Outer Space Science, Math, and Literacy Activities

Outer Space Activities

This Outer Space Science, Math, and Literacy packet is out of this world with its 10 worksheets and 10 learning center activities. This resource practices the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number recognition
– Set recognition
– Number order
– Measurement
– Seriation
– Shape recognition
– Upper and lowercase letter recognition
– Classification
– Association
– Sequencing
– Phonological awareness
– Language/dictation
– Self-expression
– Writing
– Fine motor
– Following directions

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

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

Outer Space Measuring Weight Task Cards

Supply learners with a balance scale and the items presented on the cards. Small aliens, astronauts, rockets, saucers, and space shuttles can be found at party stores and/or on Amazon. Marbles and shooters make great planets. Asteroids can be made my wrapping small rocks in aluminum foil. Foam stickers and/or mini erasers may used for the stars.

Outer Space Measuring Weight Task Cards

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

ROCKET SHAPE CLIP CARDS (COLOR 13/B&W 13)

Outer Space Activities - Rocket Shape Clip Cards

Provide clothespins, mini erasers or some other manipulative for children to use as markers. Students will identify the featured shape and clip/mark its matching partner.

SHOOTING STARS NUMBER QUANTITY (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Outer Space Activities - Shooting Stars Number Quantity

Attach pipe cleaners/fuzzy sticks to the back of the stars using a hot glue gun or tape. Provide students with small pony beads. Learners will string a numbered group of beads each corresponding star. Encourage younger children to use one-to-one correspondence while counting. Older children can use this activity to practice set recognition.

Outer Space Activities - Shooting Stars Number Quantity


OUTER SPACE TEN FRAME TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Outer Space Ten Frame Task Cards

Provide mini erasers 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.).

SOLAR SYSTEM SEQUENCING STICK CARDS (COLOR 9/B&W 9)

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Prompt learners to place the cards in numerical order (order of the planets). Teachers may also want to present different groups of cards (e.g., 4,5,_7,8), and have children determine the missing number (planet). These cards are also a fun way to teach ordinal concepts (first, second, third, etc.)

Tip: Hot glue these cards onto jumbo craft sticks to make this activity extra fun for little hands.

OUTER SPACE WRITING TRAY LETTER CARDS (COLOR 26/B&W 26)

Outer Space Writing Tray Cards

Provide a shallow tray filled with sand. Sprinkle in some glitter for some sparkle. With a small stick or just a finger, learners will practice letter formation using the letter cards as guides.

MOON PHASES PLAYDOUGH MATS (COLOR 1)

Outer Space Activities - Moon Phases Playdough Mats

Print and laminate multiple copies if needed. Using playdough, children will create the phases of the moon using the diagrams. An empty cardboard tube (toilet paper or paper towel) may be used to make the cutouts.

Outer Space Activities - Moon Phases Playdough Mats

ROBOT RHYMING TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Robot Rhyming Task Cards

Provide clothespins or some other small manipulative for children to use as markers. Students will say the names of each picture and find and clip/mark its rhyming partner.

Robot Rhyming Task Cards

OUTER SPACE PICTURE WORD CARDS (COLOR 24/B&W 24)

Outer Space Picture Word Cards

Fill a shallow container with black aquarium gravel or black colored rice. Add plastic magnetic letters, glitter, and sequins. Learners will choose a vocabulary card, search for the letters, and build the word. Small cookie sheets make a nice working space and can be purchased at the Dollar Store.

Outer Space Picture Word Cards

These outer space picture cards may also be placed on word walls and in writing centers and dramatic play areas for easy visibility and access.

Outer Space Picture Word Cards

OUTER SPACE CVC WORD TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Outer Space CVC Clip Cards

Supply clothespins or some other small manipulative for children to use as markers. Students will sound out/read the featured word and clip/mark the appropriate picture.

OUTER SPACE ACTIVITY WORKSHEETS (B&W 10)

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With these 10 worksheets, students will practice number order, ordinal numbers, addition, classification, association, dictation and writing, 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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