I make these fold-out fans with my students and use them for all sorts of skill-building activities, like learning how to count, identify and write numbers, letters, their name, as well as identify shapes.
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Use the blank one to make a key for shapes or your students' own personal name fan, have children write uppercase letters and then lowercase letters or make the strips specific colors by using construction paper and then write the color words on them.
You can also use them for other math skills.
They are a great fine-motor skill to cut out and then manipulate.
I know your students will enjoy them as much as mine do.
For that reason, they make a useful assessment tool as well. Make your own fans for upper & lowercase letters. Ask a student to show you the various letters as you call them out. Record which ones they got incorrect on your assessment sheet. (These are in my assessment packet.)
Use the fans for number and color assessments as well. It's simply a more fun way for your students to be assessed rather than pointing to a paper chart.