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

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

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…

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. That’s why I developed these Black History Month math activities for my students.   There are so many contributions Black, Indigenous, and People of Color have…

100th Day of School Free Math Activities

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….

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…

Measurement Conversion for 4th and 5th Grade Students

Measurement Conversion for 4th and 5th Grade students Measurement can be a confusing concept for upper elementary students, especially when it comes to measurement conversion. Whether you are teaching customary measurements, metric conversions, or both, your students will need to practice understanding and applying this skill.    Having cheat sheets of conversion formulas and…