First Grade STEM Activities

First Grade STEM Activities

If your first graders constantly ask how and why things work, then they are ready for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)! These fun, hands-on STEM activities are just right for first grade. They're the perfect compliment to our jam-packed STEM Challenge...

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Ice Cream Roll and Scoop

Ice Cream Roll and Scoop

Kids will love reviewing addition to 12 using this oh-so “cool” ice cream roll and scoop activity! Dice and colorful ice cream scoops are the perfect combination for a hands-on addition game students will love to play. Scroll below to grab your freebie then make sure...

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2D Shapes Sorting Activity

2D Shapes Sorting Activity

Looking for a print and play 2D shape activity your kids will love? This sorting activity is great to use as an interactive notebook, assessment tool or math center. Grab your set below and then hop over and snag our 2D Shape Activity Pack too! One of the ways we love...

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Fact Family Houses

Fact Family Houses

Fact families are a great visual for helping children see the connection between addition and subtraction. Grab your free set of write and wipe cards below and add them to your math centers or morning work! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready...

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Flower Addition to 10

Flower Addition to 10

Building up number sense and fact fluency is something that takes time and practice. But all of that hard work certainly doesn't have to be boring! This flower addition to ten match is a fun way to work on addition facts in math centers, small groups, and even...

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Addition Kindness Codes

Addition Kindness Codes

Teaching first grade is just as much about teaching social skills as it is about the academic curriculum. I work all year to help my students learn how to talk things out, look a speaker in the eyes to show they are listening, and build healthy relationships....

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Spring Ten Frame Addition

Spring Ten Frame Addition

Work on beginning addition this spring in a fun, colorful, and hands-on way! Build an understanding of counting, combining sets, and making new totals with sums to 10 with these free printables. Grab your copy below and then hop over and snag the spring subtraction...

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Spin and Subtract

Spin and Subtract

We know that subtraction can often be a tricky skill to master but by turning this into an interactive activity, your little ones will be asking to practice more and more! In this playful subtraction game, students will spin and “hop” along the number line to find the...

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Rainbow to 10

Rainbow to 10

This colorful rainbow math craftivity is the perfect way to practice addition facts equaling 10. (And, as a fun bonus, the beautiful craftivity makes a gorgeous class display!) Grab your copy below and then hop over to join The Plato Pack so you can download ALL of...

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Robot Subtraction Cards

Robot Subtraction Cards

Looking for a fun way to help kids learn how to read and write subtraction problems?! These playful robot subtraction cards are the perfect solution. They are great to use as a math center, STEM box or homeschool activity. Getting Ready To prep the activity, I printed...

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