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Numbers to 20 Craft

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Are you ready to add a splash of creativity to your math lessons? Look no further than "Numbers to 20 Craft" – a delightful craft activity designed to engage kindergarten and year 1 students in the exciting world of numbers! With its whimsical approach and hands-on construction, this activity transforms learning numbers from 1 to 20 into an imaginative adventure. Let's explore how "Numbers to 20 Craft" can inspire young learners to embrace numeracy with enthusiasm!

What is "Numbers to 20 Craft"?"Numbers to 20 Craft" is a fun and interactive craft activity aimed at kindergarten and year 1 students who are learning about numbers from 1 to 20. This free resource provides students with the opportunity to create their own unique number monsters while reinforcing their understanding of numerals and number representations. With colourful

cardstock and a dash of creativity, students embark on a crafting journey that combines art and math in a playful way.

 

How to Create Your Number Monster

  1. Preparation: Teachers print pages 2 to 44 of the resource on thick cardstock, ensuring durability for the craft activity. Each student receives a number and number part page, as well as four strips of colored cardstock to use as arms and legs.

  2. Fill in Number Parts: Students fill in the number parts page with the appropriate numeral, number word, tally marks, and ten frames corresponding to their assigned number.

  3. Crafting Fun: Using their creativity, students assemble their number monsters by gluing the number parts onto the cardstock strips to create arms and legs. They can also add eyes, a mouth, and other decorative elements to bring their monsters to life.

  4. Showcasing Creations: Once completed, students proudly display their unique number monsters, celebrating their creativity and mathematical prowess.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Numeracy Skills: Through the process of creating number monsters, students reinforce their understanding of numbers from 1 to 20 and their corresponding representations, including numerals, number words, tally marks, and ten frames.

  • Fine Motor Development: Engaging in cutting, pasting, and assembling the craft components helps students develop their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

  • Creativity and Expression: "Numbers to 20 Craft" encourages students to express their creativity and individuality as they design and personalize their own number monsters.

 

Key Benefits of "Numbers to 20 Craft"

  • Integration of Math and Art: By combining math concepts with artistic expression, this craft activity promotes interdisciplinary learning and encourages students to see math in a new and creative light.

  • Hands-On Engagement: The hands-on nature of the activity keeps students actively engaged in the learning process, fostering a deeper connection with numeracy concepts.

  • Personalized Learning: Each student's number monster is unique, allowing for individualized expression and fostering a sense of ownership over their learning.

 

Ready to unleash your students' creativity with "Numbers to 20 Craft"? Click the button below to download your free copy from Smart Boarding School and inspire a love for numbers in your kindergarten and year 1 students!

At Smart Boarding School, we're committed to providing educators and parents with resources that inspire creativity and foster a love for learning. Join us in making math fun and engaging with "Numbers to 20 Craft."

Let's craft, create, and explore the world of numbers together!

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