Back to School Literacy and Math Centers for Kindergarten

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This resource is perfect for my class this year. I use a lot of the resources for early finishers and the children love working on them .
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These Back to School Centers for kindergarten are packed with TONS of hands-on, interactive, and engaging Math and Literacy activities! They are a perfect addition for your kindergarten classroom and have TONS of fun activities for the beginning of the school year! This bundle includes 29 Center Activities!! (16 Math and 13 Literacy Activities)

Each Math and Literacy center activity is aligned to the Common Core and includes:

‘I Can’ kid friendly posters for students

Recording sheets for student accountability

The Common Core Standards that each activity is aligned to

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Here are some brief descriptions of the activities included as well as the Common Core standards:


• Lunch Full of Beginning Sounds (RF.K.3.C, L.K.1.A)- Identify the beginning sound of a word/picture.

• See Saw Letter Match (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Match uppercase and lowercase letters.

• Coloring Sight Words (RF.K.3.A, RF.K.2.D, L.K.1.A)- Build and spell different sight words using letters.

• Letter Hunt (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Find and cover the matching uppercase and lowercase letters.

• Make the Cut (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Match uppercase letters to uppercase letters, lowercase letters to lowercase letters, or uppercase letters to lowercase letters.

• Spin and Graph Letters (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Spin and graph letters. A game to play with 2+ players.

• Sentence Unscramble (RF.K.1, RF.K.3.C, L.K.1.A, L.K.2)- Put words in the correct order to make a complete sentence.

• Make a Match (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Read the uppercase letter and clip the matching lowercase letter.

• Let’s Write and Find (RF.K.3.A, RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Trace and write letters, say the picture names, and determine/cover the pictures that have the correct beginning sound.

• Swinging to the Rhymes (RF.K.3.A, RF.K.2.D, L.K.1.A)- Match rhyming words.

• Sorting/Ordering Letters (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Sort and order letters A-Z.

• Reading Beginning Sounds (RF.K.3.A, L.K.1.A)- Match pictures with the same beginning sound.

• Building Letters (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Use play dough to build letters A-Z.


• Bus Stops Here (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Place the correct number of kids next to a bus to show the number.

• Roll a Number (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Roll a dice, count the dots, and remove the clothespin from the correct number. A game to play with 2+ players.

• Shape Search (K.G.A.1, K.G.B.4)- Choose a shape, find, and color the matching shape.

• Order Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3)- Order numbers 1-5 or 1-10.

• A Pouch of Ten Frames (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4)- Match the ten frame to the correct number.

• All About Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4)- Show numbers 1-5 or 1-10 on dice, fingers, and with base ten blocks.

• Spin and Graph Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3)- Spin numbers or dots and graph. A game to play with 2+ players.

• Counting Mystery Picture (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4)- Count groups of pictures. A mystery picture will form when the numbers are placed on the correct groups of pictures.

• Number Towers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4)- Build different number towers on mats using unifix cubes.

• Order Numbers Mystery Picture (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3)- Order numbers 1-5 or 1-10. Mystery pictures will form as they put the numbers in order. (2 puzzles each for numbers 1-5 and 1-10)

• Let’s Count at Lunch (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Count pictures and find the matching number.

• Building Numbers (K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4)- Use play dough to form numbers 1-10.

• Books in Order (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, K.CC.A.3)- Count to determine the missing number.

• Clipping Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Place the correct number of clothespins on the card to show the number.

• Let’s Write Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.A.4, K.CC.B.5)- Trace and write numbers. They will also place the correct number of pictures to show the number.

• Letters vs. Numbers (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A, K.CC.A.1)- Sort cards by whether they are letters or numbers.

If you do not need these centers bundled, you can get them separately by clicking on the links below:

Back to School Literacy Centers

Back to School Math Centers

Don’t forget to download the preview to see all that is included!

You can check out my other Monthly Math and Literacy Centers Bundled below:

August: Back to School Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

September: Fall Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

October: Halloween Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

November: November Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

December: December Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

January: Winter Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

February: February Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

March: March Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

April: Spring Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

May/June/July: Summer Math and Literacy Centers (Bundled)

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Need MORE Back to School Activities?

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Digital Alphabet Activities Bundle A-Z

Digital Math and Literacy Centers BUNDLE

Digital Interactive PDF Math and Literacy Games

First Grade Math & Literacy Centers for the Year:

First Grade Math and Literacy Centers Bundle #1 (August- December)

First Grade Math and Literacy Centers Bundle #2 (January-May)

First Grade Literacy Centers for the Year

First Grade Math Centers for the Year


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