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Forest Animals Math & Literacy Centers

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

18 Forest Animal Math & kindergarten Literacy Centers for kindergarten & first grades - FREE from The Curriculum Corner

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.

FREEBIE! 18 Forest Animal Math & Literacy Centers for kindergarten & first grades - FREE from The Curriculum Corner

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 inWOW! 18 Forest Animal Math & Literacy Centers for kindergarten & first grades - FREE from The Curriculum Corner 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.

FREE! 18 Forest Animal Math & Literacy Centers for kindergarten & first grades - FREE from The Curriculum Corner

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.

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