Do your students jump for joy over graphing activities like mine do? Your children will effectively practice early graphing skills with this Roll and Graph Spring Math Activity AND have fun while doing it! I’m so excited to roll out our next roll and graph activity in the series!
*Pair this with our Spring Centers Pack for TONS of learning fun this season!
Roll and Graph Spring Math Activity
This activity is suitable for Preschool and Kindergarten students. What’s extra great about this math center is children will practice graphing skills and work their fine motor muscles while coloring!
You can decide to use this math game in singles or pairs.
When children work in pairs they can turn this activity into a race to see which Springtime-themed picture wins first!
Let’s get started with our supplies.
- Springtime Roll and Graph recording page (at the end of the post)
- Springtime Roll and Graph printable die (at the end of the post)
- Springtime Pocket Die printable picture cards (at the end of the post)
- Pocket Dice
How to Assemble the Printable Die
You have two options for using dice with this activity. You can use the included Springtime printable die and assemble it on your own OR you can use the pocket die printable cards to place in a pocket die.
Assembly for the Springtime roll and graph printable die is simple! I would suggest laminating it first. I think it’s easier to assemble when it’s laminated. Laminating also makes the die more durable.
Simply cut out the die along the thick black line. Then you’ll fold inward, along the dotted lines.
Keep folding up the die and tucking in the edges until it’s in a cube shape. Lastly, add a couple pieces of tape to secure the die.
If you’d rather not fuss with assembling the printable die, then use a pocket die (these pocket dice are my absolute favorite and what I use in math centers all the time) and print the pocket die picture cards.
Simply cut them out and slide them into the sides of the pocket die.
How to Use the Springtime Roll and Graph Recording Sheet
If you choose to place this activity in your math center, be sure that your students have a solid foundation of graphing skills. If it’s been awhile then a quick reminder of how to graph will help!
You might also want to place a basket of crayons, colored pencils and markers in your math center for more graphing fun!
Extra Fun Tip: Give students colorful stickers for graphing instead of coloring in the squares on the recording sheet. As an added bonus…this helps work those fine motor muscles too!
Time to Graph!
Students are expected to roll the die and then color in one square above the Springtime-themed picture that matches.
The activity continues with the child rolling the die and coloring in the squares above the object rolled on the die.
The game is over when one of the Springtime pictures reaches the top of the graph first!
Turn this graphing activity into a race! In pairs, each child has his/her own Springtime Roll and Graph recording sheet and they share a die.
Player #1 rolls the die and colors in the square on their own graph recording sheet.
Player #2 then rolls and records the picture rolled on their own recording sheet.
The game continues until one of the player’s Springtime-themed pictures has reached the top of their own graph first!
Grab Your Copy
Ready for some graphing fun? Add this roll and graph spring math activity to your math centers by clicking the yellow button at the very bottom of this post.
Then, for more fun spring learning ideas, check out these awesome printables and activities from some of my favorite kid bloggers!
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Editable Spring Sight Word Game // Letters of Literacy
Spring Color by Sight Word // Sara J Creations
Spring 5 Senses Mini Book // The Primary Post
Flowers CVC Word Building Freebie // A Dab of Glue Will Do
Spring Read-Write-Build Alphabet Mat // Fun-A-Day
Flower Roll and Cover Mats // Fun Learning for Kids
Roll and Graph Spring Math Activity // The Kindergarten Connection
Spring Letter Recognition Game // Stay at Home Educator
Spring Tree Fine Motor Math // Fantastic Fun and Learning
Bird Life Cycle Puzzles // Liz’s Early Learning Spot
Growing Beans in a Bag // Science Kiddo
Spring Patterning Activities // Fairy Poppins
Flower Color Matching // Teach Me Mommy