Sunday, October 8, 2017

Fall Math Crafts for First Grade!


This fall, make it easy on yourself by incorporating easy-to-prep, FUN math craftivities to reinforce first grade math skills in the classroom. Students enjoy cutting, pasting and matching to create unique projects that can be easily differentiated to meet the needs of all learners in your classroom. Math craftivities are visually appealing, and make instant eye-catching bulletin board displays. Check out some more below, and score a freebie while you’re here!


Counting by Fall Leaves

Enhance skip counting skills by creating unique fall trees! Students can demonstrate their knowledge of skip counting by 2’s and 3's for your students that need a challenge, and 5’s and 10’s who are on target to make differentiation a breeze.


Leafin’ by Tens
Students will cut and paste to reinforce their ability to count by tens with this colorful fall activity. Try hanging them on student lockers or around the classroom for a visual reference. Want to save time cutting out leaves? Send them home to be cut out over the weekend to enhance cutting skills and fine motor control.


Pumpkin Number Words 

Create this fun pumpkin with your class to help your students identify number words 1-20, as well as reinforcing number order at the same time.

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Pumpkin Place Value

Students will demonstrate their understanding of place value by matching numbers to the correct unifix cube model. This can even be prepped and laminated ahead of time to be used as a math center year after year!

Candy Corn Making Numbers
Teach number sense in a FUN way by challenging your students with this candy corn activity. There are 2 versions to meet the needs of your students, so pick and choose what is appropriate. Activities on each candy corn include identifying the number, writing the number word, tens and ones, number bonds, place value and more!

Batty for Time
 
Students will cut and paste to match correct times to the hour and half hour on this adorable bat craft. Multiple versions are included for repetition and reinforcement.

Frankenstein Missing Addends

Create this silly Frankenstein while giving students practice with missing addends. It can be easily differentiated for your students, as one version provides a ten-frame visual, and another level that challenges through independent practice.

Ghostly Comparison
Students will cut and paste the appropriate symbols to demonstrate an understanding of greater than, less than or equal using numbers up to 100. There are even SIX versions, all with different numbers and silly faces to make learning fun. Grab 2 of these ghosts as a freebie on us right here to use with your own students this fall.


If you want to see more, check out the seasonal craftivities on Teachers Pay Teachers! We also bundled all 4 seasons together as well as 6 holidays at a discounted price.
   
          


Have fun!!! We would love to see images of these cute craftivities in your classroom!

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