# Making Math Fun!

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Measurement: standard and non-standard units anchor chart

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

#### Measurement anchor chart from First Grade Wow

#### ) Measuring Length anchor chart from First Grade Wow!

### First Grade Wow: April 2012

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

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#### Teaching money. 2nd grade blog

#### 2nd grade Money Activity

#### counting money with ice cream cones

#### Cute idea for a math lesson!

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

#### money ice cream cone cute idea

#### fun money craft

### Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: Show me the MONEY!

"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.

#### Squarehead Teachers: Get-To-Know-You Math Activity. Great for building number sense!

#### 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

#### I think this is a really fun math idea for the beginning of school. I'd change it a little bit but ask some easy-peasy questions like how old are you? How many siblings do you have? Then ask them to turn the answers into problems. :)

#### Figure me out math! Can be tweaked with second grade math problems

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

"All about the number____" display

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#### Use for chart? Anchor chart for numbers 1-20

#### Let learn number concepts - kindergarten

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#### All About a Number! kindergarten math

#### math center? Neat idea for a Math board.

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 :) #kindergarten math

#### Domino Parking Lot- Math Center

#### Simple domino parking lot. Great for number concept and number recognition.

#### Numbers & Counting activities

#### Domino Parking Lot... math ideas with FREE downloads

#### Domino Parking Lot ...math game ...from mathwire

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

Addition Puzzles...fun!

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#### Great number study idea

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

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

#### Could also use with multiplication facts.

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

### TheHappyTeacher

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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#### Such a creative way to use wooden blocks!

#### 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

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### 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 !

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

#### 2D shapes art ideas

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

Quadrilateral Christmas Card Project

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#### Quadrilateral RoundUp by Teaching High School Math!

#### Quadrilateral Art Project

### 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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#### Blog post with several teaching ideas for symmetry.

#### Loreen Leedy Books + More!: First Graders See 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 same time.

#### Contact Paper Window Stickers - Fall Leaves | Mess For Less

Shapes Picture

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#### 9. lépés sokféle formában Picture

#### Step 9 Many Shapes Picture

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

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#### great idea to help kids connect graphing with real data! could do this with line plots, too...

10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts beyond flashcards

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#### Getting your students to practice multiplication facts can be a challenge. I have complied 10 ways to practice multiplication facts, that my students have enjoyed1. Use the traditional flash card...

#### 10 ways to practice multiplication facts beyond the traditional use of flashcards. #games #classroom #homeschool #math

#### GOOD IDEAS including a whole class game -10 ways to practice multiplication facts beyond the traditional use of flashcards.

### 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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#### The egg and bean game (number sense, subtraction, addition)-great math game bin.

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#### Heidisongs Resource: The Egg and Bean Subtraction Game

### 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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#### Pretend Elevator Play

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#### Pretend Elevator ~ simple imaginative play for kids

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

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

#### Kids love to use their imagination, and what better way than with a simple elevator where each floor hold and exciting adventure waiting to be discovered.

### 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.

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Foldable flash cards

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#### Self Correcting Flash Cards (answers under the flaps)

#### Math Flap Book

### Make Math Drills Fun

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: Fal

#### 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

#### Pumpkin Measurements

#### Measuring with mini pumpkins

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

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

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

#### Equal fractions paper folding activity

### 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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#### math: place value

#### such a great idea for place value

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

#### tattling to the teacher - use a dry erase marker on the desks to create a place value chart

### tattling to the teacher

Like this idea for a math warm-up

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#### Great for math journals. Start with the ANSWER. Let them create problems!I think this is a really good way have kids combine their writing skills with their math and problem solving skills- Kaitlyn Aceto

#### Marilyn this is great! This could start a whole new way of presenting math word problems. Great for math journals. Start with the ANSWER. Let them create problems!

#### Math problem solving - give students the answer and they write the problem

#### Summer math idea: Start with the ANSWER. Let them create problems!

#### Math warm up

#### Great for math journals. Start with the ANSWER. Let them create problems! LOVE! Would be great for those kids who need enrichment.

#### Great for math journals. Start with the ANSWER. Let them create problems! Morning work?

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Andy Addition - anchor chart (image only)

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#### Andy Addition - anchor chart Puedo usar Sami Suma

#### Andy Addition for math journals

#### 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