Insect Math and Literacy Centers for Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten

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Insect Math and Literacy Centers are loaded with fun, engaging, hands-on bug activities to help your students build math and literacy concepts! Now includes two fine motor activities, one writing center, six literacy activities, and eight math activities.

Literacy skills covered are letter identification, beginning sounds, name writing, handwriting, syllables, reading comprehension, building vocabulary words, sight words, and writing/journaling. Math skills covered are one-to-one correspondence, writing numbers, more/less, counting, addition, symmetry, sorting, and 2D shapes. Each activity has a page of teacher tips to help you create the activity easily and ensure it will go smoothly. You can use these insect centers as arrival/table time activities, center activities, small group instruction, and circle. These activities are designed for preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten.

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Included: (updated April 2022)

  • Labels
  • Insect Play Dough Mats - Fine Motor Fun
  • Bzzzzz… Pre-Writing Tracing or Cutting Strips - Fine Motor Fun
  • 24 Insect Themed Word Cards (uppercase set & lowercase set) with real photographs
  • Insect Themed Writing Paper (with lines or without lines)
  • Caterpillar Name Craft
  • Going Buggy Syllable Sort with worksheet
  • Catch a Bug, Letter & Sound Match with worksheets
  • Fly Swat Letters, Student Names, or Sight Words (with uppercase and lowercase letter cards, sight word cards, and blank word cards) with worksheets
  • Going on a Bug Hunt for Letters or Beginning Sounds with worksheets
  • Hungry Caterpillar Retelling Cards with worksheet
  • Emergent Reader: Bug Hunt (I see # bugs.)
  • Build a Caterpillar: Count or Add with worksheets
  • Ladybug Math Craft (two options: count or add)
  • Bee Hive 2D Shape Match Up with worksheets
  • Bug Sort (real photographs) with worksheet
  • Butterfly Symmetry (puzzles, draw matching, create your own) with worksheets
  • Buggy Ten Frame Number Mats (1-20) with worksheets
  • Lightning Bugs More or Less with worksheet
  • Ants Go Marching - Number Formation Mats 1-30 with worksheets

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