It helps reduce prep time of tracing shapes myself and also gives a nice crisp line for kids to follow when cutting! We started with two dimensional shapes in math this year. I wasted my money. That book was read and re-read so many times over the course of the year! Real rain. I mean it.
This was real rain. I made this recording sheet to go with it: Just click to download a copy for yourself! You can find so many more holiday and seasonal pattern block templates on her site! Real rain.
Who knew antlers would be so big? Anywho, I walked the kids ALL the way to the back gate and by the time I returned to my classroom, my socks were squishing around in my shoes. You can also reduce the size on a copy machine. This was a fun review.
That book was read and re-read so many times over the course of the year! Until next post,. And I rearranged some of the faces. There are so many fun things to do- apple picking, pumpkin picking, local festivals and more! I made this recording sheet to go with it: Just click to download a copy for yourself! I came across this free pattern block scarecrow template you can download from Jessica's Corner of CyberSpace!
And then I almost inevitably say that their expo markers are yucky. Shape Scarecrows Freebie It was supposed to rain today. You can also reduce the size on a copy machine. This was a fun review.
Do you want it? Fall also bring iconic symbols to mind My son is such a fan of Otis books and this is one of the newest in the series: But I also needed a fun shared reading that was simple for my students to read and re-read as part of our Readers Workshop unit of study, as well as our introduction to numbers unit in math. The templates and recording sheets for the scarecrow craftivity can be found here : The templates will produce a scarecrow that fills a 12x18 piece of construction paper. I made some templates using different shapes.
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I have found a few good scarecrow books that I use every year: This is a classic that is so fun to use because you can engage your students to help you 'act it out' while reading: I am excited to try this new one out this year! I love making scarecrows with my students! I did have a kid use the red squares as eyes.
After a few weeks of it 'hanging out' in their book baskets I sent them home so that they could add them to their reading treasure chests!