Learning Shapes With Toy Cars
The manipulative for this weeks #ToolsForLearning is small toys. I couldn't resist making a play activity based on Adam's favourite small toy of all time - the toy car! As we have very few shape adventures I decided to create a Learning Shapes With Toy Cars activity.
Every Spring I always get an itchy green thumb, so I decided to put that to good use and do a gardening unit with the kiddos. Here are some of the fun things we did during this gardening unit: The first week we focused on flowers. During calendar time I drew a flower on poster board and each day we labeled new parts. Our planting seed song was sung to the tune of "The Wise Man Built His House Upon the Rock" and it went like this: You plant your seed down in the ground (hold arm out in front…
2D Shapes Game
Do you remember playing with magnetic or wooden shapes when you were little? I had a set of wooden shapes in different sizes and colours which could be used to make all sorts of pictures and patterns. This is my DIY version, which I made for my class recently as we've been learning about shapes. I started with seven or eight sheets of colourful paper and being very lazy, I cut the shapes out mainly freehand and holding the whole bundle together at the same time! The only shape I didn't cut…
Math Word Problem Task Cards - Addition, Subtraction, Division, Multiplication
Math Word Problem Task Cards. Includes 80 different addition, subtraction, multiplication and division cards suited to kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Includes 3 word problem mat options.