Jelly Bean Math (Lots of suggestions for doing math with every day manipulatives)

Jelly Bean Math & Other Activities

Made piggy banks - kids decorated them - printed out pictures from clip art and assigned a price - kids picked what they wanted to buy - figured out what money they needed to use to buy it - talked about different ways to make same amount.

Made piggy banks - kids decorated them - printed out pictures from clip art and assigned a price - kids picked what they wanted to buy - figured out what money they needed to use to buy it - talked about different ways to make same amount.

Tanagrams.  Eating math for lunch.  Use with the book "Grandfather Tang's Story".  From site pinned: "A tangram literally means 7 boards of skill and goes way back to China a long, long, long time ago. Tangrams feed your brain concepts like fractions, g

Tanagrams. Eating math for lunch. Use with the book "Grandfather Tang's Story". From site pinned: "A tangram literally means 7 boards of skill and goes way back to China a long, long, long time ago. Tangrams feed your brain concepts like fractions, g

Math game - roll a dice and colour in. Can change to make more difficult, i.e. add 1 and colour in, colour in number before or after etc.

Math game - roll a dice and colour in. Can change to make more difficult, i.e. add 1 and colour in, colour in number before or after etc.

I use this still today. I really wish more teachers would teach this. Kids will use it their entire life and NEVER count on their fingers..

I use this still today. I really wish more teachers would teach this. Kids will use it their entire life and NEVER count on their fingers..

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