# Together, we can help every math student shine!

## Hi there- I am Tricia,

##### I’m a Math Specialist who is passionate about creating simple and fun differentiated resources for elementary students. I was DESTINED to be a teacher.

I believe the great TRIFECTA in teaching math SUCCESSFULLY to your students is

1. Scaffolding and Differentiation
2. Math Fact Fluency
3. Amazing Parent Communication

The end result? Confident mathematicians who believe in themselves and aren’t afraid to TRY ANYTHING!

I love that through Count on Tricia, I am able to help teachers support their students and make a positive impact worldwide.   As sappy as that sounds, it is 100% true!

## Multiplying by 5 Can Be a Breeze with 3 Easy Steps

Are your students struggling with beginning Multiplication? Fear not! In this article, we’ll explore 3 Simple Steps to make Multiplying by 5 a breeze for your second and third graders. But before we dive into the steps, why is mastering multiplication, especially the multiples of 5, crucial for their math journey. Multiplication by 5 –…

Spring has sprung, and with it comes a burst of fresh energy in the classroom! So as we bid farewell to the chill of winter, it’s time to infuse your math lessons with fresh and engaging spring addition activities. I’m thrilled to announce our latest collection of spring-themed math resources, especially crafted to engage learners…

## Boost Math Skills with Fun and Free Spring Multiplication Color by Number Worksheets

Spring is here, which means it’s time for Elementary Spring Multiplication Activities.  The birds are chirping! There’s never been a better time for upper elementary students to practice multiplication facts for fluency and mastery. The flowers are beginning to bloom! It is Spring time! That means it is time to integrate Spring FUN with math….

## Multiplying by 5 Can Be a Breeze with 3 Easy Steps

Are your students struggling with beginning Multiplication? Fear not! In this article, we’ll explore 3 Simple Steps to make Multiplying by 5 a breeze for your second and third graders. But before we dive into the steps, why is mastering multiplication, especially the multiples of 5, crucial for their math journey. Multiplication by 5 –…

## Boost Math Skills with Fun and Free Spring Multiplication Color by Number Worksheets

Spring is here, which means it’s time for Elementary Spring Multiplication Activities.  The birds are chirping! There’s never been a better time for upper elementary students to practice multiplication facts for fluency and mastery. The flowers are beginning to bloom! It is Spring time! That means it is time to integrate Spring FUN with math….

## Chill Out with Free Winter Math Fact Activities for Elementary Grades

As winter blankets us in a layer of frosty magic, let’s take a moment to talk about something equally enchanting—MATH! Yep, you read it right—math can be as DELIGHTFUL as a snow day with the right approach. We all know the importance of Mastering Math Facts, and what better way to do it than with…

## Division Facts Practice for 3rd & 4th Grade

Division Fact Practice for Fun and Creative Minds “Why did the student wear glasses in math class?” To improve di-vision! Ba Dum Tss! Unfortunately most kids do not find division facts practice a laughing matter. In fact many struggle to understand the concept and hold onto basic fast answers. Instant recall and mastering division facts…

## Two Digit Multiplication Activities Your Students Will Love

I remember the days of attempting to teach my fourth and fifth-grade students to multiply 2×1 and 2×2 digit numbers. They were struggling to grasp the concept and I felt completely overwhelmed. Two-digit multiplication can just be hard! After lots of planning and trial and error, I feel like I’ve finally found the perfect two digit…

## 5 Easy Ways to Build Math Fact Fluency with 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders

We all know the first floor of a house has to be solid before you start building the second floor. (No squeaks or shaky ceilings in my house, please!) The same goes for 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade math students. They need to build a solid foundation in mental math before they can add start working…