Free Geoboard Challenges

Free Geoboard Challenges

Geoboards are a motivating, hands-on way to work on so many STEM skills at once - 2D shapes, measuring, counting, angles, scaling... Add these free geoboard challenges to your collection and then hop over and join The Plato Pack to get HUNDREDS of STEM centers your...

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Expanded Form Roll and Write

Expanded Form Roll and Write

Adding multiple numbers, let alone numbers in the hundreds, can be a bit intimidating for first graders.  Thankfully, this fun roll and write math activity is a motivating way to make this tricky concept more concrete and visual. It's great to use with our NO PREP...

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Valentine’s Day STEAM for Kids

Valentine’s Day STEAM for Kids

Looking for easy to follow and engaging STEAM activities (science, technology, engineering, art and math) for kids this Valentine's Day?! We've got you covered with 14 projects that are great to use as STEM centers, whole class activities, Makerspaces or homeschool...

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Agamograph Valentines

Agamograph Valentines

If you've never heard of an agamograph, you're not alone. I had no idea what they were. But like me,  you've probably been amazed by them before. An agamograph is a kinetic image created by artist Yaccov Agam that changes based on the angle of the viewer. My little...

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Möbius Strip Hearts

Möbius Strip Hearts

If you thought the heart was the most romantic shape, then it's time to meet the Möbius strip.  When two of these famous mathematical surfaces are placed together, you'll end up with two interlocking hearts.  Nothing says "I love you" better than a little mathematical...

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Conversation Heart Measurement

Conversation Heart Measurement

Conversation hearts aren’t just a sweet Valentine’s Day treat - they are an irresistibly fun math manipulative too! One of our favorite activities is using conversation hearts to introduce measurement. They are the perfect size for little hands and are easy to...

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Snowflake Geometry

Snowflake Geometry

When you think of snowflakes, I bet geometrical shapes aren't the first things to come to mind. But because of the chemical structure of water, every tiny flake actually starts out as a hexagonal prism. My curious kiddos loved studying the close up images of real...

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Piggy Bank Spin and Color

Piggy Bank Spin and Color

Are your young mathemetacians learning coin values? This spin and color activity is the perfect solution! It makes identifying each coin and finding its corresponding value fun and engaging. The math center is the perfect compliment to our popular Money Activity Pack!...

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Addition and Subtraction Clip Cards

Addition and Subtraction Clip Cards

I've been teaching addition and subtraction strategies to my first graders since day one, but this week we "bumped it up a notch" and reviewed our addition and subtraction within 12 at the same time.  I knew my kiddos would thrive with a fun "Frozen" themed math...

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Christmas Tree Geoboard

Christmas Tree Geoboard

This Christmas tree geoboard is a fun way to help little mathematicians explore shapes and geometry while they strengthen those little fingers.  Often seen in preschool classrooms, geoboards are an amazing math manipulative that helps explore not only shapes, but...

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