Thursday, December 1, 2011

3 learning activities: Angry Birds, Scholastic Book Clubs, and Dice Stamping

Here are three educational finds of the week for me! All of these I saw on Pinterest! If anyone needs an invite, let me know.

First up: From mrsgilchristclass.blogspot.com
Use those extra (or your child's) Scholastic Book Order Forms and laminate them. Then have the child do a little scavenger hunt: find 3 books that are non-fiction, circle 4 books that you would like to read, find 2 books with an animal as the main character, and so forth.
I love hands-on activities like this that promote reading and literature! Not to mention, this activity costs you NOTHING.


From housingaforest.com
Dice stamping to create math sentences! Another more hands-on approach vs. just a worksheet. Guess who will be buying a package of dice next time they are at the dollar store?
Finally, drum roll please....
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This site has lots of activities for using Angry Birds in the classroom (or at home *wink*). I just bought the Angry Birds card game for my son for Christmas and am excited to give it to him! This site also has writing activities/prompts for using with Angry Birds. Love bringing something FUN and current in the classroom for the kids!
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2 comments:

  1. Loving this dice ideas to practise numbers with my boys. Thanks for sharing :) xx

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