research shows that to master fractions, students need multiple opportunities to practice with many varied representations of fractions. So a one time activity of cutting up a Hershey bar into smaller squares, although great fun, may not be enough to truly cement the understanding of how fractions work. By all means, cut up chocolate bars, pizzas, and pies. And add even more activities such as the ones featured here.

This interactive alphabet notebook is perfect for teaching the alphabet to children. Children will make a craft for each letter, write their letters, and cut and paste different pictures that match the letter.

Sorting activity from The First Grade Parade You could use any kind of container or operation! Love it!

All About a Number! Could also do addition and subtraction facts with it, counting forward and backward from it, places we see it (clock and calendar), and money counting

Jessie's Resources: FREE Printables for Math, Reading Readiness, Spelling, Probability, Comparison, Science, Certificates, and more

Fractions: WHO DOESN'T LOVE BINGO. Plus, students are in charge of making and labeling their own pictures and making their own bingo cards so there is a lot of independent learning taking place as well.

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