Fall is one of my favorite times of year! Not only does the weather feel nice, but the fall activities for Halloween are so much fun for children and adults to participate in during this season. Here are some ideas for family fun crafts or classroom centers when you are celebrating the holiday. This is my sweet daughter sporting a spider hat she personalized with a bow. There is also a witch hat a child could add. I let my students go outside and gather fall leaves. Then they use the leaves to paint and press to drawing paper to make leaf prints. You can add writing to it to hit some more standards. Want some low prep or no prep simple centers? Check out the Halloween Centers Pack full of fun ideas like puppets, books, letter id games, pumpkin math, and so much more. Another fun activity is for the students to read Where’s my Mummy by Carolyn Crimi. You can find the story on You Tube, if you don’t have the book. Have students make their own mummy and use the printable to help them make a Text to Self connection after reading the book. It makes a cute bulletin board or window display for your parents to enjoy! No matter what have fun with the children!
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Primary students learn when best using all their senses. I always like to provide a hook for each math lesson. The hook can be a simple two minute video, a short puppet show, a physical object that connects the learner to the lesson and much more. Then, I like to get them moving before they have to sit and do an activity. Counting jumping jacks or hops supports the skill of counting while getting their blood pumping. In kindergarten, it is so important for students to have a strong foundation of numbers in order to prepare them for many life skills and their school future. Here are some fun and cute printables to help guide your students to understanding counting and cardinality.
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