• ### Math - Pumpkin Addition and Subtraction

This is a great spare-time or centre activity for practising adding and subtracting.  The pumpkin faces are easy to make and program with the number sentences that you want students to practise.  Students may help … View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Halloween Candy Counting

Lots of practise is needed when learning to count to 100, or even 200, and all that repetition may begin to get boring.  The counting time around Halloween NEVER needs to be boring.  There is … View Full Lesson →

• ### Writing - Valentine’s Day Booklet

This heart-shaped Valentine’s Day Booklet is written especially for mom or dad, grandma or grandpa.  Pages are written and illustrated with lines like “Flowers love the sun./ Dogs love walks./Children love candy”, etc. with the … View Full Lesson →

• ### Art - Christmas Tree Ornament or Gift Tag

Have students practise reusing old Christmas cards, bits of yarn or ribbon, and frozen juice lids to make beautiful Christmas tree ornaments. The only thing you need to add are the small doilies and the … View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Domino Adding

A fun way to practise adding numbers to 12.  Using the familiar picture patterns of dominoes, students match ends of two paper dominoes, saying “3 plus 6 equals 9”.  Teacher models reusing photocopy paper, cutting … View Full Lesson →

• ### Reading - Opposite-Word Concentration Game

Based on the familiar game of Concentration, this variation has students quickly learning opposites, increasing their memory, and reading new words.  Old decks of playing cards can be used, with a word and picture glued … View Full Lesson →

• ### Reading - High Five Blend and Word Family Game

This game will take time to build. As you learn blends and word families, the letter groupings will be added to the shower curtain, one on each hand print. Game can be played after Blends have … View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Line Hunt

Objective: To learn diagonal, horizontal and vertical lines.

• ### Math - One Hundred Things

I do this lesson at the beginning of math class for about a week or two before the 100th day of class (so we do it at least 10 times), when we count out 100 popcorn … View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Calendar Counting

Objective: Counting by 2’s.  THIS LESSON CAN BE DONE FOR COUNTING BY 3’s OR 5’S AS WELL.