Activities related to books featured in Funbook 1 (RED).
Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
Counting Money. Count money with nickels, dimes and pennies.
Snowman Fun. Make a snowman and dress it using hats, scarves, and mittens.
Bobbie Bear. Use shirts and pants. See the combinations.
Bart’s Amazing Charts
Bar Graph Sorter. Practice with bar graphs and a tally chart.
The Button Box
Button Values. Use logic and computation to figure out values for the buttons.
Bob’s Watches This website, from Rolex, has a section devoted to helping kids tell time.
There are games, videos, and downloadable worksheets. The site was recommended by Jessica Young’s class at the Elm Grove Community Center in Wisconsin!
Grandfather Tang’s Story
Tangrams. Make tangram pictures – easy level requires no turning of shapes.
Tangram Squares. Not really tangrams. Move the given shapes to make a square.
Polygon Playground. Draw pictures using polygons in several sizes.
Watch the Clock. See current time on an analog clock. Click to see digital. Jump ahead or back.
Bob’s Watches This website, from Rolex, has a section devoted to helping kids tell time. Site includes games, videos and downloadable worksheets. This site was recommended by Jessica Young’s class at the Elm Grove Community Center in Wisconsin!
Interactive Hundred Chart. Show skip counting patterns. Erase board and start over. Good for all grades.
Practicing with a Hundred Chart. Find the missing numbers in the chart. A game for grades K-2.
Give the Dog a Bone. Find the bone by clicking on the correct square on the chart. Fun.
Mend the Chart. Click and drag the missing numbers back into the chart.
Busy Bees. Use subtraction or missing addend to solve word problems about bees.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Info about the artist. Then do a jigsaw puzzle of “Girl with Watering Can.”
Georges Seurat. Info about the artist, and sample paintings.
Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt/Eight Hands Round
RoboPacker. Pack the robots using translations, reflections, rotations.
Make a Quilt. Make one square. See it repeated 9 times.
Symmetry. Find lines of symmetry. Reflect shapes.
Building Sandcastles. What was used to make each sandcastle?