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Comparing Numbers Spring Freebie

Have you noticed that I love shopping and seasonal activities for the classroom? Luckily that means great freebies for you, like this comparing numbers spring freebie. I hope you and your students love it as much as mine do!
 
I found these adorable jelly bean erasers at Target a few weeks ago. They were in the Dollar Spot section, so I had to get several packs (of course!). Each pack contains 20 erasers in 5 different colors. I love the little faces on them. Aren’t they the cutest?!
 
My first thought was to put various colors in the plastic eggs that I bought at Hobby Lobby (hello 50% off!) and have students graph the colors. But the more I started thinking about it, I thought a comparing numbers activity would be a fun twist!
 
This activity is similar to the Reindeer Games freebie that I shared back in December.

Comparing Numbers Spring Freebie

Let your preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students work on comparing numbers with this spring freebie! They're going to love it for math center, stations, games, partner work, and more! It's the perfect math activity to use during the spring months of March, April, and May! You can use it for Easter or any of the spring seasons by changing the manipulatives included. So stop over and grab your FREE copy today! Your preK, Kinder, and 1st graders are going to love it!
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Preparing the Activity:

To prepare this comparing numbers spring freebie activity I put various amounts of jelly bean erasers in each egg. {If you don’t have these erasers, no worries, you can use real jelly beans, or any type of small erasers or small manipulatives.} Another great alternative is these plastic jelly bean beads on Amazon.
 
Be sure to use several of the same color eggs so students don’t know how many objects are in the egg. You’ll need to print the game mat and add some bingo dabbers or crayons. Students can play with a partner or a small group.
 
Let your preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students work on comparing numbers with this spring freebie! They're going to love it for math center, stations, games, partner work, and more! It's the perfect math activity to use during the spring months of March, April, and May! You can use it for Easter or any of the spring seasons by changing the manipulatives included. So stop over and grab your FREE copy today! Your preK, Kinder, and 1st graders are going to love it!

How to Play:

To play the comparing numbers spring freebie game, each student selects an egg from the basket. They open the egg and count the number of objects inside. The student with the least amount of jelly beans wins that round. They dab {or color} a circle on their game board to show they won that round. 
 
With this activity you have the flexibility to decide if you want students to practice identifying the number that is the least or the greatest.
 
Then they put the objects back in the egg and return the eggs to the basket. They take a different egg and repeat the process of counting and comparing. The player with the least amount in the next round dabs their game mat, and so on. You can grab my favorite bingo dabbers on Amazon.
 
Let your preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students work on comparing numbers with this spring freebie! They're going to love it for math center, stations, games, partner work, and more! It's the perfect math activity to use during the spring months of March, April, and May! You can use it for Easter or any of the spring seasons by changing the manipulatives included. So stop over and grab your FREE copy today! Your preK, Kinder, and 1st graders are going to love it!

They continue counting, comparing, and dabbing until one player has filled their entire game board.

You can download the game mat and directions by click on the picture below.

Let your preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students work on comparing numbers with this spring freebie! They're going to love it for math center, stations, games, partner work, and more! It's the perfect math activity to use during the spring months of March, April, and May! You can use it for Easter or any of the spring seasons by changing the manipulatives included. So stop over and grab your FREE copy today! Your preK, Kinder, and 1st graders are going to love it!

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Thanks for reading along as I shared about my comparing numbers spring freebie!

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