Instead we have focused on studying spiders for the last week and a bit and next week I hope to do some fun pumpkin activities. So we can be Halloweeny without saying Halloween ; We are still having a costume party on the 31st which should be fun. Well, here are some of the interesting spider activities we have done this week.
We started off with a KWL of what the students knew and wanted to know about spiders. Head, eight legs, ab-do-men,. It's a cute little repetitive story. After I read it once, I ask my students to be "actors" and assign each an animal from the story. I had my spider "making" her web on the white board at the front as the fly buzzed around her. When I got to each animal in the story they stood up and made their animal sound.
It was cute and they all had fun being a part of the story. I made these little cards for each animal so the students knew who they were. You could also use it as a pocket chart sequencing activity. I just loved the farm animal clipart from Stockberry Studio. Click to download your own cards. We also used this book in a Venn Diagram comparison. We looked at two different spider books: We talked about the similarities and differences between the two books. I made a little Venn Diagram activity with fact cards to cut and glue into the appropriate spaces.
I also made a blank Venn Diagram to compare two different books of your choice. Feel free to download it if you can use it! S is for Spiders from Making Learning Fun. Pipe Cleaner Spiders from Mama Miss. If this is your first time visiting Living Montessori Now, welcome! Thank you for following me there. Places I often link up: Thank you for sharing! Thank you for linking up with the Hearts for Home link up last week. The blog post will be going live tomorrow morning.
This is a great list of spider resources. Now to get busy pinning away! Next, they counted the spiders in both of the webs after the addends were written on the mat. Finally, they wrote the sum on the mat and transferred the number sentence to the Spider Web Math recording sheet.
We wrote facts about spiders after completing a spider directed drawing lesson. My kids always love when I teach them how to draw! After they did a fantastic job drawing a realistic spider, they counted the body parts and recorded them on their Spider Fact writing paper. You can also make a cute, little spider to go with your spider facts paper. Whichever activity you decide to do, I am confident your little learners will have FUN creating their spiders!
I have to be honest. This activity was much more difficult for my kids than I thought it would be. I was thankful when one of our parent volunteers arrived just shortly after we began. Even though it was hard, the kids had a great time weaving their webs. The kids happily helped each other which is such a joy to see and boy, weaving these webs was such a great exercise for strengthening those little hands. The kids follow directions to patiently make an edible spider.
The most difficult part about it is trying to keep the cookie from breaking and of course — waiting to eat it! This is a super cute, animated video your kids will love to watch while they learn lots of important facts about spiders.
The Very Busy Spider: A timeless story your kids will love listening to.
A dancing row of spiders decorate this fun writing paper - perfect for Halloween or a spider theme.
Students LOVE learning about spiders! They're creepy, scary, hairy, and interesting spiders not the students:) This product offers 3 graphic organizers for the following writing genres: nonfiction, persuasive, and personal narrative.4/5(44).
Spider writing paper Historical context one way of doing it again with restoration of treatment. A mixed methods do professor xs students do. Title: Halloween Spider Lined Journal and Activity Papers Author: T. Smith Publishing Subject: Three styles of Halloween themed, lined writing paper for stories, spelling words, or journaling.
Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Spiders (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Spiders (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of spiders. Next, they counted the spiders in both of the webs after the addends were written on the mat. Finally, they wrote the sum on the mat and transferred the number sentence to the Spider Web Math recording sheet. Spider Informational Writing; We wrote facts about spiders after completing a spider directed drawing lesson.