Summer Math Crafts for First and Second Grade

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The end of the school year is nearing and what better way to keep your students engaged and learning than with fun math crafts! These summer themed math crafts are the perfect way to review math skills at the end of the year.

Your students will love cutting, pasting, and matching to create these unique crafts! Plus, they’re low prep which makes them perfect for the last few weeks of school! Check out these summer themed math crafts for first and second grade and score a freebie while you’re here!

Math Crafts for First Grade

Sweet, Sweet Addends- Students will compose 3 addends that make their special number that is on their straw. Numbers are within 21. This can be easily differentiated by having students find two numbers instead of three. Throw in some real lemonade to beat the heat towards the end of the school year!

Beach Ball Number Sense- Students will automatically add and subtract with their knowledge of base ten. Need to differentiate? We have you covered! There are different number options up to 120 and offer a hundreds chart to students that need it. 

Broken Up Sun- Could there be a better way to review fractions than working with a vibrant summer sun? Students will write fractions for each part of the sun. Multiple suns are included so you can easily differentiate. 

Word Problem Watermelons- These word problems include addition, subtraction and missing addends. Make these watermelons look even more delicious by printing them on astrobrights paper and display in the hallway or on your favorite bulletin board 🙂

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Math Crafts for Second Grade

Popsicle Addition- This cute and colorful craft will help your students review 3 digit addition both with and without regrouping. Bonus, they make an adorable display board!

Sandcastle Fractions- What better way to review fractions than with this fun craft? Students love building their own sand castle and they’ll get to review fractions including thirds, fourths, fifths, and more!

Pineapple Fact Fluency- These fun pineapples will let your students review their math fact fluency. Easily differentiate to meet the needs of your students with both the addition and multiplication versions.

Ice Cream Cone Counting- Have your students review counting coins with this fun craft! Pair it with an ice cream party for a full day of fun and learning!

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We know how hard the last few weeks of school can be. You’ve worked hard this year! As a big thank you for all of your support, get a FREE sample of these summer math crafts HERE.

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