Quick and Fun Math Practice for Little Kids

Adding popsicle sticks to our wish lists for these cool magnetic counting sticks (from the Elementary Math Maniac). Use to teach number sense - counting sets, ordering numbers, etc.

Math help - pipe cleaner and beads

Math help - pipe cleaner and beads! Excellent activity for partners or independent work. Note to SELF(RM): put pipe cleaners beads on my Wish List

Confessions of a Kinder Teacher!: On to the Learning Train!!

good idea for number recognition and mastery for the younger ones! they can see a number drawn out and understand quantity! Great idea for morning meeting time. -- if I ever go back to elementary

place value sliders

Good Warm Up! Number slider (show place value). Write in words "three hundred and sixty-two" and child shows number on slider.

Activities to work on fine motor skills

Sticker Fun - simple, fun but very good for fine motor skills. For on the go draw shapes on index cards and place in your busy bags. Great idea from ABC and a Learning Cooperative.

letters, alphabet, abcs, preschool, kindergarten, early literacy

Teaching Children about Letters

multiplying wheel

Could adapt this for my Second Graders! Third Grade & Lovin It: Test Preppin :) multiplication wheel - roll two dice & add together - that's your factor - then multiply by all the others factors on your wheel great practice!

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Multiple Monster- anchor chart (this teacher's site has amazing anchor charts!) This will help my kiddos remember the difference between factors and multiples

Recently, I found a picture on Pinterest that suggested highlighting letters on paper then encouraging children to trace the highlighted letters.  I love it!  The dashes that are most commonly used are obtrusive and really don't encourage tracing, but highlighting works great.  Use this for teaching preschoolers to draw shapes, their name, and even for cutting activities

Highlighters to teach handwriting and cutting skills (better than dots or dashes)Angela Tilly via Amanda Wolgamott onto Kids Stuff

A counting and numeral identification game to kids count on from any given number, allowing them to build more efficient number strategies. Fun  helpful.

Math Game: Snap Plus One

Ax game- snap plus one. A counting and numeral identification game to kids count on from any given number, allowing them to build more efficient number strategies.

Captain Capital to the capitalization rescue.  Let CC teach your kiddos all about following capitalization rules with this packet full of cooperative learning activities. $

Captain Capital Teaches Capitalization

Chart stating when to use capital letters. DAP because captain capital is a fun way for students to learn about capitalization.

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