Use any of 3 options to make an authentic log cabin with wrapping paper cardboard tubes or paper towel cardboard tubes as your main building supplies! Dfferentiated options are appropriate for grades 3-6.

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Subtraction in action!!! Make a subtraction machine from a recycled plastic container. Subtract plastic from the environment and do the math! 

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Some kids have trouble with fractions that equal one. They may be baffled as to why a fraction such as 5/5 equals one and the function it serves in a mixed fraction.  Check

out these free anchor charts that may help with this problem. 

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How do the old dots and squares games support learning for students? There's a multitude of ways! Find tips on how to make these and 3 completed sample games here!

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Need some quick and easy flashcards that won't get lost? Glue these down in those interactive notebooks. Free for you.

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Have you noticed the unbelievable number of free tutorials on the internet? These could be used to help kids write better expository "works". Read about this idea here!

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Take a look at these wonderful Christmas gift catalogs. Specifically for Kids and teachers. 

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Pokemon Hidden Pictures Multiplication Puzzles are a sure fire way to get the kids to practice and learn the multiplication facts. Don't let this product go! You gotta catch this one!

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This fun movement and math activity provides lots of "hands-on" practice in multiplication. Multiplication memory becomes a reality! If you want your kids to memorize the multiplication facts, here's a way to get them to do so!

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Teaching subtraction? Take this hands on approach and your students will learn the concept and the facts in no time!

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                       A free place value game that will keep your kids cool and ready for school. Can be modified for other number activities.

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Don't let your child get sucked into the summer slide. There are lots of activities that can be done to reinforce/maintain math skills that DON'T involve

a computer or paper and pencils. Here are some fun learning activities you can use on the go and outdoors! These will keep skills sharp while making the

most of summertime opportunities!

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Math and Science songs for your kids.

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This fun activity is a game-like way to learn coin recognition and coin values. It's also a hand on "probability" exercise to find out how many different coin combinations make 100 ($1.00).  Reference chart of coins, task cards, directions, and extension suggestions are all here for you ....and it doesn't cost you a penny!

                

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Here's a freebie for you: an adorable movement poem for the position words bottom, middle, top, and an anchor chart to demonstrate this concept. Thanks for visiting. While here, take a look at my website about the "Color Coded Multiplication" program. Not "color by number" like the days of yore! It's a lot more and is based on nuerological fundamentals.

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