After reading Dr. Seuss's If I Ran The Circus, have students transition to either of these interesting writing prompts. One is a class book. Choose which writing prompt you want your students to do. They complete their page and illustrate it. Collect and collate the pages. Read your class book aloud by having each student share the page that they wrote.
Choose from 11 sets of cards to play Memory Match or "I Have; Who Has?" games. Children can match animals to animals, animals to their symbols, or animal cards to word cards. Includes background information about Chinese New Year, a list of what the animal traits are, along with the years that they were the special animal + a spinner game.
Cut the hats off of the groundhogs to make puzzles or Memory Match or "I Have; Who Has?" games. Includes a blank set + "Kaboom" cards to add more excitement to your games.
Help reinforce counting to 10, counting backwards from 10 to 1, as well as skip counting by 10's to 100, with these Groundhog Day-themed puzzles.
Attach a lollipop to one of these notes, as a sweet surprise for your Chinese New Year celebration.
Bookmarks are a sweet incentive to motivate your students, or simply tuck one in their desk or backpack as a little surprise. Includes a page of ways to say "Happy New Year" in Chinese, with links to helpful pronunciation sites.
Use these dragon alphabet cards to help celebrate Chinese New Year. They are great as a bulletin board boarder, for independent centers, puzzles, and games. Includes a blank set, so you can program with whatever, as well as a 3-page tip list of what to do with the cards.
Here are 5 more fall-themed shape matching games. Print, laminate and trim. Students place the colored shape tile on to the matching shape on the leaf, spider, bat, owl, or turkey card. I've included a blank template for each theme, so you can program with more shapes or whatever.