This is a great deal for those who like fun, creative teaching materials but don't have the time to do it all from scratch. Each game is in full color and includes a filing tab, a "How to Play" section, a decorative title label with picture, game pieces and most include answer keys. Below are the titles of 21 different math, reading and language arts file folder games that are included. I also have an intermediate file folder games download listed if you need some higher level skills.
1. Sweet E's: Identifying long and short /e/ words. (Decide whether each gumball word as a short or long /e/ sound and match it to the correct candy machine.)
2. Amazing Acorns: Identifying long and short /a/ words. (Match each word on the bottom acorn half to the correct vowel sound on the top acorn half. You will need to draw the short and long symbols over the letters.)
3. ANT-onyms: Identifying antonyms (Match each ant to its correct antonym on the table cloth.)
4. Make the Goal: Classifying nouns and verbs. (Decide whether each word on the football is a noun or verb and place it on the correct goal post.)
5. Ice Cream Dream: Identifying long and short /i/ words. (Match each scoop to its correct cone according to whether it has a long or short vowel sound. You will need to draw the short and long symbols over the letters.)
6. Lucky Ducky: Identifying long and short /u/ words. (Decide whether each blue ribbon words has a long or short /u/ word and match it to the correct duck. You will need to draw the short and long symbols over the letters.)
7. "Bee" Careful: Long vowel pairs /ai/, /ea/, /ee/, /ie/, /oa/, and /ui/. (Decide what vowel pair is missing form each word/picture card and place it on the correct mat.)
8. The Point: Using correct ending punctuation (Draw a card. Read the sentence and decide whether it should have a period, question mark or exclamation point at the end. Move your token to the next speace that have the correct punctuation mark to finish your sentence. If you land on a space occupied by another player, that player must go back to the last correct punctuation space.)
9. Froggy Facts: Distinguishing between fact and opinion. (Read the state on each frog card. If it is a fact, put it on the fact lilly pad. If it is an opinion, put it on the opinion lilly pad.)
10. Cool Addition and Subtraction: Addition and Subtraction 0-10. Read the addition and subtraction problems on the popsicles. Match the popsicle stick with the correct answer to each popsicle. Watch the signs.
11. Having A Ball With Math: Addition/Subtraction 1-20. Match the beach balls with the addition and subtraction problems to their correct answer nets.
12. Does Anyone Have the Time?: Telling Time to the Hour and Half Hour
Activity 1: On the clocks with the blank faces, draw the hands on each clock so they match the time shown below it. Remember the short hand is the hour and the long hand is the minute.
Activity 2: Read the time on the clocks. Write the time shown below the clock. Remember the short hand is the hour and the long hand is the minute. (You will need to draw in the hands on the blank clocks--this way you can customize the times you want to practice.)
13. Show Me the Money: Counting Coins and Coin Recognition
Activity 1: Coin Counting
Add the money in each square. Match the price tag showing the correct amount to each square.
Activity 2: Money Match
Draw a line to match the head side of each coin to the tail side. Then draw a line from the tail side to
the amount the coin is worth.
14. I've Got More: Place Value- ones, tens hundreds. Each player turns his/her colored cards upside down in a pile. The first player chooses a number card and places it on one of the spaces on the place value mat. Once the card is placed, it cannot be moved. The second player then does the same. Each player continues drawing and placing a card on the mat in turn. Remember, once the card is down on the mat, it cannot be moved. When each player has the each space filled, the player with the highest value number wins the round.
15. Sing a Song of Synonyms: Synonyms. Find the singing bears with the correct synonym and match it to the correct musical staff.
16. Pet or Pets?: Plurals. Decide whether the object(s) in the box are singular or plural, then place the correct label below each picture.
17. Batting a Thousand with Homonyms: Homonyms. Look at the word on each bat. Find the baseball with the matching homonym and place it with the bat.
18. Parts of Speech Games: Common nouns, proper nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbsActivity 1 (common nouns, proper nouns, verbs) NOUN OR VERB BOARD GAME:
Draw a card that says either common noun, proper noun, or verb and move your token to the next space on the game board that has a word that fits that category.
Activity 2 (adjectives and adverbs): ADJECTIVE OR ADVERB BOARD GAME
Roll a die and pick a card. Decide whether the underlined word is an adjective or adverb. If you are correct, move the correct number of spaces and follow any directions on the space where you landed.
19. Read My Lips: Rhyming. Match each lower lip to the upper lip that rhymes. (These are best printed on red or pink paper)
20. Uppercase and Lowercase Letter Munchers: Students "feed" the uppercase letter tiles to the Uppercase Letter Muncher and the lowercase letter tiles to the Lowercase Letter Muncher. This is an activity that is not created in a file folder.
21. Octopus in the Ocean: Identifying long and short /o/ words.
Place each octopus into the correct ocean based on whether the picture shown has a short or long vowel "o" sound.