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Shari Sloane - Educational Consultant

Shari Sloane - Educational Consultant
Math Centers and Games (Click on any image to see a larger version of that image.) 10s Go Fish - This game is played just like "Go Fish." Instead of asking for a card to match your card, you have to ask for a card that would add with one of your cards to make a sum of 10. I introduced the game with out class 4th Grade buddies, but it was still really difficult. So I made up this little cheat sheet to show that combos that make 10. Click here for the 10s Go Fish Cheat Sheet. Shape Fill In - This is the perfect game to differentiate your instruction. Click here for the Shape Fill-in Star. Click here for the Shape Fill-in Heart. Shake and Share - To play this game, you need to make Casino bottles. Click here for the Shake and Share Addition PDF. Click here for the Shake and Share Subtraction PDF. One More - To play this game each, 2 children will share a sheet and a die. Click here for the One More PDF. More or Less? Click here for the More or Less PDF. Click here for the Count and Color PDF.

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Math Centers For First Grade - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits I don’t know about you, but my FAVORITE time of the day has always been math centers! I just love the ability to let students take charge of their place, pace, and product! This post is all about providing meaningful math centers for first grade! Because we spend 20+ days introducing our students to the guided math structure, the activities I want to provide during August and September are going to review skills that my beginning first graders were able to do in kindergarten. Roll the Dice Math Games! Photo Credit: Dice in Dice Available on Amazon While searching for exciting dice I ran across a game that teaches area and perimeter.

Parts of Speech The parts of speech explain how a word is used in a sentence. There are eight main parts of speech (also know as word classes): nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections. Most parts of speech can be divided into sub-classes.Prepositions can be divided into prepositions of time, prepositions of place etc. Nouns can be divided into proper nouns, common nouns, concrete nouns etc. It is important to know that a word can sometimes be in more than one part of speech.

How To Teach 3D Shape in the Early Years Hands-on ideas and printables for teaching young children 3D shapes. Much of what I wrote then is still true today in schools. Young children need repeated hands-on play with different 3D shapes to understand them and they need clear, accurate information from their teachers to avoid the confusion between surface or two dimensional shapes and three-dimensional shapes that exists in many young children. This post contains affiliate links. It provides many ideas for activities that can help support a young child's growing understanding of shape.

Doubles Math Puzzle Printable We are always looking for better ways to make math more interesting in our home. One way we do that is through playing different math games. Today I am sharing a way to practice adding and multiplying doubles in math. I had fun making these doubles math puzzles for my kids to practice their math facts. There are ten different puzzles going from two to twenty.

Kindergarten Addition Activity - Planning Playtime I have a fun new Kindergarten Addition Activity for you today, and it takes no prep time. If you have two simple tools in your classroom, you have an instant math center that the kids will love. The best educational tools, toys, and games are the ones that can be used over and over again for different activities. Dominoes are something we use often for all kinds of math fun. We also love Snap cubes, and use them in a number of our activities.

100's chart math fun The last two weeks we have been working on the skills of using and manipulating our 100's chart. We are working on adding and subtracting 10 from any number and recognizing when numbers are missing without having to count. CC Standard: 1.NBT.5 given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count and explain the reasoning used. We have been playing a bunch of games to help us with these concepts. Playdough Geometry: Exploring 2D & 3D Shapes I love making learning fun in our homeschool...I try anyways! In an effort to do that, I find myself online a lot looking for inspiration. My search led me to TeachersPayTeachers where I found some cute printable shapes cards. And I decided right then we had to use them!

Teachers Notebook QR Code Checkers Math Fun - FREE - GCF and LCM - Mental Math Categories: Math, Greatest Common Factor, Least Common Factor, Centers, Math Centers, Games, Common Core Grades: Details: How to Set Up the Math Center in an Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool Little learners need many opportunities to explore, manipulate, represent, and learn various math concepts and skills. The math center is the perfect place for that when you intentionally plan and set up a math center rich in materials that promote mathematical exploration. Remember research tells us that students need concrete, hands on activities, and the opportunity to manipulate materials to develop math skills and concepts. Let's make your math center fun, engaging, and hands on for your little learners.This post contains affiliate links.Freebie Alert! Be sure to read to the end because I have a few FREE path games you can download for your math center!

Ice Tray Addition Activity for Kindergarten - Planning Playtime Have you been looking for a fun Addition Activity for Kindergarten age kids? We have a great one for you today using a simple ice tray. This awesome math activity is fine motor skills and math all wrapped together in one awesome game. Children are often introduced to addition in kindergarten. January Jumpstart {A Day at School} - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits Today I spent a few hours back in my classroom to make sure we are set for the new year! Ok, ok I needed to get into the building mostly because I ran out of the room in December with a red and green glitter trail behind me. Thankfully it wasn’t as bad as my back to school nightmares had lead me to believe!