### "Board-less" Indoor Classroom Games

Posted on Apr 18, 2016

The only props you need for these classroom games are brains!

### Customary Units of Measue & Custom-Made Units of Measure for Math Tip Monday

Posted on Apr 08, 2016

Here's the latest addition to the Math Tip Monday series! Join me and many others to find some great ideas and advice on teaching measurement. Read my post here, then to see others, go to:

### Lucky Numbers for March Math

Posted on Mar 09, 2016 under ,

Math Tip Monday March Math Activity is ideal for K-8. Yes!! It's a very flexible activity that can be easily modified for all of these grades. It provides practice with number sense, counting, and computing with basic operations including fractions and decimals if you want. Use of 100 charts, counters, number lines can be used by younger students for this activity. It's yours for free...download away!

### Re-Purpose clear acrylic overhead projector sheets for Fraction Overlays

Posted on Feb 14, 2016 under ,

Smart boards have more or less replaced overhead projectors. If your school used these projectors in the past, do they still have the unused clear sheets in storage? One way to put them to good use would be to make them into see-through overlays. I made comparison pie fractions by drawing the fractional pies with different colored permanent markers on the clear sheets.

### Welcome Word Problems....Bring Them On! Thinking Blocks rocks!

Posted on Jan 23, 2016 under ,

Word problems are fun. With the right attitude and approach, we look forward to solving word problems! Thinking Blocks is one approach that really works.

### Penny Place Value and Snowball Fight

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 under ,

Snowed in? Let's have a snowball fight indoors!  Here's some terrific place value activities/games to help cure "cabin fever". Young and old can join in and have fun!

### Ordinal Number Housing Milk Carton Blocks

Posted on Jan 19, 2016 under ,

FREE templates for "house fronts" to make ordinal number apartment building and single residence house blocks. All you need are print-outs of the templates, crayons or colored pencils, scissors, glue, milk cartons. (pint and ½ pint sizes).

### Stained Glass Candy Ornaments for Decoration & Math

Posted on Dec 06, 2015 under ,

These ornaments are fun to make, they help with addition, and they are edible!

### No-Bake Muffin Pan Advent Calendar

Posted on Dec 04, 2015 under ,

Open this post to link to a video that shows how to make this simple muffin pan Advent calendar!

### Easiest Ever To Understand...Liquid Measurement Anchor Chart

Posted on Dec 02, 2015 under ,

Simple and direct liquid measurement chart with big pictures representing gallon, 1/2 gallons, quarts, pints, and cups. No kings, queens, robots, etc....just bottles within bottles. Get your free anchor chart here.

### Reading a Ruler to the Nearest 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 Inch

Posted on Dec 01, 2015 under ,

Measuring with a ruler to the nearest ¼, ½, ¾ can be tricky. This post comes with a video that shows how, a lesson, and some worksheets.

### Ordinal Numbers Go More Than One-Way

Posted on Nov 30, 2015 under ,

Ordinal numbers product has an apartment house, a department store elevator, kids in a row, a train, snowman parade and more to give your child an opportunity to sequence ordinal numbers in more than one way (instead of just left to right). Get some free sample pages here and get the whole thing at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Ordinal-Numbers-Apartment-House-More-for-BottomTop-LeftRight-Front-Back-2230722.

### Math Story Problem Types Chart

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 under ,

Need help identifying different types of word problems so that the correct basic operation(s) could be applied to get the solution? This is the most complete list I've seen yet! It even gives you specific example word problems for each type. Use it as a poster, anchor chart, or for your own reference.

### Adding & Subtracting Autumn Leaves-Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 under

A favorite product that teaches basic addition and subtraction in the way children think...from the concrete use of manipulatives to 2-dimensional scaffolding with pictures/colors to the abstract computation consisting of symbols and numbers. A great way to get kids to understand these operations and really get to know the basic facts.

### Math Tip Monday Making It Equal Primary Grades

Posted on Nov 08, 2015 under

Here's some easy algebraic concepts with pictures only! So fun! Make and finish equations cut and paste. FREE