How Many Kids Are on the Bus – Subitizing to Ten

Math Lesson from Kat and Squirrel - How many kids on the bus?Covers Math Common Core Standards for Kindergarten and First Grade – Understanding Numbers and Operations in Base Ten – Students will represent a number of objects with a numeral.

Each card displays a school bus with the windows in the shape of a tens frame. Faces are showing in the windows. As cards are flashed students write or say the number of faces they see on the bus.

Includes 26 large demonstration cards that can be flashed to a group of students and they write the corresponding number.

Also includes 26 smaller cards that can be used at a math center or as a game. Shuffle and divide cards. One child flashes a card and if the partner gets the correct number he/she keeps the card. If the number is incorrect the card goes to the bottom of the first child’s pile. Take turns flashing cards. Play until all cards have been correctly identified.

Goals of the lesson Goal/Common Core Standard:

Understanding Numbers and Operations in Base Ten – Students will represent a number of objects with a numeral.

Bonus!! Recording sheet for students to write answers as an independent counting activity.

Enjoy!

Kat and Squirrel - Get the Lesson!

Counting Snowballs for Math Intervention K-2

Goals of the Lesson:

Snowball Count - Kat and SquirrelCCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.3
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4.a
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4.b
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4.c
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.5
CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.A.1

Includes 20 printable cards with a set of snowballs to count and answers to choose from. You can use these as a counting activity in a number of creative ways.

Also included is a “back of card” to be printed on the reverse side of the snowballs, and a recording sheet.

2 Bonuses!
A Snowball Color Sheet
A Snowball Number Line

Kat and Squirrel - Get the Lesson!

Pumpkin Counting On – Math Intervention

Goals of the lesson:

Counting On with Pumpkins - Kat and SquirrelCCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.2
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4
CCSS.Math.Content.K.NBT.A.1
CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6
CCSS.Math.Content.2.OA.B.2

Counting on and over a decade number has never been more fun.
Included are a variety of ways to practice counting on, self-checking pages, and a bonus – 120 chart!

Directions
Use sheet with blank third column for students to count on and fill in.
Use sheet with all columns filled in as an answer key or fold answers back for self checking.
Use sheet with blank middle column for kids to place stickers, stamps or draw “how many more” are needed to reach the total.

Pumpkin Counting On Lesson - Kat and SquirrelKat and Squirrel - Get the Lesson!

Counting Pumpkins for Math Intervention K-2

Goals of the lesson:

Pumpkin Count - KatandSquirrelCCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.3
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4.a
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4.b
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4.c
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.5
CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.A.1

Includes 20 printable cards with a set of pumpkins to count and answers to choose from. You can use these as a counting activity in a number of creative ways.

Also included is a “back of card” to be printed on the reverse side of the pumpkins, and a recording sheet.

2 Bonuses!
Pumpkin Count LessonA Pumpkin Color Sheet
A Pumpkin Number Line

Kat and Squirrel - Get the Lesson!

Squirrel Away – Subitizing Game for Structuring Numbers (7-12)

“Can we play again?”

This is an awesome game I use to help teach spatial patterns and subitizing while working on structuring numbers with my first-grade math intervention group. They love it! This is the 7-12 version. The 1-6 version is also available in our store. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Squirrel-Away-Subitizing-Game-for-Structuring-Numbers-1301382

You also get the Kat and Squirrel story that goes with the game

and Bonus:
Spanish language dice “covers”.
Roman numeral dice “covers”.
Squirrel Away Artwork

Squirrel Away Number Match 7-12 Game - Kat and SquirrelGoals of the lesson

CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1

Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4

Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.

CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.5 Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.

CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.A.1

Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

Get the Game from Kat and Squirrel

 

Squirrel Away – Subitizing Game for Structuring Numbers (1-6)

“Can we play again?”

This is an awesome game I use to help teach spatial patterns and subitizing while working on structuring numbers with my first-grade math intervention group. They love it! This is the 1-6 version. The 7-12 version will be coming soon.

Goals of the lesson

Squirrel Away Number Match 1-6 Game from Kat and SquirrelCCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1
Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.

CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.5
Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a
rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a
number from 1-20, count out that many objects.

CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.A.1
Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals
and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

Get the Game from Kat and Squirrel

 

Click here to check our Squirrel Away Dice game for numbers 7-12

 

Halloween Haunted House Party: Game – Art – Math, Reading and Vowel Lessons

Kat and Squirrel Halloween Haunted House PartyKat and Squirrel are on another adventure! Today they need to pick up the VIP guest for the Haunted House Halloween Party.

Make your Halloween Haunted House Party complete with:

The Game

The Math Lesson (Grades 1 & 2)

The Reading Lesson (Grades 1 & 2)

The Vowel Lesson (Grades 1 & 2)

The Halloween Artwork

(See details on each below)


The Game:

Kat and Squirrel PumpkinsTime for some Halloween Fun! OBJECT OF THE GAME Players must collect each of the six party guests by landing on each guest’s “home” space. The player must collect 15 pieces of candy. After completing both tasks, the player must proceed to the Haunted House at the middle of the game board to deliver the guests to the party.

Kat and Squirrel Haunted House Game


Kat and Squirrel GhostThe Math Lesson:

1st Grade Goals
Operations and Algebraic Thinking 1.OA
Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.
Work with addition and subtraction equations.    
Measurement and Data 1.MD Represent and interpret data.
2nd Grade Goals
Operations and Algebraic Thinking 2.OA 
Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction. Add and subtract within 20.
Measurement and Data 2.MD    
Represent and interpret data.
Get-the-lesson-button


Kat and Squirrel VampireThe Reading Lesson:

1st Grade Goals
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonological Awareness Phonics and Word Recognition
2nd Grade Goals
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition

Kat and Squirrel - Get the Lesson!


Kat and Squirrel SpiderThe Vowel Lesson:

1st Grade Goals
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonological Awareness Phonics and Word Recognition
2nd Grade Goals
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition
Kat and Squirrel - Get the Lesson!

Kat and Squirrel WitchThe Artwork:

Halloween theme art for your classroom Includes: Haunted House, Pumpkin Patch, Mad Scientist’s Lab, Graveyard, Spider Web, Witches’ Wood, Vampire Cave, Pumpkins, Mad Scientist, Ghosts, Spiders, Witches, Bats, Vampires and the Grim Reaper.

Kat and Squirrel - Get the Artwork Now