Your students will be ready for Valentine's Day with this graphing activity, especially when they get to eat the graphing materials when they are done...what a great Valentine treat and activity.
Large Group Activity:
1.Make the colored graph into a large poster.
2.Use the large candy hearts to graph by spreading the hearts out on the floor and having each student pick his/her favorite color (Pages 5 & 6). You will need to make several copies of pages 5 & 6 to complete the large group activity.
3.Have students place their heart in the correct column according to color.
4.Have students interpret the data by answering the questions.
1.For each student, glue the poem to the front of a lunch bag. (Page 1 )
2.Decorate each bag with stickers.
3.Place a handful of candy hearts in each bag.
4.Give each student a graph. ( page 4)
5.Have students graph their candy according to color
6.After using the candy to graph, by color have students use the same color crayons to color the graph according to how many colors of each heart they found in their bag.
7.Allow students to eat their candy.