Why not give your students important practice using place value while celebrating a St. Patrick's Day?
In this activity the students will count collections of place value blocks and then color their answer with a corresponding color. It is like a color by numbers only using place value blocks and a 100s chart.
Place value is a very important concept for primary children to work on. Being able to relate numbers to corresponding images, such as place value blocks, will greatly help them with their addition and subtraction work, especially when they start working with two digit numbers.
This file contains six pages:
1) A page with a blank 100s chart for the students to create the rainbow flowing into a pot of gold.
2) A page with a blank 100s chart for the students to create the leprechaun image.
3) A page of place value clues for the students to count to create the rainbow & pot of gold.
4) A page of place value clues for the students to count to create the leprechaun.
5) An answer key showing the final image of a rainbow flowing into a pot of gold.
6) An answer key showing the final image of a leprechaun.
There are many great St. Patrick's Day books available that would be a great match with this lesson including:
1) Jamie O'Rourke And The Big Potato by Tomie dePaola
2) The Night Before Saint Patrick's Day by Natasha Wing
3) The Leprechaun's Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards
These worksheets are also available as an 11x17 file
. This is a great option as it allows your students to have the blank 100s chart and clues on the same page! As a result their is less paper shuffling for them to deal with.
Please visit my store to get that file as well as see many more math activities for various themes, seasons, & holidays! Math Mystery pictures are available for practice in place value, multiplication, addition, subtraction, and more.
This rainbow mystery sheet
and my leprechaun place value mystery sheet
are available separately for only $1.00. Or you could get one of my leprechaun mystery pages in the categories of addition
, or multiplication
. What a super way to allow all children to work on the same project but at their own skill level!
Mystery Pictures sheets are great in-class extra practice activities, fun homework tasks, & perfect lessons for substitute teachers.
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