Now would be the perfect time to introduce some Halloween fun into your classroom! You could use this unit, Spooky Fun for Firsties, as a tool to engage and interact your students with academics and fun at the same time! All the activities and games included are Common Core related, which will make your lesson planning easier.
Included in this 67-paged unit, you will find the following:
~I Want Candy: Students have cards with numbered candy and must put the numbers in order from least to greatest.
~The Monster Match: There are monster numbers with additional cards that show the numbers in tens and ones. The students must match the numbers with the descriptions.
~The Pumpkin Patch Sums: Students practice making 10, using pumpkin tens frames. Then they transfer the pictures into words and write the number sentences on their recording sheets.
~Trick or Treat: Students must determine if the number sentences are missing a plus or minus sign.
~Halloween Parade: Adding three numbers (less than 20) is the focus of this activityl
~ABC R.I.P: There are tombstones with three CVC words that the students much put in ABC order.
~Spider R-Blends: A perfect small group game... This game uses a spinner and 5 different printables. Students spin and color in the R-blend picture on their sheet.
~Spider Fact or Opinion: There are various cards with statements the students must sort into Fact and Opinion cars.
~The Finger Knows: Using the witch finger pointer, students point to the picture of the indicated digraph.
~Monster Words: Students sort the monster words into noun and verb groups.
As you can see from above, many different skills and activities to lead your Firsties to Halloween. You could also use these activities for your Halloween Party and have the students rotate around to each center. Please download the preview to see the adorable graphics and fun activities you'll receive!