Building Number Sense with Decomposing Turkey
Build number sense with this adorable turkey craft! It's the perfect way to incorporate math instruction into your Thanksgiving unit!
Spring Math and Literacy Centers plus a FREEBIE! - Kindergarten Smarts
I have created another themed center unit. This time it’s all about spring!! There are 17 centers that will get your kids in the mood for nicer weather 🙂 I have also included 29 quick and easy printable worksheets that go along with each center in the unit. If you choose to purchase my product, …
An 'EGG'-citing Way To Decompose Numbers!
About 2 months ago I 'debuted' my decomposing numbers monster in anticipation of when I would be teaching this tough concept...well...the time has come and we are smack in the middle of it! Maybe because I braced myself, or maybe because I have a better understanding of what it is and how to explain it, or maybe because I started math centers this year and my students have a better grasp of numbers....or maybe I am just LUCKY to have a great group of kids... Whatever the reason, or…
Composing and Decomposing Teen Numbers
Composing and Decomposing teen numbers is such an essential skill for kindergarten students to master. The skills practiced in this pack will get your students to mastery. Included: -Classroom Posters for one more and one less -Number Line practice -Puzzle pieces 10-19- Ten block and extras -Bear ...
Decomposing Number Mega Bundle
*** This pack contains items that are for sale separately, please don't purchase if you have already purchased my other Composing/Decomposing Number Packs! *** This handy bundle contains all four of my decomposing number items... for a 20% saving! The packs included are... Composing and Decompos...
Apple Life Cycle Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade
Kids naturally love discovering the life cycle of anything! This week, we explored the life cycle of an apple. My students had so much fun investigating the Apple Life Cycle Unit. I was able to completely integrate reading, math, science, and writing!
AIMS Center Blog - Articles, Podcasts, Math Puzzles
The AIMS Center Blog is a weekly blog of content describing our work and mission. It contains articles, podcasts, and math puzzles.
87 Cool Pete the Cat Freebies and Teaching Resources
Pete the Cat is the go-to book for many kindergarten and elementary classrooms. Here are free Pete the Cat activities, freebies and books listed all in one place so you won't have to go digging to look for them. These resources were all free at the time that I found them. There are printables for back to school, reading, math and so much more. Be sure to click on the name of each Pete the Cat freebie or idea to see where it came from and to access it. Back to school printables Here are the…
Ten Frames and Number Bonds
Ten frames can be used to represent numbers 1-10 or numbers 11-20. They include a number bond for student can practice. They can be used with manipulatives, counters or dry erase markers/crayons when laminated. Students can use them in a center, small group or whole group.
Math Coach's Corner
Composing and decomposing numbers is all about developing part/whole thinking, which is a key component in developing flexible mathematical thinking.
An Exhausted Five for Friday (Math FREEBIE)
Oh, thank you for coming Friday! It has been a long, exhausting week. Not because of students or family....it just has been a long, busy week. So now I can sit back...smile that it is over...and reflect a little. #1...Bus problem solving. I had posted about a new book that Natalie and I are trying out this year that really challenges our first graders through word problems--orally, written, and by creating their own. You can read more here. We continued using the bus theme this week by…