Christmas, classroom ideas, elementary, games, hands on learning, holidays, math

Jolly Classroom Activities for December

December is a month full of celebrations! Students are focused on the upcoming Holidays and Traditions they celebrate in their communities and with their families! How does a teacher compete with that kind of excitement? Well, by joining in! Fill your classroom with Educational Holiday Activities to keep your students learning all month long! For MATH you could graph responses…

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addition, elementary, math, measurement

Measuring Length

My students are learning how to measure length using standard units, such as inches and centimeters.  There are so many fun activities to help students really understand measurement! Get out your rulers, tape measures, and yard sticks and follow me around this unit!

elementary, math, middle school, multiplication, websites

Mastering Multiplication

Knowing multiplication facts help students see the patterns and relationships between numbers that are needed to be successful in other areas of math!   Division, renaming fractions, and balancing equations are just a few examples where being able to recall facts quickly and correctly are extremely helpful! So what do you do as a teacher or a parent of  upper elementary…

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Halloween Freebie!

Now that it is finally starting to feel like Fall I have done a little Halloween decorating and made a few new Halloween Math Games!  The first one I would like to share is a FREEBIE! To download the Halloween Addition Bingo Game for FREE, just click the photo above!  

elementary, hands on learning, math, place value

Place Value Relationships

Understanding place value is an important Math skill for elementary students.  One of the objectives is for students to describe the relationship between places in a base ten system.  Although this may seem difficult at first, starting with concrete manipulatives can really help students gain a deeper understanding. I like to start by letting students “play” with the blocks for…

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