The set of I Spy Snowflake Shapes worksheets invites children to gather data on how many of each style of snowflake is displayed. After counting up how many of each their are, children will then record that data on a chart. There are opportunities to record the data in numerals or tally marks.
This I Spy Snowflakes activity is an opportunity to introduce your children to the words data, gather, and represent mean. It will help them break out each of the steps they will be doing in this activity.
Exploring the Vocabulary Words
Data- It can be facts, observations, numbers, or measurements that can be collected and looked over.
Gather- Bringing together or collecting information or data.
Represent- A sign, symbol, or number that describes something.
Getting the I Spy Snowflake Shapes Activity Worksheets
First, you will need to download the set.
Second, if you don’t have Acrobat Reader you will need to download it. The algorithm page is an Acrobat Reader PDF file.
Third, you must go to your download file and open the page. You may be asked if you want the file to open right after downloading it. You won’t have to hunt for it in your download file if you are.
Exploring the I Spy Snowflake Worksheets
Extending the Activity
After completing the worksheet, you could have your children come up with math facts using the data. Children can be asked one or all of the following questions.
- Which snowflake is pictured the most?
- Which snowflake is pictured the least?
- How many more of the last snowflake are there than the second snowflake?
- If you add the number of the third snowflake to the number of the fourth snowflake, how many snowflakes do you have?
- What two snowflakes added together will equal ten snowflakes?