It is that time of year again! Time for jelly beans, eggs, bunnies and baskets! There are so many ways to use Easter excitement to keep your students engaged in classroom lessons. Here are some of my favorites from around the web:
One of my favorite activities this time of year is a Math Egg Hunt! Buy a bunch of plastic eggs and stick problems inside the eggs. Hide the eggs around the room. Give your students a record sheet or a piece of notebook paper and let them hunt and solve math problems. Print your own problems or get mine FREE here.
It is important for kids to be fluent with their Math facts, but sometimes the same old pencil paper routines can get boring! And, let’s face it, some kids just need to move around while they are learning! Here are a few ideas to get your kids moving while practicing Math Facts:
I am so excited to be part of the Springing into Learning Blog Hop with Kim from Elementary Antics and many other teacher bloggers! I can’t wait to see all of the great ideas everyone has to share! After reading my blog post, be sure to click the link at the end to hop on to the rest of the great blogs!
The winter holidays are over, the weather is warming up and the children have … Spring Fever! Well, as a veteran classroom teacher, I can sympathize with you … this is NOT the time for the kids to get silly and stop working! This is the time to pull out all your “tricks” and get them back on track!
I have a few tricks for keeping students engaged and counteract “Spring Fever”:
Today I would like to offer my latest game as a Flash Freebie! For the next 48 hours, my Fractions of a Set Game will be FREE!!!
It is very important for students to understand the meaning behind multiplication. It is also important for them to master multiplication facts so that they may apply them to other types of math. They need to know the multiples of numbers to simplify fractions, solve large division problems, see patterns, understand algebra, and so much more.
Being fluent with Math is similar to being fluent in Reading. If a student knows his sight words and only has to sound out a few unfamiliar words he is able to read a paragraph or story fluently, and comprehend it. However, if he has to sound out all of the words as he reads, the paragraph or passage will take a long time and fluency will be weaker and comprehension compromised.
Who doesn’t love a deal? Kelly and Kims’ Kindergarten has a great linky party with resources marked down today through Friday! Check out mine and then head over to Kelly and Kim’s Kindergarten to find the rest!
I am marking down my Holiday Math Bundle. For HALF price you can get a bundle that includes 7 of my Holiday Math resources!
This bundle has worksheets, scavenger hunts, games and word problems! Your students can practice rounding, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, problem solving and balancing equations!
This bundle is normally only $6.00, but from Dec. 14th to Dec 18th it is only $3.00! Yeah!
Find it here:
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Not looking for Math? No problem! Head over to Kelly and Kims’ Kindergarten to find other resources marked down today through the 18th!