Lucky Charms Before and After Activity

Lucky Charms Before and After Activity


How to teach Opposites

Using Lucky Charms Before and After Activity, students play this fun game to practice identifying before and after.

 Knowing the differences between before and after is important for your students. This activity will help your students practice the difference between before and after.

Place the large lucky charms in a row on the floor. Hide a pot of gold underneath one lucky charm. Play “Simon Says” to find the gold! One person becomes the leprechaun and the other is Simon. Simon helps the Leprechaun search for his gold by saying to search before or after a charm. (ex. “Look before the star, look after the rainbow”). The leprechaun follows Simon’s directions until the pot of gold is found!


Other resources to use with this Lucky Charms Before and After Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about opposites.

Use these Synonym Worksheets as an additional resource to support your students.

Introduce this activity by playing Simon Says. Next, ask students how Simon Says is like following directions in school.   Then, students complete the activity with a partner. Finally, challenge students to write their own directions for their partner.

Be sure to check out more Opposites Activities.


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