"O-fish-ally" 100 Days Smarter!
I LOVE play on words, not that younger students always “get it” but hopefully their parents will, and appreciate a teacher’s efforts at creating special things to make their child’s days at school extra fun.
I was inspired by Mary Beth’s “O-fish-ally” play on words on her Nothing But Country site, where she attached a die cut fish to bags of cinnamon cookie fish, as gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week. Click on the link to see this cute idea.
I revamped this concept for a quick and inexpensive thing teachers can whip together for their students for 100 Day. I chose the colored Goldfish and put 20 in netting. These tulle circles are sold at The Dollar Store (20 in a pack).
I’ve included a graphing extension that you can do if you want, as there are 4 colors of fish. Tie shut with curling ribbon or yarn and you are done in a jiffy!
I made a poem to go with it, so students can practice their rhyming skills. There’s one for August as well as September. Here in Michigan we don’t start ‘til after Labor Day.
I loved this play on words so much that I also made a matching 100 Day certificate.
Many teachers also have 100 Day counting mats where students put 10 things in each one of the circles and then count by 10’s. Students could munch down 10 goldfish and then use the other 10 fishy crackers for one of their counters on the mat.
Click on the link to print my 100 Day circle counting mat.
Click on the link to print the “O-fish-ally” 100 Days smarter stuff.
Click on the link for other 100 Day freebies including art projects, center activities, bulletin board ideas + an 85-page unit. Be sure and check back tomorrow for yet another 100 Day idea!
Whatever you’ve planned for your 100 Day, I hope it’s “golden!”
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