Ocean Literacy and Math Centers

Grade Levels
PreK - K
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107 pages
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Ocean themed centers bring engagement and enjoyment to learning in the classroom. Use these fun activities and games when setting up your reading and math centers. Students will practice the alphabet, phonemic awareness, numbers, and shapes. Teaching and learning in small group centers helps provide differentiation and repetition needed to meet the needs of students.

Literacy Centers include:

* Fishy Writing Cards (alphabet writing)

* Clam Sound Bubbles (Phoneme Segmentation)

* Shark Flashcard Game (alphabet knowledge)

Math Centers include:

* Counting Fish Cards (Counting)

* Fishy Writing Cards (Number Writing)

* Fishy Sorting (Sort by Attributes)

* Fill the Tackle Box (Compose and Decompose Numbers)

* Shark Flashcard Game (Number Identification)

* Bobber Shape Puzzles (Shape identification)

If you want to bring the OCEAN theme throughout your classroom check out these other underwater inspired products:

Water Nursery Rhymes

Ocean Read Aloud Bundle

Aquarium Dramatic Play

Ocean Block Center

Scripted Preschool Lesson Plans

Total Pages
107 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).
Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.


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