January 18, 2014

Center Saturday

 Hey sweet readers... Are you ready for some FUN center Saturday ideas?
This week we learned about the letter Nn, -ut family, building number sense, and Winter Animals.

Math- My little mathematicians used these fun snowmen and penguin notepads with numbers on them to compare. Students had to write <,>,= in the middle of the numbers. I was AMAZED at how well my students did on these cards.













Writing- I had some wonderful writers using this activity from Carl's Corner using the -ut word family. It was a great practice to write in -ut words in the boxes. I wasn't sure if this would be too hard for my kids to do independently, but they ROCKED it.












http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Nn-Activities-504450
Reading- These super smart readers used my Nn word cards to write Nn words. Some of these words are tough for some readers, but I knew these kids would try their best... and they did.         {Nn Letter Pack}













http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Nn-Activities-504450
Phonics- We spent time this station to match the letter to the initial sound card. (I am so embarrassed that I didn't print these in color this week. I am still upset about it. Ironically, my kids didn't care at all.) This card set shows the letter Ss and a spoon.        {Nn Letter Pack}











http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Arctic-Animal-Unit-191611
Blue- For our unit we read the walrus ten frame card and wrote the correct number in the matching icy home. Seriously stupendous job! I am def making more of these in the near future. I am so glad we are doing the polar bear one this upcoming week! {Arctic Animal Pack}












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Green- We made these FUN polar bear art projects using my template and directions. We colored the skin black because polar bears have black skin. Then we covered the template with oatmeal... a lot of oatmeal. {We have ants in our classroom and oatmeal actually kills them so this is a win-win for everyone.} {Arctic Animal Pack}

I have something VERY fun lined up for you guys tomorrow so PLEASE head back here to check out something I KNOW KNOW KNOW you are going to love.



3 comments:

  1. It amazes me on where your students are with reading and writing words. Our kindergarten hasn't started sounding out CVC words yet. That begins next week in our Fundations program.

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  2. Love the snowmen! It is so important for kids to have lots of practice using the <, > symbols.

    Tara
    The Math Maniac

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