PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
Easy Prep September Literacy & Math Centers for Lower Elementary Children!
Resource Prep: Each activity below includes the prep needed to do activity with students in the description. It may include just copying worksheet or printing, laminating and cutting center games. Each direction to games are located on one of the game sheets for student use.
Resource Includes the Following:
⚉ Animal Color Word Match Games
⚉ Star Color Word Match Games
⚉ Star Beginning Sound Clip Game
⚉ Buttons Short Vowel Switch Word Game (Consonant & Consonant Blends)
⚉ I See Stars Word Game
⚉ Button Mats 0-20 Match Games
⚉ Star Roll & Cover
⚉ Button Number Roll
⚉ Star Addition 0-10 Number Sentences Match Game
Memory Game: Children can play this by placing the cards face down in rows. They take turns turning two cards over to see if the animals or stars color matches the color word. 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. Matching Game: Make two sets of the cards and students play as above, but must match the two colors of the animals or stars or the two color words that are the same.. The person who has the most matches wins he game. Can be used with the story Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?
Children look at the picture in the star and decide what sound that picture begins with. Children place a paper clip or clothes pin to the correct letter that makes that same beginning sound as the picture. Note: Put a sticker on the back of card behind correct letter so students can self-correct when finished.
Students insert vowels buttons onto line on the word cards and make words, consonant and consonant blends are included in resource. Students can write words on white boards, paper or the 14 Make A Word sheets for students to write their words on. Can be used with the story Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons.
Students place a star letter card inside the magnify glass to make a word with the word family on the handle of the lens. Students can read the words, write them on white boards, or I have provided sheets for them to write real and not real words or short vowel words.
Use these button mats with students to help them with their one-to-one correspondence and counting skills. Print and laminate the cards so students can place the correct number of buttons that corresponds with the numeral on the page and also practice writing the numerals with markers. Can be used with the story Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons.
(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!
(2 different games) One Die-: Taking turns, children roll 1 die and cover or color a button in the square above that number of dots. The first person to reach the top of any column wins the game! There is a black and white page for copying. You can use real buttons too! Two Dice: Taking turns, children roll 2 dice and cover or color a button in the square above that number of dots. The first person to reach the top of any column wins the game! There is a black and white page for copying. You can use real buttons too!
(0-10) Students match the addition number sentence with the amount of stars on the cards. This game can also be played as a matching game or memory by just limiting the amount of cards you use to play the games.
Kids have some September fun while learning their literacy & math skills!