Math and literacy centers are an integral part of most kindergarten classrooms. These learning activities can provide your students with focused skill practice without them even realizing because they are so engaged with the center! To promote independence in your learning stations, consider using centers that focus on skills your students have already been introduced to.
How many centers are included in this resource?
All of my monthly centers come with 10 math centers and 10 literacy centers. Your resource also comes with
→ teacher notes - example of center, preparation and student directions
→ recording sheets - there are 1-3 options included for each center
→ folder label - half page label to use when storing or using the center
→ "I can..." card - a small card that fits inside the folder on the pocket with quick center directions
What themes are used in the December kindergarten centers?
What math skills are covered this month?
addition to 5, subtraction within 5, 20 frames, comparing numbers using symbols, making 10, 2D shapes, number order least to greatest, number formation and counting, non-standard measurement, counting
What literacy skills are covered this month?
beginning sounds, CVC words, ending sounds, letter order, reading, rhyming, simple sentences, sight words, syllables, word families
How do you store these centers?
My centers are designed to fit everything you need for one center inside of a regular pocket folder. This helps keep all of the pieces together and doesn't take up too much space. You can even store your centers in the folders!
You can also rotate centers in a specific set of folders by using Velcro to attach several pieces. You will simply remove the folder cover, “I can…” card, and envelope with the center pieces. Then you can swap those items for the next month and you are ready to go!
My school doesn't allow "centers" in our classrooms. Can I still use these?
Absolutely! These activities would work well in a small group or tutoring setting as well.
Are these centers available in black and white?
No, these centers are only offered in color. If you print the center pieces on card stock and laminate them, they should last you the full year if not longer.
Do you offer any non-seasonal centers that can be used throughout the year?
Yes! You can find both math
non-seasonal centers in my store.