Pond Life Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

Pond Life Science, Math, and Literacy

Make like a frog and leap into these Pond Life Science, Math and Literacy Activities! This packet contains 10 worksheets, an 8 page Life Cycle of a Frog mini book, and 6 centers that strengthen the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number quantity
– Number recognition
– Number formation
– Number order
– Set recognition
– Addition
– More/Less concept
– Patterning
– Shape recognition
– Shape formation
– Upper and lowercase letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– ABC order
– Letter formation
– Visual discrimination
– Association
– Story sequencing
– Phonological awareness
– Fine motor
– Following directions

Knowledge of the life cycle of a frog is also gained.

Please note that the pond life center activities are designed to be printed (on cardstock) and laminated, and to be used and enjoyed for many years to come.

LIFE CYCLE OF A FROG MINI BOOK (B&W 8 PAGES)

Life Cycle of a Frog Mini Book

After learning about the life cycle of a frog, children will cut out the pages of their books and put them in numerical order, placing the cover on top. Teachers/adults should staple the pages together. Students can then cut, sort, and glue the life cycle stage pictures onto the appropriate numbers. Color and enjoy!

JUMBO LIFE CYCLE OF A FROG SEQUENCING CARDS/STICKS (COLOR 6/B&W 6)

Life Cycle of a Frog Sequencing Sticks

Prompt children to place the cards in order according to stage. These cards are also a great way way to teach ordinal concepts (first, second, third, etc.) Tip: To make this activity extra fun for little hands, just glue the cards onto jumbo craft sticks and place in your science center.


FROGGY ALPHABET MATCH UP (COLOR 26/B&W 126)

Pond Life - Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

Cut out the frogs and lily pads, and prompt young learners to match the upper and lowercase letters.

POND LIFE SYLLABLES CLAP, COUNT & CLIP TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Pond Life - Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

Encourage children to say each picture name and clap and count each word part. They will then use a clothespin to clip the correct number of syllables.


NUMBER QUANTITY WITH FLIES (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Pond Life Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

Provide students with small, plastic insects (mini flies can be purchased on Amazon). Learners will place a numbered group of insects on its corresponding frog. Encourage younger children to use one-to-one correspondence while counting. Older children can use this activity to practice set recognition.

Pond Life Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

POND LIFE SET RECOGNITION CLIP STRIPS (COLOR 12/B&W12)

Pond Life Activities

Supply clothespins or some other small manipulative to use as markers. Learners will identify each number and mark its corresponding die/dice. Younger students may need to count the dots. Older learners should be practicing their set recognition skills.

FROGS ‘N FLIES SPIN & ADD GAME (COLOR/B&W)

Pond Life Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

Cut out the spinner card and attach a paperclip spinner with a round head fastener (brad). Cut out the frog and fly number cards. Provide each child with a game sheet and a stack of number cards (either frog or fly). Students will be adding numbers 1-5. Learners will compose a number sentence by spinning the spinner. The matching number card of the 1st spin, will be placed on the 1st highlighted space on the 1st line. The matching number card of the 2nd spin will be placed on the 2nd highlighted 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.

Pond Life Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

Below, 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.

POND LIFE ACTIVITY WORKSHEETS (B&W 10)

Pond Life - Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

With these 10 worksheets students will sort tadpoles, pattern and trace the names of pond items, and so much more!

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Easter Math and Literacy Activities

Easter Math and Literacy Activities

Put all of your eggs in one basket and grab these engaging Easter learning activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. This Easter Math and Literacy pack contains 14 worksheets and 4 center activities that are eggcellent for strengthening the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number quantity
– Number formation
– Number recognition
– Set recognition
– Number order
– Measurement
– Patterning
– Graphing
– Addition
– Classification
– Association
– Upper and lowercase letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– ABC order
– Letter formation
– Visual discrimination
– Phonological awareness
– Fine motor
– Following directions

Please note that the Easter learning center activities in this packet are designed to be printed (on cardstock) and laminated, and to be used and enjoyed for many years to come.

EASTER KIDS ASSOCIATION TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Easter Math and Literacy Activities

Supply students with clothespins or some other small manipulative to use as markers. Learners will study the pictures on each card and mark the one that does not belong. Be sure to facilitate conversation as to why or why not the pictures on the task cards go together.

Easter Math and Literacy Activities

EASTER ALPHABET & BEGINNING SOUND MATCH-UP (COLOR 26 BASKETS & 52 EGGS/B&W 26 BASKETS & 52 EGGS)

Easter Learning Activities

Student will identify the lowercase letters and the beginning letter sounds of each item. They will then place the eggs on the appropriate baskets.

JELLYBEAN PATTERNING TASK CARDS (COLOR 4/B&W 4)

Jellybean Pattern Task Cards

Cut the cards into strips. Provide young learners with a small amount of jellybeans. Work with children to extend, and describe the AB, AAB, ABB, and ABC patterns.

Jellybean Pattern Task Cards

EASTER BUNNY TEN FRAME TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Easter Learning Activities

Provide mini erasers, jellybeans, 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.).

Easter Learning Activities

EASTER ACTIITY WORKSHEETS (B&W 14)

Easter Learning Activities

With these 14 worksheets, students will graph Easter eggs, measure bunnies, practice addition and letter formation, and so much more!

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Spring Math and Literacy Activities

Spring Math and Literacy Activities

April showers bring May flowers, and these spring learning activities bring lots of fun! This Spring Math and Literacy pack contains 14 worksheets, a 10 page counting book, and 6 centers that strengthen the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number formation
– Number recognition
– Set recognition
– Number order
– Measurement
– Upper and lowercase letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– Classification
– Visual discrimination
– ABC order
– The concept of opposites
– Story sequencing
– Phonological awareness
– Language/dictation
– Self-expression
– Fine motor
– Following directions

Please note that these spring learning center activities are designed to be printed (on cardstock) and laminated, and to be used and enjoyed for many years to come.

SPRING PATTERN BLOCK ACTIVITY MATS (COLOR 9/B&W 9) AND NUMBER CARDS (COLOR 66/B&W 66)

Spring Math and Literacy Activities

Supply children with pattern blocks. Learners will replicate the images on each mat and count the number of blocks used. The numbers may be recorded using the number cards or a dry erase marker (laminated mat) Discuss which blocks they used more or less of.

Spring Math and Literacy Activities


SPRINGTIME ROLL & COVER SHEETS (COLOR 4/B&W 4)

Spring Learning Activities

Provide mini erasers, pom poms, vase gems, or some other small manipulative for students to use as markers. For individual use, have the child roll the die, count the dots (or recognize the “set” of dots), and find and cover the corresponding number on the sheet. Repeat until all of the numerals are covered. In small group, give each child a sheet and have them take turns rolling the die. The first person to cover all of their numbers wins. Trade cards and play again!

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

Spring Learning Activities

Use a hole punch to punch out the marked areas on the cards and supply children with plastic learning links. Students will create a kite tail by linking a numbered group of items to its corresponding kite. Encourage younger children to use one-to-one correspondence while counting. Older children can use this activity to practice set recognition.


SPRINGTIME RHYMING CLIP STRIPS (COLOR 14/B&W 14)

Spring Learning Activities

Supply students with clothespins. For added fun, these can be decorated with glitter and foam flower stickers. Students will say the names of each picture and find and mark its rhyming partner.

Spring Learning Activities

RAINBOW ALPHABET MATCH UP PUZZLES (COLOR 26/B&W 26)

Spring Math and Literacy Activities

Cut the cards in half and have young learners match the upper and lowercase letters.

SPRING BEGINNING SOUNDS TASK CARDS (COLOR 8/B&W 8)

Spring Beginning Sounds Task Cards

Provide students with magnetic (plastic) letters. Learners will say the name of the featured items on the task card. They will then sort through the letters, finding their beginning sound partners and placing them on the appropriate spaces. If magnetic letters are unavailable, children may write the letters using dry erase markers.

Spring Beginning Sounds Task Cards


WRITING PROMPT – “IF I HAD A RAINBOW OF MY OWN, I WOULD….”

Writing Prompt - If I had a Rainbow of My Own

Read the story A Rainbow of My Own by Don Freeman. Ask students what they would do if they had a rainbow of their own. Children will dictate their responses to teachers and draw a picture. Older children may copy their responses onto their papers, while some may even be able to write some of their own words. Two prompts are offered – one boy and one girl.

SPRING ACTIVITY WORKSHEETS 14 + COUNTING BOOK (1-10) (B&W)

Spring Counting Book

A My Spring Counting Book (1-10) is included in the worksheet section of this pack. 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 spring items on each page and color the pictures.

Spring Math and Literacy Activities

Additionally, with these worksheets learners will compare sets, color by numbers, sequence a story, identify opposites, label beginning sounds of some spring things, and so much more!

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