Sunday, December 10, 2017

Winter and Christmas Math Crafts for First Grade!

This winter, 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!

Snowball Number Bonds (up to 20)
Students will practice their ability to form number bonds up to 20 while making a fun snow scene. 

Reindeer Make a Number
Students will choose a red reindeer nose with a number on it, and then complete a word problem and decorate antlers to reflect that number. There are 10 different noses to choose from!

Arctic Favorite (Graphtivity)
Students will survey their friends, families or school staff to find out what arctic animal is the favorite! Then, they will record results on an interactive graph craft.

Holly Addition
Students will look at numbers and decompose them into 2 smaller numbers while making eye-catching holly leaves. Even better—there are over 20 options that provide many opportunities for student practice!

Snowman Equation (true or false equation sort)
Students will decide if equations are true or false, and then sort them on an adorable snowman craft that they can personalize.

Even and Odd Trees
Decorate festive Christmas Trees by sorting light bulbs by even and odd numbers!

Santa’s Counting by Stockings
Create a fun fireplace scene while practicing skip counting skills. Stockings include numbers that involve skip counting by 3’s, 5’s and 10’s, so students have the opportunity to work on multiple skills.

Snowman Fact Family
Students will have multiple opportunities to create fact families on a fun snowman that they put together themselves. Try hanging them on student lockers for an eye-catching display! Grab these adorable snowmen as a freebie on us right here to use with your own students this winter! 

If you are wondering about the bright Astrobrights paper we use and love to make our crafts POP, you can check it out right here. We have found that amazon has the best price for it! Enjoy!

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.


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  2. thank you for sharing - my kiddos will have a ball working with these!

  3. Thank you for the post and the freebie. My firsties will love the fact family snowman math!