Baby animals are one of my VERY favorite things to teach about in the spring. It ties in perfectly with my life science unit and adds some cuteness and “aw!” factor to my lessons. These puzzles are a fun way to give your students some hands-on practice at matching baby animal names to the adults. (Who knew a baby turkey was called a poult?!?) They’re
Addition is a skill that is best reinforced with hands-on materials. Manipulating and moving the number of objects helps students understand the concept of two groups coming together to make more. These bright and engaging rainbow addition mats are a perfect math center to get little hands moving manipulatives and writing addition sums! Getting Ready To prep, I printed off the addition mats full size.
As kids learn to recognize numbers and count to 100 and beyond, it is important that we be sure they are developing an understanding of what each number actually means. For example, what does 63 really mean? This pot of gold base ten block match is a hands-on activity for kindergarten and first grade students to playfully work with numbers in the base ten system.
Pull out a box of candy hearts for some playful estimating practice this Valentine’s Day. It’s a fun sneak peek at our popular Valentine’s Activity Pack! Getting Ready Prepping the activity was as quick as it comes. I simply printed the estimation sheet (below) and grabbed a box of candy hearts. Easy peasy! Estimating Candy Hearts The download includes an option for kids to grab
Looking for a fun way to practice addition this winter? These adorable penguins are here to help! Children will love dressing their penguins as they solve simple math problems. With several ways to play, the activity is a great way to differentiate. Getting Ready To prep the activity, I simply printed and laminated the pages. Then I cut out the penguins, boots, and winter caps.
Place value is a skill that requires continued practice. Some children even need DAILY reinforcement to understand the links between a number and the different ways that it can be represented. These adorable Valentine’s themed number puzzles are perfect to pop in your February maths tubs! They are awesome for math centers or focused intervention for those children needing a bit of extra help with
These Valentine’s Day STEM Challenges are a must-try! Use a simple box of candy hearts to dive into weight, length AND science. Grab your pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Peek Inside The math and science Valentine’s Day activities are perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks. Students will compare 16 different combinations of candy hearts and common
Get ready for some snow-tastic winter STEM challenges! This motivating batch of STEM activities is perfect to use with small groups or as centers. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Peek Inside Kids will love working their way through the pack! First, they’ll use a batch of pattern blocks to build colorful snowflakes. Skinny rbombuses, hexagons, squares… they are all put to
Number sense is such an important skill for children to develop. And understanding the concept of place value and representing numbers in different ways is essential in building that number sense. This super cute snowman is perfect to use for number of the day practice, morning work or math centers and is easy to differentiate for all learners in your class! Getting Ready To prep,
The final Christmas countdown has begun so it’s the perfect time to add some festive holiday activities to your math centers. These playful Santa clip cards are a motivating way to practice telling time to the hour and quarter hour. They’re the perfect compliment to our best selling Christmas Activity Pack! Getting Ready To prep, I simply printed out the Christmas time clip cards on