March Cross-Curricular St. Patrick's Day & Spring Themed Literacy and Math Center Games!
Depending on the activity, prep may include printing on copy paper or cardstock, laminating, cutting and putting together materials for the number of students that you have. Directions to all activities are on a center game sheet.
Resources Include the Following Center Games:
☘ Shamrock & Rainbows Rhyming Word Match Game
☘ Spring Beginning & Ending Consonant Word Match Clip Game
☘ Spring Roll It! Read It!
☘ Kite Make a Word Game
☘ Shamrock & Umbrella Roll & Cover
☘ Umbrella Subtraction Facts Clip Game
☘ Kite Flying Addition & Subtraction
☘ Spring Roll & Bump Games
Literacy Center Games
Shamrock & Rainbows Rhyming Word Match Game: Memory Game:
Children place the cards face down in rows. They take turns turning two cards over to see if they have matched the two rhyming cards. If it does they keep both cards, if not they turn the cards back over and the next child has a turn. The person who has the most matches wins the game. Match Game:
Children can play in partners or by self matching the two rhyming words on the cards.
Spring Beginning & Ending Consonant Word Match Clip Game:
Children look at the picture in the cloud or sun and decide which word matches the picture. Children place a paper clip or clothes pin to the on the word that matches the picture.
Spring Roll It! Read It!
Short Vowel U, Ending Blends, Open and Closed Syllables & Sentences: Three game cards with words for Short Vowel sound of u; two game cards with ending blend words; one game card each of closed and open syllable words. Corresponding game cards with sentences for each of the word skills (total of 14 game cards). Students roll one dice and read the words or sentences in the row they have rolled.
Kite Make a Word Game:
Children take a cloud (consonant & consonant blends are provided) and put it in front of a word chunk kite to make a word. Children can write word on paper or white board or use one of the worksheets to go with this activity.
Math Center Games
Shamrock & Umbrella Roll & Cover:
(2 different games): One Dice Roll:
Roll one die and count your dots. Cover the number of dots you rolled with your marker. Two players will need to use two different colors. Covering the most numbers wins! Two Dice Roll:
Roll two die and count your dots. Cover the number of dots you rolled with your marker. Two players will need to use two different colors. Covering the most numbers wins!
Umbrella Subtraction Facts Clip Game:
Children read the subtraction number sentence and find the difference of the two numbers. Children place a paper clip or clothes pin to the correct answer of the number sentence.
Kite Flying Addition & Subtraction :
(2 different games) Children begin at start positon on board and take turns rolling one die. If they are adding they will begin on number 1 and slide down that many spaces as the die indicates. If they are subtracting they start on number 20 and move up the board, subtracting the number on the die. First person to get to the finish line wins!
Spring Roll & Bump Games :
Roll two or three number cubes and add those numbers. Cover that space with your marker. You can bump your partner’s color and take their space! If you cover a space with two markers stacked on top of each other, you lock that space and can’t be bumped. The player to use all ten of their markers first is the winner!
Kids have some St. Patrick's Day & Spring themed fun while learning!
☘ Literacy Unit: March
☘ Literacy & Math Centers Bundle: March - May
☘ Literacy Year Long Bundle
☘ Literacy Units Bundle: September-November
☘ St. Patrick's Day Activities & Centers