This Happy, Healthy Me! Science, Math, and Literacy pack contains 13 worksheets, 1 emergent reader book, and 9 learning center activities that focus on nutrition, dental health, and hand hygiene. Students will practice the following skills:
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number recognition
– Number quantity
– Number Order
– Set recognition
– Measurement (non-standard)
– Quantity comparison
– Story Sequencing
– Beginning sounds
– Letter Recognition
– Visual discrimination
– Sight word recognition
– Phonemic and phonological awareness
– Following Directions
HEALTHY FOOD BINGO MATS (4) AND DRAW CARDS (25)
Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). 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 healthy food shown.
LET’S EAT! FOOD GROUP CLASSIFICATION MATS (COLOR 5/B&W 5) AND FOOD CARDS (COLOR 50/B&W 50)
Print this activity out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use. Be sure to print out multiple plates and sheets of food.
Working with a very small group, provide each child with 5 plate mats and a stack of shuffled food cards. Students will then work to sort and classify their food onto their plates.
FIVE FOOD GROUPS ASSOCIATION PUZZLES (COLOR 10/B&W 10)
Print this activity out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Cut the puzzles into pieces. Students will complete the puzzles according to food group association.
YUMMY FOOD SYLLABLE CLAP & COUNT TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)
Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Encourage children to say each picture name and clap and count each word part. They will then use a clothespin to clip the number of syllables.
HAPPY TEETH TEN FRAME CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)
Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Provide mini erasers 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.).
TOOTH FAIRY COUNT AND CLIP TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)
Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Students will count each set of teeth and clip its corresponding number with a clothespin. To make this activity extra fun, let your students decorate the clothespins with glitter and foam star stickers, so that they will have their own sparkly tooth fairy wands to use!
HAPPY TOOTH, SAD TOOTH CLASSIFICATION TASK CARDS (COLOR 4/B&W 4) AND FOOD CARDS (COLOR 16/B&W 16)
Print this activity out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Young learners will study the pictures and determine which foods make for a happy tooth and which make for a sad tooth. Children can then place the items on their appropriate cards and spaces. Note: A worksheet version of this concept is also included in this packet.
FLOSS & BRUSH ALPHABET MATCH-UP PUZZLES (COLOR A-Z 26/B&W A-Z 26)
Print these puzzles out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Cut the cards in half and prompt students to match the upper and lowercase letters.
MY HEALTHY TEETH EMERGENT READER (B&W 2/GIRL & BOY)
Learners will cut out the pages of their books. They will then assemble them by number order. Teachers should staple them together. Children will then write their names on the covers and color the pictures.
With a small group, read the books together. Prompt students to follow along from left to right, and to point out letters and sight words. Discuss the story and the benefits of dental health.
Note: Both a boy and a girl version of this reader is provided.
HOW TO WASH YOUR HANDS JUMBO SEQUENCING CARDS (COLOR 6/B&W 6)
Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Prompt children to place the cards in order according to stage. These cards are also a great way to teach ordinal concepts (first, second, third, etc.) Tip: To make this activity extra fun for little hands, just hot glue the cards onto jumbo craft sticks.
HEALTHY FOOD AND HAPPY TEETH WORKSHEETS (B&W 13)
With these 13 worksheets, students will practice patterning, graphing, comparing sets, rhyming, beginning sounds, and so much more!