These Spring and Earth Day Math and Literacy Dice Centers are perfect for April The pocket cubes are a perfect way to increase student engagement. They are so EASY to swap out each month. This will be a staple center in your kindergarten classroom where you can focus on literacy skills and math skills.
These April center activities have a few EDITABLE RESPONSE PAGES. In this way, you and target the exact skills you want your classroom OR individual student to focus on during their center time.
HERE ARE THE SKILLS COVERED IN THESE SPRING AND EARTH DAY THEMED LITERACY AND MATH CENTERS (2014 version):
- Blooming Word Families: Students will the dice and trace or write the word.
- Buggy for Vowels: Students will roll the dice and write or trace the vowel sound.
- Building Sentences: Students will roll two dice to build sentences then write and illustrate three sentences.
- Sweet Words (bee -themed sight word activity): This sight word center activity has an editable cube and response page.
- Blooming Numbers: Students write or trace the number they roll. This math center has an editable response page so you can target the numbers you are working on.
- Blooming Numbers what’s next: Students will roll the dice and write the number then write the next two numbers.
- Blooming Numbers Place Value: Students will show the tens and ones to match the number they rolled.
- Love the Earth Addition: Students roll two dice and write an equation then solve for the sum.
- So Egg-citing Making 10: Students will complete the image to make 10. Then record their math number statement.
- So Egg-citing Addition: Students will create, record, and solve the equations.
- So Egg-citing Subtraction: Students will create, record, and solve the equations.
- Signs of Spring Ten Frames: Students will roll the dice and write the number word or trace the number words. You can edit the response page to target the numbers your students need practice with.
- Signs of Spring Tally Marks: Students will write the number they roll and then write the number that comes before and after. This center also includes a tens and ones tally mark response page.
- Sweet Spring Tally Marks: Students will write the number they roll and then write the numbers and determine which number is more and which number is less. This center also includes a tens and ones tally mark response page.
HERE ARE THE SKILLS COVERED IN THESE SPRING AND EARTH DAY THEMED LITERACY AND MATH CENTERS (2022 version):
- Sweet Buzzing R Blends Sounds: roll and write literacy center activity
- Collecting S Blends Sounds: roll and write literacy center activity
- Picking Digraph Sounds: 2 Different roll and write response page options.
- April Sentences: Build simple sentences then write them with a writing checklist.
- April Syllables: Students will listen for the syllables.
- Happy Spring (Spring themed sight word activity): This sight word center activity has an editable cube and response page.
- Lucky Duck Counting: Students will practice counting objects and recording their responses. EDITABLE
- Spring Fun Addition: Students will create, record, and solve the equations.
- Spring Fun Subtraction: Students will create, record, and solve the equations.
- Counting Blooms: Counting on by 1. Students will record the number they rolled then count on.
- Counting Blooms: Counting on to 100. Students will continue to count on as they roll their way to 100.
- Mud Pie Tally Marks: Students will practice writing their numerals up to 30. This math center has an editable response page so you can target the numerals students need to practice.
- Mud Pie Tally Marks Students will read the tally marks andcomplete the place value page.
TOTALLY CUSTOMIZE THESE CENTER ACTIVITIES!
YOU get to decide the skills you want your students to focus on. Editable response pages and interchangeable cards allow you to differentiate and focus your students’ practice work. YOU can select which letters, sounds, words, or numeracy skills you want your student to focus on during math centers or literary centers. Many provide a variety of levels for differentiation.
These kindergarten center activities are intentionally predictable. No surprises! In this way, you will free up instructional time so you can meet with your small groups. Meanwhile, your students will be working in a meaningful way during center time.
2022 COMPLETE UPDATE FOR FREE!
I originally created this set of math and literacy centers in 2014. In 2022, I sat down and updated them. I have included the older version in the zipped file in the event you want to use some of the activities from the past.
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