Sorting and identifying colors Math Center | Math Bug Center | Bug Sorting




Are you looking for a small group activity to review sorting and sorting rules? Need hands-on math center to practice sorting and colors? Have a bug or insect theme in your classroom? Looking for an easy low prep math center? Look no further!

What’s Included?

  • 2 Math Centers!

Center 1 – Identifying and Matching Colors

  • Suggested Materials (How to make fireflies)
  • 2 “I can” posters (With picture examples of directions)
  • 12 Color Fireflies
  • 12 Color Magnifying glasses
  • 2 Recording Sheets (Color the firefly matching the color word and color the firefly and label the color)

Center 2 – Sorting

  • Suggested Materials (toy bugs and bugs in a jar dirt filler for sensory bin)
  • 1 “I can” posters (With picture examples of directions)
  • 5 Sorting Mats
  • 2 Recording Sheets (draw the bugs and sorting rule / sorting with wings and no wings)

How to use this?

  • Small Group Instruction – This is perfect to pull a small group for intervention time!
  • Whole Group – Perfect for quick review of colors and sorting.
  • Literacy Center – Students can play in the sensory bin matching colors. Or they can sort the bugs in the sensory bin by different rules.

Directions for use:

Print the mats, cards, and I can posters on cardstock for extra durability . I would recommend laminating the cards so you can use them again and again.

What if I need something added?

If you would like any custom pages, please e-mail me at and I would be more than happy to create it for you!

How do I open this?

Please note: You will need Adobe Viewer to open these cards. They are secured and flattened. There is no editable version in this product.

Hope you find this resource useful! =) Don’t forget to write feedback.

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Carolyn Hacker

Carolyn’s Creative Classroom

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