Greater Gator DIY: Math Manipulatives
- – 2 cloth dusters (I found mine at my local dollar store)
- 2 safety pins
- – 2 large wiggly eyes
- – 2 glass rocks (from dollar store)
- – white foam for teeth
- hot glue
DIY: Greater Gator
- Remove one of the cloth dusters off of the plastic handle.
2. Slip the elastic from the second duster over top of the “head” of the alligator.
Free Songs and Chants for Greater Gator
Using Greater Gator To Explore Greater & Less Than
Use “Greater Gator” with finger puppets. Two students can put different amounts of finger puppets on one hand, while a third will use “Greater Gator” to chomp the biggest number.
This will help students begin to get comfortable with the signs for greater than and less than.