Are your students struggling to recognize numbers displayed in different ways? Or are they struggling to understand the relationship between numbers and quantities? If so, this fun and hands-on popcorn activity is going to be the perfect addition to your math centers.
Your students will love working with this fun popcorn game - and it can be used in two different ways in your math centers!
- Students match the different pieces of popcorn that display numbers (0-10) in different variations to the same popcorn box.
- Students count the popcorn (use real one for best results - or cotton wool balls) and put these into the popcorn boxes. Counting the numbers as they place them down and being able to connect numbers and quantities.
This math activity is a great way for you to get your students working on their number recognition and counting skills in a hands-on and engaging way.
Each popcorn box contains a number and number name.
-Numbers displayed in different variations 0-10.
-Popcorn buckets with number and number name 0-20.
The variations for numbers included are;
-Print out the popcorn buckets and popcorn pieces.
-Cut out and laminate each of the pieces.
-Students can use real popcorn - or cotton wool balls - to count them out and put them into the correct popcorn bucket.
-Or, students can match the popcorn pieces with the different number variations on and match these into the correct popcorn buckets (0-10).
These task cards fit perfectly into photo storage boxes - making it easy for you to stay organised and keep all the pieces together.