Sub Plans: Zoo Math & Literacy Activities Substitute Kit

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Curriculum Castle
Grade Levels
K - 1st
Formats Included
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37 pages
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There’s no need to worry about having to miss a school day again! This print & go sub kit has everything you need to keep your classroom running smoothly while you are out. Our EDITABLE substitute pages are ready to fill out and place in a binder or sub tub for easy communication between teacher and sub! The zoo themed printables will keep your students engaged while they practice important ELA and Math skills that meet Common Core standards. The student printables can be used not only for days when you are absent, but they are also perfect for early finishers, morning work, and supplements your zoo unit or field trip! Makes a great addition to your sub tub!!!

Substitute Planning Pages:

  • sub kit cover page
  • thank you note & directions page
  • contacts
  • "Where Do I Find the..."
  • emergency plans
  • classroom procedures
  • daily schedule
  • school & specials schedule
  • sub report


  • The only thing you need installed on your computer to edit the sub planning pages is ADOBE READER. It is FREE and if you don't have it, a link has been provided for you in this file.
  • You DO NOT need to download any fonts or have Power Point installed on your computer to edit this file.

Zoo Themed Printables & Activities:

(PDF file only...these pages are NOT editable)

  • Recommended Book List

ELA Printables:

  • Read, Build and Color (bear theme)
  • Read, Build and Color (monkey theme)
  • Spin a Beginning Sound
  • Spin an Ending Sound
  • Cut & Fold Mini Book: Opposites (antonyms)
  • If I Were a Zookeeper draw & write
  • Sorting Words at the Zoo {word families -at & -an}
  • Sorting Words at the Zoo {digraphs ch- & sh-}
  • Syllable Count and Color
  • Can, Have, Are zoo animal graphic organizer
  • Zoo Animal research activity

Math Printables:

  • Zoo Measurements
  • Penguin Tally Up
  • Crocodile Clock {time to the hour}
  • Half-Hour Hippos
  • Rainbow Stripes {addition facts color by number}
  • Flamingo Frames {ten frame practice}
  • Zoo Subtraction
  • Base Block Match Up (counting by tens and ones}
  • Sea Lion Skip Count {counting by 5}
  • Zoo Graphing

*BONUS: Design a Zoo planning pages

All forms and student pages are in black and white! Perfect for grades K-1st! Please download our preview for a closer look into this product. Enjoy!

*This resource is perfect for classroom, homeschool, and distance learning! The PDF file can be emailed directly to your student's families or shared on a SECURE (password protected) class website or app. You may also distribute these as printed packets to your students. The worksheets follow a simple & no prep format making them easy for students to use on their own or with very little guidance.

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