Name graph. Math and Literacy combined activity. As children grow developmentally can do same activity with last names. Great for learning about graphing! You could definitely adapt for each grade level depending upon the skill being used (i.e. you could have 4th or 5th graders create line plots, pie charts, etc.)
Celebrate classroom birthdays in style! When the graph is complete, go over each month with the class and count the birthdays. Discuss which months have the most and least birthdays. --from Creative Teaching Press
Ultimate Guide to Graphing in Primary Grades: Do you make graphs with your students? Of course you do, who doesn't? But do you know why it is important and what experiences your students should have to get the most out of graphing activities?