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Hide inch worms around the room. Instruct students to find them and measure them to the nearest inc. Cute!

Angles with Painters Tape...Find and label angles around campus, or have kids go on a scavenger hunt to find and label your angles.

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Place Value - How Much Is Your Initial Worth?

Place Value - How Much Is Your Initial Worth? For higher grade levels, use the full name or names of places. For an addition activity, have a child add his first name result to his last name result and use the manipulatives to self-check.

Students partner up and have to build the longest chain they can with only one piece of construction paper. This would be great for a measurement activity

This is a visual poem to help students understand how subtraction works. The poem seems to rhyme, which can also make it easier for students to understand or remember. There are arrows pointing to the numbers to help students as well. - Lauren Davy

This is a great idea for a small bulletin board. Students can try to find different equations using all four operations.

This game is VERY simple but powerful for the kids because it helps them to make those connections that 5 pennies = 1 nickel, 2 nickels = 1 dime, etc...


Fun Way to Assess Students' Learning

One student calls out an answer while other erases the problem.

Place value-love this visual display for kiddos struggling with the concept of place value and equivalency.

I taught this! Cut squares of paper, write numbers 1-12 on them, make two hands from paper and place all pieces in a clasp-envelope and students arrange their own "clocks".