Christmas Math Craftivities for First Grade Adding, Place Value, 2D Shapes

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Your students will love creating these Christmas themed math craftivities and you will love how easy they are to prep!

Included in this resource:

  • Look at them Glow! - Reindeer math craftivity where students will add two different color lights to the reindeer's antlers and add them together.
  • Spruce It Up! - Wreath decorating math craftivity where students will add three different colors of ornaments to their wreath and add the three numbers together.
  • Packing the Sleigh - Elf and Santa's sleigh math craftivity where students will add ten sticks and presents (ones) to Santa's sleigh. They will practice writing the standard form, expanded form, tens and ones, and written form.
  • Gingerbread Baking- 2D Shape math craftivity where students will choose three 2D shape gingerbread cookies and amounts and write the numberal and name of the 2D shapes.
  • This resource also includes 2 printable word banks for the teacher to display under the projector. The word banks consist of the color and shape words needed to complete these math craftivities. (Word banks are numbered for ease with helping students.)
  • Includes 2 different easy prep options for each craftivity (see preview)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Distinguish between defining attributes (e.g., triangles are closed and three-sided) versus non-defining attributes (e.g., color, orientation, overall size); build and draw shapes to possess defining attributes.
Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:


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