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.
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.
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.
Here are 16 January writing prompts to help your students WANT to write, by giving them some interesting and fun writing prompts to jumpstart their creative minds, they will be excited to get down to business. A nice plug in for the writing portion of your Daily 5 activities too.
Review upper and lowercase letters, numbers to 20, + number words, in this cute packet. Includes several games and an adorable keepsake bookmark "craftivity."
Review the 2D shapes with this sweet "craftivity." You can make a set and use as flashcards, an independent center game, an interesting assessment, or have students choose one and make a bulletin board. Caption: "______________'s Kinders Are Really Shaping Up!"