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32 reviewed resources for nursery rhymes math

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Once Upon a Time...A Math Time

For Teachers K - 2nd
For this math worksheet, students complete simple math concepts based on the nursery rhymes they hear such as Baa Baa Black Sheep, Jack and the Beanstock, and more. Students complete patterns, addition, and other concepts for 13 nursery...
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Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders conduct a scavenger hunt in which they locate answers to questions using traditional nursery rhymes. They relate the use of nursery rhymes to oral traditions that are past down in different cultures from generation to...
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Numbers Song—Number 1

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Number one is the theme of a music video in which one boy takes a hike to discover a plethora of items such as one fast car, a jet airplane, a long train, and more!
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Developing Number Sense with "Baa Baa Black Sheep"

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Using the fun Mother Goose nursery rhyme "Baa Baa Black Sheep" and the book Sheep Out to Eat, your Kindergarten class will practice number matching and will also learn facts about sheep. Beforehand, create several laminated sets of of...
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Sorting With Little Boy Blue

For Teachers K Standards
Little Boy Blue, come blow your horn! After listening to and reciting this nursery rhyme, preschoolers and kinders sort toy sheep and cows into groups. They also listen to the story Farm Flu by Teresa Bateman and Nadine Bernard Westcott...
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Matching with The Little Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Nursery rhymes make math more engaging for little ones. Using “The Little Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe,” learners match cutouts of different shoes. They also listen to the story, Two Little Shoes by Razvan and Deborah Stupple. This is a...
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Three Little Kittens: Addition Booklet

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore math problem solving strategies while reading a nursery rhyme. In this addition lesson, students learn math skills such as solving simple equations, graphing data and extending patterns while reading The Three Little...
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1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Once I Caught a Fish Alive): Counting and Directional Words

For Teachers K
Students explore directional words. In this counting and directional words lesson, students listen to a nursery rhyme, complete a counting activity and complete a directional words activity.
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Construction and the Three Little Pigs

For Teachers K - 1st
Students construct science experiments based on nursery rhymes and student stories, including: Humpty Dumpty, the Three Little Pigs and Charlotte's Web.
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Literature

For Teachers K
Students develop new vocabulary through listening. They listen to comprehend and to obtain information.
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Literature - November

For Teachers K
Students develop new vocabulary through listening. They listen to comprehend and to obtain information.
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Roll of the Genes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Animal reproduction in sheep and cattle is explored with the help of Punnet squares. Scholars employ tools using probability to conclude the color of wool a sheep's offspring will have. Acting as animal geneticists, pupils then take...
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Finding Percentages 6A

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
A list of 20 two to three-digit numbers asks math whizzes to determine specified percentages for each. The publisher has linked the assignment to CCSS.Math.Content.6RP.3, and it is targeted at the discreet skill of finding a percent of a...
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Recording Frequency

For Teachers 1st
First graders analyze nursery rhymes and gather data about word frequency. For this frequency lesson, 1st graders create graphs and tables. Students interpret the data.
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Patterns

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore simple patterns.  In this mathematical thinking geometry lesson, students repeat clapping and snapping patterns, and determine what comes next in sound and movement patterns.  Students recite "Hey, Diddle, Diddle," then...
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Numbers Song—Number 3

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Two friends rap about the number three in a music video that features items—a tricycle, three-leaf clover, triangle instruments and more! 
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Theme Poems: Using the Five Senses

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Introduce shape poems with help from the book Flicker Flash by Joan Bransfield Graham. Pupils discuss and describe what a shape poem is and how it is made prior to drafting an example poem. Once budding poets are ready, pupils compose...
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Get Ready, Get Set, PLAN

For Teachers Pre-K
Students complete the theme activities in the unit for the month of September. In this planning lesson, students complete various themed activities for the month of September. Students complete movement activities, autonomy and social...
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BANG! Calendar Review

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice their calendar skills. For this calendar math lesson, 1st graders play a quiz game to review calendar skills. The game may adapted for play in other content areas.
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The Spider Beside Her

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders are introduced to the characteristics of spiders. In groups, they compare and contrast spiders to different insects to discover spiders are not an insect at all. In groups, they create a model of a spider and discuss its...
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My Family

For Teachers Pre-K
Students examine the different kinds of families. For this family lesson, students discuss who is in their family, talk about how families should treat each other and how they feel about their family. Students make posters that show...
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Let's Make a Mural

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students social skills blossom as they work together on this mural-making activity. In this early childhood visual arts activity, students develop creative-thinking, fine-motor, language, and social skills as they work together to plan,...
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Kindergarten Memories

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students create a monthly memory and compile it into a Kindergarten Memory Book.  In this memory book lesson plan, students create a monthly memory page.  Students create a graphic organizer in Kidspiration which is developed into a...
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Winter Lesson Plan

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discuss the concept of size by comparing objects.  In this size instructional activity, students use the story The Three Billy Goats Gruff to compare different sizes.  Students choose from several hands-on activities to ensure...