# Category: Math

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March 2, 2019July 24, 2020

#### 5 Math Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Math can be challenging for some students, but it can also be a lot of fun! In my experience, young kids approach math with interest and confidence – especially when it is presented in a hands-on way. We have been working on shapes, so I created these math activities for preschool through Grade 1. There...

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February 2, 2019July 24, 2020

#### Tangram Math + Language

If you’ve never used tangrams before, this is a great activity to try them out! Tangrams are a great math tool and an easy way to introduce math concepts such as, shapes, flips, slides, turns, and even congruence. I did not have a class set of tangrams, so I made some out of felt. You...

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January 17, 2019July 24, 2020

#### Kindergarten Worksheets – Roll and Build a Snowman

With the snow on the ground, my students are constantly talking about snowmen! I wanted to build on this interest in the classroom with this hands-on snowman math activity. Each student received a container with all of the parts of their snowman. I also handed out a yellow sheet of paper. I find when students...

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January 6, 2019July 24, 2020

#### Preschool and Kindergarten Activities

When I purchase materials to use with my students at school, or my own kids at home, I try to make them last. When I bought a collection of plasticine I decided to create a week long unit fulled with kindergarten activities. I also wanted to do more than have children create something from the...

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December 10, 2018June 29, 2020

#### Kindergarten Math Talk

The more math talks I do with kids, the more I am finding them rewarding.  During our kindergarten math talks, I accept any answer and over time more and more students are participating in our conversation.  Recently, we have been talking, and learning about shapes.  Today I used 5 felt shapes: square, diamond, circle, triangle...

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November 28, 2018July 24, 2020

#### Kindergarten Math Activities

There are so many ways to teach math.  Since a lot of time is spent on math every day, I am always looking for new and hands-on ways to teach it and create kindergarten math activities.  This year I started using mini erasers as part of my math program, and the kids love using them. ...