Here's a cat craftivity that's a great review of all sorts of standards, and is purr-fect for your Pete the Cat theme. There are 4 different cats to choose from. You can run them off on blue construction paper (for a Pete the Cat one) and have students trim, or run them off on white construction paper and have students color their cat.
Here's a fun way to help your students learn how to read number words and match them to the correct numbers. There are 5 ways to play the matching games. Print, laminate and trim the templates and use them as independent math centers. This is an interesting game for a Daily 5 activity as well, and can also be sent home with a struggling student for 1-on-1 practice with a parent.
Help practice and reinforce upper and lowercase letters, numbers, plus skip counting by 5's and 10's with these fun connect the dots, apple-themed worksheets.
Teach, review, practice and whole-group assess with these apple-themed "I Spy!" games. Packet includes worksheet-games for uppercase letters, lowercase letters, shapes, numbers 0-10, numbers 0-20, plus a blank template to fill in higher numbers. Students enjoy playing the game and you can see at a glance who is having difficulty.
Use this anchor chart, fall leaf poster, as an assessment tool. Point to each of the numbered leaves in random order. Have students tell you what number that is. Likewise, ask them "Where's the number 5?"
This apple "craftivity" is a super-fun way to reinforce addition and/or subtraction. If you teach older students, I've also included a template to make a multiplication apple game.
Read the directions to your students and have them color in this number grid appropriately. If they've followed the directions correctly, an apple will be revealed. This is a quick, easy and fun way to teach, review and assess: number recognition, spatial directions, ordinal numbers, diagonal lines, plus listening and following directions. This packet will be free for an entire year, after which time it will be updated & put in Diane's Dollar Deals in my TpT shop.
Review a variety of standards with these cute raccoon sliders. Packet includes sliders for shapes, upper and lowercase letters, numbers to 20, plus skip counting strips for 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's. This FREEBIE is part of my jumbo Kissing Hand (Raccoon-themed) packet in my TpT shop. For your convenience, I've included a preview in this FREE packet.
This is a quick, easy and inexpensive little gift that you can have lying on your students' desks for that first day of school. Be sure and write their name on the puzzle to make things extra special. These can be precut to expedite things, or to give yourself some extra "sanity" time, you can have students cut up their own puzzle after they have colored the picture.