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Fun St. Patrick’s Day Math Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade
Like a rambunctious little leprechaun, your kiddos will scurry to do these St. Patrick’s Day math activities. From counting sets of objects to double digit addition, these St. Patrick’s Day math games will engage and build math skills in kindergarten and first grade.
To help save you time, I will list the St. Patrick’s Day math centers in skill level order. Each set of St. Patrick’s Day math task cards comes with a printable record sheet. The recording sheets have 0-20 number lines as an intervention math tool.
Tens Frames Worksheets
Do you have a mini-eraser collection? These little erasers are a wonderful tool to help kids practice counting. If you’re lucky enough to have scored some cute leprechaun erasers, or rainbow erasers, they would be perfect to turn your tens frames St. Patrick’s Day worksheets into engaging, hands-on, lessons. Furthermore, they St. Patrick’s day mini erasers would also be great to use with Tens Frames task cards.
Tens Frames St. Patrick’s Day Math
When you engage the kiddos in learning activities that are fun, they become so engaged that they forget they are “learning”. St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that brings lots of excitement and fun energy from the kiddos. This is the perfect opportunity to use your task cards as a math center, count the room, or in a sensory bin with lots of St. Patrick’s day mini-erasers and filler.
These interactive tens frames cards for St. Patrick’s day will help your kiddos build fluency within numbers to 20. Grab your lucky Tens Frames Task Cards, HERE.
St. Patricks Day Math Addition to 10
As your kiddos are building fluency with numbers to 20, they can also practice simple addition to 10. These St. Patrick’s Day math task cards, addition to 10, actively engage the students in counting and cardinality along with operations and algebraic thinking standards. The kiddos will solve addition sentences, and write the sum on their St. Patrick’s Day recording sheet.
Get your St. Patrick’s Day Addition to 10 Task Cards, HERE.
Addition to 20 Task Cards
If you have kids that are fluent with addition to 10, and you’re looking for an activity that will challenge their math skills, then you’ll want to check out these Addition to 20 cards.
There are so many uses with these St. Patrick’s Day math task cards! You can place them in an independent math center, use as a lesson during guided math instruction, play the SCOOT game, use as a small group intervention activity, with a math tutor, as an addition to 20 assessment, or keep them in a container for your early finishers.
Get your Addition to 20 St. Patrick’s Day math task cards, HERE.
Subtraction Within 10
Another fantastic use of these St. Patrick’s Day task cards is Math Around the Room! Hang the cards around the room and give each student a recording sheet. Watch them instantly become engaged as they circulate the room solving math problems. It’s SO much fun!
Again, bust out those mini-erasers, and let’s get the kiddos practicing subtraction within 10. These task cards have a simple subtraction equation on each card, leaving the students to solve the problem independently. You can keep a bucket of mini-erasers nearby for your learners who need more of the concrete learning experiences.
Get your Subtraction Within 10 Task Cards, HERE.
Subtraction Within 20
St. Patrick’s Day subtraction task cards are great for kindergarten and first grade math activities. If the kiddos need support, they can use the number line to hop backwards and find the difference on each task card.
Get your Subtraction within 20 Task Cards, HERE.
Double Digit Addition
First and second grade kiddos will have fun practicing their math skills with a double digit addition scoot game. Put a St. Patrick’s day task card on each, and give every student a recording sheet. On your signal, they will solve the problem on the card and wait for the next signal to “scoot” to the next desk. Keeping them up, moving around, and active in a structured way helps keep them focused and engaged in the learning.
Get your Double Digit Addition without Regrouping task cards, HERE.
After the sneaky little leprechaun sneaks into your room, keep the learning fun with these St. Patrick’s Day math activities! If you are interested in more activities for St. Patrick’s day, you can check out my posts about leprechaun poems or writing centers.