Fall and Halloween Math and Literacy Pocket Dice Centers for October
These Fall and Halloween Math and Literacy Dice Centers are perfect for October. 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 October 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 FALL, HALLOWEEN, AND FIRE SAFTEY THEMED LITERACY AND MATH CENTERS (2014 version):
- Precious Pumpkins: Roll and write the letters or trace the letters. The response page is editable so you can choose the letters you are working on.
- Spinning Sounds: Beginning Sounds roll and write literacy center activity The response page is editable so you can target the beginning sounds that fit your kindergarten kiddos needs.
- Hot, Hot Rhymes (Firefighter-themed rhyming activity): Students roll the dice and color the picture that rhymes.
- A Perfect Patch of Words: (Pumpkin-themed sight word activity): This sight word center activity has an editable cube and response page.
- Bat-tas-tic Numbers: Students will roll the dice and trace or write the numbers in this math center activity. This math center activity has an editable response page so you can target the numbers your students need the most practice with.
- These shapes are on Fire: Students roll the die and color the shape in this math center activity.
- Scaredy Cat: Students will roll the die and count the numbers on the ten frames then write or trace them. This activity has an editable response page if you would like students to trace the numbers.
- Happy Jack Tally Marks: Students will roll the die and count the tally marks then write or trace the numbers. This activity has an editable response page if you would like students to trace the numbers.
HERE ARE THE SKILLS COVERED IN THESE FALL AND THEMED LITERACY AND MATH CENTERS (2022 version):
- A Latte Pumpkin Letters: Students will practice writing and tracing letters. The response page is editable so you can choose the letters you are working on.
- Whoo is Ready for Sounds: Students will roll the die and write the beginning sounds.
- Shoo! Crow! Shoo! Sounds: Students roll the die and shade the pumpkin that has the same beginning sound. This center features beginning sounds: j, e, p, k, s.
- Trick or Treat Sounds: Students roll the die and shade the candy that has the same beginning sound. This center features beginning sounds: o, m, f, v, w.
- Picking Pumpkins Syllables: Students will roll the die and shade the picture that matches the syllables on the pencil cards.
- Collecting Words: Students will roll the dice and write the sight words. This literacy center has an editable response page so you can targe the sight words you are working on.
- Squirrel it Away: Students will practice counting and writing numerals up to 10. This math center has an editable response page so you can target the numerals students need to practice.
- Falling Into Fall Fun: Students will roll the die and shade the fall-themed object that has the same amount.
- Fantastic Fall: Students will roll the die and trace the numbers, then count on to 100.
- Counting Fall Objects: Students will Roll the die then shade the number of objects to match. There is a response sheet for counting objects 1-6 and counting objects 5-10 in this math center activity.
- Shape Rolling- Students roll the die and shade the object that has the same shape.
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.
SAVE BY PURCHASING THE YEAR-LONG BUNDLE:
NOTE: YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE THE CUBES. THEY ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS DOWNLOAD.
You can purchase the cubes at teacher stores or you can buy them on Amazon.