• Math,  Small Groups,  Valentine's

    5 Math Activities for Valentine’s Day Preschoolers Love

    Your preschool sweethearts will adore these Valentine math games and centers! The only problem is fitting all these lovely math activities for Valentine’s Day into your lesson plans! Small Group Learning Get ready for your students to love this All About the Number activity! Cover your small group table with a large piece of bulletin board paper. Next, draw hearts to fill the paper.  Label the hearts with a number, counting set, number word, or ten frame.  You can focus on any skill you’re working on with your small groups. Have students practice writing numerals, drawing number sets, using dot markers, filling in the ten frames, and counting with manipulatives.…

  • Christmas,  Math

    5 Easy & Cheap Christmas Math Activities Sure to Bring You Joy

    Is your Christmas “to do” list in the double digits and growing day by day like mine? I thought so. Here are five, last minute, easy, and inexpensive Christmas math activities for your lesson plans. I hope these ideas will bring you a little comfort and joy! Count the Christmas Presents Grab a stack of holiday lunch plates and a bag of tiny present shaped ornaments from the dollar store and you’ll have a Christmas math activity before you can say HO HO HO! I glued a set of old calendar number cards on the lunch plates but you could write numbers with a permanent marker, too. Your preschoolers will…

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    Christmas,  Freebies,  Small Groups

    Do you need Gingerbread lesson plans? I’ve done them for you!

    I hope you don’t mind but I did your Gingerbread lesson plans for you! Teachers are busier than ever and the crazy holiday season is here. Plus, this school year has been nothing but one challenge after another. So I thought it might help if you had a week’s worth of lesson plans already done! My favorite activities for morning arrival, circle time books, art ideas, as well as math and literacy games for small groups are all included in these lesson plans. Everything you need for a gingerbread theme is linked right here! Gingerbread Fine Motor Fun at Table Time Morning arrival is the perfect time to fit in…