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Bridges First Edition Lessons & Activities, Grade 1

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For first grade, 17 of 29 supplements sets are correlated to the Common Core State Standards. For two-way mapping of supplements to standards download the Grade 1 Correlations.

  • Activity 1: Introducing Double Flap Dot Cards
  • Activity 2: Double Flap Picture Cards
  • Activity 3: Double Flap Number Cards
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Double Dot Cards for Eleven
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Double Dot Cards for Twelve
  • Independent Worksheet 3: True or False?

Eastern Active Schools Grades 1 – 3 Non-Equipment Activities 3 Stop, Drop and Roll Formation: Standing at Desks Equipment: None Learning Outcomes: Safety, listening skills, coordination. Rules/Direction: 1. On teacher signal, the students begin to move around the room. When someone yells 'Fire', the students stop, drop, and roll. The Search for a Fun Team Building Activity is Over-2 Central Houston Locations - 1 in Central Houston and 1 in Northwest Houston.

Ready Set Learn: First Grade Activities (Gr. 1) $ 3.49 This series is designed to help children practice and master a variety of skills, including beginning math, penmanship, reading comprehension, and much more. Critical & Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 1 Rachel Lynette, Jo Larsen on shipping on qualifying offers. Critical & Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 1.

  • Activity 1: Which Book Shall We Read Tomorrow?
  • Activity 2: What’s Your Favorite Vegetable?

In the first grade, students are exposed to academics for the first time and they tentatively begin to learn, to read and understand things. They are also taught many different English concepts. When first graders first join class, they might find it difficult to absorb all the new concepts that they are exposed to.

  • Activity 1: Certain or Impossible?
  • Activity 2: Red Frog, Green Frog
  • Activity 3: Our Class Book of Certain & Impossible Events
  • Activity 1: Shape Detectives
  • Activity 2: Mystery Bag Sorting
  • Activity 3: Shape Walk
  • October Calendar Pattern
  • October Calendar Markers
  • November Calendar Pattern
  • November Calendar Markers
  • December Calendar Pattern
  • December Calendar Markers
  • January Calendar Pattern
  • January Calendar Markers
  • February Calendar Pattern
  • February Calendar Markers
  • March Calendar Pattern
  • March Calendar Markers
  • April Calendar Pattern
  • April Calendar Markers
  • Activity 1: Longer, Shorter, or the Same
  • Activity 2: How Long is the Teacher’s Belt?
  • Activity 3: Compare, Spin & Win
  • Activity 4: The Measuring Stick
  • Activity 5: The Packing Box
  • Activity 1: Measuring Length with Popsicle Sticks
  • Activity 2: Measuring Length with Unifix Cubes
  • Activity 3: How Long is the Jump Rope?
  • Activity 1: Comparing & Ordering Weights
  • Activity 2: Two Pounds of Oranges
  • Activity 3: Spin & Compare Weights
  • Activity 1: Weigh & Compare
  • Activity 2: Estimate & Check the Weight
  • Activity 3: Weigh It Twice
  • Activity 1: Scoops of Rice
  • Activity 2: The Measuring Jar
  • Activity 3: Goldilocks & the Three Jars
  • Activity 1: The Cheetah, the Tortoise & the Hare
  • Activity 2: How Much Time?
  • Activity 3: Which One Sinks First, Second & Third?
  • Activity 1: The Alarm Clock
  • Activity 2: Analog & Digital Clocks: A Match Game
  • Activity 3: Danny’s School Day
  • Activity 1: Shorter, Longer, or Same Length?
  • Activity 2: Measuring with Tile
  • Activity 3: Introducing Rulers
  • Activity 4: Frog Playground
Number & Operations, Set A10: Numbers to 100 with Penguins
  • Introduction
  • Unit 4 Planner
  • Advance Preparation Planning Guide
  • Penguin Pictures Blacklines
  • Work Places Planner Blackline
  • Journey To Antarctica $200 Challenge Blacklines
  • Activity 1: Number Line Race Game
Number & Operations, Set A11: Multi-Digit Addition & Subtraction on the Farm
  • Introduction
  • Unit 6 Planner
  • Advance Preparation Planning Guide
  • 2-D Fence Sections Blackline
  • Goats–Sheep Hundreds Grid Comparison Worksheet
  • Pigs–Cows Hundreds Grid Comparison Worksheet
  • Farm Bucks One Dollar
  • Farm Bucks Five Dollars
  • Farm Bucks Ten Dollars
  • Activity 1: The Classroom Numberline
  • Activity 2: Guess My Number
  • Activity 3: Estimate & Count the Cubes
  • Activity 4: Rainbow Numbers

Activities Gross Motor Development

  • Activity 1: The Digit Switcher
  • Activity 2: Three-Digit Shuffle
  • Activity 3: Numerals in the News
Number & Operations, Set A3: Addition & Subtraction on the Number Line
  • Activity 1: Hopping Along the Number Line
  • Activity 2: The Frog Jump Game
  • Activity 3: Adding & Subtracting on the Number Line
  • Activity 1: Sixes & Sevens, Day 1
  • Activity 2: Sixes & Sevens, Day 2
  • Activity 1: Cube Collections
  • Activity 2: Button Boxes
  • Activity 3: Put Them in Order
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  • Activity 1: Sandwich Fractions
  • Activity 2: Paper Pizzas
  • Activity 3: Fraction Bingo
Number & Operations, Set A7: Addition & Subtraction
  • Activity 1: Number Line Race to Ten
  • Activity 2: Number Line Showdown
  • Activity 3: Unifix Train Fact Families
  • Activity 4: Triangle Fact Families
  • Activity 1: The Train Station
  • Activity 2: Ten Cubes in a Box
  • Activity 3: Numeral Card Shuffle Independent Worksheet 1: Ordinal Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Ordinal Number Mix-Ups & Fix-Ups
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Shape Line-Up
Activities grammar
  • May Calendar Pattern
  • May Calendar Markers

Activities for ages 4 and up.

STEM activities (Science Technology Engineering and Math) are all the buzz in education. Kids love finding out how things work through fun, hands-on projects and teachers love knowing that they’re preparing students for their techy future.

These 40 kid-approved STEM activities are the perfect complement to the 150+ print-and-play STEM centers that are available on The Plato Pack!

Science Projects

We love science so it’s hard to pick a favorite in this first category of STEM activities.

Make exploding pop rockets.

Pull together an easy water drop race. // What We Do All Day

Create fireworks in a jar. // I Can Teach My Child

Blow up a batch of magic balloons.

Create a water cycle in a bag.

Make ordinary flowers glow in the dark. // Fun at Home with Kids

Whip up some magic dancing raisins. // Coffee Cups and Crayons

And speaking of dancing, make gummy worms boogy.

Test out a simple recipe for Oobleck. // STEM Mom

Turn your name into crystals.
Pour a rainbow in a jar.

Whip up a batch of Magic Aqua Sand. // Paging Fun Mums

Make pipe cleaners mysteriously float.

Use just a couple common household ingredients to pour hot ice.
Build a giant sand volcano. // Growing a Jeweled Rose

Grow plants from seeds.

Make clouds in the kitchen. // Modern Parents Messy Kids

Create some magnetic slime. // Frugal Fun 4 Boys


Using STEM activities to prepare kids for the future requires that they experience technology too.

Study the stars with the Star Walk app.

Build globby structures in World of Goo.

Practice strategy by playing Blokus.

Explore pictures and data from NASA missions.

Design treehouses to ferris wheels with Simple Physics.

Practice math facts with Operation Math – a fast paced drill game.


Engineering projects are also an important piece of STEM activities for kids!

Solve LEGO challenge cards. // The STEM Laboratory

Make junk boats.

Design straw bridges.

Race K’nex cars.

Create straw roller coasters. // Frugal Fun for Boys

Cut out this free balancing robot. // Buggy and Buddy

Build simple {and FAST!} spinning tops. // I Can Teach My Child

Print free activity cards and throw together a portable LEGO kit. // Fun at Home with Kids

Make a bottle water fountain. // Learn with Play at Home


To help kids build a solid foundation of math skills, STEM activities also incorporate math.

Go on a shape hunt.

Play math fact dominoes.

Play a fun subtraction game. // Buggy and Buddy

Print and play Place Value Concentration.

Practice math facts with a flower game. // Nurturestore

Build shapes out of marshmallows and pretzels.

Play a fun round of Loose Tooth Subtraction. // Heidi Songs

Make a batch of Number Trail Mix.

Find different ways to make the numbers 3-10.

Teach kids doubles {3+3, 4+4, 5+5…} with a helpful flip chart. // Mrs. T’s First Grade Class

Cut apart some hundred chart puzzles.


Practice addition with some free write and wipe cards. // The STEM Laboratory

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Play a round of Catapult Addition. // Relentlessly Fun Deceptively Educational

Grab a ball for Add It Up! // Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas

And finally, work on addition AND shapes at the same time with these playful roll and cover pattern block mats. Myegy best.

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