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### Teach tally marks in a concrete, tactile way with popsicle sticks. Make the one a different color, intentionally. Ideas for the Special Education Classroom.

### Swiper steals some numbers from the 100 chart each evening after the students go home. The next morning students figure out what numbers he swiped. May not use Swiper but this is a cute idea!

### Pin This activity has students measure their height with yarn. Then they display everyone’s yarn on a poster and they compare them. The students fill out a worksheet using the yarn poster.

### Tally O'Malley (MathStart by Stuart J. Murphy - TALLYING - Tally marks are a useful tool for children to keep track as they count, and for data collection. Grouping tally marks also reinforces counting by fives.

### Math: Tally Tale from Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade - this would be a great way to teach tally marks! It would go along well with the song I learned: Tally marks are straight and tall, the fifth one is diagonal.

### Teaching Tally Marks: ell a silly story about the last kid falling and the four friends catching him! Kids manipulate sticks, learn to group, learn to use tally marks.

### Here are FREE math mats for guided groups. You find mats for counting forward, counting back, skip counting, counting money and identifying shapes.

### Great Math Hundreds Chart tool to show one more and less as well as ten more or less

Hands-On Math Learning For Kindergarten and First Grade - Creekside Learning