Saturday, January 12, 2013

Snowman Soup, The Mitten FREEBIES, and Snowflake Art!

Good Morning, Friends! Kerri here (again)...
Lindsay is busy caring for her sicky baby (stomach flu-YUCK!) so you get another Wintery type post from me again! 

I spent the better part of this weekend cutting out my Snowman Soup Centers so my kidlets can have all kinds of Snowman Soup fun this week. Here is a sneak peek of what we'll be doing...

Snowman Soup! Bar Graph

Snowman Spinners! Addition and Subtraction 
Frosty Fact Families

Polar Brrr! Turn Around 10's

Blowing Blizzard! Number Match

An Avalanche of Antonyms
Wintery Friends! Long Vowel Sort

Snow Day! ABC Order

Hot Cocoa! Write the Room

Chocolatey Compound Words

Whew! That's alot of Wintery goodness! I cannot wait to bust these out during centers this week. I just know my kidlets are going to love them!

Last week, we read The Mitten as part of our Jan Brett Authors Study and I decided to make a little "Mitten Spin and Tally Math Center" to give them some practice with tally marks. I thought I would share it with you, since my kids had so much fun using it! Click on the picture below to access it via Google Docs. :) 
(clipart from KPM Doodles)

Finally, here's a fun little snowflake art project that we will be doing this week from the TLC Winter Art book...

Simple and so pretty! 3 turquoise strips of paper, die cut shapes, or the kids can cut their own (that's what my kids did) and then glitter, which makes all the difference! We are going to write a poem to go with it, and VOILA! A Winter wonderland in our room!!

Have a great Sunday, friends!!
XOXO Kerri B


Mona said...

Hi Kerri,

I am just like the kids when it comes to glitter. LOVE it! I love the touch of adding glitter to the snowflakes. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

First Grade Schoolhouse

Teacher and Life Long Learner said...

Creative and educational! SNOW much fun!

FirstGradeBlueSkies (Jennifer) said...

Looks great! Love The Mitten freebie!
First Grade Blue SKies

Chrissy said...

Your class is going to have so much fun!
First Grade Found Me

Lis Moriarty said...

Awesome ideas. I can't use them with this group of kiddos I have but I totally have them saved for another time!! Super cute!

absees123s said...

Love your ideas! You are so creative and talented! I tried downloading the freebie, but it said I didn't have permission...

The Teachers Backpack said...

You have such great ideas. Thank you for sharing.

The Teacher's Backpack

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