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Eeeh! It’s one of my favorite times of year to be a teacher. I just eat up a good theme, particularly around Thanksgiving. #punintended This post is all about turkeys and includes FIVE free turkey activities! Just look for the pink text throughout this post to see what you can snag! First up is a toooooooon […]

Turkey Activities for the Primary Classroom

Check out this amazing post just full of turkey-themed activities that would work great in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade classrooms. They're the perfect way to incorporate science, math, and literacy into your Thanksgiving curriculum, while keeping your students engaged.

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If you’ve visited before, you know I feel pretty strongly about incorporating crafts into the elementary classroom.  They have SO many benefits! Here are some of my favorite math crafts that are perfect for using with kindergarten and first grade students. They’re great for back to school or any time of year you want to […]

Math Crafts for Kindergarten and First Grade Students

Kids in kindergarten and first grade will LOVE these math crafts! Make learning fun AND support number development! Skills included are: making 5 and 10, decomposing numbers, subitizing, ten frames, number lines, patterning, and more! 1d

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Making Ten Robot Appropriate for Grades: pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, second grade Standard: CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 Skill: making ten Link: Making Ten Robot | More Math Crafts This robot math craft is perfect for using with students in pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade who are working on making ten. It aligns with Common Core Standard CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 and will fit into […]

Math Craft Robot

This robot math craft is perfect for using with students in pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade who are working on making ten. It aligns with Common Core Standard CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 and will fit into your math curriculum activities for teaching students to make a ten. It's fun, engaging, and simple to do!

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This Base Ten Blocks math craft is perfect for kindergarten thru second grade. Appropriate for Grades: kindergarten, first grade, second grade Standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.NBT.B.2 Skill: Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones Link: Base Ten Blocks Confetti | More Math Crafts This base ten blocks math craft is perfect for using […]

Base Ten Blocks Math Craft

This math craft is perfect for using with students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade who are working with base ten. It aligns with Common Core StandardCCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.NBT.B.2 and will fit into your math curriculum activities for teaching students represent numbers using base ten blocks. All the templates pictured are included, making this a fun and easy activity to complete with your kiddos. It's fun, engaging, and simple to do!

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This Pattern Laundry Math Craft is a unique way to reinforce the skill of patterning in the primary classroom. Pattern Laundry Craft Appropriate for Grades: pre-K, kindergarten, first grade Skill: patterning Link: Pattern Laundry Craft | More Math Crafts This math craft is perfect for using with students in pre-K, kindergarten, and first grade to reinforce patterning. It’s fun, […]

Pattern Laundry Math Craft Fun!

This math craft is perfect for using with students in pre-K, kindergarten, and first grade to reinforce patterning. It's fun, engaging, and simple to do!

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Make-Ten Friends Appropriate for Grades: pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, second grade Standard: CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 Skill: making ten Link: Make-Ten Friends | More Math Crafts This math craft is perfect for using with students in pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade who are working on making ten. It aligns with Common Core Standard CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 and will fit into your math curriculum […]

Making Ten Math Craft for Primary Students

This math craft is perfect for using with students in pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade who are working on making ten. It aligns with Common Core Standard CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 and will fit into your math curriculum activities for teaching students to make a ten. It's fun, engaging, and simple to do!

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In my humble opinion, crafts in the classroom are okay! In fact, I encourage them! I love to do crafts with my kids. Glue, paint, paper scraps, markers, popsicle sticks, even…dare I say it…GLITTER…I love it all. Assembling a craft may seem frivolous and mismatched in today’s elementary classroom, but I beg to differ.  I […]

Why Crafts in the Classroom Are Okay!

Teachers! Incorporating crafts into preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade classrooms is SO important! If you're ever hesitant to add crafts into your curriculum, you must read this post. You'll be grabbing the gluesticks in no time! Plus, you can grab two FREE content-related crafts that you can use with your kiddos!

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Do your kiddos have a number sense kit at the ready for use during small or whole group math activities? If not, I’ve put together a FREE number sense toolkit that you can download, print, and start using NOW! I find that they store VERY easy in a clear plastic sleeves, gallon-sized baggies, OR these […]

Free Number Sense Toolkit for the Primary Classroom

Grab this FREE number sense toolkit that includes a five frame, a ten frame, number cards 0-20, and a set of ten frame cards 0-10. Simply stash them in a gallon sized baggie, clear plastic sleeve, or dry erase pocket for simple storage and organization. They're perfect for small or whole group math activities in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade classrooms!

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Sooooo, do y’all love to incorporate food into your teaching? Whether it’s using marshmallows to teach place value or making a rainbow-colored cake while reading The Wizard of Oz, I LOVE to find an opportunity to sneak a little snack into curriculum 😉 So, there was no question in my mind that Cheez-its would make excellent math […]

Free Ten Frame Activity with Cheez-Its

This FREE printable contains three differentiated activity mats to use with cheese crackers as manipulatives! Use the large space to write number sentences, create number stories, make number bonds, write equations, count, or whatever else you can think of! Each page has either a five frame, ten frame, or two ten frames for working with numbers 0 to 20. This is a great number sense activity for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade!

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Check out the video below to learn some fun and easy number sense activities to use in your preschool, kindergarten, or first grade classroom! Number Sense Intervention Curriculum Math Crafts Cheez-Frames Number Sense Toolkit  Happy Teaching!

Number Sense Activities for the Primary Classroom

Check out these fun and easy activities for teaching number sense in your preschool, kindergarten, and first grade classrooms! This post includes everything from math crafts to hands-on activities to use during small group, intervention, or RTI, to FREE PRINTABLES and more! Your kids will love how fun and engaging they are and you will love having something new to add to your math curriculum.

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