Halloween Digital Activities- Forming numbers, Quantities, Number Sense (google slides)

Counting, recognizing numbers as quantities visually, and combining different quantities to form/model numbers are important skills that enforce number sense in grades k,1, and 2. A strong number sense is crucial for future understanding of more complex math topics. Number sense building activities Count out loud together as a class …

Missing Numbers and Twisted Multiplication Tables activity cards (+google slides)

Many interesting and fun activities can be done on the multiplication table for the students to discover patterns, find relations and make connections. This will help them gain fluency and automaticity with the multiplication and division facts. Filling in the missing numbers on the multiplication table is one of my …

“Decimal Number Builder” Build decimal numbers with base 10 blocks (digital activity)

Understanding place value is essential for developing a solid foundation of mathematical understanding. The Base 10 blocks are a great manipulative for visualizing and understanding place value for whole numbers and for decimal numbers. We have already created two digital activities/tools to practice modeling whole numbers with base 10 blocks. …

Representing Decimal Numbers using base 10 blocks. (Printable and Digital Activity Cards)

Understanding place value is essential for developing a solid foundation of mathematical understanding. The Base 10 blocks are a great manipulative for visualizing and understanding place value for whole numbers and for decimal numbers. When introducing Decimals I always start with decimal fractions and how they can be represented with …

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 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 …

Polygon Race (+Virtual Play)

If you are already familiar with the game and want to skip to the virtual version follow the link and make a copy to play the game virtually. If not, then read on and download the files to print. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1lbf0gwelU4z7zJI3mtZQrKzGupHDHSq-IYXkGNpRUoI/copy Grades 2 and up Polygon Race, like Polygon Party is …