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Archive for February, 2012

Hoppy Leap Year Coloring Sheet

February 29, 2012
Hoppy Leap Year Coloring Sheet

Leap Year Coloring Sheet! Are you looking for a simple activity for children for Leap Day? Try this simple coloring sheet for leap year!   Tweet
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Blank Dot-to-Dot Leap Year Frog!

February 29, 2012
Blank Dot-to-Dot Leap Year Frog!

Dot-to-Dot Leap Year fun! I was going to fill in the dots to count by 4 (for every 4 years for a leap year) but my teaching partner thought to use it also for some of her students that need reinforcing counting by 2’s.  So I left it blank so you can use it...
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Leap Year Word Search

February 25, 2012

Y C P A E L M H R O U K M H S K R A H Q X K Q A W O T W A L F O A E K G O P D H T C L F G V G T U S S O W N...
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What would you do with an extra day on Leap Day?

February 24, 2012
What would you do with an extra day on Leap Day?

Leap Day The skies the limit – you have a whole day added to your year.  A whole extra day this year! What would you do with your extra day?  Great to think about. Download this fun journal paper. Who doesn’t love Kermit? Save Tweet
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Using Kermit to Explain Leap Year to Young Children

February 24, 2012
Using Kermit to Explain Leap Year to Young Children

Frogs are a natural to explain “leaping” forward a day to children. You can incorporate frog games, snacks or coloring sheets to make the day stand out. Playing leap frog with a group would be fun and you can extend it into a math activity.  Measure how far everyone can hop then it can...
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2012 is a Leap Year!

February 23, 2012
2012 is a Leap Year!

Why do we need a Leap Year? Leap Years are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the Earth’s revolutions around the sun. It takes the Earth approximately 365.242199 days to circle once around the Sun. However, the Gregorian calendar has only 365 days in a year, so if we didn’t add a...
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Coloring Sheet for Arachnid

February 22, 2012
Coloring Sheet for Arachnid

Arachnid Ben studied arachnid’s this year and asked for a math work sheet. The coloring codes area: Brown = 15 Green = 12 Blue = 20 Red = 18 Tan = 25 Light Green = 36 Light Blue = 42 Black = 32 Save Tweet
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Panda Bear Coloring Sheet!

February 18, 2012
Panda Bear Coloring Sheet!

    Panda Bears Olivia is studying panda bears so I made this sheet to help reinforce addition and subtraction facts.  Feel free to change the equations to fit the needs of your child. The code is: Dark green = 15 Light green = 10 Black = 16 White = 17 Brown = 18...
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Astronaut Coloring Sheet!

February 17, 2012
Astronaut Coloring Sheet!

    Astronaut Henry is studying astronauts.  This coloring sheet covers multiplication facts and reviews addition and subtraction facts.  Feel free to change the equations to fit the needs of your child/students. The codes are: Black = 32 White = 24 Yellow = 18 Green = 27 Blue = 35 Red = 42 Light...
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Performing a Play of “Because of Winn-Dixie”

February 14, 2012
Performing a Play of “Because of Winn-Dixie”

      Performing a play of Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo After reading, “Because of Winn-Dixie” my reading group performed a short play for the rest of the class.  My students were thrilled to do it and I thought others might enjoy it too! From the picture, you can tell my students...
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