns on their board first. Your young mathematicians will be having so much fun they won’t even know they are practicing counting, subitizing and adding at the same time. Scroll…

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 “sneak peak” of these pattern block mats, head to our store to purchase the whole set…

Fall Ten Frame Matching Game

Fall is here, and it’s always fun to incorporate the season into some engaging learning activities! This ten frame matching game is perfect for the season. It’s a fun way to develop number sense and, since it can be played in different ways, is great for differentiation!  After some fall math fun, grab our Number Formation Pack in…

Frozen Puzzles

Many kids {(including my own!) are big fans of the movie Frozen. In this activity, Disney’s famous characters, Elsa and Olaf, come to life when preschoolers put together a Frozen puzzle that gives them practice counting from one to ten. The project makes a motivating preschool math station or busy bag. Grab the printable below and…

Shape Graphs

I love teaching TWO skills with just ONE activity, don’t you?! These shape graphs are a playful way to teach the names and characteristics of the most common 2D shapes while working on graphing at the same time. If you’re looking for more fun shapes activities, check out our Pattern Block Mats for more shape fun! 2D…

Place Value Concentration

For most kids, understanding place value requires lots of practice – it’s a pretty complicated concept after all.  This place value concentration game is an easy way to make all of that hard work fun. Grab your freebie by scrolling below and get ready for some serious competition.  If you’re loving this place value game,…

2D Shapes Marshmallow Geometry

Marshmallow geometry is a fun way to teach the names and characteristics of 2D shapes including triangles, rectangles and squares. Kids love having the chance to build 2D shapes with food and grown ups love watching children practice important math skills. It’s a win-win! For a printable version of this activity, hop over and grab our popular…

Summer Spin and Graph

What will reach the top first?!  This summer math game will have your kids counting, graphing and comparing.  It’s perfect to play outside on a warm summer day or to add some summer inside your classroom at a math station. Scroll down and grab your graphing freebie! Looking for more math fun? Check out our…

Summer Long E Cards

With summer just around the corner, my students are counting down the days until break.  This long e sunglasses activity were the perfect way to keep my kids excited about practicing the long e sound even with summer break rapidly approaching. Scroll down to grab the freebie, then hop over and check out our Vowel Team…

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 Number Formation Pack! Getting Ready I printed the pumpkin cards (below) on cardstock to…

Peanuts Movie Activities

Do your kids love the Peanuts movie!?  Even if they’ve never seen it, these characters are loveable the first time you meet them. We’ve created fun and educational Peanuts movie activities for kids featuring these classic characters! Grab your little learner and get ready to have some fun with these sweet characters!  For unlimited access…

Apple Pie Playdough Recipe

This apple pie playdough recipe will have you craving a slice of warm ooey-gooey apple goodness. With my oldest going off to kindergarten, I was not looking forward to the end of summer, but this sweet and spicy smelling apple pie playdough recipe had me looking forward to my favorite season before it was even done cooking….

Cookie Word Work Game

Nothing makes kids smile quite like a batch of freshly baked cookies. This playful word work game brings that excitement to life by having children read, spell and write sight words as they race to bake their own batch of yummy cookies. Snag your free game below and then hop over and grab 14 more board…

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 hop over and snag our popular LEGO Activity Pack in…

CVC Word Board Games

These CVC word board games provide fun practice for children and help them build confidence as readers. Just print the CVC word board games (below) and get ready for some serious reading excitement. Snag your free game below and then hop over and grab 14 more board games for your collection in our shop! In the…

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 sheets are perfect to use with kids who are just beginning to practice measurement and LEGO fans who are…

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 over and snag our Place Value Cover Up in our shop! This…

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 much more. The spring centers are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for kindergarten and first grade! Hop over to our…

The Lorax Number Match Up

The Lorax is a classic Dr. Seuss children’s book about a Lorax who defends the truffala trees against extinction. After reading the story together a few weeks back, my boys and I played a fun follow up: The Lorax Number Match Up – a counting, number recognition and fine motor activity in one. Snag your set below and then…

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 Formation Pack in our shop! Math Game Differentiating To make it…

Cookie Count and Clip Cards

I love activities that work on multiple skills at once and these playful cookie clip cards do just that! Counting, number recognition, reading number words, fine motor skills… these cookie count and clip cards are packed with learning. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best selling Number Formation Sheets in…

Bug Number Cards

These free bug number cards are a motivating way for preschoolers to practice counting and number recognition. Grab your copy of the creepy-crawly bug cards below and then check out our three fun ways to use them. Then hop over and grab our best selling Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready To prep, I printed…

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 Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready To prep,…

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! Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best-selling Number…

Rainy Day Clip Cards

These rainy day counting clip cards are filled with all things rain: puffy clouds, weatherproof boots and oversized umbrellas. They’re great counting activity to add to any preschool weather unit. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best-selling Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready To make the cards, I…

Color by Ten Frame

Ten frames are a powerful tool for kids who are learning to recognize the numbers 1 to 10. And, when students are ready to stretch their learning through teen numbers, those same ten frames make the concept stick.  Whether you’re working on the numbers 0 to 10 or are learning 1 through 20, this easy…

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. There are even some gorgeous flower art projects that…

Fall Leaf Alphabet Match

As the air turns cooler and the leaves change colors, it can be fun to bring a little bit of autumn into the classroom. Kids will LOVE this playful fall alphabet match! Click the blue “download” below and then hop over to grab our awesome Ultimate Preschool Activity Pack in our shop! Getting Ready Just like…

Dinosaur Number Puzzles

Dinosaur fans will fall instantly smitten with our newest free printable number puzzles! As they slide together one roaring dinosaur at a time, they’ll be practicing counting from 1 to 120, reading numbers, adding on and more. Grab your copy below and then hop over and check out our popular Place Value Cover Up in…

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 STEM-related activities, check out our Epic STEM Bundle in our shop! Rainbow Activities…

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 even drawing! You and your little one will have the best…

Teen Number Coverall Activity

Teen numbers can be a tricky concept for students, but this St. Patrick’s Day-themed coverall activity is a fun and engaging way to help little leprechauns get lucky mastering their teen numbers. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best selling Number Formation Sheets in our shop! Getting Ready To prep…

Valentine’s Pattern Block Mats

Pattern blocks mats are a great way to teach kids about shapes, counting, sorting, reasoning, symmetry… even fractions! These simple Valentine’s pattern block mats are an awesome math challenge for kids. Just print them out and start building. Grab the freebie below and then snag more Patter Block Mats in our shop! This post contains…

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 making 10 activity, I first printed the making 10…

Valentine Twenty Frames

After mastering numbers to ten, moving on to teen numbers can be a little tricky for some kids. These valentine twenty frames are a playful, hands-on way to work on counting sets and writing the numbers 10-20. They’re the perfect complement to our free valentine ten frame sheets HERE. Snag your Number Formation Pack in our…

Egg Carton Ten Frames

My preschool daughter loves fun math games, so when I came across some ridiculously cute chenille chicks at the craft store, I couldn’t resist buying them. I knew they would be perfect for a chick counting activity using ten frames. For more ten frame and number fun, check out our Number Formation Pack in our…

Spring Ten Frame Subtraction

Sometimes subtraction can be tricky to master, but using familiar tools like ten frames can really boost kids’ confidence and make practice fun!  These spring ten frame subtraction printables are a great way to work on subtraction within 10 in a hands-on, engaging way this spring! They pair perfectly with our Number Formation Pack! Spring…

Spring Number Puzzles

Looking for a way to make counting and identifying numbers fun this spring? These 1-12 spring number puzzles are perfect for getting your preschooler counting and matching! With bright and fun pictures to count, they are perfect to add to your plans this spring! For more counting fun with your little learner, grab our Number…

Easter Egg Action Cards

I love Easter, but I’m not a fan of the post-celebration sugar crash. These Easter egg action cards are the perfect solution – they’re fun, energy-burning and even educational! Whether you use them as a non-candy Easter egg stuffer on the big day or sneak them in as a playful counting activity, they’re sure to…

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 bunny! I printed all the pages…

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 centers in one spot right here. Just click one…

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 centers in one spot right here. Just click one of the…

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 pre-kindergarten centers in one spot right here. Your students will love switching…

Place Value Activity Mats to 100

Understanding the concept of place value (the number 74 has 7 tens and 4 ones, for example) is important for children to develop a solid sense of numbers. Our place value activity mats are a hands-on way to practice reading, writing and counting numbers from 1 to 100. They’re great to use as number of the day practice, morning…

Must-try Playdough Mats

Must-try Playdough Mats

These must-try playdough mats are a squishy, hands-on way to develop kids’ fine motor skills while they practice upper and lowercase letter formation, letter sounds, 2D shapes, counting and writing the numbers 1 to 10. They’re the perfect combination of fun and learning! Grab your pack in our shop!  And for more fun, snag our Ultimate…

Winter Activity Pack

These 20 motivating winter activities are perfect for pre-K and kindergarten! Use them as math and literacy centers, early finisher activities, morning tubs… the sky’s the limit. Whether you’re putting together a winter unit, or just want to step up math and literacy learning, this Winter Activity Pack is a must. Grab your set in our shop…

Gingerbread Clip Cards

My students love using clip cards at math stations!  They’re an engaging way to help students with one-to-one counting, number recognition, subitizing and fine motor skills. These gingerbread clip cards are a super sweet way to practice counting sets 0-20. Snag your activity and then hop over and grab our Number Formation Pack in our shop!…

Valentine’s Day Number Book

Ready for a fun, Valentine’s Day twist on numbers? This festive number book gives kids practice writing and counting the numbers one to ten. Grab the freebie below and then snag our super fun Number Formation Pack! Getting the Number Books Ready Prepping this activity couldn’t have been much simpler. I printed the number book (below)…

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 over and grab our super fun Number…

Ornament Comparing Numbers Activity

Counting and comparing numbers is an important math skill for preschoolers and kindergarteners because it helps our youngest learners build strong number sense. Kids will love comparing ornaments in this hands-on (and addictively fun!) math game. Snag your activity and then hop over and grab our super fun Place Value Cover Up activity! Getting Ready To…

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 practice that I was excited to add in these snowman addition puzzles…

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 complete Roll and Cover Pattern Block Pack! This post…

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.

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, pattern cards, addition and subtraction activities and more. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers…

Free Elf Notes

We’re big Elf on the Shelf fans and my kids have been anxiously counting down the days until our little buddy, Jelly, makes his exciting return. This year, I wanted to add some more fun to his daily visits by leaving out playful elf notes every few days. Do you want to print a set of Elf on the Shelf elf notes for your…

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 tools, strategies and support you need to reach…

Thanksgiving Money Activity

This easy-prep Thanksgiving money activity is a playful way to practice counting a collection of coins. Scroll down to grab your freebie and then make sure to hop over and snag our Place Value Cover Up for more math fun! Getting Ready Prepping this Thanksgiving money activity was quick and easy! I printed the Thanksgiving…

100 Free Playdough Mats

100 Free Playdough Mats

Playdough mats are an easy way to grow kids’ imaginations, develop fine motor skills and teach important skills like counting and the ABCs. This roundup of 100 free playdough mats includes some of our favorite finds from across the web. Get inspired below then hop over to become a VIP Plato Pack member so you…

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 Challenge Bundle! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready Before jumping in…

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 printable below and then hop over to become a VIP Plato Pack member so you can get all…

Christmas Tree Number Match Up

This printable Christmas tree number match up is a fun, low prep way to work on number recognition, subitizing, counting, ten frames, and twenty frames with Pre-K and Kindergarten students this winter! Snag your activity and then hop over and grab our Number Formation Pack in our shop! Getting Ready To prep this number match…

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!

Second Grade at Home – Week Four

Second Grade at Home – Week Four

Ready to jump into our 4th week of 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.

–> 5 print-and-play activities practicing R influenced words, diphthongs, silent consonant pairs, sight words (it’s EDITABLE!), 3-dimensional shapes, graphing, place value to 1,000, skip counting by 10s and 100s, plus beginning fractions.

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!

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!

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!

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!

Symmetry Mats

Symmetry Mats

Whether you need hands-on symmetry activities or just want a motivating STEM challenge, these symmetry mats are a must-try.

They build students’ problem solving skills while also working on geometry, counting, comparing, AND (of course!) symmetry at the same time. They’re jam packed with learning!

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Just print the mats and laminate them for added durability. Then grab a a basket of pattern blocks, pom poms and playdough. Kids will love solving all of the challenges!

You can easily stretch the activity for students who are ready for a challenge by giving them the set of harder challenges or simplify it for children who are new to symmetry by pulling out the easier one.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 2 versions of 20 pattern block symmetry mats (easier + harder)

–> 18 pom pom symmetry mats

–> 15 playdough symmetry mats

–> A bonus symmetry monster challenge

Math Geoboard Challenges

Math Geoboard Challenges

These math geoboard challenges build problem solving and design skills while working on geometry, counting, perimeter, angles, comparing, AND scaling at the same time.

They’re jam-packed with learning!

Just print the cards on cardstock, cut them apart, and grab a geoboard and rubber band set. Kids will love building all 10 different shapes, 9 math symbols plus the numbers 1-20.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND

–> 2 versions of 10 shape cards (easier + harder)

–> 2 versions of 9 math symbol cards (easier + harder)

–> 2 versions of 20 number cards (easier + harder)

–> Record sheets

–> A bonus challenge asking kids to build 4 geoboard designs of their own.

 

You can easily stretch the activity for kids who are ready for a challenge by giving them the set of harder challenges or simplify it for students who are new to geoboards by pulling out the easier one.

As a bonus, the set also includes record sheets and challenge worksheets for kids who are ready for a next step.

Alphabet Geoboard Challenges

Alphabet Geoboard Challenges

These alphabet geoboard challenges build problem solving and design skills while working on geometry, counting, perimeter, angles, comparing, scaling AND letter recognition at the same time.

They’re jam packed with learning!

Just print the cards on cardstock, cut them apart, and grab a geoboard and rubber band set. Kids will love building all 26 uppercase letters and their 26 lowercase pairs.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND

–> 2 versions of uppercase letter cards (easier + harder)

–> 2 versions of lowercase letter cards (easier + harder)

–> Record sheets

–> A bonus challenge asking kids to build 4 geoboard designs of their own.

 

You can easily stretch the activity for kids who are ready for a challenge by giving them the set of harder challenges or simplify it for students who are new to geoboards by pulling out the easier one.

As a bonus, the set also includes record sheets and challenge worksheets for kids who are ready for a next step.

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!

Ladybug Blog Hop

Looking for fun ladybug activities? The blogs listed below give you everything you could need! After you’re done exploring, then hop over to become a VIP Plato Pack member so you can get all of the tools, strategies and support you need to reach ALL of your learners. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT Ladybug Syllable Sort…

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!

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

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!

Comparing Numbers

Comparing Numbers

Working on comparing numbers?! This mega pack of motivating, hands-on activities is a must-try. All eight games include easy ways to differentiate so you can quickly stretch students who are ready for a challenge or provide support for kids who need extra practice. Grab your pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers!  Then,…

Comparing Numbers

Comparing Numbers

Working on comparing numbers?! This mega pack of motivating, hands-on activities is a must-try. All eight games include easy ways to differentiate so you can quickly stretch students who are ready for a challenge or provide support for kids who need extra practice.

The eight comparing numbers games are perfect for preschool or kindergarten!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Alligator Crunch. Help your alligator eat the cookie with the most chocolate chips.

–> Block Towers. Use unifix cubes or LEGOS to build and compare number towers.

–> Ten Frame Clip Cards. Compare the ten frames and clip the correct comparison symbol in the middle.

–> Roll and Compare. Roll the dice and write the corresponding comparison.

–> Number Munch. Complete the number sentence with the correct symbol.

–> Compare Bears. Compare two sets of counting bears to find the biggest number.

–> Button Jars. Count the buttons in each jar and clip the one holding the most.

–> Candy Shop. Flip two gumballs and make a number sentence.

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!

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!

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!

St. Patrick’s Day Activities

St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Looking for St. Patrick’s Day activities your students will beg to play over and over again?!

This print and play pack includes 13 motivating ways to teach alphabet letters, word families, sight words, number concept, graphing, making ten and so much more.

The St. Patrick’s Day activities are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for pre-K and kindergarten!

Check out all the fun details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Alphabet Puzzles. A playful way to work on letter sounds.

–> Rhyming Puzzles. Find the matching words.

–> Perfect Pairs. Sound out 16 pairs of CVC words.

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

–> EDITABLE Leprechaun Words. Write your word list in a St. Patrick’s Day tray!

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

MATH

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.

–> Shamrock Ten Frames. Spin a number and color the shamrock ten frame to match.

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

–> Cut and Paste Patterns. Solve AB, AAB and ABC patterns.

–> Leprechaun Shapes. Spin a shape, name it and graph it. What shape reaches the top first?

–> Counting Clip Cards. Count the St. Patrick’s Day objects and clip the matching number from 1-12.

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 is perfect for pre-k, kindergarten or first grade.  Snag your pack in our…

Valentine’s Day STEM Challenges

Valentine’s Day STEM Challenges

These Valentine’s Day STEM Challenges are a must-try! Use a simple box of candy hearts to dive into weight, length AND science.

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 16 weight comparison cards asking “What weighs more?”

–> 16 weight comparison cards asking “What weighs more?” OR “What weighs less?”

–> 16 length comparison cards asking “What is longer?”

–> 16 length comparison cards asking “What is longer?” OR “What is shorter?”

–> Dancing Candy Heart Science Experiment

 

All five STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers AND an answer key making it easy for you to check their results.

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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?

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 your mega pack of 25 Pre-K Math Centers in my shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers.  For…

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, engineering, and math activities for kids. They encourage critical, creative thinking…

Geoboard STEM Challenges

Geoboard STEM Challenges

Looking for an easy prep, motivating STEM challenge for kids?! These geoboard STEM cards are a must-try. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Then, for even more STEM challenges, snag our Epic STEM Challenges Bundle! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. What is STEM? STEM activities (science, technology, engineering and…

STEM Challenge: Geoboards

STEM Challenge: Geoboards

These geoboard STEM challenges build problem solving and design skills while working on geometry, counting, perimeter, angles, comparing and scaling at the same time. They’re jam packed with learning!

Just print the cards on cardstock, cut them apart, and grab a geoboard and rubber band set. Kids will love building all 45 designs.

Plus, as a bonus, the set also includes record sheets and challenge worksheets for kids who are ready for a next step.

The geoboard STEM challenges are a perfect compliment to our famous landmark challenges, toothpick structures, and craft stick puzzles!

 

Playdough Mats

Playdough Mats

These bright and colorful playdough mats give kids hands-on practice with fine motor skills, upper and lowercase letter formation, letter sounds, 2D shapes, counting and writing the numbers 1 to 10.

It’s a mega pack of playdough activities in one easy download.

Print and laminate the mats, grab a batch of playdough, and you’re all set!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 26 uppercase ABC mats

–> 26 lowercase ABC mats

–> 8 two-dimensional shape mats for circle, triangle, rectangle, square, rhombus, trapezoid, hexagon and oval

–> 11 counting mats for 0-10

 

Imagine the hands-on fun and learning in store!

Awesome Money Activities

Awesome Money Activities

Learning how to recognize and add together coins can be confusing for kids but these 10 playful money activities are a motivating way to tackle coins once and for all. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Then, for more math fun, check out our Place Value Cover Up activity in our shop! Peek…

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 for preschool and kindergarten! Grab the activity pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers, Want more?! Hop over to…

Number Decomposition

Number Decomposition

Help kids discover different ways to make the numbers 3 to 10 with these playful, hands-on number decomposition activities. The record sheets are perfect for preschool or kindergarten math centers. Just print a page, grab some manipulatives, and you’re ready to play! Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers!  Then, for more…

Number Decomposition

Number Decomposition

Help kids discover different ways to make the same number with these playful, hands-on number decomposition activities. The record sheets are perfect for preschool or kindergarten math centers.

The pack provides a quick assessment you can use to differentiate the activities for a variety of learners.

Then kids begin breaking down the numbers 3 through 10 with counting beans, unifix cubes and two-color counters.

The activities are a perfect compliment to our Number Formation Pack and Write and Wipe Counting Cards!

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Sound Boxes

Sound Boxes

Sound boxes (also called “Elkonin boxes”) help kids strengthen pre-reading skills by teaching them how to identify and replace phonemes in words. The word “cat”, for instance, has three phonemes: /c/ /a/ and /t/. Our mega pack of 114 sound boxes are a playful, hands-on way to practice sounding out common 2, 3 and 4 phoneme words. Grab your…

Elkonin Sound Boxes

Elkonin 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!

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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

Fine Motor Super Pack

Fine Motor Super Pack

When my three year-old looked at me with his big blue eyes and asked for help “writing like his daddy”, I immediately launched into super mommy mode – pulling together 18 motivating games that would develop his hand-eye coordination, arm and hand strength and grasp.  The mega pack of fine motor activities is perfect to use as centers or homeschool…

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

2D Shape Activities

2D Shape Activities

The 2D Shape Activity Pack is bursting with motivating ways to learn about circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, ovals, rhombuses, trapezoids, hexagons, stars and hearts!! Clip 2D shape sandwiches, make interactive shape flap books, play dice games and so much more… Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Peek Inside Middle Brother (age…

Outer Space Activity Pack

Outer Space Activity Pack

Ready to geek out on outer space activities? Inspire kids to fall in love with the solar system with these 25 playful science, math and literacy activities. Just print and play!

Kids are fascinated by space and these 25 science, math and literacy activities take their excitement to a whole new level.

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

SCIENCE

–> Solar System Hats

–> Space Bingo (class set!)

–> Space Match Up

–> Clip the Planet

–> How Far are the Planets from the Sun?

–> Planet Fact Sheets (Including ready to read summaries for each planet)

–> Oreo Moon Phases

–> More Water or Land?

MATH

–> Space Race

–> 2D Shape Concentration

–> 2D Color by Shape Game

–> 3D Color by Shape Game

–> Comparing Space Rockets (Greater than and less than)

–> AB, ABB and ABC Space Patterns

–> Skipping Stars (Working on skip counting by 2, 5, 10 and all three at once)

LITERACY

–> Roll an Alien (It’s EDITABLE so you can practice any words under the sun!)

–> Space Race Sight Word Game (Also EDITABLE!)

–> 5 Spin a Word Family Sheets

–> Outer Space Alphabet

–> Handwriting Activity Pages

–> NO PREP Space Stories

–> My Space Flip Book

–> My Trip to the Moon First, Next, Then Story

–> Mini Planet Book

 

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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 Sticky Ice Rainbow Digraph Puzzles Egg…

Valentine’s Day Activities

Valentine’s Day Activities

Looking for Valentine’s Day activities your students will beg to play over and over again?!

This print and play pack includes 20 motivating ways to teach alphabet letters, word families, sight words, number concept, graphing, estimating and so much more.

The Valentine’s Day activities are easy to differentiate, making them perfect for pre-K, kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

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

–> Letter Sound Clip Cards. Clip the letter that starts each word.

–> Rhyming Puzzles. Find the matching words.

–> Perfect Pairs. Sound out 16 pairs of CVC words.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Dash. Race to give your friends their valentines as you read and write sight words along the way.

–> EDITABLE Heart Words. Write your word list in a Valentine’s tray!

–> 2 Little Reader Books. Practice pointing underneath each word, using picture clues and more.

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

MATH

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

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

–> Spin to 20 Game. Race to reach 20 as you practice adding on.

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

–> Heart Patterns. Solve AB, ABB, ABCD, AABB, AAB and ABC patterns.

–> Shape Graphs. Pick up a valentine, name the shape and graph it. What shape reaches the top first?

–> Estimation Station. Practice making good guesses and comparing them to actual answers.

 

AND THAT’S JUST THE BEGINNING!

There are 20 Valentine’s Day activities in all.

Winter Activities

Winter Activities

These 20 motivating winter activities are perfect for pre-K and kindergarten! Use them as math and literacy centers, early finisher activities, morning tubs… the sky’s the limit.

Whether you’re putting together a winter unit, or just want to step up math and literacy learning, this Winter Activity Pack is a must.

Check out all the fun details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Alphabet Snowballs (Upper and Lowercase Match Up)

–> Alphabet Letter Sound Puzzles

–> Winter Alphabet Spin

–> Winter Beginning Sound Clip Cards

–> Arctic Sight Word Race – EDITABLE

–> Arctic Sight Word Snow Writing – EDITABLE

–> How to Build a Snowman Flap Book

–> 2 Silly Story Starters

MATH

–> Snowman Counting Mats 1-10

–> Snowman Ten Frames from 1-20

–> Color by Ten Frame

–> Roll to 50

–> Roll to 100

–> Missing Numbers

–> This or That (3 versions for easy differentiating)

–> Greater Than and Less Than Mittens-

–> Odd and Even Snowball Sort

–> Penguin Goldfish Patterns

–> Snowman Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

–> Making 10 Penguin Activity

–> Subtracting from 10 Snowflake Activity

 

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Thanksgiving Centers

Thanksgiving Centers

Gobble, gobble! Get into the Thanksgiving spirit with a math and literacy pack that’s perfect for preschool and kindergarten.

The 16 motivating math and literacy activities include ABC games, counting activities, sight word games, little reader books, graphing sheets, rhyming clip cards and more.

Check out all the fun details below!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Rhyming Clip Cards. Build rhyming skills.

–> Handwriting Pages. Practice letter formation and letter sounds.

–> Alphabet Dab. Work on letter recognition and upper-lowercase pairs.

–> Mayflower Race. Race around the game board reading and writing sight words!

–> Roll and Write. Roll the die and write the word that matches.

–> 5 Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.

–> Little Reader Books. Practice early reading skills with two emergent readers: Five Little Turkeys and I Love My Family.

 

MATH

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

–> Ten Frame Dab. Practice the numbers 1 to 20 with a playful ten frame game.

–> Color by Ten Frame. A motivating way to build number concept.

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

–> Cut and Paste Patterns. Find the missing Thanksgiving picture!

–> Roll and Graph. Roll the dice, add the dots together and graph the matching number.

–> Adding to Ten. How many more wishbones do you need to make ten?

–> Subtracting Sheets. Roll the die and take away that many pies. How many are left?

 

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Number Formation Pack

Number Formation Pack

Make learning to write the numbers 0 to 30 fun for kids! This number formation activity pack is brimming with motivating ways to practice writing and recognizing numbers!

Check out all the fun details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Posters with memorable poems (one for each number) to hang on the wall as helpful reminders,

–> A 0-10 review sheet kids can take home to practice with their families,

–> Plus number activity sheets that work on writing and concept.

 

–> MEMORABLE RHYMES

Teaching kids silly number rhymes is a simple way to help them learn to write the digits 0-9. Once they know those 10 digits, they can write any number under the sun: numbers as small as 15 and numbers as big as 359,461, 209,607.

Introduce one digit at a time by teaching the kids a goofy poem they’re sure to remember.

“Down and around. Then you stop. We finish 5 with a line on top!”

I included large poster sized printables for you to hang on the wall or use for whole class instruction plus a review sheet kids can use to practice in a math station or with their parents at home.

Then continue the fun with rhymes for those tricky teens and twenties too!

 

–> ACTIVITY SHEETS

To help kids connect those numbers with their concept, I designed hands-on number activity sheets (one for each number from 0 to 30).

In all, kids practice 6-7 different ways of making just each number. So comprehensive!

 

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Name Writing Workbook

My son knows how to write all of his letters and numbers, but the sizing, spacing, and smoothness needs a fair amount of improvement. To help him work on handwriting skills in a motivating way, I wanted him to practice writing my son’s favorite word: his name! I created this fun name writing workbook so I could follow along with his…

Number Recognition I Spy

I was so impressed when my four year old hopped into the car after preschool and counted from 1 to 100 completely by himself. I may have even patted myself on the back for a minute…. until I realized that he could recite his numbers but he most definitely could not recognize his numbers {past…

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 more fun math activities, grab our…

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 ways to use a simple pack of craft sticks?! And speaking of reading and math, become a VIP Plato…

Number Playdough Mats

I pull out playdough A LOT. It’s such a playful way to learn so many different skills at once. And these number playdough mats are no exception! They’re a hands-on way to work on number recognition, counting, one-to-one correspondence AND fine motor practice. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab dozens more…

NO PREP Place Value Activity Pack

NO PREP Place Value Activity Pack

Learning place value can be a big challenge for kids – it’s a complicated concept, after all. This NO PREP place value pack is filled with engaging, hands-on and motivating activities. No prepping, no gluing, no cutting. Just print and teach.

The 14 Common Core aligned activities are great to use for math stations, morning work, homework or math lessons.  And if you’re going to use the activities in an American classroom, I included a helpful list of kindergarten and first grade Common Core Standards that align with the pack. Easy peasy.

Most of the activities include multiple versions giving you plenty of ways to differentiate. One student can be working on the numbers 1-10 while another child completes the same activity with the numbers 111-120.

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

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

WAYS TO TEACH:

*Counting to 120,

*Counting forward from a given number,

*Comparing numbers,

*Understanding that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones and

*Finding 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count; explain the reasoning used.

KIDS PLAY:

*I Have, Who Has // Class set

*Match Up // Small group game

*Draw the Numbers

*Trace, Draw and Count

*Four Ways

*Roll, Draw and Write

*Dab the Biggest Number

*Before and After

*Mystery Numbers

*Color and Write

*Place Value Match Up

*Missing Numbers

*Race to 120

*Zip to 1

 

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Christmas Activities

Christmas Activities

These 23 Christmas activities will make even the Grinch smile! The festive math and literacy centers include alphabet games, counting activities, pattern and shape practice… so much learning in one download.

The set is perfect for Pre-K and Kindergarten!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

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

–> Alphabet Christmas Lights. Such a motivating way 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.

–> Alphabet Clip Strips. An awesome way to practice upper and lowercase pairs.

–> ABC Trees. Roll the alphabet die and color the matching ornament. So fun for letter recognition!

–> Christmas Themed Handwriting Activity Sheets (in Print and D’Nealian). Strengthen letter formation and fine motor skills.

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Maze. Race to Santa’s workshop and read sight words along the way.

–> Christmas Bingo (Class Set). Play a fun round of Bingo as you practice reading Christmas themed words.

–> North Pole Little Reader Book. Practice pointing underneath each word, using picture clues and more.

–> 5 Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.

MATH

–> Christmas Counting Clip Cards. A fun counting, number recognition and fine motor activity in one.

–> Counting Mats. Reinforce counting from 1 to 10 and ten frames.

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

–> Color by Ten Frame. Work on instantly recognizing the numbers 1 to 20.

–> Spin to 20 Game. Race to reach 20 as you practice adding on.

–> This or That. Compare two numbers and color the one that’s largest.

–> Roll to 30 Sheet. Practice number recognition and adding on as you race to 30.

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

–> Cut and Paste. Solve AB, ABB and ABC patterns.

–> Candy Cane Patterns. How many different patterns can you create?

–> Reindeer Spin and Graph Shapes. Flick the spinner, name the shape and graph it. What shape reaches the top first?

–> Christmas Tree Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mat. Race to cover the pattern block mat and practice number recognition and adding along the way.

 

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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

 

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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!

18 Fine Motor Centers

18 Fine Motor Centers

Need some motivating, easy prep fine motor centers for your Pre-K or Kindergarten? I’ve got you covered!

These hands-on activities strengthen hand-eye coordination, hand muscles and fine motor skills kids need for writing later.  The 18 motivating activities are great to use as literacy centers, morning work or home school lessons.

Check out all the fun details below!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Monster Googly Eye Gluing

–> Q-tip Ten Frame Painting

–> Cupcake Counting Cards

–> Gumball Jar Game

–> The Flip and Draw Game

–> Paperclip Chaining

–> The Great Hole Punch Race

–> Lacing Cards

–> Scissor Cutting Practice Pages

–> Rainbow Tracing Sheets

–> Frog Hop Stamping

–> Salt Tracing

–> Clip Cards

–> Rolling Goldfish Game

–> Puzzles

–> LEGO Pattern Cards

 

Bundle with our Pre-K Math Centers and Alphabet Packs and save!

8 Fun Rhymes for Kids

Rhymes for kids are a power packed combo of fun and learning. Not only are they easy entertainment, but they also teach children important early reading skills including listening for word patterns, learning new vocabulary and story sequencing. These eight fun rhymes for kids take all of that good stuff one step further by giving you free finger puppets that bring…

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 activity. Shape Sorts. A hands-on shape game. Number Rainbows. Practicing number writing. Frog Addition and…

21 Preschool Math Games

21 Preschool Math Games

Help kids build a strong foundation of skills with these 21 awesome preschool math games. The list includes fun ways to learn shapes, counting, number writing, measuring and more. They’re the perfect complement to our Number Formation Pack! First up on our to do list are shape games – motivating activities teaching kids the names…

100+ Preschool Activities

100+ Preschool Activities

I love finding preschool activities that make learning fun for my kids – science projects, math games, ABC games… you name it, I’m a fan. That’s why I was excited to pull together a list of more than 100 of my favorite hands-on preschool activities from across the web so that I could find tons of fun, educational ways to fill…

Number Trail Mix

Number Trail Mix

Learning numbers is fun and tasty with this activity. This simple number trail mix is a fun way to get kids involved in packing their own snacks AND sneak in a little math practice too. It’s the perfect complement to our Number Formation Pack! Getting Ready Gathering supplies for this project was pretty quick and…

Sight Word Drag Racing

Sight Word Drag Racing

One of the best ways to help your child learn and remember sight words is to play a sight word game. One day, as I watched my boys eagerly race two Matchbox cars at a time down their track, I was struck with an idea: With one simple twist, their playful competition would become a motivating…