leap year; leap day
I celebrate a birthday this year: I turn....11! So, I made a fun pack to help your students celebrate the rarity (and awesomeness) of the leap year! You won't have another chance for another 4 years, so take advantage of it! :)
**Foldable Mini-book about Leap Year
**Differentiated Leap Day posters (3 versions)
**2 'Hoppy' Leap Day foldable cards
**2 Dab-the-Frog printables (find ways to make 4 or 29)
**Build-a-Froggy: Students cut and paste to dress the frog, then write about it (differentiated)
**Build-a-Frog-Life-Cycle: Students cut and paste to sequence the life cycle, then write about it (differentiated)
**Writing Prompt: If I could leap to a different time period...
**Persuasive Writing: Which day should Leap Year Babies celebrate on non-leap years? (I always get asked if I celebrate on February 29th or March 1st!)
**Anagram: Build words using the letters in 'Leap Day'
**NEW***I've just updated this pack to include the following:
- Suggestions to teach about the Earth's orbit around the Sun
- Headbands, piggy bank, and "coins" for role-playing
- Full-screen color book to display on your whiteboard or print
- B&W student mini-versions to reread and color
Grab today before the price goes up to reflect these additions!
Want to read more? Click here to read my blog post on teaching about Leap Year:
Teaching About Leap Year
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