Tuesday, August 23, 2016

How To Eat an Oreo -- a FUN & FREE Writing Activity!

I'm so excited to now be writing for PlaydoughToPlato.com!  If you're in need of a fun, delicious, and FREE writing activity, just click on the picture the below to download "How to Eat an Oreo" on Playdough to Plato!

And if you have time, let me know what other writing activities you are looking for!

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Apple Subitizing Cards

I recently attended a math training where I learned about subitizing cards! Although I didn't know what we were talking about initially, I jumped right on board when I realized what "subitizing" meant!

Basically, students work to quickly and automatically recognize the number of objects in a group without actually counting them!  Typically black dots are used, but for this back-to-school season, I opted for apples!

To use these cards, students can either work independently (great for at-home learning) or with a partner to practice recognizing the number of apples on each card.

I made sure to use dice patterns to keep it consistent.  Many of the cards have two dice patterns on them for students to mentally add together.

I plan to use this as a math workstation in my first grade classroom and I hope to add more subitizing cards to it as the year goes on!  

Make sure to follow my Teachers Pay Teachers store to keep an eye out for more subitizing cards to add later!

Ready to download?  Just follow the link below and download my freebie on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Then, check out these other apple activities!

Apple Lacing Fine Motor Bag // Coffee Cups and Crayons
Apple Life Cycle Printable Book // Stay at Home Educator
Apple Number Match // A Dab of Glue Will Do
Apple Life Cycle Hat // The STEM Laboratory
Apple Tree Counting Puzzles // The Kindergarten Connection
Oatmeal Apple Crisp: A Recipe for Kids // Liz's Early Learning Spot
Apple Play Dough Surprise Activity // Play & Learn Every Day
Apple Counting Book // Fun-A-Day
Balancing Apples Up on Top // Sara J Creations
Apple Seed Counting Busy Bag // Powerful Mothering
Apple Alphabet Puzzles // The Letters of Literacy
Apple Subitizing Cards // The Simplified Classroom
Apple Tree Busy Box // Teach Me Mommy
Apple Ten Frames // Still Playing School
CVC Spelling Mats // Fairy Poppins
Apple Color Matching Activity // Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

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Find more free learning activities by clicking on my "Free Downloads" tab at the top!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Free Number Sense Activity!

Want to download this super fun "Mystery Puzzles" number sense activity I made??? Just click on the picture below to hop over to The STEM Laboratory!  

I'd recommend using it with second graders, or first graders who love a challenge, but you can read more about using this activity by clicking HERE:

Don't forget to print on some BRIGHT paper!
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