• First Grade Activities for Home
    • Divide a deck of cards evenly between players.  Each player flips over a card, the player with the highest card wins the cards.  Continue until one player has all cards in the deck.
    • Put different items into groups and talk about which group has more or less items using the terms greater than and less than.
    • Roll dice and create numbers.  Say what is 10 more or 10 less than that number.
    • Roll single digit numbers and add them together.
    • Roll 2-digit or 3-digit numbers and add them together.
    • Give your student an addition or subtraction number sentence and ask them to make up a story problem to go with the number sentence.
    • Keep track of your child's growth each month by measuring his/her height using standard and non-standard units of measurement.
    • Show your child the time on an analog clock and have them write what the time would look like on a digital clock.
    • Use toothpicks or popsicle sticks to show tally marks.
    • Go on a shape hunt outside, ask your student to name the shapes of doors, windows, bicycle wheels, etc. 
    • Ask your student to identify the shapes of various road signs while traveling in the car.
    • Build with blocks.  Discuss what shapes were used to create the structure.
    Summer Math Packet