Fine motor and maths activity. Children have to do the sum, or, for younger children, count the dots, and then match the key up to the correct padlock to open it. This activity not only improves their maths, but also strengthens the muscles in their hands and fingers, which is important for improving writing skills.
1st Day of School Morning Actvity: Students create something with playdoh and then draw a picture of what they have created and write about it. Perfect activity as the teacher takes care of busy first morning details!
One of the math tubs that helps our first graders with number concepts is called Number Bracelets. Our amazing parent volunteers made these cheap and cute number bracelets for each teacher grades K-2. We received number bracelets for the numbers 1-10. The idea is to focus on one number and in your small group give everyone a number bracelet for that targeted number. (so you make 4-6 identical bracelets for each number 1-10) The students can manipulate the beads on the bracelet to see the…
What is Big IQ Kids? Big IQ Kids is an online K-8 program that covers spelling, vocabulary, math and U.S. Geography. They even have a SAT vocabulary test prep section and ebooks made by kids for kids! This program can be incorporated in the classroom, homeschooling environment and used for after school reinforcement. Teachers can also set up their classroom for FREE!