Yes, I know Easter has already come and gone... it went by so fast I wasn't able to get this post out in time! I still want to share with you this sensory bin idea for Easter. We filled it up with some plastic 'grass', plastic eggs and some Easter characters. I also cut out… Continue reading Easter Sensory Bin
As we have moved into learning about 3D shapes, the students have been experimenting with making their own shapes. I put together this invitation to play to get them thinking about the different shapes, and to see if they could build their own. I included: Popsicle sticks Pipe cleaners (cut in half) Tooth picks Modeling… Continue reading 3D Shapes “I Can” Card
Here is a quick and fun math center that requires hardly any prep (just some photocopying) and will keep your students busy! Send your students on a 3D shape hunt. Give them the recording sheet and a pencil and they do the rest of the work! The goal is for them to find everyday objects… Continue reading 3D Shapes Search
My teaching partner created an amazing Creation Station for the students to create and explore with. She provided some simple materials and we have let their imaginations take over. Here are some ideas: cork boards to give them a space to work on rocks gems corks skewers clothespins feathers popsicle sticks toilet paper and paper… Continue reading Creation Station
Adding a fun Valentine's Day literacy activity to our sensory bin this week: Sight Word Hearts.
A writing prompt that uses 2D shapes as a starting point!
A number sense chart freebie that you can use in your classroom as a visual reminder of the different ways students can show a number.
A simple number activity: Each child picks their favourite number and has to represent it in different ways!
2 more superhero freebies for your classroom!
Continuing our theme of superhero activities (see my previous post here), we have done a few literacy based centers using "You can be an Everyday Superhero". This post contains some great literacy center ideas with 3 FREE printables! We started off by making this anchor chart (the students coloured in the superhero's face): I asked… Continue reading Superhero Activities