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Popsicle Stick Centers Activities Math Literacy Fine Motor Recording Sheets

Popsicle Stick Centers Activities Math Literacy Fine Motor Recording Sheets

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Printables, Activities, Centers

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Early Intervention, Numbers, Reading Strategies

232 pages of math and literacy centers in a popsicle sticks theme. Popsicle stick activities include beginning sounds, tally marks, stem, color words, year round centers, cardinality, shapes, visual discrimination, counting, worksheets, recording sheets, differentiated, tracing, writing, one to one correspondence, 4 seasons, follow up sheets, fine motor activities, literacy, math, coloring, preschool curriculum, busy bags, kindergarten curriculum, tot trays, busy boxes, morning tubs, stations, and more. For kindergarten, prek, SPED, child care, homeschool, or any early childhood setting.

Materials Needed – half size popsicle sticks, 26 larger size craft sticks, regular size popsicle sticks in natural red blue yellow green orange purple, googly eyes, playdough, dry erase marker, tongs, pompoms, clear plastic cups, scissors, glue, pencil, crayons, math counters, plastic numbers and letters

Popsicle Sticks Unit with Recording Sheets

1] French Fries – Counting 0-20 – Choose, Count, Match, Count, Color, Write – Choose a french fry container and count the number of dots. Match with a french fry pack number. Count natural colored popsicle sticks (french fries) ‘into’ the container, matching the number. Color the matching numbered french fry pack on the coloring sheet. Write the number on the recording sheet. Repeat with another container. – comes with:

a] 21 Dotted French Fry Containers (lettered)

b] 21 French Fry Pack Numbers

c] French Fry Numbers Coloring Sheet

d] Recording Sheet

e] Answer Key

2] Stix The Porcupine – Building Numbers and Counting 0-20 – Choose, Build, Count and Poke, Color, Write – Choose a Stix mat. Make the number with popsicle sticks. Put a blob of playdough on Stix’s body. Poke popsicle sticks (quills) into the dough, matching the number. Find the porcupine with the same number and color it. Write the number on the recording sheet. – comes with:

a] 21 Stix the Porcupine Mats (lettered)

b] Porcupine Numbers Coloring Sheet

c] Recording Sheet

d] Answer Key

3] Sally’s Tallies – Making Tally Marks with Sally Snake and Stanley Snake 0-20 – Flip, Count, Make, Match, Color, Write – Flip a Sally Snake tally mark card. Make the matching tally marks with popsicle sticks. Match with a Stanley Snake number card. Find and color the number snake. Write the number on the recording sheet. Repeat. – comes with:

a] 21 Sally Snake Tally Mark Cards (lettered)

b] 21 Stanley Snake Number Cards

c] Snake Coloring Sheet

d] Recording Sheet

e] Answer Key

4] Sticks ‘N Cups – Count and Add 0-20 – Count, Fill, Add, Color, Write – You will need containers (cups, jars, etc.), and popsicle sticks in the following colors (red, blue, green, yellow, orange, purple). Place an empty container in front of you. Choose a numbered color card. Count the matching sticks into the container. When complete, count all the sticks (add). Color the cup with the same number (total). Write the total on the recording sheet by the matching letter. – comes with:

a] 21 Numbered Color Cards (0-20, lettered)

b] Cup Coloring Sheet

c] Recording Sheet

d] Answer Key

5] Cage Count – Zoo Animal Counting 0-20 – Flip, Count, Place, Color, Write – Flip a numbered animal card. Use popsicle sticks as cage bars. Place the matching number of bars over the animal, resembling a cage. Find and color the matching number cage on the coloring sheet. Write the number on the recording sheet. Repeat. – comes with:

a] 21 Animal Cards (lettered)

b] Cage Numbers Coloring Sheet

c] Recording Sheet

d] Answer Key

6] Popsicle Geometry – Making Shapes – Choose, Make, Color, Snip, Glue – Choose a shape card. Make the shape with popsicle sticks (full and half size) using the card as a reference. Find and color the matching popsicle shape on the coloring page. Complete a snip and glue follow up sheet. – comes with:

a] 12 Shape Cards

b] Popsicle Shapes Coloring Page

c] 4 Color, Snip, Stick Follow Up Sheets

7] Rainbow Popsicles – Fine Motor Colors – Transfer, Color, Write – You will need pompoms in the following colors: gray, black, white, brown, orange, yellow, pink, purple, blue, green, red. Transfer pompoms with tongs onto the circles of the matching color popsicle. Color the numbered popsicle the same color. Write the color word. – comes with:

a] 11 Colored Popsicles WITHOUT Color Words (numbered)

b] 11 Colored Popsicles WITH Color Words (easier, numbered)

c] Popsicle Coloring Page

d] Color Words Writing Page

e] Answer Keys

8] Stick Designs – Visual Discrimination – Choose, Arrange, Color – Choose a colored stick design card and its matching black and white coloring sheet (half page). You will need popsicle sticks in the following colors (red, blue, green, yellow, orange, purple). Arrange your sticks to match the card. Color the sticks on the coloring sheet the same. – comes with:

a] 12 Colored Stick Cards (half page, numbered)

b] 12 Black and White Coloring Sheets (half page, numbered)

9] Animal Alphabet – Building Uppercase Letters and Coloring Animals A-Z – Choose, Make, Color, Trace, Write – Choose a letter page. Make the uppercase letter with popsicle sticks (full size and half size). Color the matching animal. Trace the animal name. Trace and write the letters on the bottom. – comes with:

a] 26 Sheets

10] Butterflies – Uppercase, Lowercase, Beginning Sounds – Make Butterflies, Color, Write – You will need 26 craft sticks (the larger popsicle sticks). Write an uppercase letter (A-Z) on each stick towards the bottom. The sticks will be the bodies. Match each stick with a lowercase wing and a picture wing. Choose any head you like and place it at the top of the stick. Find and color the matching butterfly. Write the letter. Repeat. – comes with:

a] 26 Picture Wings (numbered)

b] 26 Lowercase Wings

c] 9 Heads (print 3)

d] Upper and Lower Butterfly Coloring Sheet

e] Recording Sheet

f] Answer Key

11] The Rhyming Forest – Picture Rhymes – Pick, Match, Color – Tape a popsicle stick to each treetop. Place upright in a sensory bin, or playdough, or just lay out on a table. Pick a tree. Pick another tree that rhymes. Find the rhyming pair on the follow up sheet and color them the same color. – comes with:

a] 24 Trees (12 matches)

b] 2 Follow Up Sheets

12] Spring Sticks – Visual Discrimination – Choose, Make, Count, Write, Color, Trace, Write – Choose a picture mat and its matching black and white sheet.

Color Mat – Make the picture on the color mat with popsicle sticks and googly eyes. Count the matching pictures and write the answer in the box with a dry erase marker.

Black And White Sheet – Color the picture to match the one you made with popsicle sticks. Trace the word. Write the word. – comes with:

a] 10 Colored Picture Mats

b] 10 Black And White Picture Sheets

13] Summer Sticks – Visual Discrimination – Choose, Make, Count, Write, Color, Trace, Write – Choose a picture mat and its matching black and white sheet.

Color Mat – Make the picture on the color mat with popsicle sticks and googly eyes. Count the matching pictures and write the answer in the box with a dry erase marker.

Black And White Sheet – Color the picture to match the one you made with popsicle sticks. Trace the word. Write the word. – comes with:

a] 10 Colored Picture Mats

b] 10 Black And White Picture Sheets

14] Autumn Sticks – Visual Discrimination – Choose, Make, Count, Write, Color, Trace, Write – Choose a picture mat and its matching black and white sheet.

Color Mat – Make the picture on the color mat with popsicle sticks and googly eyes. Count the matching pictures and write the answer in the box with a dry erase marker.

Black And White Sheet – Color the picture to match the one you made with popsicle sticks. Trace the word. Write the word. – comes with:

a] 10 Colored Picture Mats

b] 10 Black And White Picture Sheets

15] Winter Sticks – Visual Discrimination – Choose, Make, Count, Write, Color, Trace, Write – Choose a picture mat and its matching black and white sheet.

Color Mat – Make the picture on the color mat with popsicle sticks and googly eyes. Count the matching pictures and write the answer in the box with a dry erase marker.

Black And White Sheet – Color the picture to match the one you made with popsicle sticks. Trace the word. Write the word. – comes with:

a] 10 Colored Picture Mats

b] 10 Black And White Picture Sheets