States/Capitals

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    1. Hop the States

      Have students begin on START HERE. Have them hop from state to state, announcing the state and capital as they land.

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    2. Hop the Capitals

      Cover the capital names on the floor mat. Have a student hop on the mat as they say the capital names. Have them check if they have the correct answer...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    3. Flashcard Capitals

      Cover the state capitals on the mat. Create flashcards with each state capital. Have your students line up behind START HERE. You will stand at the end of the mat....READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    4. Match the State Shape

      Use the state cards (provided with the mat, or print out your own using the following pages) with the shape and capital. Have students match the card with the corresponding...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    5. Hop the Abbreviations

      Have students hop the mat only saying the abbreviations of each state.

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    6. Flashcard Abbreviations

      Cover the abbreviations on the mat. Create flashcards with the abbreviations. Have your students line up behind START HERE. You will stand at the end of the mat. Show the...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    7. Where is the State?

      Have the children identify where the state is located in the United States. Is it in the north? South? Southwest? Midwest?

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    8. Trivia Hop

      Ask students trivia questions about a state on your mat/s. Have them hop on the block of the state when they answer. Although this information might not be essential to...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    9. Wild Worksheets

      Have students use the mat to help them answer the questions on the worksheets in the following pages.

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5