# Making Math Fun!

Measurement: standard and non-standard units anchor chart

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#### Measuring Length anchor chart from First Grade

#### measuring length anchor chart [great 1st grade math website]

### First Grade Wow: April 2012

Ice cream cone craft...add up the scoops to see how much it cost.

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#### Kiddo loved this! Ice cream cone Teaching money.

#### Counting money with an ice cream cone.

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#### could use at a math center

#### Cute idea for a math lesson!

#### Money icecream

#### money ice cream cone- math idea? @Kimberly Carusi

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

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#### I like the "Me by Numbers" taken one step further by having students solve to figure out the numbers, could also have the students write an equation that equals the number. Shut the Door and Teach: Back to School.

#### Math idea.

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#### Figure Me Out: Beginning of the year #math activity to get the kids thinking mathematically and interested in numbers again! Blog post via Shut the Door and Teach

#### Cute math craft!

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

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.

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#### I made this ten frame out of a plastic tablecloth and black duct tape. The squares are big enough for kids to stand in so that we can do kinesthetic math in kindergarten.

#### Plastic tablecloth 10 frame... awesome idea

"All about the number____" display

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#### math center / meeting

#### Learning numbers

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#### Creative maths wall chart idea. Maybe make an anchor chart for numbers 1-20 to keep up in the wall for a while?

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.

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#### domino parking lot for math center

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#### Domino Parking Lot ... fun math activity for #homeschool #preschool #kindergarten

#### Domino Parking Lot- Number Recognition

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### ABC and 123: Play To Learn ~ Numbers & Counting

Addition Puzzles...fun!

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#### Great number study idea

#### TheHappyTeacher: Addition Puzzles & Giveaway Winners!

#### TheHappyTeacher Blog: Addition Puzzles! Help students master basic facts with this fun, FREE activity! :)

#### Addition Puzzles {The Happy Teacher} - number bonds

#### Could also use with multiplication facts.

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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!

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#### Floor Puzzles with Blocks from hands on : as we grow TONS of great ideas!

#### Learning Activity: Floor Block Puzzles

#### Blocks of Fun! 40 Block Activities for Kids

#### 40 activites for block play

#### Floor puzzles...great use of wooden blocks and spacial organization concepts.

#### Learning Activity : Floor Puzzles painters tape and blocks

### Make Your Own Puzzle with Blocks!

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

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#### Anchor Chart Ideas For Kindergarten | FREE shape poems from TpT! Thanks Skipper's Jungle !

#### shapes in my world book then do shape collage art

#### 2D Shape Art. Would love a reflection sheet with this to integrate with math assessment

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

Quadrilateral Christmas Card Project

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#### Geometry Quadrilateral Christmas Card Project... could be done with any image in mind

### Geometry - Quadrilateral Christmas Card Project

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

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#### First Graders See Symmetry! Blog post with several teaching ideas for symmetry

#### Good hands on visual to teach symmetry

Contact Paper Shape Art - Using contact paper, canvas and paint, kids can create art and learn about shapes at the same time

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#### Contact Paper Shape Art - Using contact paper, canvas and paint, kids can create this one of a kind art work and learn about shapes at the s...

Shapes Picture

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Winter graph using gloves, mittens, or bare hands... "What did you wear today?"

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#### Mitten/Glove Real Graph. But I'm thinking mitten song. If anyone is lucky enough to collaborate with a classroom teacher...do mitten songs, chants, poems, teacher does the math correlation and maybe a story with mittens for reading, not sure what PE correlation would be, art project......ideas are endless! Talk about the winter season....

#### Mitten/Glove Real Graph could use this to show Kindergarten readiness also...

#### Love this idea!

10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts beyond flashcards

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#### 10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts--ADAPT FOR ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION, TOO! Really good ideas here!!

#### 10 ways to practice multiplication facts beyond the flash cards

#### multiplication games

#### Beyond multiplication flashcards - can be applied to adding and subtracting, too.

### 10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts

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

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#### Missing addend game with eggs and jelly beans or lima beans. Good for small groups

#### Heidisongs Resource: Egg Blog!

#### The egg and bean game. Number sense, subtraction, addition - use with different things other than eggs depending on the time of year.-- USE JELLY BEANS

#### Egg & Bean Game. what a wonderful way to practice math facts!!!

#### Egg & Bean Game -Simple subtraction game

#### Egg & Bean Game- use jelly beans and its a great way to reuse Easter eggs and candy.

### Heidisongs Resource: Egg Blog!

Pretend Elevator ~ simple pretend play that is great for working on number recognition. Kiddos can write or talk about which floor they're going to and what's on that floor.

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#### Elevator buttons for pretend play! So simple, yet hours of fun to be had!

#### Pretend Elevator ~ simple pretend play that is great for working on number recognition. Use on stairs up and down so need 2 sets.

#### Simple pretend play (elevator) that is great for working on number recognition.

### Pretend Elevator Play

Pumpkin Life Cycle Game: kiddos will review the stages in the life cycle of pumpkins as they play. Instead of dice, they use Number Cards to read numbers in the form of numerals, number names, tally marks or dots.

#### Tally Mark

Nonstandard measuring...measuring with pumpkins

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#### Nonstandard measuring--Measuring with pumpkins: good idea for halloween

#### Measuring with pumpkins from Mrs. Morrow's Kindergarten: Fall

#### great for fall celebration!

#### Measuring with pumpkins: Fall Lesson Plan.

#### Cute Idea!!! Measuring with pumpkins- This is for a K class, but makes me think of all the ways I could have my 6th grades measure things...

#### Measuring with pumpkins. Fall activity

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

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#### Equal Fractions with Paper Folding - You will find excellent explanations on paper and for the smartboard

#### Great idea for showing equivalent fractions using paper folding. This would be great for an interactive notebook.

#### Fractions foldable, won't need this for 2nd grade but may need it one day if I ever go back to 3rd

#### Fraction equivalents

#### Equivalent Fraction Foldable | Introducing Fractions with Paper Folding (PDF)

### Equal Fractions with Paper Folding

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

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#### Use dry erase marker on desks to make place value mats...fun idea for 2 digit addition and subtraction!!! could also make ten frames on the desks!

#### math boards with a dry erase marker - how fun!

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Like this idea for a math warm-up

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#### LOVE THIS! Great for math journals. Start with the ANSWER. Let them create problems! Could even be used for morning work...?

#### awesome way to encourage critical thinking and problem solving!

#### Critical Thinking Activity- math warm up

#### Teaching math. problem solving station...LOVE having them create the problem!

#### problem solving- morning work

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Andy Addition - anchor chart (image only)

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#### Andy Addition Anchor Chart

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