Cactus Math Skills Practice Cards

Cactus Math Skills Practice Cards

These math skill practice cards are perfect for first grade! Place them in your STEM center, use them as a challenge for early finishers, or pull them out for morning work. There are so many possibilities! As a first grade teacher, I'm always looking for ways to...

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Mystery Number Clip Cards

Mystery Number Clip Cards

Kids will love putting their math skills to the test as they follow the clues on these mystery number clip cards. Featuring numbers from 10 to 100, the cards challenge kids to review odd and even, adding and subtracting, and place value in the ones and tens places......

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Telling Time STEM Cards

Telling Time STEM Cards

These telling time STEM cards give kids hands-on practice with digital, analog AND elapsed time. The set saves you so much prep hunting down "just right" activities for a telling time unit. Grab your pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Getting Ready Prepping...

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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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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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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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