Preparation and introduction for the Acorn Theme
Language> Proverbs> Great oaks from little acorns grow and bulletin board
Craft> Printable Acorn or Nut
Letter A: A is for Acorn or N is for Nut
Science and Social Studies > Plants, Trees, Nutrition
Counting Autumn Acorns
* Trees & the
* Oak activities & printables
Holidays & seasons:
Ages 3 and older:
Visit each activity section for all the lesson plan content to present
the acorn or nut theme for the autumn season.
Activity 6: Numbers
Skills: Counting, writing numbers
Option #1: Autumn
Acorns Numbers Worksheets: Available for different grade
Select which number range and grade level level you would like to
practice using these worksheets.
Option #2: Numbers
in a Jar Worksheets:
For these worksheets use real acorns or shelled nuts, to use as manipulatives
and for counting purposes. Later sample the nuts during snack time.
math centers, insert the nuts into snack size zip lock bags and
children can first estimate and then count the nuts. Children
will place real nuts representing the number"
inside the jar" featured in the worksheet and practice writing the
Kindergarten/First Grade: Encourage children to draw
acorns or nuts inside the jar image
*materials to color with
nuts and plastic zip lock bags