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Valentine’s Day Smart Board Visual Discrimination: Preschool/ Kinder/ First
Visual discrimination skills are very important in learning for children of all ages. All aspects of math, including patterning, sorting, counting and graphing depend on good visual discrimination skills.
This is a 34 slide Smart Board Lesson.
PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE SMART NOTEBOOK 11 SOFTWARE ON YOUR COMPUTER TO USE THIS LESSON.
1. Valentine Hearts: “Valentine Hearts” is the name of the game. Circle the ones that are the same. Students will first look carefully at the heart in the white circle. Then, they will circle all the hearts that look the same as the one in the white circle. There are 3 slides of each color for this activity.
2. Valentine Cupcakes: “Valentine Cupcakes” is the name of the game. Circle the ones that are the same. Students will first look carefully at the cupcake in the white circle. Then, they will circle all the cupcakes that look the same as the one in the white circle. There are 3 slides of each color for this activity.
3. Valentine’s Day Patterns: There are 5 different Valentine’s Day objects at the bottom of the slide. Each object is set with the interactive infinite clone. Students will look at the patterns and use the infinite clone objects to continue the correct pattern. There are 10 slides including the patterns: AB, ABB, AAB, ABC, and AABB.
4. Sort the Hearts by Color: Students will drag and drop the hearts in the middle of the slide into one of the bigger hearts at the bottom of the slide that has the same color. If the student is correct, the heart will disappear into the bigger heart. If the student is wrong, the heart will either fly back out or just stop. The student will need to try again until he chooses the heart with the same color. You could practice saying the colors at the same time.
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