Christmas Math Centers and Literacy fun - Aligned with Common Core Standards

Christmas Math Centers and Literacy fun - Aligned with Common Core Standards
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This 100 page Christmas activity pack is full of math centers and literacy activities guaranteed to get everyone into the Christmas spirit!

This unit includes:

Christmas Sort - Students color, cut, sort and glue different seasonal pictures onto a Christmas tree template.

Christmas Graph - Students color, cut, sort and glue pictures onto a graph. A student recording sheet is included for writing about their data.

Find it, Tally & Graph - Snow Much Fun! - Color & BW collage sheets, tallying and graphing sheet, student recording sheet with addition and subtraction questions, make your own recording sheets and materials.

Patterning Centers - Students using pattern picture cards to make patterns on the floor. Letter cards are included for labelling patterns as well as a follow up student recording sheet for drawing the patterns they made in the center. This is a huge class favorite because the kids get to make long pattern trains on the floor!

Ordinal Numbers Center - Students will put reindeer ordinal number picture cards in order (numbers 1-20)

Which Gingerbread? - Students will read and follow the directions (i.e., draw a candy cane in the 2nd gingerbread man's hand)

Crack the Christmas Code - Students will use the secret picture code to figure out the mystery sentence.

Peppermint Patterns - Students color 3 different patterns on large candy cane templates.

Sight Word Bingo - Students will use sight words from your word wall. The first person to color all of their ornaments wins!

Grinched! - Another HUGE class favorite. Students will take turns answering addition and subtraction questions. Just don't be the one who pulls a Grinched! card out of the container or you will lose all of your cards. The kids love to play this game again and again!

Make Your Own Snowman - Students will use picture clues to build their own snowman out of construction paper. Even the newest learner is successful at completing this activity independently.

Decorate the Cookies - Glitter, pom poms and other craft supplies you have on hand make decorating these cookies a "sweet" activity.

Emergent Readers - Winter Fun, Where is the Frog? and Winter - three different levelled readers each with it's own mini-writing activity.

Letter to Santa - Your kids will love to write to Santa with this writing paper template.

Full instructions for each activity are provided in the resource. Please send me a message if you have any questions before you buy.

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4. Click "advanced."
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Kindergarten Math Standards:
K.OA Operations and Algebraic Thinking
1. Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds, acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions or equations
Fluently add and subtract within 5
K.MD Measurement and Data
Classify objects into given categories; count the number of objects in each category and sort the categories by count
Grade 1 Math Standards:
1.OA Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Add and subtract within 20
Work with addition and Subtraction equations
1.MD Measurement and Data
Represent and interpret data

All of these activities are classroom tested, aligned with Common Core Standards and highly engaging!

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100 pages
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