Funbook 1 Links

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.

 

Amelia Bedelia

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.

 

Game Time

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.

Tangrams from abcya.com or pbskids.org.  These tangram activities are recommended for grades 4-5+

Tangram Squares.  Not really tangrams.  Move the given shapes to make a square.

 

Greedy Triangle

Polygon Playground. Draw pictures using polygons in several sizes.

 

Grouchy Ladybug

Watch the ClockSee 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!

 

King’s Commissioners

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 ChartClick and drag the missing numbers back into the chart.

 

Math-terpieces

Busy Bees.  Use subtraction or missing addend to solve word problems about bees.

Paul Cezanne.  Do a jigsaw puzzle of “Apples and Oranges.”

Claude Monet.   Plant flowers in Monet’s garden.  This activity needs Java.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir.  Info about the artist.  Then do a jigsaw puzzle of “Girl with Watering Can.”

Vincent van GoghInfo about the artist, and self portrait. Then do a jigsaw puzzle of “Starry Night.”

Georges SeuratInfo 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.

 

Sea Squares

Building Sandcastles.  What was used to make each sandcastle?