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Halloween Math and Literacy No-Prep Printables for Kindergarten/Reception

Halloween Math and Literacy No-Prep Printables for Kindergarten/Reception

This is a set of 12 Halloween themed worksheets for math and literacy in kindergarten. Just print and go, no prep needed! These printables will keep student focused on learning during the crazy days surrounding Halloween. Literacy: • Halloween Beginning Sounds • Halloween Color & Read Mini Book • ABC Ghosts (upper/lower case letter match) • Halloween Rhyming Words • Spooky Syllables • Candy Coloring (upper/lower case letter match) Math: • Math Cats - Number, Word, Tally Mark Match Up (1-5) • Halloween Patterns (extending) • Halloween Count & Graph • Trick or Treat Tens Frames • Let’s Count 0-9 • Spooky Story Problems

By FishyTeacher

Stick Puppet Templates – Party People

Stick Puppet Templates – Party People

10 boy/girl templates to make stick puppets. (5 boys and 5 girls). Students decide what sort of emotion they would like their person to have and draw the face accordingly (eg happy, excited, sad, surprised, angry …) If desired, your students could draw a different emotion on two of the templates (same person) and then stick them back to back with the craft stick in between. Then they can simply turn the puppet around during their performances to show a different emotion. Blank templates are also included for you to make additional characters/props. 2 sizes: ♦ Large – 4 per page ♦ Small – 9 per page A super-fun activity to encourage oral language development. Great for play based learning, drama activities, story retells, celebration days, etc ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Matariki - Reading comprehension activity and paper lantern craft

Matariki - Reading comprehension activity and paper lantern craft

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this literacy and craft resource. Read the article in the NZ School Journal, complete the follow-up comprehension activity and then make a paper lantern. The School Journal article is not provided in this resource. You will need access to: New Zealand School Journal – Part 1 – Number 3 – 2005 The article is about 2 children who find old kamokamo shells under their Gran’s hedge. They plant the seeds and wait for the new kamokamo to grown. They make lanterns out of the dried shells during Matariki. Reading Comprehension Activity: After reading the article in the school journal, students make a kamokamo flip book to show the order that events happened in the article. There are a total of 14 events plus a title page and a back page to colour. The kamokamo are on two A4 pages. There are 2 sets of activity sheets – one set has clues in the stalk of the picture to indicate ‘beginning, middle or end’ (B, M, E). This set is suitable for your students that require some extra support to complete the task. Answers are provided. Paper Lantern Activity: There are various templates that you can choose from to print and use. Please click on the ‘Look Inside’ button above to see examples of all templates. Some are for colouring only, and others require your students to add further decoration/patterns. A ‘handle’ template is also included however you may just wish to use scrap paper for this. Instructions are provided. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Diwali - Paper lantern craft

Diwali - Paper lantern craft

Celebrate Diwali (The Festival of Lights) by making these paper lanterns. Fun, easy to make and they look great hanging in the classroom. Included: ♦ 10 x different templates ♦ Handle template (just cut paper strips if you want to cut down on printing) ♦ Construction instructions ♦ One substitute template for the spelling of the word colour/color A variety of templates to suit what you are looking for. Some are plain (so your students can add their own patterns/designs) while others are already decorative and just need colouring. Designed on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Five Little Shamrocks Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Shamrocks Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than by counting shamrocks. Includes two counting rhymes – one counting up to five and one counting down again. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Counting Up One green shamrock, in the morning dew, Another one sprouted, and then there were two. Two green shamrocks, growing beneath a tree; Another one sprouted, and then there were three. Three green shamrocks, by the cottage door; Another one sprouted, and then there were four. Four green shamrocks, near a beehive Another one sprouted, And then there were five Five little shamrocks, bright and emerald green, Think of all the luck these shamrocks will bring. Each shamrock is 9cm (3.5 inches) by 9cm wide (3.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Little Christmas Trees Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Christmas Trees Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Christmas Trees Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download Five little Christmas trees Standing all alone. Their hearts were very sad, ‘Cause they hadn’t found a home. Then chop went the axe And down fell the tree And off one went with a happy family! Each tree is 12cm tall (4.75 inches) and the plant pots are about 4cm (1.5 inches) This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Little Reindeer Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Reindeer Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five little reindeer pulling the sleigh Filled with toys for Christmas day. Santa shouts “Oh No! I’ve dropped a sack”, So one little reindeer goes to get it back Each reindeer is 14cm wide (5.25 inches) and 9cm high (3.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Christmas Presents Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Presents Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas presents underneath the tree Five Christmas presents, could these all be for me? I’ll unwrap the red present, the largest gift of course Inside is a beautiful rocking horse! Four Christmas presents underneath the tree Four Christmas presents, could these all be for me? I’ll unwrap the blue present, I wonder what’s in there Inside is an enormous fluffy teddy bear! Three Christmas presents underneath the tree Three Christmas presents, could these all be for me? I’ll unwrap the yellow present, I ’m having so much fun Inside is a very loud drum ! Two Christmas presents underneath the tree Two Christmas presents, could these both be for me? I’ll unwrap the purple present, I can’t wait to take a look Inside is a big picture book! One Christmas present underneath the tree One Christmas present, could this be for me? I’ll unwrap the green present, the smallest one of all Inside is a little round bouncing ball! This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Christmas Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Candles Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download Five Christmas candles straight and tall Burning brightly count them all 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Then I blow with all my might And out goes one Christmas candle light Each candle is 13cm tall (5.25 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Pattern PDF Digital Download One Christmas bell rings out loud and clear, Calls for another so that more can hear. Two Christmas bells make a joyful noise, Call for another to ring for girls and boys. Three Christmas bells ring out holiday cheer, Call for another to be heard far and near. Four Christmas bells make a merry sound Call for another to be heard all around. Five Christmas bells ring throughout the land May there peace on earth and goodwill to all man. Each bell is 9 cm high (3.5 inches) and 10 cm wide (4 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Candles on a Birthday Cake Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Candles on a Birthday Cake Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Sing Happy Birthday, chant the rhyme and count the candles as you blow them out on this lovely felt cake with removable candles. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Just cut the felt and assemble. The cake including the cake stand is 32.5cm tall (about 13 inches) and 23cm wide (9 inches). Five candles on a birthday cake Five, and not one more You may blow one candle out, And that leaves four! Four candles on a birthday cake There for all to see. You may blow one candle out, And leaves three! Three candles on a birthday cake Standing straight and true. You may blow one candle out, And that leaves two! Two candles on a birthday cake Helping us have fun. You may blow one candle out, And that leaves one! One candle on a birthday cake WE know the task is done You may blow this candle out, And that leaves none! This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Birthday Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Birthday Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five birthday candles and not one more, The red one was blown out (blow) Then there were four. Four birthday candles, pretty as can be, The blue one was blown out (blow) Then there were three. Three birthday candles waiting for you, The green one was blown out, (blow) Then there were two. Two birthday candles oh what fun, The orange one was blown out, (blow) Then there was one. Just one birthday candle standing oh so tall. The yellow one was blown out (blow) And that was all! This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic