Tuesday, January 8, 2013

No Recess, Math Stations, & Polar Pals

I think I might go crazy if we don't have a recess soon. Since we've been back from Christmas break it's either been too cold or poor air quality to have recess. Four days straight without a recess is torture for first graders as well as the teacher. We are praying for a recess tomorrow but the weatherman is not giving us much hope until Friday. But even then it's supposed to snow. Oh well, more blocks, coloring books, checkers, and Blink. Blink is a really fun card game that my firsties love to play. You can find it at Target, Wal-Mart or Amazon.com

Here are a few new pictures of our math stations. I didn't have them up and ready the first day when we got back from the break and my kids were a little impatient.
They LOVE their math stations.
 We LOVE doing math games on the Kindles!
My kids love the site- ABCYa.com

 These previous 3 games are in my Winter Fun Packet.
This Subtraction Bump game I posted about last year. You can find it HERE.

These 3 clock games are from my new Star Wars telling time packet. My boys go CRAZY for these games. You can read about them HERE.

I posted a new packet called Polar Pals. There are 2 non-fiction booklets in color or black & white. One about Penguins and another about Polar Bears. We did compare and contrast, fact or opinion, and lots of vocabulary activities. Then with the information we've learned, we will write about both animals.
 You can check the packet out by clicking on my sidebar for a direct link to my shops.

I hope everyone is having a great week! Thanks for stopping by.


Catherine said...

Wow! I had never heard of abcya.com! Thanks for the great referral! I know my firsties are going to love it. Your packet looks wonderful! It's going in my shopping cart!

ms.webber said...

I see that you use Kindles as part of stations. Have you blogged at all about how you have set up expectations and uses for the technologies with your firsties? I am getting some new laptops and am looking for ideas on how to introduce them/set rules.


Chrissy said...

4 days without recess? Oh my! Hope your kiddos get to go outside soon. Thanks for sharing about Blink. I'll have to look for it. Take care!
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