This unit is filled with fun pumpkin/October activities for grades PreK, K, and 1. Students will love completing the following activities:
1. In The Pumpkin Patch--an 8 page emergent reader reinforcing the number words one through six. (color as well as black and white masters) On page 8 the children draw a picture of themselves, draw pumpkins in the patch, and write the number word to tell how many pumpkins they see in the pumpkin patch.
2. Pumpkin Graphics. These graphics include: 12 cards with no numbers on them to use with math problem solving; cards numbered from 0-20; cards with even and odd numbers from 0-20; cards with number words from zero to twenty; cards to count by 5's and 10's to 120; cards with numbers from 1-120
3. Complete the pumpkin patterns--patterns using numbers and letters.
4. Measuring activities using the pumpkin graphics non-numbered cards from # 2.
5. Addition Problem Solving (Use non numbered graphic cards to solve, then write the sum.)
6. Roll and Cover Game Boards Using 1-3 dot cubes: (number recognition, +1, +2, -1, -2, multiplication)
7. Ten Frame Boards. These can be laminated and cut out to represent a stack of 10 blocks when the child is building two digit numbers (25=2 groups of 10 and 5 more). They can also be used to help children learn the 10 facts. Child shakes a 10-sided dice and covers that many spaces on the 10 frame. Child then orally says, I have (8 pumpkins), I need (2) more to equal 10.
8. Upper and lower case alphabet letters to build words or match upper to lower case letters.
9. High Frequency Word Match Game/"Go Fish" (80 most common) words.
10. Writing--Graphic organizers (differentiated) to write about pumpkins.
11. Alphabetical Order game using October/Halloween words.
12. Halloween Song and Poem children love to sing and recite
13. Assorted Pumpkin/October/Halloween Activities: Art ideas, snacks, writing about "costume dress ups", class games
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