Just a quick note about a wonderful session at a conference I attended today called "Activities to Undo Math Misconceptions". It was based on a book by Honi J. Bamberger and addressed the math concepts of money, time, counting, fractions, place value, and equality in K-3. The best idea I saw all day was a way to help kids understand coin values! You can use unifix cubes and a hundreds board to really drive home the understanding that different coins have different values. What a great idea…
Word Work: Word Worth
**Update** This was featured on The 2 Sister's TheDailyCafe.com Newsletter on July 6, 2012! I have several options for my Daily 5 Word Work where kids can choose activities to practice their independent words. One of the stations I like best is How Much is Your Word Worth? This is a fantastic way to combine math and spelling! I have assigned each coin a value and students need to figure out how much their spelling word is worth. There are some additional questions on the bottom to determine…
Place Value Game | Activity | Education.com
Try this fun math card game and practice place value with your second grader! Decide which number is bigger in order to earn points!
Addition fact strategy games - The Measured Mom
I love these strategies for learning addition facts! Plus, you get nine free NO PREP addition games!
Second Grade Style
Anyone else singing the song when they read that title? Ok, good! :) The other day at Staple's I found this play money and coins in their dollar section. Add to that I was using the "everything in this bag is 15% off" deal and I was super excited! I bought a few packs of each. Today I felt inspired to create some money themed games for my kiddos. I don't currently have any money games out in my math games except for a set of flashcards. I decided to use one set of the coins to make a kaboom…
Interactive Math Packet (Subtraction up to 20)
Five in a Row! Roll 3 dice, add them up and subtract 2! Such a FUN and effective way to practice addition and subtraction!
Place value games for K-2 - The Measured Mom
Looking for place value games for kids in K-2? Print these free games to give your child practice counting hundreds, tens, and ones.
Doubles facts addition game - The Measured Mom
Looking for a way to practice those doubles facts? Try this free printable doubles addition game.
Addition and subtraction game - The Measured Mom
This free addition and subtraction activity turns learning math facts into a game!
FREE MATH LESSON - “Halloween Place Value FREEBIE”
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Composing Shapes in 1st Grade
Composing Shapes is such a fun topic in first grade and kindergarten geometry! Learning how to compose 2D and 3D shapes is fun because, well...