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
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
Help! The reindeer are getting ready to take Santa’s sleigh but they need to be in the correct order first. This fun Christmas printable is great for kids learning to sequence numbers. It comes in single digit, double digit, and triple digit numbers making it so easy to differentiate for kids from preschool to second grade! Getting Ready I’ve found that smaller manipulatives for kids
Adding 10 is an important part of learning place value but many kids don’t understand it until they sit down and work with the numbers. These cookie jar cards are the perfect way to illustrate how easy it is to work with 10s. Simply add the numbers together, write the number sentence, and follow the pattern! Getting Ready We started by printing the cards (below)
Fall is my favorite season of the year so I was excited to grab a pumpkin from our porch and sneak in some fall-themed STEM learning. This free pumpkin activity sheet is an easy way to practice math AND science! P.S. Continue the pumpkin-themed fun with our mega pack of pumpkin activities for Preschool/Kindergarten OR First Grade! Pumpkin Investigations To get ready, I printed an activity