Multiplication Facts Activity-cards (Google slides version included)

As we all know multiplication facts fluency is very important as it is the base for many concepts like multi-digit multiplication, equivalent fractions, division, and, much more. Therefore, multiplication facts practice deserves time and effort. Rushing into drills that promote meaningless memorization with endless repetition will not help in the …

“Number Builder” ( 6-digit digital activity/tool with base 10 blocks)

“Number Builder” is a digital activity/tool that works with base ten blocks. We all know how important it is for students to practice representing numbers with base ten blocks to gain a deep understanding of place value and regrouping. In my search for the perfect digital activities/games that use 10 …

Representing and Adding 2/3-digit numbers using Base 10 Blocks (printable and digital centers)

Representing numbers using base ten blocks allows students to gain a concrete understanding of place value and regrouping. Even though, Base 10 blocks are not the only way to learn place value, and students should explore other manipulatives as well, however, they do offer a great way to represent numbers. …

Decomposing numbers 11-20 using 10 Frames and Base 10 blocks (Printable task cards and digital slides)

Grades K,1,2 Decomposing numbers 11-20 with Ten Frames and Base 10 Blocks helps students deepen their understanding and find relations and strategies that improve their mental math skills. They build a strong foundation s they prepare for subtraction and other operations. We have created some printable and digital cards to …

Representing numbers using Base 10 Blocks (up to 6 digits) Printable task-cards and interactive slides.

We all know how important it is for students to practice representing numbers using Base 10 blocks. Base Ten Blocks provide hands-on ways to learn place value. They help students physically represent numbers so they can develop a deeper understanding of place value and regrouping and trading. Students should be …

“Number Builder 4D” (A digital activity/tool with base 10 blocks)

“Number builder 4D” is a digital activity/tool that works with base ten blocks. We all know how important it is for students to practice building numbers with base ten blocks to gain a deep understanding of place value and regrouping. In my search for the perfect digital activities/games that use …

Virtual Manipulatives – Fractions Grades 3, 4

I have started collecting virtual manipulatives for my Grades 3,4 and I have created a few slides for each concept. For fractions I like the simulations and games from PhET. About PhET PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. We extensively test and evaluate each simulation to …

Area Models and Multiplication – Virtual Manipulatives and games

I have started collecting some virtual manipulatives for different concepts for my grade 3/4s and I have created a few slides with my favorite ones so far. For Area models and multiplication, I like the simulations and games from PhET. About PhET PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and …

Virtual math manipulatives -intermediate/high school

Math manipulatives are very important in math as they help students visualize and internalize different concepts. Children need to hold math in their hands before they can hold math in their minds. Virtual math manipulatives that simulate the physical manipulatives and more are very useful with the new reality of …

Block it! – A fun way to practice multiplication facts, Now print and digital.

Block it! One of our most popular games is now digital. If you are already familiar with the game scroll to the end of the post to play digitally. Play is a powerful learning tool. As we all know, children learn best through games and that is the reason I …