# Category: Math

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November 10, 2018November 16, 2018

#### Kindergarten Worksheet and Math Activity

This activity was a valuable learning activity and a great reason to get outside!  I have always enjoyed teaching math and this was a great way to make it meaningful for kids. I handed out the “Shape Hunt” kindergarten worksheet and a clipboard to everyone. (Printable available here: Shape-Hunt worksheet.)  I laminated all of the sheets so that...

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October 30, 2018November 7, 2018

#### Kindergarten Worksheets

There are so many fun ways to teach math, especially to young kids.  I have stuck with our pumpkin theme and created a pumpkin worksheet for math (link to free printable at bottom.)  For preschool and kindergarten, the numbers 1-10 tend to be the focus, so the worksheet only includes these numbers.  Although I don’t...

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October 15, 2018November 8, 2018

#### Active Math Activity

This math activity was so easy to prepare, yet it was a lot of fun and it allowed me to take our math class outside.  This activity can be adapted to varying grade levels and various math strands.  I used a class set of large wood slices and a sensory ball.  The wood slices were...

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October 14, 2018November 8, 2018

#### Primary and Kindergarten Math Activity – Estimation

I am very excited that fall is here!  The weather is beautiful and I went apple picking on the weekend with my kids.  I decided to incorporate our weekend apples into my estimation jars for math this week.  I chose the smallest apples we had picked and put them into the jars.  Although I used...

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September 25, 2018November 8, 2018

#### Number Talks for Kids

I am enjoying teaching math this year.  Number talks seems to happen naturally a lot in kindergarten, and the activity that I did today included students thinking about estimation and mental math.  This was my introduction of the estimation jars to the children.  I first showed students the middle jar (with 5 balls).  I asked...

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September 6, 2018October 15, 2018

#### Teacher Supplies and Organization

I am very excited about the upcoming school year.  Over the summer I added some new materials to use when I teach.  This week I brought some of these teacher supplies into the classroom and introduced them to the students.  I like to keep things organized and easy to move from one class to another...

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