Fall Fractions – Beginning Fractions Practice

Want to add some fall fun to your math curriculum? Here’s a super self-explanatory beginning fractions worksheet for kids. Younger kids may need you to read the directions, but the basic idea is to color the numerator to depict the fraction. I’ve also uploaded an answer key. Happy fall!

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Fall Fractions
Fall Fractions – Answer Key

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Fun Halloween Ideas

It’s finally “Halloween season!” Bust out the spooky decor and let’s get scaring! Ok, fine… maybe you can’t do as much fun Halloween themed stuff as you could years ago, but here are some productive Halloween ideas for you. I found them on Pinterest.  (Oooh! Follow me on Pinterest!)…

paper chain ghostI think this paper chain ghost (source) could be a fun class craft… or adapted into a management tool!! It might work to build the ghost out of paper chains, and then tell the class if they can get rid of the ghost, they earn a prize (extra recess, no homework for a night, etc.). When the class does well, remove a paper loop and throw it away. The kids can see the ghost disappearing, so they can see their progress towards a prize. Or you could be really ambitious and do this in reverse, by earning paper chain links to build the ghost and earn the prize.

 

I’m musically challenged. It’s ironic, because my husband is very musically gifted (I guess opposites really do attract). Anyway, whenever I have a chance to bring a music activity that SOMEONE ELSE PLANNED into my classroom, I jump on it. Especially when it’s about a holiday (killing two birds with one stone)! Here’s a clever Halloween song and rhythm game. It’s not too difficult, and it involves some physical actions, so I’m all for it.

Click here for the directions and printable game cards.

Fall Game Board

Fall is Fabulous Gameboard STICKERIf you know me, you’ll probably know that I love to use games in my classroom! I think playing games is the best way to create a fun learning experience. I usually have some blank game boards (like these) handy in my classroom to use with one of my favorite review games. I decided to make some new ones for fall, since I didn’t have very many. So here’s my first one: I call it “Fall is fabulous!”

Click here for the printable PDF: Fall is Fabulous Game board

Thanksgiving Parts of Speech Worksheet

Here’s a fun twist on practicing parts of speech that came to me (*last minute*) the other day, but I thought I’d share it with you anyway… I combined the “color by number” idea with some basic parts of speech skills and ta-da! Hidden turkey just waiting to be revealed! Click here for the free printable worksheet: Turkey Color by parts of speech

Turkey Color by part of speech STICKER

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Falling for Sight Words

falling for sight words sticker

I haven’t done much with sight words on this blog so far, so I thought I’d take advantage of the fun Autumn leaves and make a fall themed sight words worksheet for kindergarten or preschool. I suggest having the student color the word “yellow” with a yellow crayon and “orange” with an orange crayon, etc.  This way, they can still do the activity even if they haven’t mastered color words yet. This is a great activity for fine motor skills to color in the irregular-shaped leaves.  Enjoy!

Click here for the free printable page: Falling for Sight Words

Fall Number Sort 2

Fall number sort 2 STICKER updated

My previous fall number sort was such a hit, that I decided to tweak it a bit and make another one. Sort the leaves by coloring them according to the number inside (tens, evens, odds). Enjoy!

Click here for the free printable PDF: Fall leaves number sort 2 UPDATED

Printable Fall Worksheets

Snapfish worksheets STICKER

Found these adorable printable fall worksheets for preschool – third grade from Snapfish. Just thought I’d share them with you! Enjoy!

Fall Number Sort- Evens, Odds, Tens

Fall number sort 1 Sticker

I love colors. Especially on leaves. So here’s my educational way to bring color into math! Color the leaves based on the characteristics of the number on the leaf (multiple of ten, evens, odds). Good activity for building number sense and celebrating fall! Enjoy!

Click here for the free printable worksheet: Fall Leaves Number Sort 1