Save time and printing costs with this black ink only kindergarten centers for math and literacy for back to school. Print out each of these center activities on colored card stock or construction paper and your students will remain engaged throughout the entire center rotation.
Set your students up for success with these kindergarten math centers and kindergarten literacy centers that are perfect for the beginning of the year. Your students will gain independence with these centers while they will improve their literacy and math skills.
With plenty of opportunities for practicing each skill, your students will dive into these kindergarten math centers and kindergarten literacy centers each day.
Over 126 math centers and literacy centers are perfect for kindergarten. These will last you all year!
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THESE BACK TO SCHOOL AND APPLE CENTER ACTIVITIES?
AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER
Literacy Center Activities for Kindergarten
- Apple alphabet Puzzle Center – Students will match the uppercase letter with the lowercase letter and a beginning sound image. Each letter is included so you can customize the center activity to match your own scope and sequence. This is perfect for alphabet recognition.
- Apple Alphabet Letter Formation Practice – In this center, students will start at the apple and trace the uppercase and lowercase letter. Then they will write it on their own. Each letter is included so you can customize the center activity to match your own scope and sequence. This is perfect for alphabet recognition.
- An Orchard of Letter Sounds – This apple themed literacy center has 3 set of letter to beginning sound match activities. These 3 letter sorts will last for 3 weeks or more!
- Apple Trace the Line Fine Motor Center Activity – Students will spin the apple spinner and trace the line on their response worksheet. There is even an open-ended draw activity your kindergarten students will love!
- Pencil in the Words Editable Sight Words – This is a back to school themed sight word center activity. Students will spin the spinner and write the words. This is editable so you can add your own high frequency words.
- Sentences for Back to School – Students have two different sets of matching activities. Both of these sentences feature color words.
- Ringing in the Rhymes – School bell themed rhyming center activity! Students will decide if the pictures on the task card rhyme or not.
Math Center Activities for Kindergarten
- Apple Number Formation Practice – In this center, students will start at the apple and trace the numeral. Students will then count the apples on the center card and write the numeral again. Numbers 1 – 12 are included in this math center activity
- On Our Way with 10 Frames – Students will count the dots on the school bus 10 frames. Then complete the ten frames on the school bus response page. Numbers 1 – 12 are included.
- Shapely Apples 2D Shape Math Center – This fun geometry center asks students to match the shape to the response page and color the shape the same color that is written on the center card.
- Lost Crayons Counting Center – This kindergarten math center asks students to count within 6. Students will be adding the missing number to the crayons. Perfect for back to school or at any time!
- Inside My Desk Math Counting – Students will count the school supplies on the math center card and record the number on their response worksheet.
- School Buddies Math Counting Center – Students count the back to school themed items and write the amounts on the response page.
- A Bushel of Apples 10 Frame Matching Center – Kindergarten students will match the number to the ten frame. They will then write the number on the response page and complete the ten frame to match.
PREDICTABLE CENTER ACTIVITIES
You will love using these predictable center activities that will keep your students engaged throughout your center time. You can also use these kindergarten centers for small group work, morning work, homework, and much more!
Each month you will find familiar tasks, so you do not have to reteach the kindergarten center activity each time. Each kindergarten math center has a response page option with plenty of skills to practice.
Use the kindergarten literacy centers to help your students improve their reading and writing skills. Kindergarten reading can be challenging, but not with the sorting cards and practice opportunities included in this bundle so your students can over-learn the skills they need to succeed.
Included in each month of kindergarten centers:
- Minimum 7 kindergarten math centers
- Minimum 7 kindergarten literacy centers
- Recording sheets for the activities
- Each center has 9-12 task cards for extra practice
- “I Can” cards to help build student independence
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