Since mittens come in pairs, I thought it would be fun to make some mitten-themed skip counting by 2's activities.
Use these as flashcards, pocket cards or for a January New Year bulletin board. Make extra sets so that students can play Memory Match or "I Have; Who Has?" games. Cut them up to make puzzles and to play even more games.
Print, laminate and trim. Use them for flashcards, pocket cards or your winter word wall. Make extra sets so students can play games like Memory Match or I Have; Who Has? You can also cut them up to make puzzles and even more games.
Help your students understand concepts of print with this interesting literacy packet for Jan Brett's The Mitten. Graphics janbrett.com
Use these pocket cards to review Jan Brett's story The Mitten. Students correct letters that should be capitalized and add end punctuation. Animal graphics by janbrett.com
Help students retell Jan Brett's Ukrainian folktale The Mitten by making this cute mitten slider.
Students can play this snowman color-matching game as an independent center, or choose a partner and play a spinner game. Make an extra set and have students glue the puzzle hat and scarf pieces to the appropriate snowman and use them for your winter word wall.
Venn diagrams are an excellent way for students to organize their thoughts before a comparison and contrast writing prompt. There's a Venn diagram comparing 2 snowman characters, as well as one comparing 2 snowman books of their choice.
Lots of standards are covered with this interesting, snowman-themed emergent reader, as students read the repetitive sentences, circle capital letters, add end punctuation, trace and write the words, and color the pictures. Days of the week + color words are reinforced.