This poster is a real "sanity saver"! Once I reviewed the order of how my Y5s should get dressed and hung up this poster they became independent rather quickly.
"Try it! You'll like it." Is one of my mantras for teaching. With that in mind, I wanted to give you the option to try these 2 winter-themed number puzzles.
If you're looking for something different for a Martin Luther King Day activity, this is it. The "mpatapo" (em-pa-ta-poe) symbol means "knot of pacification/reconciliation". It is a symbol of peacemaking. Mpatapo is an African symbol known as adinkra, from the Asante tribe of Ghana. I thought it was an appropriate representation of what Dr. King tried to do with his peaceful marches, sit-ins and speeches, as he sought nonviolent solutions for abolishing discrimination; so I featured it on this quick, easy and fun MLK Day craftivity.
This mitten-themed emergent reader, is a quick, easy and fun way to have students practice simple writing skills and end punctuation. Completed projects make an adorable winter bulletin board. Scatter the mittens on a background of blue snowflake wrapping paper, with paper cut out snowflakes or white doilies for a border.
Review the ug word family with this hot chocolate mug craft. Completed projects make a sweet winter bulletin board. (For that finishing touch, have children glue their photo to the center of the snowflake.) If students write the words on the back, then punch a hole in the handle and suspend from the ceiling.
This snowflake craftivity packet, is a super-fun way to review word families. The activities are great for independent word work or Daily 5. Completed projects make an awesome winter bulletin board.
Review a variety of 2D shapes as well as the 3D cylinder shape, with this cute snowman windsock. This activity can be done as an independent center, or as a whole-group listening and following directions "craftivity".
Packet includes 3 heart-shaped Venn diagrams: 1 for Valentine's Day, another plain to compare and contrast whatever, plus a Venn Friend diagram to use for Martin Luther King Day or a back-to-school activity.
If you celebrate 100 Day in February, you may want to include some conversation candy hearts in your activities. I have all sorts of candy heart packets and made this one especially for 100 Day.
Choose from 11 sets of cards to play Memory Match or "I Have; Who Has?" games. Children can match animals to animals, animals to their symbols, or animal cards to word cards. Includes background information about Chinese New Year, a list of what the animal traits are, along with the years that they were the special animal + a spinner game.