Practice Multiplying by 12 with Games, Activities and Songs
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Practice Multiplying by 12 with Games, Activities and Songs

Once students have mastered basic addition and subtraction, then they are ready for the fun stuff. One word, multiplication.  This is a concept that I feel can go two ways for students. They are either thrilled to be learning something new or they have major anxiety about the unknown of multiplication.  Because of this, it’s…

Elementary Spring Multiplication Activities
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Elementary Spring Multiplication Activities

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. The flowers are beginning to bloom! It is Spring time! That means it is time to integrate Spring FUN with math. Why not take that…

Activities to Practice Adding Doubles
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Activities to Practice Adding Doubles

It’s Double Trouble Time!⏰  Adding doubles (1+1, 2+2, and so on) is an important step in learning basic operations for your youngest mathematicians.  This is one of the first steps in understanding counting, addition, and eventually multiplication skills.    Your K-2 students will get excited about learning their doubles with these fun, engaging activities to…

Greatest Common Factor in the Elementary Classroom
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Greatest Common Factor in the Elementary Classroom

Your elementary students are learning division and multiplication skills. Part of those math skills includes understanding greatest common factor in the math classroom.    GCF is also important in beginning to understand, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions! Understanding the largest number divides into a set of numbers will help your students practice division and…

Dividing by 2 Made Easy for You
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Dividing by 2 Made Easy for You

My students are always SO excited to learn their multiplication facts.  Spouting off random multiplication equations seems to make them feel like a genius even before they have understanding of what this operation actually entails.   Division seems a bit harder for students.  Seeing the relationship between the two operations can be very helpful. Teaching dividing by…

Black History Month Math Activities for Upper Elementary Students
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Black History Month Math Activities for Upper Elementary Students

  Most teachers share content related to Black History Month in social studies and reading classes, however, I think Black History Month should be a focus in all content areas.  There are so many contributions Black, Indigenous, and People of Color have made to math. Recognizing these contributions during Black History Month is so important…

100th Days of School Free Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade Math Students
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100th Days of School Free Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade Math Students

It’s crazy to think it’s nearly the 100th day of school, but that’s exactly why I’m here today. I want to share with you my 100th Day of School Math Fun FREEBIE and some great 100 Days of School Ideas! We love celebrating the 100 Day of School (or even the 101 Day of School) every year….

Ways to Practice Addition Facts for Instant Recall and Mastery for 1st and 2nd Grades

Ways to Practice Addition Facts for Instant Recall and Mastery for 1st and 2nd Grades

Your first and second graders are learning their math facts, and it all starts with addition! Practicing addition facts can be fun for your students with these different activities!  Check out these ways to practice addition facts for instant recall and mastery for 1st and 2nd grades! To get my students in the “mood” for…

Martin Luther King Jr Must-Do Activities for Your 3rd and 4th Graders
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Martin Luther King Jr Must-Do Activities for Your 3rd and 4th Graders

On the looking for some Martin Luther King Math activities?  Then you’re in luck!  This post is full of great ideas you can use with your 3rd, or 4th grade classroom and homeschool students!  Use them as review, for math center or stations, with small groups, for whole group lessons, and more!   Your students…

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Introduction to Measurement

Helping students with beginning measurement is so important in developing their future math skills. To begin, having a strong introduction to measurement for 1st and 2nd grade students can make a huge difference in their foundational understanding of this important skill! Get started with this introduction to measurement for 1st and 2nd grade students. Identifying…