Jelly Bean Graphing

We have been up to our ears in graphs this week.  If you happen to be on that unit this week, I have a little Easter graphing freebie for you.


I gave each student a handful of jelly beans for them to sort.


They each tallied their results on a tally chart, which I forgot to get a picture of!


Finally, they graphed their results in the form of a bar graph.  After graphing, they were to ask a partner questions about each others' graphs.

You can download the freebie by clicking the pic below.




Each day, as we learned about a new graph, it was added to this anchor chart.  

This is a super cute book by the fabulous Loreen Leedy.  I had planned on using it at the end of the unit, but just ran out of time.  It will have to be put on the list of to-dos for next year!  I thought I could have the students gather some sort of data and then let each group make the appropriate graph for the information on a poster.


I hope you all have a great week!  Four days until spring break! {Not that I'm counting or anything...}

Happy Easter!




3 comments

  1. I am so excited to use your graphs this week with my first graders! The graphics are adorable!! Thanks so much for sharing it with me.
    Julie
    Ms. Marciniak's First Grade Critter Cafe

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  2. Thank you! My class will love this activity this week! :)

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  3. I love your jellybean graphing activities! Just found your blog through TpT, I'm your newest follower!

    ✿Sue✿
    Science for Kids Blog

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