One of my students was the "walker". He stood on the number line at the 6. The subtraction sign told him to then face the negative side of the number line, so he turned around to face negative. the -4 is a negative number, so it says to walk backwards 4 spaces. So, while facing negatively, he is walking backwards (which actually puts him more positive).

How many snowballs does it take to build a snowman? ESTIMATE and count. NOT an art project!

hands-on investigation for learning how to understand time!

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Spring flower number games - fun kids math for all ages

Good quiet activity for addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.

### Place Value Bingo - Tens and Ones Bingo - Class Set of Board Games

This place value set consists of 6 Bingo boards with base 10 material showing 2-digit numbers. There are 3 sets of calling cards to differentia...

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Great idea for teaching time! Have each child make one of these. Give each child a sheet with everyone's name on it. They walk around and ask their peers, "What time is it?". Without "telling", they simply show their watch. Times are recorded on the record sheet. When each child has "asked" everyone, meet back and check.

Problem Solving - Addition & Subtraction Story Problems from All Students Can Shine on TeachersNotebook.com (43 pages) - This pack contains 20 addition story problems and 20 subtraction story problems. That's 40 problems in all!!

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