Are you looking for fun HANDS ON center activities to introduce your kindergartners to center time? This is it! This pack uses materials you already have in your classroom to provide meaningful and engaging practice with skills. WARNING! NO ACCOUNTABILITY SHEETS! :)
Manipulatives you will need are counting bears, links, Unifix cubes, letter tiles, and magnetic letters and numbers.
Here is a list of included activities:
Beginning Sounds Choice (lower level) - Students will identify the beginning letter of a picture with a choice of two.
Beginning Sounds Writing (higher level) - Students will independently write the upper and lowercase beginning letter of a picture.
Letter Writing Practice - Students will trace upper and lowercase letters with dry erase markers.
Counting Words in a Sentence - Students will count the number of words in a sentence and attach that many links to a card.
Upper and Lowercase Letter Match - Students will use magnetic letters to practice matching upper and lowercase letters as well as uppercase to uppercase and lowercase to lowercase.
Numeral Identification and Unifix Cube Counting - Students will identify a numeral and stack that many Unifix cubes on a card.
Number Word Sentences and Ten Frames - Students will read the number word in a sentence then add that many bear counters to a five or ten frame.
Tally Mark Counting - Students will count the tally marks and match the magnetic number.
Sorting by Size and Color - Students will sort counting bears by color and size.
Beginning Addition to 5 - Students will use Unifix cubes to practice beginning addition with solutions up to five.
Additional: Students will work on recognizing the letters in their name by spelling their name with letter tiles.
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