The snack that smiles back just got a whole lot better because we are using those delicious salty snacks to work on our graphing skills!

That’s right, graphing never tasted so good!

This activity will work on graphing, counting, and color sorting skills in addition to being plain yummy.

Grab a FREE copy of the Goldfish Graphing Template HERE.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Science

  • Use graphs and charts to describe data

Algebraic Thinking

  • Count from 0-10
  • Understand values of numbers 0-10

Patterns

  • Sort objects based on two characteristics; size, color, shape, texture, or weight

Visual Arts

  • Identify basic colors

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills

Science

  • Use graphs and charts to describe data

Algebraic Thinking

  • Count from 0-20
  • Understand values of numbers 0-20

Patterns

  • Sort objects based on two characteristics; size, color, shape, texture, or weight

Visual Arts

  • Identify basic colors and understand that you can combine colors to make new colors

 

Required Materials

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Goldfish Graphing Template

*Colored Goldfish

Step #1
Print out the Goldfish Graphing Template
Step #2
Give your Lil’ a handful of colored Goldfish
Step #3
Sort the Goldfish on the graphing chart based on their color.
Step #4
Enjoy a yummy snack when you are done graphing.

Teacher Tip

We had a lot of extra Goldfish, so we turned our graphing into a game. The first color to reach 10 won! Then we ate them all and tried again.

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