January 16, 2012

Valentine Centers & Pocket Chart Activities

 

I have FINALLY finished my Valentine unit and I am really excited about how it turned out. I hope you will check it out and see if it is something your students could use.

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Here is what is included…

 

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Lots and lots of pink, purple and red.. and cupcakes and hearts! Such cute stuff!


First up.. money!

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Count the money on each card and write how much.

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There are 12 cards total.


Word Sort

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Sort the word cards into 3 piles.. colors, numbers, and shapes.

There are “header” cards listed in the packet too.. but, somehow they did not get into the pictures!

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There are 30 word cards in all {10 shapes, 10 colors, and 10 numbers}.


Place Value

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This is a great activity that is a more higher-thinking activity but something my first graders NEED!

Follow the directions on the card to make a 3 digit number.

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You can match the answer OR don’t use the answer cards and have your students make and write the answer on a recording sheet.

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There are 15 place value cards.


Ordering Numbers

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Use those same answer cards from the place value activity to order from least to the greatest.


Math Fact Match

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Match 3 math facts with the same answer.

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There are 21 math fact cards and 7 answer cards. These use subtraction and addition math facts.

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You could also use the math fact cards as flash cards. Or number them and have students write the answer on a recording sheet.


Counting by 2’s with odd numbers

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1, 3, 5, 7, 9… 99

These cards go up to 99.

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These cards will be worth buying the whole unit. I can see they will be used over and over in my pocket chart center.


Cut and Glue the letters in order to spell VALENTINE

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Follow the directions to color the letters. Great ordinal word practice!

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The letters fit perfect on a sentence strip when you glue!

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Here is another glimpse of everything after I printed it and cut and lamintated it. If you are interested you can find this in my teachers pay teachers store for $5.00.. and the recording sheets are free.

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Thank you!!

xoxo, Kacey

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16 comments:

Nicole said...

Wow, this looks amazing! My kids are working on place value right now!! This is perfect!

Thanks for sharing!

Tara said...

So much cuteness!!! Wish you were a fourth grade teacher;))))

4th Grade Frolics

Stephanie said...

These look amazing! I love your designs and how perfect everything always looks.

Delaney White said...

I just bought the unit! Cant wait for my kiddos to use these centers. I love the quality of all your materials. Thanks so much!

Kristin said...

Love all of it!! It is so inviting! Love the colors and the clipart!
A Teeny Tiny Teacher

Ginger Snaps said...

Seeing my clip art put to good use just makes my day! I love them!

Ginger Snaps

Tonia said...

So cute! I just love your creations. Too hard for my kinders, will you consider making kinder materials!
Love your blog!
Tonia
Mrsvento.blogspot

Ms. Martin and Friends said...

Looks great! Your stuff always does! Thanks for a quality product! Laura

Hadar said...

LOVE! What is even the point of making my own centers when yours are so awesome and so reasonably priced?!!?

laughinbrunette (Jennifer) said...

Looks super cute!!
Jennifer
First Grade Blue SKies

Mrs. Cupcake said...

Your centers always look super amazing!! Thank you so much for your time and effort!

A Cupcake for the Teacher

applesandabcs said...

This is so adorable!!!!

Michelle
Apples and ABC's

Sara said...

Love, love, love!! Thanks you for your hard work!

Sara
Kindergarten Is A Hoot

Beth said...

Just bought it & love it! You make the best activities!

By the way, happy birthday (I think.)

Kimberly said...

These look awesome! I love your graphics! :)
Kimberly
creativeteaching-kimberly.blogspot.com

Ashley said...

I have been buying many of your centers! I would love to try to make some for myself. Where do you get the money clipart?

Thanks!
Ashley
Live2Learn