Let’s learn about the people in our neighborhoods! This Community Helper Math and Literacy pack contains 15 worksheets, a 12 page counting book, and 5 learning center activities that strengthen the following skills:
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number recognition
– Number formation
– Set recognition and comparison
– Measurement (weight)
– Measurement (height)
– Fine motor
– Letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– Visual discrimination
– Phonological and phonemic awareness
– Following directions
Please note that these community helper center activities are designed to be printed (on cardstock) and laminated. This will ensure their use and enjoyment for years to come.
COMMUNITY HELPER COUNT & CLIP CARDS (COLOR 12/B&W 12)
Students will count each set of helpers and clip its corresponding number with a clothespin. Numbers 1-12 are featured.
CONSTRUCTION WORKER TEN FRAME CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)
Provide small rocks 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.). Older children will practice their set recognition skills while placing items on their cards.
COMMUNITY HELPER VEHICLE MATCH UP PUZZLES (COLOR 10/B&W 10)
Cut these cards in half and prompt students to match each community helper to the vehicle he/she uses to do their job.
COMMUNITY HELPER BINGO (COLOR 4/B&W 4) / DRAW CARDS (COLOR 24/B&W 24)
Provide a small manipulative for children to use as bingo markers. Five in a row (horizontally, vertically, diagonally) equals BINGO! While playing, be sure to facilitate discussion about each community helper shown.
COMMUNITY HELPERS A-Z ALPHABET MATCH UP PUZZLES (COLOR 26/B&W 26)
Students will match the upper and lowercase letters to complete the puzzles. If you would like your learners to also match the beginning letter sounds of the helpers, you may cut the puzzles into 3 pieces.
COMMUNITY HELPERS COUNTING BOOK (B&W 1-10)
Children will cut out the pages of the book. Teachers/adults should staple the pages together. Students can then count and write the number of community helpers on each page and color the pictures. Be sure to discuss the helpers featured and their importance to the community.
WORKSHEETS (15 B&W)
Additionally, with these worksheets learners will compare sets, color by numbers, classify helper vehicles, identify rhyming words, segment syllables, and so much more!