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Mathematics – Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Let’s have some immeasurable fun with this Mathematics – Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning packet. It contains 14 printable math center activities that strengthen the following skills:

* Measurement (length)
* Measurement (weight)
* Pattern knowledge
* Graphing
* Shape recognition
* Symmetry
* Seriation
* Classification (by 1 and 2 attributes)
* Ordinal numbers
* Following directions

ZOO ANIMAL MEASURING CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Print these cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Provide pom poms, vase gems, math cubes, mini erasers or some other manipulative for children to measure (nonstandard) the length of the animals.

Students may use the Zoo Animals – Measure and Record worksheet to record their answers. Discuss which animals are longer, shorter, or the same. If you are not wanting your children to use worksheets, a color Measure and Record has also been included. Just laminate or place the sheet in a protective sleeve, so that it may be used with dry erase markers.


MEASURING WEIGHT TASK CARDS (COLOR 12/B&W 12)

Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Print these cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Supply learners with a balance scale, math cubes, paperclips, crayons, buttons, markers, bear counters, erasers, pennies, clothespins, googly eyes, beads, and pop poms.


Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Students will follow the directions on the task cards to measure the weight of the items provided, and to determine which of those items weigh more and which weigh less.

LET’S IDENTIFY A PATTERN TASK CARDS (COLOR 4/B&W 4) – LETTER CARDS (B&W 11)

Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Print the pattern and letter cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Children will work to identify the patterns, and label them by placing the appropriate letter cards onto the spaces (squares) provided.

LET’S EXTEND A PATTERN TASK CARDS (COLOR 4/B&W 4)

Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Print these pattern cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use, and provide children with counting bears. Learners will identify the patterns, and work to extend them.


SPY & GRAPH SHEETS (COLOR 2/B&W 2)

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Supply pom poms, vase gems, mini erasers or some other small manipulative for children to use as markers.

Prompt students to study the scenes at the top of the sheets. Children will then count the number of each item and mark the corresponding boxes. Discuss which items there are more of and which there are less of.

RACE BACK TO SCHOOL ROLL & GRAPH SHEET (COLOR 1/B&W 1) – POCKET CUBE/DIE CARDS (COLOR 6/B&W 16)

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Cut out the cards and insert them into a pocket cube/die. Provide pom poms, vase gems, mini erasers or some other small manipulative for children to use as markers.

For individual use, the child will roll the cube/die, identify the picture, and place a marker in the appropriate column. Repeat until a column is full to the top; that item “wins”. In small group, provide each child with his/her own sheet. Students will take turns rolling, marking their own roll. First person to fill a column to the top wins the race Back to School!


2D SHAPE CLIP CARDS (COLOR 11/B&W 11)

Print the cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. One card at a time, children will identify the featured shape, and study the pictures on the right side. Using a clothespin, learners will mark (clip) the shape matching real life object. Facilitate conversation about the number of sides on each shape, and why or why not an object matches it.

2D SHAPE SORTING TASK CARDS (COLOR 11/B&W 11) – SHAPE CARDS (COLOR 33/B&W 33)

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Students will identify the featured shape on each card. They will then sort through the real life object shapes, and place them on their appropriate spaces. Facilitate conversation about the number of sides on each shape, and why or why not an object matches it.

BUTTERFLY SYMMETRY SHEETS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Print these sheets out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Supply learners pattern blocks. Students will study the designs on the left hand sides of the butterflies, and work to replicate those designs on the right hand sides.

Depending on your students’ abilities, there are two versions of this activity: one with a pattern outline and one without.


COMPARING SIZES TASK CARDS (COLOR 8/B&W 8) – SIZE CARDS (COLOR 24/B&W 24)

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Present your learners with a task card and a set of item cards.

Children will display their seriation skills by placing the items in order from smallest to largest. Be sure to discuss other words for large, medium, and small (big, huge, average, midsize, little, tiny, etc.)

CANDY STORE CLASSIFICATION TASK CARDS (COLOR 10) – CANDY JAR SORTING SHEET (COLOR 1)

Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Be sure to print out multiple jars and sheets of candy. Please be aware that because this center activity relies on color, a black and white version is not included.

Mathematics - Functions · Measurement · Geometry · Reasoning

Working with a small group, provide each child with 3 jar sheets and a stack of shuffled candy cards. Holding the task card up, so that learners can get a clear visual of the candy in the jars, slowly and clearly read the directions out loud. Students will then work to sort and classify their candy onto their jars according to the directions. This activity practices classification by both 1 and 2 attributes.

BROWN BEAR LINEUP ORDINAL NUMBERS SHEETS (COLOR 2/B&W 2) – BEAR CARDS (COLOR 5/B&W 5)

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Working with a small group, give each student a task card and a set of bear cards.

You may then instruct them as to what bear to place in what position. For example, ”Please place the bear with the pink shirt in 3rd place.” Or something along the lines of, “I need you to place the bear with a star on his shirt in 1st place.” When using the black and white version, you will have to rely on the shapes for placement. Once all of the bears appear in the lineup, you may ask your children, “Which bear is in 2nd place?” And so forth…

ORDINAL NUMBERS WITH BEARS AND SHAPES TASK CARDS (COLOR5/B&W 5) – SHAPE CARDS (COLOR 5/B&W 5)

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Working with a small group, give each student a set of bear task cards and a set of shape cards. Prompt your learners to line up their bears in front of them (order does not matter here).

You may then instruct them to place a shape on a certain bear. For example, ”Place the circle on the 4th bear.” Once all of the bears have their shapes, you may ask your students, “Which bear is the star on?” And so forth…

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Mathematics – Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Let’s count on having sum fun with numbers! This Mathematics – Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities pack contains 13 printable hands-on activities. This fun-filled product helps to build number sense by strengthening the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number recognition
– Number quantity
– Number order
– Addition to 10
– Subitizing/Set recognition
– Number formation
– Concept of more and less
– Fine motor
– Following directions

A DAY AT THE ZOO NUMBER PUZZLES (COLOR 3/B&W 3)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print these puzzles out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Cut the puzzles into strips. Students will complete the puzzles by placing the pieces in numerical order.

COUNTING DONUT SPRINKLES 1-5 & 6-10 (COLOR 1/B&W 1) – NUMBER CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Younger children will use one-to-one correspondence to count the sprinkles, touching each one with their finger as they say its number name. Older children may practice their set recognition skills to identify the correct amount. Students will then demonstrate number recognition by placing the correct number cards under the donuts.

COUNTING MATH CUBES 1-5 & 6-10 (COLOR 1/B&W 1) – NUMBER CARDS (COLOR 18/B&W 18)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Younger children will use one-to-one correspondence to count the cubes, touching each one with their finger as they say its number name. Older children may practice their set recognition skills to identify the correct amount. Students will then demonstrate number recognition by placing the cube cards on their corresponding numbers.

NUMBER QUANTITY WITH APPLES TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print these task cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Provide students with mini apple erasers, red pom poms or red counting chips. Learners will place a numbered group of apples on its corresponding tree. Encourage younger children to use one-to-one correspondence while counting. Older children can use this activity to practice set recognition.

TREASURE MAP SUBITIZING TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10) – SET CARDS (COLOR 30/B&W 30)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Students will identify the number on each pirate card and place the corresponding sets of items onto their appropriate spaces. Encourage younger children to use one-to-one correspondence while counting the items. Older children will demonstrate their set recognition skills.

DECORATE A CUPCAKE PLAYDOUGH ACTIVITY CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print these cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Supply students with playdough, buttons, pom poms, acrylic jewels and/or sequins, birthday candles, and small straw pieces. Students will choose a card and follow the “recipe” to decorate their cupcakes.

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

COUNTING BALLOONS – MORE AND LESS TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print these task cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Provide children with clothespins or a small manipulative to use as markers. Learners will display one-to-one correspondence and/or set recognition to identify the number of balloons in each picture. Students will then determine which girl has more or fewer (less), and clip or mark the card accordingly.

COUNTING CRAYONS – MORE AND LESS TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print these task cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Provide children with clothespins or a small manipulative to use as markers. Learners will display one-to-one correspondence and/or set recognition to identify the number of crayons in each picture. Students will then determine which box has more or fewer (less), and clip or mark the card accordingly.

TOY STORE COUNT THE ROOM TOY CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10) – RECORDING SHEETS (COLOR 3/B&W 3)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print the toy cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Three different recording sheets are provided to keep this activity developmentally appropriate. If desired, these may also be laminated or placed in protective sleeves, so that they may be used with dry erase markers and dot markers.

Place the 10 cards (tape, clip, prop, etc.) around the room. Working with a small group, give each child a recording sheet and a writing utensil. Clipboards are optional. As students discover each card, they will count its items and record the number on their sheets.

KIDS TEN FRAME CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print these cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Provide mini erasers, counting chips, pom poms, vase gems, or some other small manipulative for students to use. Young learners will place a numbered group of items on its corresponding card. As children pick up and place each item, encourage them to say its number name (one, two, etc.).

TRAIN DOT TEN FRAME CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10) – NUMBER CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Students will display one-to-one correspondence and/or set recognition to identify the number of dots in the frame. They will then place the correct number card on the adjacent box.

IN MY GARDEN SPIN & ADD SHEET (COLOR 1/B&W 1) – SPINNER (COLOR 1/B&W 1) – NUMBER CARDS (COLOR 15/B&W 15)

Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Cut out the spinner card and attach a paperclip spinner with a round head fastener (brad). Cut out the number cards.

Provide each child with a game sheet and a stack of number cards. Students will be adding numbers 1-5, so the stack should include 2 sets of 1-5 and then 6,7,8, 9 & 10, equaling 14 cards.

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Learners will compose a number sentence by spinning the spinner. The matching number card of the 1st spin, will be placed on the 1st gray space on the 1st line. The matching number card of the 2nd spin will be placed on the 2nd gray space on the same line. Children will add the 2 numbers together, placing the total number card on the last spot to solve the problem.

On the second line, students will replicate the equation using a small manipulative (build sets to match the numbers). Alternatively, the number sentence can be copied/written with a dry erase marker if laminated or placed in a sheet protector.

FAIRY TALE DRAW & COVER SHEETS (COLOR 4/B&W 4) – NUMBER DRAW CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Mathematics - Number Sense 1-10 Math Center Activities

Print the game sheets and draw cards out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Provide acrylic jewels, vase gems, mini erasers or some other small manipulative for students to use as markers. Dot markers may be used for the black and white sheets. Young learners will identify the numbers on the draw cards, and cover them on their sheets. They will continue until their sheets are completely covered. When using this activity in small group, the first player to cover his/her sheet wins. Trade cards and play again!

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Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

Vroom! Vroom! This Transportation Math and Literacy packet is sure to get those little brains revved up. It contains 12 worksheets and 4 learning center activities that strengthen the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Classification
– Number recognition
– Number order
– Addition to six
– Set recognition
– Graphing
– Number formation
– Ordinal concepts
– Size comparison
– Language/dictation
– Upper and lowercase letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– Ending sound recognition
– Phonological and phonemic awareness
– Fine motor
– Following directions

TRANSPORTING TOYS – SYLLABLE CLAP & COUNT (COLOR 3 SHEETS & 12 SYLLABLE CARDS/B&W 3 SHEETS & 12 SYLLABLE CARDS)

Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Students will name each picture card and clap and count each word part. They will then place the card on the appropriate train, e.g., gir-affe/train #2.

DINER DASH – RACE TO THE TOP (COLOR 1 SHEET & 6 POCKET CUBE/DIE CARDS/B&W 1 SHEET & 6 POCKET CUBE/DIE CARDS)

Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Cut out the cards and insert them into a pocket cube/die. Provide pom poms, vase gems, mini erasers or some other manipulative for children to use as markers. For individual use, the child will roll the cube/die, identify the picture, and place a marker in the appropriate column. Repeat until a column is full to the top; that vehicle wins. In small group, provide each child with his/her own sheet. Children will take turns rolling, marking their own roll. First person to fill a column to the top wins the Diner Dash! Encourage learners to take a good look at their graphs, and discuss which of their vehicles came in first, second, and so on.

TRANSPORTATION NUMBER PUZZLES (COLOR 3/B&W 3)

Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

Print these out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use), and cut the puzzles into strips. Students will complete the puzzles (school bus, airplane, and submarine) by placing the pieces in numerical order.

ALPHABET TRAIN – LETTER-SOUND ASSOCIATION PUZZLES (COLOR 26/B&W 26)

Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Cut the puzzles in half. Students will say the picture name and work to match it with its beginning letter.

WORKSHEETS (B&W 12)

Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

This Transportation Math and Literacy packet also contains 12 worksheets. Included in that number is a writing prompt to go along with the book If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen. You can read more about this book and activity here.

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