December Literacy and Math Centers

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December Literacy and Math Centers for Kindergarten: Let's Get Crackin'!

This literacy and math centers pack is perfect for Kindergarteners during the month of December. Themes included in this packet are: lots of gingerbread, gumdrops, nutcrackers, hot chocolate, winter trains, bells, snowman, and snowflakes. Please Note: The measurement activity does include Santa clip art, however, there is a non-Christmas option included as well.

Contains a total of 21 math and literacy center activities (10 math center activities and 11 literacy center activities). All math and literacy activities are common core aligned with standards included.

All math and literacy activities include:
-a table of contents
-recording sheets to hold students accountable for their work
-kid-friendly "I Can" visual directions to promote independence
-an answer key for easy checking
-follow-up print-and-go activities/worksheets to reinforce the skills.

Here's an idea of the activities included:
-"Gingerbread Sounds" - Students will identify the ending sound of a given word/picture. (L.K.1a, RF.K.3a)
-"Polar Pals" - Students will identify the beginning consonant sound of a given word/picture. (L.K.1a, RF.K.1d)
-"Sweet Vowel Sounds" - Students will identify the beginning vowel sound of a given word/picture. (L.K.1a, RF.K.3b)
-"Gingerbread Rhymes" - Students will determine whether or not two given word/pictures rhyme. They will use a bingo dabber to "dab" their answer. (RF.K.2a)
-"Snow Much Fun!" - Students will unscramble the alphabet letters and write them in order. Optional alphabet line included for additional support. (L.K.1a, RF.K.1d)
-"Word Family Express" - Students will match the picture card to the corresponding short a word family train. (L.K.1a, RF.K.2c, RF.K3a, RF.K.3d)
-"Sweet Sentence Shuffle" - Students will unscramble a simple sentence. They will record the sentence on their paper and illustrate. (L.K.1, L.K.2)
-"Sight Word Jingle" - Students will unscramble the sight word and record it correctly on their paper. (RF.K.3d, L.K.1a)
-"Sweet Spelling" - Students will use marshmallows to spell the CVC picture on the hot chocolate mug. Includes 2 marshmallow options, with and without picture support. (RF.K.2d, RF.K3a, RF.K3b, L.K.1a)
-"Sweet Short Vowels" - Students will identify the short vowel in a CVC word/picture. (L.K.1a, RF.K.3b)
-"Sweet Syllable Dab" - Students will use bingo dabbers to dab the number of syllables in a word/picture. (RF.K.2b)
-"Let's Measure" - Using a "picture" ruler (2 options included in packet), students will measure the pictures and record their answers. (K.MD.A.1)
-"Shape Crackin'" - Students will determine the shape of real-world objects. They will use a bingo dabber to "dab" their answer. Includes 2 centers: a 2D and 3D shape option. (K.G.A1)
-"Let's Count by Ten" - Students will determine which numbers are missing, when counting by ten (Optional number line included for additional support). (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2)
-"Gumdrop Addition" - Students will use gumdrop counters (included in packet) to solve addition sentences with sums 7 - 10. (K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.2, K.OA.A.5)
-"Snowflake Subtraction" - Students will use snowflake counters (included in packet) to solve subtraction sentences within 5. (K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.2, K.OA.A.5)
-"Winter Wonderland Counting" - Students will determine what number comes before and after a given number. (3 options to 10, 15, and 20 included, optional number line included) (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, K.CC.A.3)
-"Let's Make 10" - Students will determine how many more are needed to make 10. They will use a bingo dabber to "dab" their answer on their paper. (K.OA.A.4)
-"Let's Get Counting" - Students will count the objects on their card and record the number on their paper. (Numbers to 15 and 20) Could be used as a "Write the Room" activity. (K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)
-Gumdrop Ten Frames - Students will count the ten frame and record the number. Numbers to 10 and numbers to 20 included. (K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4)

December Morning Work:
December Morning Work for Kindergarten {Common Core Aligned}

Need more centers for December? Check out this packet:
Fa La La Let's Learn {December / Christmas Literacy & Math Centers}

More Literacy and Math center packs:
Pencils, Glue, and Centers Too {Back to School Centers for Kindergarten} CCSS
Easy As {Apple} Pie! {14 Apple Themed Centers for Kindergarten} CCSS
Rakin' in the Learning {Fall Themed Kindergarten Literacy & Math Centers}
Party Like a Pilgrim {November Literacy & Math Centers for Kindergarten}
Star Light, Star Bright! {Winter Literacy & Math Centers for Kindergarten}
Love, Peace, & Happy Teeth! {February Literacy & Math Centers for Kindergarten}
Let's March into Spring! {Spring Literacy & Math Centers for Kindergarten}
Dancing in the Rain! {April Literacy & Math Centers for Kindergarten}
Splash and Grill {Summer Themed Literacy & Math Centers for Kindergarten}
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