Penguins and Polar Bears Math Activities for Kindergarten
Counting on from a given number
K.CC – know number names and the count sequence
Students work individually or in a group to put each set of penguins in the correct order.
Polar Bear Top-it
K.CC – Compare numbers
Students play with a partner. Place all cards in a stack in the middle face down.
Each students selects a card and reads the number. The student with the largest number keeps the cards.
Polar Bear sums and differences
K.OA - Understanding that addition is putting together and adding to, understand subtraction is taking apart and taking from
Students work individually or in groups to build sums to 20 and differences from 20.
Students use the polar bears to build different sums on the thinking mat. Count out the bears and place the symbols between the bears.
Draw thinking on the recording sheet.
Build the number sentence using the polar bear numbers and write the number sentence to go with the picture.