Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE

Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
Teaching with TOOBS: USA BUNDLE
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TOOB® miniature figures are a great way to incorporate learning through play; and these Teaching with TOOBs: USA Bundle games highlight famous American landmarks, as well as important literacy and math skills. Each of my Teaching with TOOBs sets includes…

  • Photo Matching Game: Instead of a straight “matching the figure to a picture of the figure” approach, I use colorful photos of the animal or object to target the critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting. To increase the level of difficulty, combine two or more sets
  • Roll and Cover Addition Game: Children roll the dice and cover the answer/photo with the matching TOOB figure. One mat can be used to play independently or with a partner. Several children can play if you have a collection of game mats and figures. The first one to cover all of their photos wins.

Note: This set of figures is awesome; but it is priced higher than the other sets, so I’ve created more activities than usual and priced them as a bundle. The additional activities include...

  • Four-Part Pocket Puzzles: Use these mini photo puzzles individually or combine sets to increase level of difficulty.
  • Three Spelling Puzzles: Complete the puzzles by spelling the names of the Statue of Liberty, Old Glory, and Mount Rushmore.
  • Mystery Word Scramble: Identify each pictured landmark to reveal the mystery word.
  • Six-Part Matching Cards: Create an endless supply of games with this set that includes photo, name, beginning sound, state location, and fun facts cards.

American Symbols Vocabulary Enrichment Words:

Alamo, American flag, Bald Eagle, Capitol Building, Empire State Building, Gateway Arch, Hoover Dam, Liberty Bell, Lincoln Memorial, Mount Rushmore, Statue of Liberty, White House

Targeted Skills:

  • Identifying American landmarks/symbols
  • Sorting and classifying
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting (analysis
  • Adding numbers with sums from 2-12

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages. For those who may not be familiar with Safari TOOBs, I’ve also included “What, Why, and Where to Buy” information page in the preview.

Technical Info: The files are in PDF format, combined into a single zip drive, and are illustrated with high-definition photographs. For best results, duplicate the activities on cardstock, photo, or similar heavy paper; and laminate.


Related Resources:

The American Flag (FREE)

The ABCs of America

Hooray USA Basic Skills Activity Pack


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