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Cupid Caper | Valentine's Day STEM and Literacy Centers, Printables, and Party

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PreK - 1st
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  1. Looking for an engaging way for your students to learn and review math, ELA, and NGSS standards? These thematic days ( and optional room transformations ) are a great way for your students to practice number sense, CVC words, letter names, sight words, engineering, science skills, and more in a very
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Do you want to do something different (and academic!) for your Valentine's Day party or centers? The Great Cupid Caper is an engaging way to practice math, CVC words, sight words, engineering, and science, and more! Your students will be highly motivated to complete the stations, earn keys, and help Cupid save Valentine's Day!

The Premise: The big idea is that someone broke all of Cupid’s arrows, stole his magic flying dust, and locked up the class’ Valentine’s Day treats.The students will complete stations in order to help Cupid get some new arrows and find a new way to fly. As each activity/task (station) is completed, the students will earn a paper key. Once all of the stations have been completed, the class will earn a real key which will unlock their Valentine Day treats

The Stations:

* Helping Cupid Fly- Science with force and motion

* QR Code Valentine Stories- QR code links to valentine stories on YouTube

* CVC Puzzles- Reading and writing CVC words

* Cracking Cupid's Code- Write the Room activity with beginning sounds & sight words

* Engineering an Arrow- Designing and building arrows for Cupid

* Directed Drawing- Directed drawing of Cupid with writing option

* Math Dominoes- Addition, counting, and number recognition

* "Cooking" an Arrow- Following directions to "cook" a healthy snack

* Making a Valentine Holder- Decorations for valentine bags

This will be a learning-filled day that your students will never forget!

What's Included:

✓ Detailed directions for each station, classroom set up, and more!

✓ What to prep check-off list

✓ Resource sample photos and explanations

✓ Cupid Cocoa toppers

✓ Sign up sheet for parent donations

✓ Recording sheets for most stations

✓ Printable materials for most stations

Depending on the time and volunteers that you have, you can do all of the stations or even just a few of them. We hope you and your students have fun with this! If you have any questions, please e-mail us at kinderbrations@gmail.com.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).
Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.


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