# Category: Math

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February 2, 2019May 14, 2020

#### Tangram Math Activity for Kids

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, flips, slides, turns, shapes 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, 2019March 16, 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, 2019May 14, 2020

#### Pre-K and Kindergarten Activities – Plasticine Mini Unit

I have been the kindergarten specialist (aka. kindergarten specials/kindergarten prep teacher) at my school for several years now, and I love my job!  I try to make my kindergarten activities hands-on and filled with new learning experiences.  We had a great week working with plasticine!  This mini unit includes, art, science and even some math activities...

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December 10, 2018December 10, 2018

#### 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, 2018November 28, 2018

#### 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. ...

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November 26, 2018November 26, 2018

#### Basic Math Talk

This was a super simple math talk to start off our math lesson.  However, it was also very informative to hear students thoughts and answers.  I try to start each math period with a quick math question and then we discuss students answers and strategies. The discussion is student led. For this number talk, I...