## Wednesday, May 16, 2018

### Friendship Day

Friends are so important and being a good friend takes hard work sometimes!

## Tuesday, May 8, 2018

### Skip Counting by 10s

Skip Counting by 10s
107 pages

Skip Counting by 10s is a necessary skill in basic number sense. Use these centers and printables to consolidate these skills. Counting by tens supports place value concepts too.
• Students place cards in a sequence and then place the correct number underneath.
• Fix the puzzles – count by tens to put the picture back together.
• Cut and glue – place the numbers in the correct sequence.
• Sequence the bundling sticks and then match the correct number.
• Missing bundling sticks – find the missing card by counting by 10.
• Bundling sticks in 4 sets. Sequence them and then match to the correct number.
• Adding and subtracting cards by 10. Draw cards one at a time, work out the answer and the winner who has the most cards at the end.
• Skip counting ice cream flavours.
• Number scrolls counting by 10s from a given starting point.
• Assessment – student and teacher pages

## Monday, May 7, 2018

### Skip Counting by 2s

Skip Counting by 2s
107 pages

Skip Counting by 2s is a necessary skill in basic number sense. Use these centers and printables to consolidate these skills.

• Flip Flops or as we Aussies call them thongs. Students place cards in a sequence and then place the correct number underneath. There are sets of houses for counting patterns too.
• Fix the puzzles – count by twos to put the picture back together.
• Cut and glue – place the numbers in the correct sequence.
• Sequence the houses and then deliver the correct mail to the correct house number.
• Missing flamingos – find the missing card by counting by 2.
• Houses for odd counting patterns - 4 sets. Sequence the houses and then deliver the correct mail to the correct house number.
• Counting collections by 2s. Use a dry erase pen to circle and count.
• Adding and subtracting cards by 2. Draw cards one at a time, work out the answer and the winner who has the most cards at the end.
• Skip counting ice cream flavours.
• Number scrolls counting by 2s from a given starting point.
• Assessment – student and teacher pages

USA Common Core Standards
K.CC.2 Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence instead of having to begin at 1
1.OA.5 Relate counting to addition and subtraction (counting on 2 to add 2)
2.OA.3 Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication (by pairing or counting by 2s)

Australian National Curriculum
Year 1 - Number and Algebra – Develop confidence with number sequences to and from 100 by ones from any starting point. Skip count by twos, fives, and tens starting from zero (ACMNA012)

Year 2 – Number and Algebra – Investigate number sequence, initially those increasing and decreasing by twos, threes, five and ten from any given starting point, then moving to other sequences. (ACMNA026)

## Sunday, May 6, 2018

### World Environment Day - June 5th

World Environment Day
26 pages

This World Environment Day PowerPoint is designed to share why and how we celebrate and acknowledge World Environment Day.

Share the PowerPoint and encourage discussion about the content and what we can do to make our planet the best place we can make it. There are recording templates to support the Powerpoint contained in the zip file.

These recording templates support the Powerpoint contained in the zip file.
• What do we need keep doing and what can we stop doing to make our planet a better place to be?
• Record words to describe World Environment Day
• Plus, minus and interesting ideas about our planet
• Alphabet Key – Our Planet
• What I see, I think and I wonder abut out planet
• Environment Day Fact Chart
• World Environment Day 3 facts, 2 opinions and 1 question I have
• Compare and contrast our world 50 years ago and today

## Sunday, April 29, 2018

### Time Lap Book

This Time Lap Book is a showcase of what your students know about time.
Click this link to see it in our TpT store - for the first 24 hours it is 50% off.

## Friday, April 27, 2018

### Life Cycle Bundle

We have bundled our animal life cycles into one big pack
Life Cycle Bundle 463 pages

This Life Cycle Bundle pack explores the life cycle of Bees - Butterflies - Chickens - Frogs - Ladybugs - Spiders through increasing vocabulary using reading and writing about animal life cycles.

This Animal Life Cycle Bundle contains –
Bee Life Cycle Pack
Butterfly Life Cycle Pack
Chicken Life Cycle Pack
Frog Life Cycle Pack