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This Snowman File Folder Games Mini-Bundle focuses on basic matching and sorting skills. This set includes nine unique file folder games with three bonus games for differentiation (for a total of 12 games!) These activities focus on basic skills, such as matching picture to picture, matching shapes, matching numbers, matching letters, matching by size, sorting by size, sorting by color, and sorting by likeness and differences.


These Pumpkin Themed Color Sorting Mats include 11 unique sorting mats that focus on sorting pumpkins by color. In a center or independent work station, students sort colored pumpkins into the mats that are the same color. Colored mats included are: red blue green orange yellow pink purple brown gray black white


Special Needs Programs | These are some ideas on using objects and hands-on activities while helping ESL learners read. I like the exercise where kids find objects that fit a given descriptive word, which could be a good sensory activity for other special needs kids as well.

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California Gold Rush, Pony Express, & Transcontinental Railroad Lesson

Building the Transcontinental Railroad Activity

from A Dab of Glue Will Do

Matching Numbers

Math can be very difficult and frustrating for some children. Because of this, it is important to have FUN, hands-on activities for students. These activities can be used to help introduce, teach, and/or review important concepts that are being taught. Th

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Inferencing Bags

INFERENCING BAGS - Fun hands-on activity for inferring. Learning Lessons with Mrs. Labrasciano


Real life sorting. Life skills practice

Amplifying Your Instruction with Hands-On Activities. Multi-sensory language activities are great for early learners and ESL kids.

from Frugal Fun For Boys

LEGO Activities for First Grade Math

LEGO Math Activities for First Grade - Addition, Measuring, Inequalities