First, I went searching for stretchy stuff.
Everything in this box (except for the mini stretchies) came from the Dollar Store. The mini snakes, spiders, and frogs came in a bigger set from RAFT (there were tons in the bag, so I can swap them out when the others get gross). In the box is Silly Putty, a Slinky, mini monkeys, and large animals. I figured that this would be a good variety. I also created a recording sheet and direction cards to go with the activity (freebie at the bottom of the post). I printed and laminated the direction cards and placed them in the workstation box with the stretchies, a ruler, a measuring tape, and recording sheet.
The next activity is not my original idea, but I made it cuter! The original idea came from RAFT (Resources Area for Teachers). RAFT is one of my favorite places to go. The "mother-ship" is located in San Jose, CA. There is also another smaller facility in Redwood City, CA. For those outside of northern California, you can visit RAFT online for free activity guides and can even purchase many of the activity kits online. I will tell you all about RAFT in a later post as I could go on and on about this amazing place! Now, back to math workstations! So the idea that I
Like always, I have tons of these activities to post. I will be creating a few TpT activity collections focused on each math concept area in the Common Core math. Keep your eyes open!
Have a blessed Saturday!