Snake Addition and Friends of Ten Freebie
Hi friends, I wanted to stop by today with a freebie for you, and also to show you a new resource. I have had many people asking me for an addition version of my Snake Count Back Cards. These Snake Addition Cards will be helpful for students learning counting-on for addition. Before using these, make sure students are very familiar with addition being the combination of two groups. They should be ready to move on to more advanced strategies. Students find the missing addend by continuing to…
Morning Work Buckets
Do you want more Tips and Tricks for teaching Early Childhood Education? Join my Facebook Group Early Childhood Education - My Fabulous Class What do you do in the morning when the kids first come in? I have tried worksheets. Blah. More copies to waste and papers to grade. But, I need a little time in the morning to take attendance, check binders, and whatnot. You all know. The kids NEED something ready to go when they walk in the door while you take care of the little things. Thus, I…
*opens door...fumbles around for the light...brushes off dust* Hi friends! It's been a LONG time! I always make promises to be a better blogger but I am really motivated this time. I have had a splendid Christmas break (and it's not done yet!) Seriously how great are the vacation perks of being a teacher?? Granted we need them desperately to keep from going out of our minds, but isn't it a great feeling to see people going back to work and knowing you have another week or so of freedom?…
Bug Number Bonds - Playdough To Plato
Activity for ages 4 to 7. We’ve been busy planting in the garden almost everyday and with a 2 and 4 year old our yard, work inevitably turns into bug hunting. So I took my 4 year old’s fascination with insects and used it to practice number bonds with this simple, quick prep activity. It’s a perfect addition […]
Rainbow Addition Mats - The Stem Laboratory
Addition is a skill that is best reinforced with hands-on materials. Manipulating and moving the number of objects helps students understand the concept of two groups coming together to make more. These bright and engaging rainbow addition mats are a perfect math center to get little hands moving manipulatives and writing addition sums! Getting Ready […]
Secret Agent Number Bond
A fun mathematical song for primary children about number bonds. Number bonds are a visual representation of a whole number broken into parts. Instant recall...
Decomposing Math Center Activities - A Kinderteacher Life
Here are some engaging math center activities to get your students decomposing numbers in more than 1 way by drawing a picture and using objects.
Kindergarten Math Centers and Worksheets
Fun, hands-on math center or math rotation activities to teach numbers 1 to 10. Students engage in interactive, collaborative games that will help them develop their counting and cardinality skills.
Guided Math Mats for Kindergarten
I love math mats! They are quick and easy to prepare (most are print and go!), easy to differentiate, and can be used again and again! Quickly change out the manipulative you are using and the activities feel new and fresh again! I recommend using reusable write and wipe pockets. They are sturdy, easy to clean, and FUN for kids! If you don't have access to the pockets then you could use page protectors or laminate the mats. Here are a few of the mats: One of the additions I tried to make to…