# maths ideas

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These adorable play dough number mats are great for fine motor skills! Kids use ten-frames, counting and fine motor with these simple mats.

Hey there frugal followers, it's been a minute or two since my last blog post! I honestly don't know where the time goes! Melissa and I thought last year was crazy and we were both looking forward to the 2014-2015 school year for things to slow down a little bit. Boy, were we wrong! Things are just as crazy as ever between me trying to balance being a new mom and Melissa being a new home owner and all the fixins' in between. Time seems to be flying by faster than ever these days! We actually…

This is a one page document that can be used as part of a math journal. Teachers can choose a different number each day (or use the number of days that school has been in session) and have the students practice basic number sense skills with this page. It can be used as an insert as part of week...

I combined the sweet frog idea from makinglearningfun to create a container with the Kaboom addidition game from Teacher Tipsters to create my "Don't Get Zapped!" Game... Our local Taget Dollar Spot has plastic jumbo craft sticks 30 for a dollar. (But you could just as easily use the wooden jumbo craft sticks.) I created labels to cut apart and attach to the one end of the craft stick. The kids pull out a stick and either solve the problem to keep it or follow the direction on the…

For a ton of first grade place value activities, resources, and fun ideas - keep scrolling down! Unless, of course, you want to read about ...

Making 10 worksheets and math centers - practicing how many more to 10

My Math Games Posts Part 1 and Part 2 are some of my most visited posts on my blog. I love math games! My kiddos last year loved them too! They begged to do Math Games! I knew that I would need to reorganize my games for the new school year. It was one of those items on my to do list that was important but not quite as important as making name tags and planning for the first week. So it got pushed back until after school started. One afternoon I went through my cart and pulled out the games…

Apps make multiplication learning and practice fun for kids. Try one of these best multiplication apps because repetition and games work for learning!

Busy, busy, busy! It is hard to believe it is already October and our first week is of the month is finished! Students are having fun and learning lots each and everyday. 1. Pen Pals We are so excited to be buddied up with Tamra and Sarah from First Grade Buddies! This is the first ... Read more

These free printable snowflake pattern block templates will be fun for toddler and preschoolers. They help teach colors, shapes and 1 to 1 correspondence.

Several things to post about so I hope you can hang in there. 1. Jeannie over on Kindergarten Lifestyle is having a great linking party. She is making a collection of K-2 blogs then she'll pin it on Pinterest. So hurry over and add your blog to her list. What a fantastic idea! 2. Thank you Chrissy over on First Grade Found Me for giving me an award!!! She has an awesome blog you really need to check out. This is the award she gave me! I'd like to pass it on to some other VERY deserving…

Preschool and Pre-K Gingerbread theme activities. Literacy, math, printables, book lists and more to make learning fun! Gingerbread houses and a gingerbread theme in the classroom is a tasty, fun, and festive addition! Gingerbread Books You can find a list of my favorite books about gingerbread HERE. Gingerbread Literacy Activities Make learning fun and hands-on ...