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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…

Build and Compare Numbers

Build and Compare Numbers

Help kids develop a rock solid understanding of place value with hands-on number building! Students will love using their base ten blocks to make each pair of numbers so they can see what one is greater…And YOU’LL love that this build and compare activity is so easy to differentiate! Every set comes in 3 versions:…

Build and Compare Numbers

Build and Compare Numbers

Help kids develop a rock solid understanding of place value with this motivating pack of 14 build and compare sets.

Students will love using their base ten blocks to build each pair of numbers so they can see which one is greater.

And YOU’LL love that the activity is so easy to differentiate! Every set comes in 3 versions: practice 1 to 20, 1 to 50, or stretch kids who are ready by pulling out the 1 to 120 option.

 

THEMES INCLUDED:
 
–> Apples
 
–> Pumpkins
 
–> Leaves
 
–> Gumball machines
 
–> Holiday lights
 
–> Hearts
 
–> Pots of Gold
 
–> Easter eggs
 
–> Flower pots
 
–> Strawberries
 
–> French fries
 
–> Shells
 
–> PB and J sandwiches
 
–> Glue

This math center is great to use as a math station, morning work or early finisher activity.

Building Block Letters and Numbers

Building Block Letters and Numbers

Looking for a hands-on way to practice letters and numbers?! Students will BEG to repeat these building block challenges.
 
The print and play cards have kids build all 26 uppercase letters, their 26 lowercase pairs PLUS the numbers 0 to 20.
 
Students will have so much fun that they won’t even realize they’re working on problem solving, geometry, math vocabulary… even beginning fractions!
 
Just print the cards on cardstock, cut them apart, and grab a batch of LEGOS or DUPLOS. 
 
The set even includes record sheets and challenge worksheets for kids who are ready for a next step.
 
 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:
 
–> 2 versions of uppercase letter cards (in color + black and white)
 
–> 2 versions of lowercase letter cards (in color + black and white)
 
–> 2 versions of 0-20 number cards (in color + black and white)
 
–> Record sheets
 
–> A bonus challenge asking kids to build a word out of LEGOS and count the number of bricks they used.
Pattern Block Letters and Numbers

Pattern Block Letters and Numbers

Looking for a motivating way to practice letters and numbers?! These pattern block challenges are a MUST!

The print and play cards have kids build all 26 uppercase letters, their 26 lowercase pairs PLUS the numbers 0 to 20.

Students will have so much fun that they won’t even realize they’re working on problem solving, geometry, math vocabulary… even beginning fractions!

To make it easy for you to differentiate, there are TWO versions of the activity:

-> For Pre-K or beginning Kindergarten, have students build the letters and numbers directly on the full size mats.

-> For later Kindergarten and First Grade, stretch students by giving them the mini versions of the pattern block designs so they have to look at the image and then recreate a real-life replica. They’ll practice shape recognition, of course, but they also work on their design, engineering, problem solving and scaling skills too.⁣ By adding a little extra dose of thinking, they magnify their STEM skills. ⁣

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND…

BEGINNING VERSION –

–> 2 versions of uppercase full size mats (in color + black and white)

–> 2 versions of lowercase full size mats (in color + black and white)

–> 2 versions of 1-10 full size mats (in color + black and white)

ADVANCED VERSION-

–> 2 versions of uppercase letter task cards (in color + black and white)

–> 2 versions of lowercase letter task cards (in color + black and white)

–> 2 versions of 0-20 number task cards (in color + black and white)

–> Record sheets

–> A bonus challenge asking kids to pick a number or letter and find ANOTHER way to build it.

-> The set even includes record sheets and challenge worksheets for kids who are ready for a next step.

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.

EDITABLE Student Dictionary

EDITABLE Student Dictionary

Help students take ownership of the words they’re learning to use in their writing with this fully editable student dictionary.

The dictionary comes pre-filled with Dolch words through first grade. But don’t worry if you’re at a different grade level or use a different list of words! Because the whole file is editable, you can add, delete, or change any of the words.



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…

Division Word Problems within 20

Division is one of the more difficult math concepts to understand for early learners. While it’s closely related to multiplication, it’s trickier to grasp its meaning and to work out how to solve each problem. These division word problems are here to help! These task cards stay focused within 20 – numbers that are comfortable…

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!…

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…

Addition Word Problems to 20

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

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…

Back To School Color By Number

These fun color by number sheets are an easy way to get kids in the back to school spirit! Students will hardly realize they’re working on number recognition while they work to uncover the mystery pictures. Grab your copies below!  Then for more number fun, grab our Number Formation Pack in our shop, too! Getting Ready There…

Apple Addition Cards

Whether you’re looking for a hands-on way to teach addition or you need a fun apple themed math activity, these apple addition cards are sure to be a hit! When you’re done, work on number formation with our Number Formation Activity Pack! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready To prep the activity, I printed…

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,…

Telling Time Activities

Telling time is a tricky concept for young children and their understanding of it develops gradually. These free interactive analog and digital clocks will keep your kids engaged while they explore time and how it relates to their everyday life. The telling time activity cards are great for helping them make those connections and make…

Place Value War

Just like our Place Value Concentration game and I Have – Who Has cards, our newest math activity, a fun place value game, makes learning ones, tens and hundreds super fun for kids. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. As players compete, they practice reading and writing three digit numbers and base ten blocks – two key steps toward…

Place Value Cards #Colorize

Color can make learning a more fun and impactful experience. To help kids easily see the parts that make up three digit numbers, print these free place value cards on bright cardstock, cut apart the pieces and start building numbers. Such an easy prep and also a memorable way to practice place value!  When you’re…

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…

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…

Math Fact Memory Game

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

Pumpkin Ten Frames

Fall is the perfect time to put a little pumpkin twist on learning. These adorable pumpkin ten frame sheets are a colorful, hands-on way to practice the numbers 1 to 10. Just grab an orange crayon or marker, print the pages and you’re ready for some fun fall math.  For more math fun, check out…

Free Apple Playdough Mats

We love playdough recipes and activities! With fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to whip up a batch of oh-so-yummy green apple playdough  and get some hands-on number practice. These free apple playdough mats are a perfect preschool math activity for fall. This is one fall activity you won’t want to miss!  When you’re…

Robot Addition Cards

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

Greater Than, Less Than Game

This greater than, less than game is perfect for bug fans! Kids will love comparing creepy-crawly sets of two-digit insects in this fun, free greater than, less than game. For more math fun, check out our Place Value Cover Up activity in our shop! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. One of the most important…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Dancing Conversation Hearts

After making gummy worms dance a few months back, my boys have been BEGGING to make something else boogie and shake. So when I saw conversation hearts at the Dollar Tree store, I knew they’d be perfect for a new kids’ science experiment: dancing conversation hearts! Follow the simple step-by-step below and then grab 30…

25 Outer Space Activities

Ready to geek out on outer space activities but not sure where to start?  These 25 outer space activities make it so easy to learn about our solar system. Just print and play! Grab your outer space instant download in our shop!  Then, for more fun science, check out our 30 Science Experiments your kids will beg…

Spring Addition Game

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

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…

Number Formation Pack

If you’re looking for a motivating, easy-prep way to teach kids how to write and recognize the numbers 0 to 30, you’ve come to the right spot.  This number formation pack is brimming with effective teaching strategies: hands-on activity sheets, memorable rhymes and helpful posters. Download your copy now in our shop or on Teachers Pay…

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…

Number Activity Sheets

For most kids, learning how to count and write numbers takes lots and lots of practice. So why not make all of that hard work fun for kids with these number activity sheets?! These free number activity sheets are a no prep, motivating way to practice the numbers 0 to 5. Grab your set (below)…

Valentine Sight Word Sort

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

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

February Centers

February Centers

Take your February math and literacy centers to the next level with these 23 print-and-play stations.  Practice sight words, CVC words, 2D and 3D shapes, math facts, units of time and so much more.  They are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS:

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Hide & Seek Pocket Chart Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word I Have, Who Has Game

–> EDITABLE Write the Room Sight Word Game

–> Rhyming Puzzles

–> CVC Puzzles

–> 10 CVC Roll It, Read It, Write It Sheets

–> 2 Digraph Roll It, Read It, Write It Sheets

–> 2 Blends Roll It, Read It, Write It Sheets

–> Compound Word Puzzles

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS:

–> Mystery Number Challenges

–> Place Value Build & Compare Game

–> Place Value War

–> Subtraction from 10 Game

–> 2 Sets of Subtraction Mats (Subtraction from 6 & Subtraction from 12)

–> Math Fact Board Game

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

–> I Have, Who Has 2D Shapes

–> I Have, Who Has 3D Shapes

–> Units of Time Clip Cards

–> Daytime or Nighttime Sort

 

THAT’S 23 MATH AND LITERACY FEBRUARY CENTERS IN ALL!

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.

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)…

Christmas Place Value Puzzles

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

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…

Hide and Seek Pocket Chart Games – EDITABLE

Hide and Seek Pocket Chart Games – EDITABLE

Get ready for some exciting and fun sight word practice! These 11 playful hide and seek pocket chart games are EDITABLE so you can practice any words under the sun: sight words, word families, themed words… the sky’s the limit.

The games are great to play with the entire class, in small groups or even one-on-one.

—–> BUNDLE WITH ALL OF MY WORD WORK CENTERS AND SAVE!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND 11 EDITABLE GAMES:

–> Hamburger Hide & Seek

–> Dinosaur Hide & Seek

–> Gumball Hide & Seek

–> Cookie Hide & Seek

–> Frog Hide & Seek

–> Laundry Hide & Seek

–> Penguin Hide & Seek

–> Fish Hide & Seek

–> Truck Hide & Seek

–> Rainy Day Hide & Seek

–> Monster Hide & Seek

 

That’s 11 EDITABLE hide and seek pocket chart games in all!

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…

Place Value Cover Ups

Place Value Cover Ups

My kids loooooved the place value cover ups I made a couple months back so I whipped up MORE There are 10 sets of 1 to 50 sheets, 1 to 120 AND 1 to 1,000 so every student can get the exact practice she needs! Oh, and there’s absolutely ZERO PREP. What’s not to love?!…

Place Value Cover Up

Place Value Cover Up

Help kids tackle place value once and for all with this mega pack of no-prep cover up sheets! The set makes it easy to differentiate because it includes 10 cover ups each for the numbers 1 to 50, 1 to 120 and 1 to 1,000.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND

–> 10 cover ups focusing on the numbers 1 to 50.

–> 10 cover ups practicing the numbers 1 to 120.

–> 10 cover ups working on 1 to 1,000.

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…

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…

Fall Centers

Fall Centers

Get ready for some seriously fun learning! These 14 fall centers are perfect for kindergarten or first grade and include print-and-play math AND literacy stations. Grab the printable below and 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…

Second Grade at Home – Week Ten

Second Grade at Home – Week Ten

Let’s finish out our print-and-play series with one last batch of done-for-you (SUPER motivating!) second grade activities! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

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

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

–> 6 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (they’re EDITABLE!), diphthongs, past tense verbs, adding and subtracting two-digit numbers.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive an engaging flower science experiment.

Second Grade at Home – Week One

Second Grade at Home – Week One

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

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

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

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

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!

Fact Family Houses

Fact Family Houses

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND

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

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

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

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

 

That’s 64 fact family cards in all!

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!

October Centers

October Centers

Get ready to save TONS of planning time!

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

All 16 centers are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Puzzles

–> Uppercase ABC Game

–> Uppercase-Lowercase ABC Game

–> 5 CVC Word Family Spin and Color Sheets

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> EDITABLE Spin & Write Sight Word Games

–> EDITABLE Cover Up Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

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

MATH CENTERS

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

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

–> 1-10 Number Dominoes

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

–> One More – One Less Game

–> Subtracting from 10 Write and Wipe Cards

–> 2 Subtraction Mats

–> EDITABLE Math Puzzles

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards

–> 3D Shape Clip Cards

 

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

September Centers

September Centers

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

All 15 centers are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Puzzles

–> Rhyming Sort

–> Uppercase ABC Game

–> Uppercase-Lowercase ABC Game

–> Beginning Sound Puzzles

–> CVC Word Family Puzzles

–> CVC Word Family Sort

–> EDITABLE I Spy Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Game Board

–> EDITABLE Hide & Seek Sight Word Pocket Chart Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

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

MATH CENTERS

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

–> Ten Frame Clip Cards

–> 1-120 Base Ten Block Clip Cards

–> Tractor Hide & Seek Number Game

–> One More – One Less Game

–> Addition to 10 Write and Wipe Cards

–> Roll & Subtract Subtraction Game

–> Shape Graph Game

–> EDITABLE Word Graph

 

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

August Centers

August Centers

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

They are perfect for kindergarten and first grade!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

–> Rhyming Puzzles

–> Uppercase ABC Pencil Match Up

–> Uppercase-Lowercase ABC Pencil Match Up

–> Beginning Sound Clip Strips

–> EDITABLE Lunch Rush Sight Word Game Board

–> EDITABLE Hide & Seek Sight Word Pocket Chart Game

–> EDITABLE Flip & Write Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Graph

–> CVC Word Family Puzzles

–> 3 Story Starters + Word Cards

MATH CENTERS

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

–> 2 Roll & Cover Pattern Block Mats

–> 2 Roll, ADD, Cover Pattern Block Mats

–> Roll & Color Number Game

–> Roll & Add Addition Game

–> Roll & Subtract Subtraction Game

–> Shape Graph Game

–> 4 Graphs of the Week

–> EDITABLE Word Graph

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

 

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

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.

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!

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

Earth Day Centers

Earth Day Centers

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MATH CENTERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Penguin Activities

Penguin Activities

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY CENTERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MATH CENTERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

THERE ARE 17 PENGUIN ACTIVITIES IN ALL!

St. Lucia’s Day Centers

St. Lucia’s Day Centers

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> St. Lucia’s Day KWL Chart

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

–> EDITABLE I Spy Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> 3 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> 1-100 Number Puzzles

–> Four in a Row Addition Game

–> St. Lucia Patterns

Diwali Centers

Diwali Centers

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Diwali KWL Chart

–> 2 Versions of Diwali Fact Sheets

–> Beginning Sound Clip Cards

–> EDITABLE Magic Rangoli Sight Word Game

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Board Game

–> 3 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> What Next? Number Sequencing Game

–> Spin and Color Tallying and Graphing Game

–> 1-100 Number Puzzles

–> Four in a Row Addition Game

–> Diwali Patterns

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!

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!

Farm STEM Challenges

Farm STEM Challenges

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

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

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INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 15 geoboard task cards + a record sheet

–> 15 building block task cards + a record sheet

–> 15 linear measurement task cards + a record sheet

–> 10 baby animal match up puzzles

–> How many long? measurement activity

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

Apple STEM Challenges

Apple STEM Challenges

These apple STEM challenges are a must-try! Grab a bag of apples and dive into science, measurement, buoyancy, life cycles, 2D shapes and numbers.

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

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INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Apple Investigation Sheets (There are two versions: one using US measurement and one for metric.)

–> Apple Boat Races

–> Apple Life Cycle Poster

–> Apple Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Apple Life Cycle Cut and Paste Sequencing Activity

–> What’s Next? (You can practice any combination of numbers from 1 to 120.)

–> 2D Shape Concentration Game (Pick from 10 different 2D shapes.)

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!

Spring STEM Challenges

Spring STEM Challenges

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

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

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INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Sprout House science experiment and record sheet

–> Photosynthesis and Parts of a Seed posters

–> Newspaper STEM challenge and record sheet

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

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

–> 15 pattern block challenges

–> Pattern block design sheet

 

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

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…

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.

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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…

Cell Phone Sight Words

Looking for a motivating sight word activity for kids?! This is a must-try! It’s a clever way to turn kids’ love of technology into a screen free activity that helps them practice any words under the sun – word families, sight word lists, names… even alphabet letters! For more exciting sight word practice, snag our best-selling Editable Sight…

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…

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!

40 STEM Activities for Kids

40 STEM Activities for Kids

STEM activities (Science Technology Engineering and Math) are all the buzz in education. Kids love finding out how things work through fun, hands-on projects and teachers love knowing that they’re preparing students for their techy future. These 40 kid-approved STEM activities are the perfect complement to the 150+ print-and-play STEM centers that are all available a VIP Plato Pack…

First Grade Pumpkin Activities

Pumpkin activities are a must for fall! These 17 pumpkin math, literacy and science activities take learning to the next level by teaching first graders sight words, number bonds, addition, pumpkin life cycles and so much more. Grab the activity pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers, After you grab the pack, become a VIP Plato Pack member. Just join,…

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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Pumpkin Activity Pack- First Grade

Pumpkin Activity Pack- First Grade

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

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

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

Check out all of the fun details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pumpkin Hunt

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pumpkin Roll

–> 2 No-Prep Story Starters

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Roll and Write

MATH

–> Pumpkin Glyphs

–> Comparing Numbers to 100

–> Write and Wipe Number Bonds

–> Adding to Ten Sheets

–> Subtracting from Six and Ten Sheets

–> Addition Cover Up

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards

–> Spin and Color 2D Shape Pumpkins

SCIENCE

–> Pumpkins Are… Brainstorm

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Hat

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing

–> Pumpkin Plant Journal

 

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

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

Addition Write and Wipe Cards

Addition Write and Wipe Cards

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Dog Bone Addition

–> Dinosaur Addition

–> Candy Shop Addition

–> Ocean Addition

–> Pet Shop Addition

–> Gumball Addition

–> Popcorn Addition

–> Bowling Addition

 

Subtraction Write and Wipe Cards

Subtraction Write and Wipe Cards

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> LEGO Subtraction

–> Loose Tooth Subtraction

–> Candy Shop Subtraction

–> Lunch Subtraction

–> Bubble Subtraction

–> Penguin Subtraction

–> Bowling Subtraction

–> Magic Subtraction

 

Get ready for some hands-on fun with math!

Number Bond Activity Pack

Number Bond Activity Pack

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

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

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

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

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

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

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

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

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

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

Teen Number Activity Pack

Teen Number Activity Pack

Make it fun to learn tricky teen numbers with 4 playful activities!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 10 Memorable rhymes/posters (one for each number from 10-19)

–> 11 number activity sheets (one for each number from 10-20)

–> 33 clip cards showing each number 3 different ways

–> Roll and write game

 

The teen pack coordinates perfectly with the Number Formation Pack and Number 21-30 Pack!

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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…

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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…

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!

Bug Number Bonds

We’ve been busy planting in the garden almost everyday and with a 2 and 4 year-old our yard, work inevitably turns into bug hunting.  So I took my 4 year old’s fascination with insects and used it to practice number bonds with this simple, quick prep activity. And if you’re into all kinds of math fun, check…

Race to Twenty LEGO Game

Race to Twenty LEGO Game

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

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…

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…

ABC Cup Hunt

ABC Cup Hunt

This easy cup hunt game is a simple and entertaining way to teach children how to recognize alphabet letters. (It can easily be changed to work on sight words, numbers and math facts too.) Try it out, then become a VIP Plato Pack member so you can get all of the tools, strategies and support…