Write and Wipe Addition Cards

Write and Wipe Addition Cards

The weather's turning warmer so the kids and I have had summer on the brain. I was eager to give our math fact practice a playful, ocean-themed twist. These printable write and wipe addition cards are a perfect addition to any kindergarten or first grade ocean unit....

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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...

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Magic Crystal Butterfly

Magic Crystal Butterfly

Growing crystals is always a science activity my kids love. Combine crystals with their love of butterflies and we get a magic crystal butterfly - a winning science activity! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready The first thing we needed to do...

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Bug Race Math Games

Bug Race Math Games

Nothing screams fun quite like a batch of creepy crawly bugs! Kids will love practicing counting and addition with these playful bug race math games. They're perfect to use as math centers, homeschool activities or a ready to go afternoon game. This post contains...

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Tally Mark Clip Cards

Tally Mark Clip Cards

My kindergarteners have become masters of counting by 1'st and 10's lately, and now we are working through the challenge of counting by 5's! Tally marks are a natural fit because they group together on every 5th one. These tally mark clip cards are a great, hands on...

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Addition Flower Puzzles

Addition Flower Puzzles

Every kid loves hands-on activities and these addition flower puzzles are a super fun way to practice addition this spring!  They are super easy to prep and can be used as a classroom math center, homeschool activity, or even a family game! Getting Ready To prep this...

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20 Science Fair Projects

20 Science Fair Projects

Are you on the hunt for science fair projects kids will love?! We've got you covered! These 20 science experiments are motivating AND educational - our favorite combination. Get inspired below and then join The Plato Pack so you can access DOZENS more jaw dropping...

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More Skip Counting Posters

More Skip Counting Posters

When I shared skip counting posters for the numbers 2 to 6 a little while back, many of you asked for the next four numbers in the series: 7 to 10. Wish granted! The posters are great to use during whole class instruction or as a helpful reminder to display on the...

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STEM Jellybean Structures

STEM Jellybean Structures

Jelly beans + toothpicks = an afternoon of engineering fun! My six year old has been learning all about 2 and 3 dimensional shapes in Kindergarten at school and building jellybean structures was a deliciously entertaining way to reinforce her learning at home. Follow...

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Telling Time Match Up

Telling Time Match Up

Teaching children to tell time can take a LOT of practice!  This matching activity makes all of that hard work fun for kids -- and it's a wonderful way to recycle your plastic Easter eggs too. Telling Time Match Up is great to use as a math center, small group...

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