Days of the Week

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    1. Song

      Have students take turns jumping down the mat as the class sings a ‘days of the week’ song.

      PreK

    2. What Do You Do?

      Ask the students what they like to do on each day of the week. Relate an activity to each day. Then ask, “What day do you _______?” Have them hop...READ MORE

      PreK, Kindergarten, Grade 1

    3. The Word Hop

      Have the student begin on START HERE. Have the student read the first word. Have the student hop on the word while simultaneously saying the word. Be sure that the...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    4. Trace the Word

      Use the ‘Trace the Word’ worksheet found on the following pages. Have students crouch down on the mat and trace each word with two fingers. After they trace on the...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    5. Word Match

      Create word cards that match the words on the Days of the Week Hop floor mat (or print the words on the following pages). Put the words in a pile...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    6. Word Clapper

      Follow instructions for the ‘Word Match’ activity. Instead of shouting the word, the student hops on the word three times, saying the word and clapping simultaneously.

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    7. Bean Bag Decides

      Have a student throw a bean bag on the floor mat. Be sure the bean bag lands on one word. Jump to bean bag alternating between one and two-footed hops....READ MORE

      Grade 1

    8. Word Hopscotch

      Have the student start on START HERE. Have the student read the first word. Have the student hop on the word with one foot while simultaneously saying the word. Have...READ MORE

      Grade 1

    9. Week Versus Weekend

      Have the student hop the days of the week. Have them say the words as they hop along the mat. Then, have the student hop on the weekend days.

      Kindergarten, Grade 1