Let’s dive into all things ocean! This Under the Sea Math and Literacy pack contains 12 worksheets and 6 learning center activities that practice the following skills:
* One-to-one correspondence
* Number recognition
* Number order
* Number formation
* Set recognition
* Letter formation
* Fine motor
* Beginning sound recognition
* Upper and lowercase letter recognition
* Visual discrimination
* Following directions
* Phonological and phonemic awareness
FISHY ALPHABET MATCH UP PUZZLES (COLOR 26/B&W 26)
Print these out on cardstock and laminate for heavy use). Cut the cards in half. Prompt your young learners to match the upper and lowercase letters to complete the puzzles.
SEA CREATURE VISUAL DISCRIMINATION TASK CARDS (COLOR 12/B&W 12)
Print cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Provide children with clothespins or a small manipulative to use as markers.
Learners will study the pictures on the cards and use their visual discrimination skills to determine which pictures are the same as or different from the featured images. Students will clip/mark the cards accordingly.
UNDER THE SEA WORD WALL/VOCABULARY CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)
Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Place them on your word walls and in your writing centers for easy visibility and access. Encourage children to copy and sound out the words.
UNDER THE SEA SIZE COMPARISON TASK CARDS (COLOR 8/B&W 8)
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.)
FISHY NUMBER SEQUENCING PUZZLES (COLOR 2/B&W 2)
Print these out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use), and cut the puzzles into strips. Students will complete the puzzles by placing the pieces in numerical order.
UNDER THE SEA WORD ROLL & COVER SHEETS (COLOR 4/B&W 4)
Print these sheets out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Provide seashells, 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 matching sets on the sheet. Repeat until all of the spaces 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 sets wins. Trade cards and play again!
WORKSHEETS (B&W 12)
A writing prompt (“If I lived under the sea, I would…”) is included in the worksheet section of this pack. Children will continue the story. Older learners may want to copy and/or write their own words. Have younger learners dictate to you, and repeat each word slowly as they watch you write it out onto the sheet. Encourage all students to draw a picture of their story in the space provided.
Additionally, with these worksheets learners will count jellyfish, measure seahorses, segment syllables,identify beginning sounds of some ocean animals, and so much more!