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Measurement: standard and non-standard units anchor chart

First Grade Wow: April 2012

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"Figure Me Out" math activity...great for beginning of the year or anytime!

Shut the Door and Teach: Figure Me Out Beginning of the Year Math

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A giant ten frame made out of a plastic tablecloth and black duct tape. The squares are big enough for kids to stand in to do kinesthetic math in kindergarten.

Domino Parking Lot: Set all the dominoes out, face down. Draw one at a time. If the sum matches an empty spot on your parking lot, you can play it there. If not, turn it back over and let the next player choose. First to cover their board wins.

DIY floor puzzle...use tape to make a square on the floor and have child fill the square with blocks. What a great way to focus and problem solve with geometric shapes!

After reading the book, Shapes in my World, students trace and cut out shapes to create (shape) collages.

First Graders See Symmetry! Blog post with several teaching ideas for symmetry including a call-and-response chant

10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts beyond flashcards

10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts

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The egg and bean game. Number sense, subtraction, addition - use other thematic hats, fruit, etc. depending on the time of year.

Heidisongs Resource: Egg Blog!

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Here's a terrific post with directions and resources on how to introduce fractions using paper folding!

Use dry erase marker on desks to make place value mats...fun idea for 2 digit addition and subtraction!!!

tattling to the teacher

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Andy Addition - anchor chart (image only)

Candy Corn Teeth Math Facts: top teeth and bottom teeth represent the two numbers to add together, then fill in worksheet