Here's a fun math activity you can do with your students on the first day of school! It's a great icebreaker game that helps students get to know each other as they review basic math facts. Grab some markers, colorful sticky notes, and white paper, and get ready to figure each other out—literally!
Could there be anything that says, "Summer is here!" better than a pool noodle? (Okay, we think ice cream cones, sunblock, sand pails, s'mores, flip flops, and sunglasses make a strong case too, but you get our point!) In honor of the classic swimming pool plaything we all know and love, we decided to take learning out of the classroom with three fun math games kids can play with pool noodles. Read on to find out more!
If you're looking for a great hands-on activity for reviewing fractions, decimals, and percents with your students, congratulations—you've just found it! In this blog post we show you how to use dominoes to help children practice simple fractions, decimals, and percents. Grab a pack of dominoes from your classic games collection, or pick up a set at your local dollar store. Let's get started!
Practice fact families with this cute spring-themed craft! All you need is construction paper, scissors, glue or tape, and a marker to make a fact family flower. This activity is ideal for first, second, and third grade students.
Practicing basic money skills doesn't get any easier than this! Grab some cupcake liners, a marker, and a handful of plastic play coins (or the real thing!) and get ready for a fun counting coins activity. This math game is ideal for first grade, second grade, or third grade students.
In this math craft activity, children will make their very own abacus out of popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners, and plastic pony beads! They can use their abacus to practice basic math skills, like counting, adding, and subtracting. Read on to find out more!
What's a sure way to turn math practice into an activity children will love? Use snacks! The following activities use pretzels to help students practice basic geometry concepts, including angles, lines, and polygons. Read on to find out more.
It's time to practice basic telling time skills! In this activity, children will practice identifying the five-minute interval associated with each number on an analog clock. They will do this by making their own analog clock from two paper plates. It's simple, easy, and fun! Read more to find out how to make your own analog clock!
Everybody loves Christmas cookies! In this holiday math activity, your class will vote on their favorite holiday treats and make a bar graph to display the results! Read on to find out more!
Everyone loves a game of tic-tac-toe! You'll love this version of the game even more because your students can practice basic multiplication and division skills while they play! Grab some markers, scissors, and a few blank sheets of paper, and we'll show you how it's done!
Grab a bag of Halloween candy and get ready for some rounding fun! This simple sorting activity gives students practice rounding to the nearest ten. Read on to find out more!
Check out this "hands-on" activity for practicing simple addition from 0 to 10. We'll show you how to put together this adorable activity in under ten minutes using only five supplies! Read on to find out more.
In this exciting game, students compete to see who can be the first to show the correct place value on their place value mats!
Are you looking for a hands-on activity for teaching flips, slides, and turns? This is it! All you'll need is a pair of scissors and construction paper. Read on to find out more.
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Grab a pair of dice and get ready to practice basic addition and subtraction with your young learners.