The carnival has arrived! What could be a more fun way to wrap up the school year than with these fun and engaging literacy centers and activities with a carnival theme! This unit includes center activities as well as student printables.
Literacy Centers and Activities include:
1. Carnival Word Search – p. 4
Students will search for fifteen different carnival themed words!
2. Carnival ABC Order - p. 5-8
Students will use fifteen different exciting, brightly colored carnival vocabulary cards to arrange in ABC order at their center. They will then write them on the ABC order student printable.
3. Contraction Carousel – p. 9-15
Students will play a game to make matches with contractions, and then record their matches on the accompanying student printable.
4. Ferris Wheel of Silly Sentences – p. 16-23
This center features three separate Ferris Wheel color printables to be used with spinners (directions included on how to make these). Students will spin one word on each sheet to make a silly carnival sentence. They will record their sentences on the student printable page (one with space for 5 sentences and an illustration, and one for 10 sentences, depending on your students' level.)
5. Ferris Wheel of Summer Fun – Writing Activity p.24-27
Students will write a list of summer activities in a Ferris Wheel that spins!
6. Sweet Synonyms Matching Game – p. 28- 32
Students will make matches of synonym pairs, and then complete the student printable to record their answers and draw a picture.