Thursday, November 19, 2015

FREE MATH LESSON - “Decorate the Christmas Tree! A Christmas Math Game Freebie”

by Exceptional Kinders
Pre-Kindergarten - 1st Grade

Decorate the Christmas Tree! Math Game Freebie

This is a 2 player game. Each player takes a game board (a Christmas Tree). 1, 2, or 3 dice are needed for this game. For younger students, roll one die and place the correct number of ornaments on their game board. Counters for counting my 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s are included.
Older students can roll 2 or 3 die and add the numbers together to get the number of ornaments they should take. When all of the ornaments are gone, the students count the ones on their game board. The player with the most ornaments wins. Directions for a subtraction game are also included.

Common Core Standards* Supported by this Product:
K.CC.1 Count to 100 by ones and tens.
K.CC.4 Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
K.CC.5 Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.
K.CC.6 Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g./ by using matching and counting strategies. (Include groups with up to 10 objects.)
1.OA.3 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.
1.OA.5 Relate counting to addition and subtraction
1.OA.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10.

Thank you for viewing my Decorate the Christmas Tree! Math Game Freebie! I hope you enjoy it! 
If you have any questions or comments, please let me know.

Carolyn – Exceptional Kinders

Font by: Clip Art by Carrie @ C&C Teach First,
Graphics by: Graphics from the Pond
and Edventures at Home,

*The Common Core Standards were written and developed by The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA) and Council of Chief State School Officers.  © 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved. The standards are available online:   The author of this product is neither affliated nor endorsed by any of these organizations.

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