Add movement-based games to your grammar and punctuation lessons!
Incorporate kinesthetic activities into your punctuation lesson plan with our Punctuation Hop! This floor mat opens up possibilities for new games for your students to learn how to use different punctuation marks. Ideal for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders, grammar lessons will become a fun and energetic activity with this teaching tool!
The Punctuation Hop floor mat includes the name, symbol, definition, and an example of 7 common punctuation marks: quotation marks, apostrophe, comma, colon, question mark, period, and exclamation point. With its bright colors and large, easy-to-read text, the Punctuation Hop is sure to keep visual learners engaged!
At 38 inches wide and 70 inches long, this floor mat has ample space for multiple students to interact with it at the same time. Promote a collaborative learning environment during your grammar and punctuation lessons!
Understanding punctuation will come easy to your students as a result of engaging in movement-based activities on this mat. Kids learn best while they are moving. Physical activity boosts learning comprehension and improves memory retention. Best of all, your students will be so excited to play punctuation games, they may forget that they are learning a new grammar lesson!
The Punctuation Hop teaches students how to use different punctuation marks. They will be able to identify different punctuation marks in their reading and use the proper marks in their writing alongside this mat. Kids will be able to comprehend readings successfully and convey their desired messages in writing with the correct punctuation. Help your students avoid common mistakes!
Teaching punctuation has never been this fun before! Check out our activity database for punctuation games you can add to your lesson plan. Watch your class consequently become confident in their understanding of punctuation!
Materials: Our floor mats are made from heavy-duty vinyl. They are easy to clean, durable, and long-lasting. Some teachers have used their mats for over 10 years!
Dimensions: 38 x 70 inches
Includes: exclamation point, period, question mark, colon, comma, apostrophe, and quotation mark
Check out our material FAQ page for more information and instructions on caring for your floor mat.
Sample Activity: Pick My Mark
- Have students write sentences on cards leaving out the punctuation marks.
- Have the class trade sentence cards. Then, take turns putting the cards on the corresponding punctuation mark that would correctly complete the sentence.