Coin Counting Puzzles

Coin Counting Puzzles

Learning about money often begins with learning coin names and values. Mastering it all takes time and practice, but thankfully, it doesn't have to be boring. These coin counting puzzles are a great activity for the home or classroom and, my favorite part of all, they...

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12 Shape Games for Kids

12 Shape Games for Kids

Studying shapes can feel a lot like learning a foreign language to kids. Rhombuses, trapezoids, spheres... even the NAMES are tricky. But thankfully, with lots of practice, students can memorize not only their crazy titles but also all of the characteristics that make...

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DIY Magnetic Craft Sticks

DIY Magnetic Craft Sticks

Sometimes the simplest activities are the biggest hits with kids. That's certainly true for these easy DIY magnetic craft sticks.  They are a motivating way to work on shapes, patterns, alphabet letters... there are so many possibilities. When you're finished with...

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Apple STEM Challenges

Apple STEM Challenges

These apple STEM challenges are a must-try! Grab a bag of apples and dive into science, measurement, buoyancy, life cycles, 2D shapes and numbers.  The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks. Download your set in our shop or on...

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Watermelon Seed Count and Clip Cards

Watermelon Seed Count and Clip Cards

Counting is a skill that takes a lot of practice and repetition, especially when children are learning one to one correspondence and counting sets. These super fun watermelon seed count and clip cards add some much needed fun to all of that hard work. They are perfect...

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Hot Dog Addition Cards

Hot Dog Addition Cards

Hot-diggity dog! We have a yummy addition cards activity right off the grill for you!  Engage your learners' mind (and belly) with this playful math activity. Scroll down to download your freebie and then jump over and snag our Editable Math Fact Games for more math...

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Pretzel and Marshmallow Structures

Pretzel and Marshmallow Structures

When it comes to simple prep STEM projects for kids, these pretzel and marshmallow STEM structures take the cake.  The hands-on (and tasty!) challenge is a motivating engineering activity for little builders. Want more STEM building challenges?  Hope on over to snag...

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Flip Flop Measuring

Flip Flop Measuring

We all know that kids can get a little stir-crazy waiting for summer to start!  To keep my students engaged and motivated to finish the school year strong, I created a bright flip flop measuring activity. It's a great math center for the classroom and it would also be...

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20 Teacher Approved iPad Apps for Kids

20 Teacher Approved iPad Apps for Kids

Preparing kids for the 21st century means exposing them to technology. And for many kids, that means spending some time on an iPad.  But what iPad apps are best for kids? With so many iPad apps on the market for kids these days, it can be hard to know which ones are...

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Straw Bridges

Straw Bridges

Building straw bridges is a fun way to strengthen kids' science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. With just a few simple supplies, they can design a load bearing bridge just like the ones they drive across in cars! What will your class come up with!? ...

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LEGO STEM Activities

LEGO STEM Activities

LEGOs have stood the test of time. Even with competing video and computer games, most kids still love building with bricks.  These fun LEGO STEM activities give children hands-on practice with science, technology, engineering and math - skills they'll rely on for...

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LEGO Challenge Cards

LEGO Challenge Cards

This giant collection of LEGO challenge cards is a simple prep, fun way to sneak some STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math) into the day. With cards that range from easy to difficult, little engineers will love tackling the designs. Snag your set...

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4 Seasons STEM Challenge Cards

4 Seasons STEM Challenge Cards

Want an easy way to sneak some STEM learning into your building center or LEGO bin? These 4 seasons challenge cards are the perfect solution. Kids simply grab one and start to build! Or, for students who are ready for a challenge, have them map out their STEM design...

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Fall Number Puzzles

Fall Number Puzzles

Looking for a great way to review counting with a seasonal twist?  These fall number puzzles are the perfect math center to ring in the cool and breezy fall season. Students will love putting together these fall scenes while reviewing their numbers 1-100. Scroll below...

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15 Backyard Engineering Projects for Kids

15 Backyard Engineering Projects for Kids

Whether you're looking for a fun way to enjoy the outdoors or you want to sneak in a little learning into your summer days, these 15 backyard engineering projects for kids are must-tries. Scroll below to check them out!  And for more activities for your little...

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Flip and Color Shape Game

Flip and Color Shape Game

If you're working on a shape unit, this playful shape game is a must-grab because it helps kids connect REAL WORLD objects like watermelon slices and traffic signs to their matching shape. Grab your download below! For more shape practice, check out our Toothpick STEM...

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Ice Cream Addition Match

Ice Cream Addition Match

Did somebody say ice cream?! This ice cream addition match is sure to be a hit with the mathematicians in your life.  It's the perfect practice activity for kindergarteners and beginning first graders this summer. Scroll below to grab your freebie then make sure to...

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Sandcastle Addition Puzzles

Sandcastle Addition Puzzles

One of my favorite places to go during summer is the BEACH!  Since I know that my students love being seaside too, I was excited to use these motivating sandcastle addition puzzles to review some math facts. Scroll below to grab your freebie and them make sure to dash...

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Hands-On Number Bond Activities

Hands-On Number Bond Activities

If you're teaching number bonds and would love a break from worksheets, these engaging, hands-on number bond activities are a must. Solve missing addends with playdough, set up a fun math center with write and wipe cards... there are so many possibilities! When you're...

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Beach Bucket Number Match

Beach Bucket Number Match

Looking to have buckets of counting fun this summer?!  I'm right there with you!  Base 10 blocks are a great resource for young learners to work on counting and identifying numbers. and this number match is here to help. Scroll down to download your base 10 freebie...

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