Coverall games are so much fun for my students.  They can play them independently or with a partner and are so easy to prep.  These Johnny Appleseed Themed Apple Coverall Games are a great way for your students to practice identifying numbers 1-6, as well as recognizing different representations (numerals, fingers, and ten framers) for numbers 1-6.
To prepare this game, just print the game boards (included in the download below).  I like to laminate the game boards or put them in a plastic page protector sleeve for durability.  One dot cube and some manipulatives for covering the apples are needed to play the game. Red/yellow counters work really well to cover the apples, but you could also use cubes, buttons, pom poms, etc. to cover the apples.

To play this game students roll the dot cube.  After rolling they cover the number on their game board that matches what they rolled.  Students continue rolling until they have covered all of the apples on the game board.  This game is a great addition to a math station in your classroom.  It is also perfect to use when working with a small group of students in a small math group.
Included in your free download are three versions of the coverall game.  The versions included are: numeral representation, ten frame representation, and counting fingers representation.  This is a great way to differentiate the game for your students.  It is also important for students to see numbers in different ways because this helps build number sense skills.  

Are you ready for some Johnny Appleseed themed Apple Coverall game fun?!  Just click the image below to grab your FREE game boards!
Looking for more apple themed resources?  Check out these apple themed ideas from some fantastic bloggers!
Apple Lacing Fine Motor Bag // Coffee Cups and Crayons
Apple Life Cycle Printable Book // Stay at Home Educator
Apple Number Match // A Dab of Glue Will Do
Apple Life Cycle Hat // The STEM Laboratory
Apple Tree Counting Puzzles // The Kindergarten Connection
Oatmeal Apple Crisp: A Recipe for Kids // Liz's Early Learning Spot
Apple Play Dough Surprise Activity // Play & Learn Every Day
Apple Counting Book // Fun-A-Day
Balancing Apples Up on Top // Sara J Creations
Apple Seed Counting Busy Bag // Powerful Mothering
Apple Alphabet Puzzles // The Letters of Literacy
Apple Subitizing Cards // The Simplified Classroom
Apple Tree Busy Box // Teach Me Mommy
Apple Ten Frames // Still Playing School
CVC Spelling Mats // Fairy Poppins
Apple Color Matching Activity // Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
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I love giving a little gift to my students on Back to School Night.  I also love giving my teammates a little gift when we go back to school.  I created a gift tag for a student gift, as well as a gift tag that you can use on a gift for your coworkers.  
I picked up some bubbles from the Dollar Tree.  They come in packs of 3 bubbles for $1.  What a great deal!  I printed the gift tag, punched a hole in the gift tag, and used some ribbon to tie the tag around the bubble.  Such a fun back to school gift for my incoming kindergarten students!
I also like to give my teammates a little back to school gift.  I had picked up these adorable buckets from Target sometime during the summer.  I stuffed some purple tissue paper down in the bottom of the bucket, added a bag of mini Reese's cups (yum!), and a $5 Target gift card.  Teachers LOVE Target!
If you want to use these gift tags just click the image below to grab your FREE gift tags for back to school gifts!
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Bubbles are so much fun for kids!  This Blowing Bubbles Math Game is perfect for students to pretend they are blowing bubbles while counting out gems that look like bubbles.  This activity could be used as a math warm-up, a math lesson, at a math station, or at home with your own children to practice counting.

The Dollar Tree has these amazing blue gems that I am pretty sure young kids think are jewels. They are always an engaging manipulative for my students and they are perfect to use for this activity because they resemble bubbles.  To prepare this game, just print the Blowing Bubbles game board and recording sheet.  Laminating the game board and recording sheet or putting them in a plastic sleeve is a great idea.  A pencil and paper clip are all that is needed for the spinner.  If you want to have your students use the recording sheet, they will need a dry erase marker and eraser. 
The game board is organized so that two children can play this game while sitting across from one another.  Students use a paper clip and pencil for the spinner.  They just put the pencil on the center of the spinner, inside the paper clip, and give the paper clip a flick.  When the paper clip stops spinning, they look to see what ten frame it landed on.  This is how many blue gems (bubbles) they count on their Blowing Bubbles game board.  Their partner does the same thing on their side of the board.  Students can then share with their friend how many bubbles they each have and who had more/less.  They can also compare who has more/less by recording on the recording sheet.  The recording sheet is optional for this activity and is a great way to differentiate for the needs of your students. 
Included in your FREE download are two versions of the game.  One version has a spinner with ten frames representing numbers 1-5 and the other version has a spinner with ten frames representing numbers 1-10.  This allows you to meet the needs of your students when they are playing the game with a partner or in a small group with the teacher.  
Ready from some Blowing Bubbles Math Game fun?!  Click the image below to grab your FREE download!
My friend Alex, from The Kindergarten Connection, and I have teamed up to share two FREE bubble themed downloads using these blue gems from The Dollar Tree.  Just click the image below to head over to her blog and grab your FREE "Fishy Bubbles" alphabet activity!
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