We have been busy this month learning all about Thanksgiving, the 1st Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, etc. I would like to share some of the activities with all of my readers.
Pumpkin Pie counting and addition practice:
First create a “pumpkin pie” outline out of orange construction paper. Then print a number/ math problem in the center of the pie.
For your whipped topping I used an empty Cool Whip container that I cleaned out and filled with regular old cotton balls.
Now you’re ready for some Pumpkin Pie mathematical fun!
Thanksgiving Tangram Fun:
Although both our son and daughter are well above this level of tangrams they always enjoy the holidays images and practice never hurts anyone!
We are still putting our Halloween pumpkins to good use! Prior to turning our pumpkins into pies, muffins, etc. I had each of the children use their blocks, scales, rulers and tape measures to see the differences in size and weight. We also used a bucket to find out whether pumpkins sink or float. Unfortunately I do not have any pictures of this activity since there was a huge splash zone going on and I really did not want my camera to get wet.
Stay tuned for Thanksgiving Activities Part 2. What Thanksgiving lessons and activities have you been up to this month