Place Value Games for First Grade

Place Value Games 1st Grade

I love incorporating games into math as much as possible.  Who doesn’t love playing games, right?!  But the problem with games is that they often require quite a bit of prep work for us teachers.  I’ve been trying to come up with some that require little to no preparation to use.  I’m so excited to […]

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Number Sight Words

Fun Ways to Teach Number Sight Words Without Worksheets

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. Very early on in our math curriculum I knew my kids were going to need to know their number sight words pretty quickly. They were required to read and write numbers in words right off the bat and that’s hard to […]

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Graphing Game Printable

Bug Hunt Graphing Game Printable- A fun graphing activity for an insect unit!

Here’s a fun graphing game printable that is perfect for an insect unit or to use when students are learning to graph.  Students move around the game board, collect bugs on their hunt, and graph their results! Materials: Going on a Bug Hunt game board game pieces (buttons, coins, etc.) paper clip pencil bug hunt […]

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Money Activities for Second Grade

Money Activities for Second Grade

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement.  Learning to add money, make change, and compare money amounts are skills that are coming up in our money unit.  I’ve been working on putting together lots of fun games and engaging opportunities to practice.  Here are some money activities for second grade […]

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Money Videos for Second Grade

Money Videos for Second Grade

We’re fast approaching a big unit on money.  We learned coin names and amounts last year, but this year we’re adding, subtracting, and comparing money amounts.  As always, I’ve been scouring YouTube to find videos to incorporate into our unit.  Here are some of the best money videos for second grade I found: Coin Names […]

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Halloween Math Activities

Halloween math worksheets

I wanted to tell you a little about my newest TPT product:  Halloween Math for Kindergarten and First Grade. This product contains 28 printable Halloween math activities and games.  They’re great to use for math centers, morning work, homework, or for early finishers.  They also require almost no teacher preparation.  A few of the games […]

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Telling Time Videos

We’re going to be doing some math review over the summer and one of the things I’m going to incorporate is videos.  One of the math concepts we covered this year was time.  Here are some telling time videos I’ve pulled together that I may use. I sorted them by the specific time concepts they […]

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Time Activities for First Grade

Free Printable Clock Hats- A Fun Activity for Learning to Tell Time

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. We’ve just wrapped up learning time to the hour and half hour with my youngest.  I wanted to share with you some of the time activities we did as a supplement to our math lessons, starting with this fun clock hat! […]

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Multiplication Arrays

Multiplication arrays

This post contains affiliate links to materials I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement.  My friend, Kim, at Life Over C’s has an awesome 21 day series going on her blog called “Learn with Your Craft Stash“. The series focuses on learning activities you can do with craft items you have around your home or classroom. […]

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Making 10 Activities

Making Ten Activities and Free Printables

Since the beginning of the school year, I’ve been working on slowly introducing the memorization of math facts to my son. This week we’ve been focusing on learning the numbers that add up to ten.  I thought I’d share with you the making 10 activities we’ve done this week, including a free game I created! We […]

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