Cover math on Columbus Day with these number activities. Print, laminate and trim into puzzles, or run off for each student to have a trace and write booklet. Numbers go from 0-120, as well as pages for skip counting by 3's and 10's.
14 different number strip puzzles with a Columbus theme. Each set includes counting from 1-10, counting backwards from 10 to 1 and skip counting by 10's to 100. Print, laminate and trim. Keep each puzzle in its own Baggie. These make a nice independent math center, or run them off and give each child a choice of one to cut and put on their own template, to later take home to further reinforce number sequencing. Choose 3 or 4 and make a puzzle "Flip & Find" booklet.
A fun way to practice patterning, is by making a paper chain. This is a quick, easy and fun "craftivity" for Columbus Day.
All sorts of writing activities with a Christopher Columbus theme: Two class books, a trace-cut & glue booklet, venn diagram, KWL, several adjective activities + fast facts about Columbus to test reading comprehension and supply information for students to complete some of the wriitng activities.
Review place value in an interesting way by having students find the place value of Columbus' special date: 1492. Includes a 1492 place value mat + place value manipulatives for 1's, 10's, 100's, & 1,000's place value cubes and rods. Make this even more fun by playing a game. Students choose a partner and take turns spinning the place value spinner. The object of the game is to be the first to collect all of the place value cubes and rods that make up the year 1492. As another math extension, have children figure out the current year and then subtract 1492 from it to find out how many years ago Columbus sailed the blue.
Using candy to introduce and practice math concepts makes things more interesting and fun for students. These Candy Bones activites cover quite a few standards, and are perfect for a science bone theme, pirate theme, or for Halloween.
Help students practice writing and sequencing numbers as well as skip counting by 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's. Includes worksheets for counting from 1-120 as well as What's Missing? activities.
Help practice a variety of standards with this Leaf Counting booklet. Print, laminate and use for a math center, or run off copies for each student. Children can make leaves with a Q-tip and dot them on, or use a bingo dauber or leaf stamp. They could also use their fingerprints pressed onto a stamp pad, or glue on the leaf tiles (4 different kinds to choose from).
You can make all sorts of number games and math centers with these leaf cards. Students can play independently or with a partner. Includes a 3-page tip-list of ideas.
Help your students practice odd and even number recognition, with these 2 fun scarecrow pumpkin patch sorting mats. There are numbered pumpkins from 1-120 + a blank set of pumpkins, for you to program with whatever. I've also included 2 trace and write the numbers worksheets. One is from 1-50, the other from 51-100. This FREEBIE is part of my Jumbo Standard-Based Scarecrow packet. It's a whopping 184-pages long and just $5.95 in my TpT shop. Click on the link to pop on over. For your convenience, I've included a preview in the freebie.