Spice up your math routines with this fun center game! Fishing for Digits gives students hands-on practice with counting, one-to-one correspondence, and number recognition in a delightful and engaging way.
How to Play:
Students spread number magnets among work area
Select a Fishing for Digits! work mat of their choice
Count the sea creatures displayed on the mat
Use the fishing pole to catch the number magnet that corresponds with their sea creatures
Place the number magnet in the box on the mat
Play continues for the allotted time
This resource features:
Fishing for Digits! mats for the numbers 0-11
An array of sea creatures to count on each mat
Boxes on each mat to place matching number cards or magnets
Use independently, as a center, or in small groups as a competitive racing game!
Print, cut, laminate, and go fishing!
You will need:
Magnetic fishing poles (homemade or from the Dollar Store)
My students LOVED this center! I originally made it for the kindergartners to use, but I ended up modifying it for my first grade students as well, per their request. Hope you enjoy!