Do you need Ice Cream Math and Literacy Centers for your preschool or kindergarten class? Morning tubs are often used as students are coming in and settling in for the day. Kids are engaged while take home folders are being opened and checked, attendance is being taken, and those types of daily tasks. Math and Literacy Centers are great for a couple of reasons.
- Socialization: Math and Literacy Centers give kids a chance to work together in small groups. They get to share pieces, solve problems together, and even just talk, play, and learn for a few minutes with a couple of their tablemates.
- Creativity and Play: Creativity is something we can build and increase by spending time working on it. Math and Literacy Centers are a perfect way to introduce a little more play and freedom into learning rather than traditional worksheets or morning work that kept kids busy but did not encourage creativity and play.
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Ice Cream Preschool Activities
Grab your scoop and find all the letters in your bowl. Practice forming the letter or place magnet letters to match the target letter.
Learning to count just the right amount is an important early math skill. Practice putting just the right number of sprinkles on each cone and show how many you used with a toy number.
Ice Cream Sandwich Shapes
Kids will have a blast building their own ice cream sandwich with different shapes.
Missing Number Scoops
Fill the scoop and fill the cones with the missing number.
A cold treat on a hot day is perfect! Enjoy a popsicle and then practice completing the patterns with colored sticks.
What do you do with your popsicle sticks when you are done with the treat??? Try using them to build alphabet letters.
Ice Cream Shop Counting
Building an ice cream cone is so much fun! Create your cone using the correct number of each ice cream flavor. Use tweezers for added fine motor practice.
Ice Cream Shop Patterns
Working in an ice cream shop would be so much fun! In this shop we are practicing color matching and making patterns.
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