This activity is suitable for 1 st or 2 nd graders. The activity uses Hershey Chocolate Bars to represent fractions. The teacher will read the book The Hershey Chocolate Bar Fractions Book by Jerry Pallotta. The students will use their own fun size Hershey Bars to complete premade worksheet.
This activity is good for second grade students. This activity examines how paleontologists dig for fossils. Students get to pretend they are paleontologists digging for fossils by using toothpicks to dig out chocolate chips .
Using M&M’s for graphing is a great activity for grades 1 st -3 rd . This is a hands-on approach to making bar graphs and each student makes an individual bar graph, since each pack of M&M’s are different. Students will also have to answer questions based off the graph that they made. There is also a premade worksheet for students.
The parts of a flower lesson is suitable for grades 1 st -3 rd . The students are able to use real life resources to make the lesson engaging for the students. The students will learn the parts of the flower, by actually planting their own flower and watching it grow.
This activity is a great way for primary age students to learn and remember sight words, which will make them more fluent readers. Teacher will need to put words into a bag for the students to use. This game allows students to work together and makes practicing reading sight words fun.
Developing sight word knowledge is very important at the primary grades and by integrating games to help develop this knowledge is a great way for students to enjoy reading and wanting to become better readers