Spring Themed Math Activities
Celebrate spring with the Make, Take & Teach math bundle for kindergarten-first grade. When you download this file you’ll receive 12 spring-themed hands on activities designed to teach number concepts and basic addition. These activities are ideal for use during small group instruction or as independent math center activities. Laminate the games and use them over and over again!
The following activities are included in this packet:
Play Doh Mats: Play Doh mats for the numbers 1-10 are included. Students form the number with the Play Doh and then provides the corresponding Play Doh number balls within the 10-frame.
Counting Caterpillars: Leaves with the numbers 1-10 are included. Students clip the appropriate number of caterpillars to the leaves.
Caterpillar Number Order: Students practice ordering numbers 1-20 while building a caterpillar.
Build A Caterpillar: Students learn the number concepts 1-10 by building a caterpillar body with the appropriate number of Play Doh balls.
Handwriting Mats (1-10): Number formation handwriting mats for the the numbers 1-10 are provided. Each mat has the correct formation prompt, a line for tracing the number and then a line for independent writing.
Handwriting/Missing Number (1-20): Four differentiated 1-20 missing number mats are included. Students write the missing numbers with the dry erase markers. Wipe clean and use over and over again!
Handwriting/Missing Number (1-100): Three differentiated 1-100 missing number mats are provided. Students write the missing numbers with the dry erase markers.
Missing Number Cards 1-10: Students fill in the missing numbers on the cards with numbers 1-10.
Race to the Top: This popular activity develops number concepts and correct number formation to 6.
Number Cards: Numeral, ten-frame, and number cards are provided for matching activities.
How Many?: Students count the number of spring-themed objects on the cards and then writes the correct number using a dry erase marker.
Fly Swat!: Students swat flies using a fly swatter with velcro and solves the problems on the flies they catch. The player with the most files at the end of times wins the game.