This quick, easy and fun candy corn craft is very versatile. Use it to reinforce circles, the concept of small, medium and large; or have students write whatever you want them to practice, on the individual sections of the candy corn pieces. (I've made examples to give you some ideas.) If you're also working on fractions, I've included pocket chart cards for a quick review.
This easy reader booklet covers lots of Common Core and reinforces color words. Children read the simple sentences (packed with lots of Dolch and word wall words). They correct beginning capitalization, add end punctuation and then trace, write and color the color words with a matching color crayon or marker.
This haunted house song, to the tune of Wheels on the Bus is a wonderful activity for your Halloween party day. The packet includes 17 matching picture cards, as well as 15 word cards.
The controversy of Halloween, makes a nice comparison contrast writing activity, where students list the positive aspects of Halloween that they like, as well as the negative ones that they don't care for. As a topper for their completed October writing prompt, students make a Jack-O-Lantern using the positive negative art form.
This cute little booklet covers all sorts of standards. Students read the simple sentences; correct the capitalization and add end punctuation. They trace, write and then color the color words and matching pictures. A "favorite colors" graphing extension is also included, as well as a color word matching worksheet and color spinner game.
Make this lovely leaf dangler to welcome fall. To help reinforce color words and rhyming, a poem is included for the backside. Older students can write "Leaves ARE, CAN, HAVE..." on the back of their leaves. This activity will be free for an entire year, after which time it will be up-dated and put in Diane's Dollar Deals, in my TpT shop. Click on the link to zip on over for a look see: Welcome Fall Leaf Dangler Writing Prompt Craftivity.
Venn diagrams are a quick, easy and fun way to introduce the concept of comparison and contrast writing. Choosing a partner to make a "Pumpkin Venn Friend" with, is an interesting way to do that. What a fun way for students to get to know each other too. This activity will be FREE for an entire year! Woo hoo. After which time, it will be up-dated & put in my whopping 51-page Fall Venn Friends packet in my TpT shop. For your convenience, I've included a PREVIEW here.
Looking for some Common Core lessons for Halloween? This haunted house-themed packet includes alphabet activities, adjective practice, vocabulary building, plus writing prompts. Great for Daily 5
Review the 5 senses as well as adjectives, with this quick, easy and fun haunted house descriptive writing prompt.
This is a very versatile pumpkin craftivity, as you can choose to make it in a variety of ways. Keep things simple and do just a front and back for little ones, or make it 3 dimensional (with 3-4 sides) for older students, and pick from 3 different writing activities: measurement, adjective practice, or writing about being scared. Color choices are another option. Give students a variety of pumpkin colors to choose from, to reinforce the fact that pumpkins can be orange, red, green, or white, with all of the shades in-between.