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Area and perimeter lesson with Cheez-Its

Area and perimeter lesson with Cheez-Its . Kids would love it - any lesson is immediately made better when you use food! Put the Cheez-its on graph paper for this lesson for an easy transition to finding A/P without the snack in the future :)

Daily 5 math-now I know how to organize it!

The Reading Corner: Thinking about Non Fiction and Math Daily 5 I love the idea of running math in the same way as the Daily for reading. It makes sense to use mini lessons and daily

It all started with my daughter’s block paper textbook… The animals turned out very amusing, but too small for little hands to cut out…    That’s why we prepared a printable sheet with bigger squares and animal patterns.    Count the blocks with a colored pencil or pen and trace the contour. Cut out and fold to make 3-dimensional figures. The folds must be done well so the animals will stand upright.

British Columbia Grade 3 Math area and perimeter animals so cute--I love these! My class would flip!

With the 100th day of school just around the corner, Nancy finds herself utterly stumped. She cant think of anything exciting, special, or imaginative enough to bring in to class to commemorate the da

Fancy Nancy: The Day of School (I Can Read Level The day of school is coming up, and Nancy doesn’t know what to bring in for the class project. Will she be able to think of something imaginative in time for the big day?

Corkboard Connections: Hands-on Geometry - Part I - Guest blog post by Stephanie Moorman with engaging activities to teach geometry concepts

Hands-on Geometry - Part I

Area and Perimeter using square tiles on the floor. Great idea and totally works for the little ones.

Area and perimeter with floor tiles in the classroom or hallway! - do with painter's tape, not masking

3D shapes poem:  3D shapes are fat, not flat.  A cone is like a party hat.  A sphere is like a bouncy ball.  A prism is like a building tall.  A cylinder is like a can of pop.  A cube is like the dice you drop.  3D shapes are here and there.  3D shapes are everywhere!

This a shapes poem in pocket chart form. It could also be used to teach language for vocabulary reasons or for poems.