Category: math

Puzzle Photo Album

*Please Note: This post includes Amazon Affiliate Links.   When I came across this blog post HERE from Love Them Madly, I knew I had to make a puzzle photo album for my little guy too! I actually made it for his first birthday, and he loved it even more

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Shamrock Measuring

This March activity will help your students practice measuring with a non-standard unit (shamrocks). My students loved searching the classroom (with their shamrock rulers) for something to measure. This is a fun, educational activity that will help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at school. I love teaching non-standard measurement and

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Snowflake Measuring- Nonstandard Measurement Practice

This non-standard measurement packet will give your students measuring practice with snowflakes! Using non-standard measurement will help your students to understand how to measure while laying an important foundation for measuring with standard units.  This the perfect math packet for winter and your students will have so much fun learning.

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How Do Snowmen Solve Story Problems?

Tell me… Have you ever wondered how Snowmen Solve Story Problems?! Read on to find out (your students will be SO happy that you did)! You and your students will enjoy this math winter themed packet (perfect for January) while learning more about how to story problems correctly! This packet

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Word Families, Number Lines, and Our Elf!

My first graders have been working hard in their word family books! I originally posted about them HERE, but I wanted to update you on how it’s going. Each student has their own word family book that they keep in their desk. We pull it out about two times a week and

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Number Line Addition & Subtraction

I created this hands-on packet, because my first graders were struggling with number lines– they simply weren’t using them correctly, because they weren’t getting enough practice. (Can you relate?! ) Knowing what a valuable tool number lines are, I came up with this packet and filled it with engaging activities

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Candy Corn Measuring

By now it is no secret that I love Halloween… so, I have created another unit for my cute little firsties! My new unit: Candy Corn Measuring {A Mini Halloween Unit!} I tried out one of the games on my adorable nephew this afternoon and he has played it 3

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My House All Year (Teaching Months)

Please Note: This post includes Amazon Affiliate links. Hello, Friends! I hope you are all having a good week… thank goodness it is almost Friday! (This teacher needs a WEEKEND!!) Before I head to bed, I wanted to share a writing activity that I started with my students this week.

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Two Digit Addition & Subtraction With Regrouping

Do your students need practice with double digit addition with regrouping? What about double digit subtraction with regrouping? Double Digit Addition & Subtraction With Regrouping (Triple Digit, Too!) includes 50+ practice pages to help your students learn and practice two digit addition and subtraction practice (some triple digit, too) with and without regrouping. In

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DIY student rulers {without spending a penny}

Have you ever noticed that most {if not all} furniture stores have paper rulers all over the place?  AND they want you to take them! Why else would they put them around every corner? My co-worker/mentor snagged a set for the whole second grade and it didn’t cost us a

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Double Digit Addition & Subtraction With Regrouping (Triple Digit, Too!)

Do your students need practice with double digit addition with regrouping? What about double digit subtraction with regrouping? This math packet includes 50+ practice pages to help your students learn and practice two digit addition and subtraction practice (some triple digit, too) with and without regrouping. In addition to the 50+ practice pages, this

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Fraction Fun!

This math packet is full of BEGINNER Fraction FUN! All the activities in this packet can be used for centers, independent work, or whole group instruction. Fractions included in this packet are: 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8 (and on occasion 1/7). This Fraction Packet Includes:  Individual fraction charts 

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DIY Place Value Mats

I love finding easy/effective things to use in my classroom. For this reason alone, I feel the need to share with you… DIY Place Value Mats! A wonderful teacher at my school shared them with me and I am so grateful for her. These are so easy and I promise you will

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all about GRAPHS!

Wow-WOW! I have literally been up all night working on this unit! I need sleep! You know that feeling when creativity strikes and YOU. CAN’T. STOP. until it’s done??  Ahhh! My bed is literally CALLING my name!  (For reals… my husband just woke up and he is wondering where I

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even and odd street

We kicked off the year learning about “even” and “odd” numbers. (I want them to do their Everyday Learning workbooks independently…) I found a great idea on… you guessed it Pinterest… with Even and Odd Houses.  I feel in love with it immediately and I had to do it with my

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!