Math Problem-Solving Week 7: 2-Dimensional Geometric Shapes
Here is the first week of my Shapes Unit. These are just the problems--I do lots and lots of other activities to get the kids exploring and really thinking about the attributes of shapes. I will detail specific activities tomorrow in a warm-up post. But for now, here are some problems! This is a very hands-on unit. I provide my students with lots pattern blocks and other shape tiles so that they can explore and manipulate shapes in a very concrete manner. Pattern Blocks Square Color Tiles…
Preschool Learning with Playdough Shape Mats
Kids won't even know they're learning as they enjoy these playdough shape mats! Download your free printable shape mats here. Perfect for at-home play or preschools, this simple activity helps with dexterity too.
Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity - The Imagination Tree
Have fun playing this beans and flower pots counting activity using the simplest of materials! Playful, hands-on maths game for preschoolers and school age
Free Ten Frames Math Center Activity
This FREE activity is perfect for working on number recognition, counting, and ten frames! It makes a perfect early kindergarten math center. Simply "pick a pencil," write its number and fill in the ten frames on the recording sheet! You May Also Like Roll and Color Math Games for the Year K...
Math Work Stations Chapter 7
Geometry is such a fun opportunity for student's to explore... I'm excited to step up my geometry math stations for my kiddos and allow them the chance to do so more often. Last winter I taught a Math Survivor Class in my district and had a great time creating and sharing activities our young students might enjoy. I've added the links below... you're welcome to see if I've attached anything you might use in your classrooms. Geometry Class Additional ideas This activity/game involves the…