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Interacti ve Resources
Fall 2010

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1. 1. Math and Science Resources Kindergarten Life Skills Erin C. Markus EdTech 541 Fall 2010
2. 2. http://www.symbaloo.com/shared/AAAABf_A24wAA41_ztjVew== My Symbaloo Math and Science Resource Page
3. 3. Mathematics K.1.F Compare two sets of up to 10 objects each and say whether the number of objects in one set is equal to, greater than, or less than the number of objects in the other set. K.2.A Copy, extend, describe, and create simple repetitive patterns. K.5.A Identify the question(s) asked in a problem K.5.B Identify the given information that can be used to solve a problem. K.5.E Answer the question(s) asked in a problem. K.5.F Describe how a problem was solved. Washington State Kindergarten Math Standards Life Skills Unit
4. 4. IXL Penny Game US Mint Pocket Change Game Money Activities Teaching Kindergarteners about money and money management is an important part of a Life Skills Unit. When you teach children about money, you provide opportunities for them to practice counting, to work with the terms more than and less than and to increase their ability to understand other mathematical concepts such as fractions and decimals in later grades. The value of money must be taught as a "perception" to Kindergartners. They must "perceive" the value of each individual coin. This is really quite simple even though it works counter intuitive to what we know to be true. These fun, interactive activities help the children visualize the coins and think about the fact that they have value. Sesame Money Game
5. 5. Patterns Game PBS Pattern Game Pattern Activities There are many opportunities throughout the day for teaching patterns in kindergarten. Children learn to recognize, create, copy and extend patterns through repeated daily activities. Integrating five minute patterning activities into a daily schedule is not only fun for the children, but also helps them to be aware of patterns in their daily surroundings. In a Life Skills Unit, patterning can help with teaching about memorizing of important facts, such as phone numbers and directions, or even dressing yourself. Pattern recognition is very important to teach at a young age.
6. 6. More Math Resources for Kindergarten Life Skills IXL Time Activity PBS Phone Number Game
7. 7. Washington State Kindergarten Science Standards Life Skills Unit Science K-1 ES2A Some objects occur in nature; others have been designed and processed by people. K-1 LS1A The human body is made up of various external parts. K-1 LS1B All plants and animals have various external parts. K-1 LS1E Animals have various ways of obtaining food and water. Nearly all animals drink water or eat foods that contain water. K-1 LS2C Humans can change natural habitats in ways that can be helpful or harmful for the plants and animals that live there.
8. 8. Starfall Earth Day Game Eco Post Cards Activity Trees Activity Teaching recycling for kids need not be complicated, instead take advantage of daily classroom routines when planning activities. It is simple to teach about recycling using simple activities or interactive lessons. Teaching kindergarten earth science lessons and a learning environment full of energy and enthusiasm naturally go together. Children love to learn about taking care of the earth. Recycling Activities Including some activities on recycling and taking care of our earth could be a part of a Life Skills Unit. Recycling and helping take care of our earth have become a daily part of our lives in today’s society.
9. 9. Food Groups Game Mix-it-up Game Mystery Lunchbox Nutrition Activities Healthy eating habits should be part of a Life Skills Unit for Kindergarteners. They are at the point where they can control and make smart choices about their nutritional intake. Once children start kindergarten, life takes on a new routine. A regular intake of food is needed throughout the day to help keep children active and able to concentrate while learning. Offer regular meals and snacks, and allow your child to eat according to appetite without force or arguments.
10. 10. More Science Resources for Kindergarten Life Skills Smart Snacks Game On the Farm Game Muscles Activity Dental Care Activity Plant Parts Activity 5 Senses Activity
11. 11. List of Resources Math http://www.ixl.com/math/practice/kindergarten-read-clocks-and-write-times http://www.ixl.com/math/practice/kindergarten-count-money-pennies http://pbskids.org/curiousgeorge/games/banana_411/banana_411.html http://www.sesamestreet.org/game_player/-/pgpv/gameplayer/0/5af9a122-dec4-4f0b-bd75- 8a347996354b http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_184_g_1_t_2.html http://www.pbs.org/parents/earlymath/prek_games_pattern.html http://www.usmint.gov/kids/games/dollarDive/ Science http://pbskids.org/sid/#/ISense http://www.starfall.com/n/holiday/earthday/load.htm?f&n=main http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/forkids/vegquiz/plantparts.html http://pbskids.org/sid/#/MysteryLunchbox http://pbskids.org/sid/#/MixItUp http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/smiling/smiling.htm http://pbskids.org/sid/sidsays.html http://www.scholastic.com/downtoearth/ecards/ http://www.primarygames.com/puzzles/action/littlefarm/index.htm http://www.colgate.com/app/Kids-World/US/Games-And-Activities.cvsp?Game=Orchard http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/nutritionforkids/games/food_frenzy.htm http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/Trees/index.html http://www.bornthinker.com/gtemplate.php?game=fearless_firefighter&t=g