This math and literacy resource is the perfect winter activities packet for Kindergarteners. Tons of activities are included, so it will keep your little ones learning all winter long. Inside you’ll find independent activities as well as partner games. Your students will love the activities because they are fun and engaging; you will LOVE them because the prep-work is super easy and minimal.
Themes included in this packet are: snow, snowmen, snowflakes, winter kids, winter activities and sports, and hot chocolate!
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This packet contains more than 20 different activities. Note: Many of the activities have multiple version or very similar versions, so you can use the activities more than once, without having to re-explain directions to your students. Some activities are to be played individually, while others are meant to be played with a partner.
All activities include a kid-friendly “I Can” visual directions to promote independence. A table of contents is included to help you easily find the skills or activities you need.
-Spin and Add or Subtract: Students will spin two spinners to create an addition or subtraction sentence. (3 addition, 3 subtraction activities) K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.2)
-Roll and Make Ten: Students will roll a die and color the objects to make ten. (2 activities) (K.OA.A.4)
-Let’s Make Ten: Students will play with a partner as they try to make ten. Includes work mat, ten frame and color counters for additional support. Also includes recording sheet for accountability (K.OA.A.4)
-Roll, Count, and Dab: Students will roll the die as they dab to 100, or students will play with a partner as they roll a pair of dice and dab the number.(3 activities) (K.CC.B.5)-Before and After: Students will roll dice and record the numbers that come before, after, or before and after. (3 activities) (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2)
-Cube Activities: Skills include addition, ten frames, and 2d shapes (including real-world objects). (5 activities included) (K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.2, K.NBT.A.1, K.G.A.2)
-Count and Color: Students will count a set of objects and color the corresponding number of objects to record their answer. (2
activities included) (K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)
-Roll, Add, and Cover: A partner game to practice addition and counting on. (2 activities included) (K.OA.A.2)
-Roll a Word Family: Students will roll the cube and match a picture to the word family. (RF.K.2)
-Roll, Read, and Dab: Students will spin the spinner and read a word family. They will dab a picture belonging to that word family. (RF.K.2)
-Real or Nonsense: Students will spin to spinners and record the onset and rime. They will determine if it is a real word or a nonsense word and record it on their paper. (2 activities) (RF.K.2c, RF.K.2e)
-Spinner Activities: Students will spin the spinner to practice beginning sounds, ending sounds, or letter order (4 activities) (RF.K.3a, L.K.1a, RF.K.1a)
-Let’s Rhyme: Students will play with a partner as they try to make rhyming matches. Includes work mat, rhyming cards, and recording sheet for accountability (RF.K.2a)
-Spin/Roll a Rhyme: Students will roll dice and use a code to color rhyming words. Or Students will spin a spinner and use a color code to color rhyming pictures (2 activities) (RF.K.2a)
-Sight Word / Spelling Word Writing: Can be used with any sight word or spelling word list used in your classroom. Included themed cards that you can print and write the words on prior to laminating. Not editable on the computer. (RF.K.3c, LK.1a)
-Snowy Syllables: Students will spin the spinner and use the color code to color pictures with the matching number of syllables (RF.K.2b)
-Snowman Digraphs: Students will spin the spinner and use the color code to color pictures with the matching beginning digraph sound.
-Middle Vowel Sounds: A partner game to practice middle vowel sounds in CVC words. (RF.K.3b, RF.K.2d)
-Middle Vowel Sound Dab: Students will spin the spinner and dab a picture of a CVC word with the corresponding middle vowel sound. (RF.K.3b, RF.K.2d)