Archive | Math

3D Objects and Drawing

One of our current math objectives is for kids to be able to recognize and name common 3D objects, and for them to be able to relate them to everyday objects.  My kids are getting pretty good at this after a variety of activities.  I want to share about what we did today. About once […]

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Mancala and More Math Mania!

I played one of my favorite games with my kindergartners today – mancala!  This is a classic game that is played around the world.  It is an example of a game that is fun, requires strategic thinking, and teaches and reinforces so much curriculum! In February and March we do a lot of work with […]

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Basketball, Numbers, and Ten Frames, Oh My!

** Post Edited!! I have now created all of the signs and forms needed to play this game at a wide variety of levels! You can work on number identification, place value, patterns on the hundreds chart, addition, subtraction, and measurement. This pack has signs you can print as well as a complete set that […]

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Ten Frame Fun!

We work with ten frames during this time of year to help kids with one to one correspondence, counting, addition, subtraction, and more.  I have a game in mind that I want to do with my kids, so I really wanted to ramp up their competence with ten frames and numbers to 30.  I developed […]

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Pattern Frames!

I used to think that bulletin boards would be one of those really fun and exciting parts of teaching.  Well, it turns out that I am a teacher who tries her hardest to come up with a few bulletin boards that can stand the test of time (at least half of the school year, if […]

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Teaching with Table Signs

I started using my table signs as teaching tools around this time last year.  With so much to teach, and so little time, I was looking for a way to reinforce and review tricky concepts without using a huge amount of teaching time.  Table signs were the answer. Students must hear (and see, and write, […]

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