Holiday Lights Skip Counting

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a festive Christmas math activity your whole class will love! Your little ones will practice skip counting as they help to decorate your classroom or living room with twinkling holiday lights. We provide the Christmas light bulb template to give you a head start with this fun holiday activity. Read on to learn how you and your students can skip-count your way to some magical holiday fun! Read More 

Fall Money Skills Activities

Teach money skills with festive fall-themed activities kids can do right at home! In our November blog post, we're featuring three flexible, fun activities that reinforce important money concepts, such as making change, counting money with coins and bills, and basic operations with money. Whether you and your little ones are in the mood for a trip to the pumpkin patch or want to enjoy the flavors of fall with a fall bake sale, we have the inspiration you need to practice money skills and celebrate the season! Read More 

Use apples to teach fractions!

Celebrate the arrival of autumn with apple fractions! Your little ones will love learning about basic fractions with a fun snack-time activity featuring delicious apples in season. Read the iKnowIt October blog post to learn how you can teach fractions with fresh apples, a printable apple picture (provided!), or even apple pie. Read More 

Music Activities that Use Math Skills

"I love math!" These words are music to a teacher's ears, so to help you cultivate a love of math with your little ones, we're featuring three activities that use music concepts to reinforce math skills in our September blog post. Learn to recognize note values while practicing addition and subtraction; practice "parts of the whole" by breaking down long notes into equivalent shorter notes; and count beats to sharpen basic counting skills. Read on to learn more! Read More 

Basic Addition and Subtraction with Everyday Items

Practicing basic addition and subtraction doesn't have to be complicated! In this article, learn how to use common everyday items you probably already have in your classroom or at home to help little ones practice adding and subtracting. Make math practice simple and fun with these everyday addition and subtraction ideas! Read on to find out more. Read More