Language Arts and Math Flash Card Fun for Grades PreK–2 by TREND enterprises

Flash Fun Activity Ideas

Grade Level: PK–2
Subject: Language Arts; Math

Turn borders and trimmers into flash cards to support the learning of basic skills.

Materials Needed:
• TREND U.S. Coins Terrific Trimmers® (T-92126)
• TREND Number Tumble Terrific Trimmers® (T-92035)
• TREND Alphabet Bolder Borders® (T-85029)
• TREND Colors Bolder Borders® (T-85032)
• Scissors

Trimmers and borders that relate to basic skills help you teach and make learning fun. One trimmer or border makes a set of flash cards, and two can make a matching game.

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity

  1. Use Bolder Borders® to make alphabet and color flash cards. Cut each letter and color apart to make individual flash cards.
  2. Use the alphabet cards to learn the letters and ABC order. Name things that begin with each letter sound.
  3. Use the color cards to learn colors. Add words to the back of each card to name items that are the particular color.
  4. Cut the Terrific Trimmers® to create different-sized pieces. Each trimmer can be cut in different lengths so that there are a larger variety of options. Use the number trimmers to order numbers from smallest to largest. Create number sequences or equations with the numerals on each piece.
  5. Using the coin trimmer pieces, add the coins to total the value on each piece.
  6. Use the cut trimmers and borders to make games, and for individual drill and assessment.

Other TREND Terrific Trimmers® and Bolder Borders® can be used to create flash cards on many different themes.

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