These forest animal centers contain kindergarten math centers & kindergarten literacy centers and are designed to be ready-to-go centers.

Print, laminate and cut these forest animal centers. We have included a variety of center so that you can find options that meet the needs of all of your students!

**You will find the link to download all of the free centers at the bottom of this post, look for the bold green words.**

The following math centers are included:

Count the Animals – Two pages where students simply count the number of animals and write the correct numeral in the box.

Roll & Cover – This can be an independent activity or a partner game. Students roll a die and then use a chip to cover the correct number on the board. For partners, the first one to cover all the numbers is the winner.

Count & Write – These two pages use ten frames to helps students in their counting.

Fill in the Missing Number – Students use their counting skills to fill in the numbers between two others.

Number Matching – These matching cards contain numerals, number words, tally marks and pictures. They can be used for a simple matching game center or even a one-on-one assessment. Includes the numbers 1 – 10.

Complete the 100s Chart – There are four versions so students can choose the just-right version for them.

Skip Counting – Students fill in the missing numbers when counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. Includes four different versions.

Acorn BUMP – Students need a partner and each needs 10 markers. Provide the pair with 2 dice to play.

Literacy Centers:

Trace the Letters – These two work mats have students tracing the upper and lower case letters of the alphabet.

Fill in the Letters – These two pages require students to fill in missing letters of the alphabet. Both lower and upper case practice mats have been included.

Write the Lower Case Letters – Students practice writing the lower case letters that match the upper case.

Follow the ABC Path – Students color in the alphabet to make it from one green box to the final green box.

Letter/Sound Matching – There are three sets of cards in this collection – one with lower case letters, one with upper case letters and one with pictures of things that begin with those sounds. Again, you can use them at a center for matching game or have students work with you so that you can see their level of letter and sound mastery.

Follow the ABC Path – Students use a dry erase marker to color a path from A to Z. Includes an uppercase and lowercase version.

Fry Word Hop – Students flip a coin and follow the Fry word path, moving forward when they can correctly read a sight word.

Fry Word Practice Cards – If your students are ready, you could use these cards for reading practice. Print two sets for a simple matching game, or use the skunk cards for a partner game. Shuffle all the cards and place them in a basket. Students pick a word, and if they can read it aloud then they get to keep the card. If they get a skunk card then they have to put back one of their cards or give one to the other player.

Roll & Read – Use the Fry cards for this game. Place three cards on the board. Students roll a die and read the word under the corresponding number. Once they have read the word they can replace it with another Fry card.

Roll & Write – This is the done the same way as Roll & Read except students use the recording sheet to practice reading AND writing the word that goes with the number they roll.

Write the Missing Letter – Students write in the beginning letter sound for each animal.

**You can download the Forest Animal Centers here: Math & Literacy Centers.**

You might also be interested in our set of Superhero Math & Literacy Centers and our Fall Math & Literacy Centers.

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