Activity for ages Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so some thematic learning is in order! Practice counting valentines with these addition and subtraction re-usable mats. They focus mainly on numbers to 20 so they’re perfect for first grade but are manageable for kindergarteners too. It’s the perfect compliment to our popular Valentine’s Day Activity Pack! […]

## Snowman Pattern Block Mats

Activity for ages 3 to 6. Pattern blocks are always a fabulous way to learn about shapes but our free snowman pattern block mats take kids’ learning to the next level by adding in a dose of counting and addition practice too. Grab your set below and then hop over and snag our complete Roll and […]

## Snowflake Making Ten Clip Cards

Activity for ages 5 to 6. I love using clip cards with my students! They are a fun, hands-on way for my students to learn and, as a big bonus, they also help with fine motor skills at the same time. These snowflake making ten clip cards are the perfect way for young learners to […]

## Addition Fact Fluency

Activities for ages 5 to 7. Addition is the foundation of so many math skills kids learn along the way: fact families, multiplication, algebra… That’s why it is so important for children to memorize addition facts by heart. This Fact Fluency Pack is filled with fun ways to practice adding 0 to 10. They’re great to use as […]

## NO PREP Place Value Activity Pack

Activities for ages 4 to 7. Learning place value can be a big challenge for kids – it’s a complicated concept, after all. The NO PREP place value pack is filled with engaging, motivating ways to tackle the numbers 1-120. No prepping, no gluing, no cutting. Just print and teach. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers […]

## Place Value and Numbers to 100

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Understanding the concept of place value (the number 74 has 7 tens and 4 ones, for example) is important for children to develop a solid sense of numbers. Our place value activity mats are a hands-on way to practice reading, writing and counting numbers from 1 to 100. They’re great to use as […]

## Craft Stick Puzzles

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Want the challenge of matchstick puzzles WITHOUT the inevitable fire hazard? These craft stick puzzles are ready to go STEM centers, brain breaks or early finisher tasks. Simply grab a batch of craft sticks, print the cards, and you’re ready to play. Download your set in our shop or on […]

## Awesome Money Activities

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Learning how to recognize and add together coins can be confusing for kids but these 10 playful money activities are a motivating way to tackle coins once and for all. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Peek Inside The playful set of money activities is perfect for […]

## First Grade Pumpkin Activities

Activities for ages 6 to 7. Pumpkin activities are a must for fall! These 17 pumpkin math, literacy and science activities take learning to the next level by teaching first graders sight words, number bonds, addition, pumpkin life cycles and so much more. Grab the activity pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers, Literacy Activities Inside the pack, you’ll find […]

## EDITABLE Number of the Day Sheet

Activity for ages 5 to 8. Working on a number of the day gives kids practice with place value, expanded notation, odd and even numbers… so many math skills in one simple activity. They are such an easy way to differentiate for a variety of learners during morning work or math rotations. Just hit “print” and […]

## 3D Shape Activities

Learning 3D shapes just got WAY cooler! These engaging, hands-on 3D shape activities teach kids about cones, cubes, cylinders, hemispheres, hexagonal prisms, pyramids, rectangular prisms, spheres and triangular prisms. They’re great to use as math centers or math lessons in kindergarten, first grade or second grade. Grab your pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay […]

## Division Word Problems within 20

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Division is one of the more difficult math concepts to understand for early learners. While it’s closely related to multiplication, it’s trickier to grasp the meaning and to work out how to solve each problem. That’s why these word problems task cards stay focused within 20 – numbers that […]

## STEM Challenge: Write Computer Code

Activity for ages 6 to 8. We’ve all heard it a million times. In an increasingly techy world, computer coding is “the wave of the future”. But what does “coding” really mean and how in the world are we supposed to actually TEACH it?! Thankfully, teaching kids computer code has never been easier! This STEM challenge […]

## Apple Addition Cards

Activity for ages 5 to 6. Whether you’re looking for a hands-on way to teach addition or you need a fun apple themed math activity, these apple addition cards are sure to be a hit! They’re the perfect match to our popular Addition Card Pack. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready To prep the […]

## Toothpick STEM Structures

Activity for ages 4 to 8. Need an easy way to help kids build engineering skills they’ll need for their STEM future? These 19 printable challenge cards are perfect to use in STEM centers, makerspaces, or math stations. Kids will love learning about 2 and 3-dimensional shapes as they build and analyze each design. Grab your […]

## Write and Wipe Number Bonds

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Number bonds are an amazing tool for teaching kids how two parts fit together to make a whole and the relationship between addition and subtraction. These four playful sets of write and wipe cards make learning number bonds fun for kids and easy prep for you. The cards are great to […]

## Roll and Color 3D Shapes

Activity for ages 5 to 7. My kids love dice games! Something about not knowing what they will roll is always so exciting. Since our Roll and Cover 2D Shape Game was such a hit, I decided to follow up with a 3D version that would help them recognize and name three dimensional shapes too! The printable game is great […]

## Subtraction Word Problems to 20

Activity for ages 6 to 8. We all know that using math in real life makes numbers come alive for young children. With these subtraction word problems, kids can imagine the scenarios as they tackle them, making them less abstract and more concrete. The stories are brilliant for kindergarteners with a little support, and first […]

## Addition Word Problems to 20

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Addition word problems are a great way to practice solving equations using real world examples. Use these addition to 20 word problem cards as a math center, brain break or small group activity. Kinders and Grade 1 kids will love problem solving! P.S. Be sure to grab our addition write and […]

## Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

Activity for ages 4 to 7. Pattern blocks are a motivating, hands-on way to teach kids about shapes, patterns, measurement…. even fractions! These playful roll and cover pattern block mats add three more math skills to the list: counting, number recognition, and addition. They’re the perfect preview to our roll and cover pattern block mat pack! This post […]

## LEGO Measurement

Activity for ages 6 to 8. My kids are LEGO obsessed! Yours too?! We’ve used them to practice addition and subtraction, counting, patterns… even engineering. I was super excited to add another LEGO themed learning activity to the mix: measurement. These printable activity sheets are perfect to use with kids who are just beginning to practice measurement and LEGO […]

## Place Value War

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Just like our Place Value Concentration game and I Have – Who Has cards, our newest math activity makes learning ones, tens and hundreds super fun for kids. As players compete, they practice reading and writing three digit numbers and base ten blocks – two key steps toward understanding the ins and outs of […]

## More and Less Number Sense Game

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Looking for a fun number sense challenge that helps kids really grasp what numbers mean? More and Less is a playful number sense activity that stretches children’s understanding of place value. Grab your free copy (below) and then hop over and download two more number sense games for kindergarten and […]

## Skip Counting with QR Codes!

Activity for ages 4 to 7. QR (or Quick Response) codes are a great way to make learning more engaging for kids at school or at home. Children love solving math problems and then scanning the QR codes to see if their answer is correct! These free skip counting QR codes are perfect for classroom math centers, small group work or […]

## Fraction Activity Super Pack

Make learning fractions fun for kids and easy prep for grown ups! The Fraction Activity Pack is filled with motivating and effective activities that teach key vocabulary like numerator and denominator, parts versus whole, thirds, fourths… Once kids are ready, they put it all together and read and write fractions on their own. There are so many important steps to […]

## Telling Time Activity Pack

Teaching kids how to tell time takes plenty of step-by-step practice. There’s so much to learn: the difference between the minute and hour hand, what hand to read first, how to count by fives to read the number of minutes… The lessons go on and on. That’s why I was so excited to pull together a […]

## Pizza Fraction Clip It Cards

Activity for ages 6 to 8. If your children are learning about fractions, these quick and easy pizza fraction clip-it cards will help consolidate their understanding. They are a fun way to practice recognizing and reading fraction names for halves and quarters. Kids can even make their own! Getting Ready I downloaded the free printable (below). Then I printed […]

## Free Math Concentration Game

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Games are a great way to get kiddos to practice their math without making it feel like work. This math concentration game combines practicing basic addition and subtraction skills with a memory enhancing activity. It’s fun too! Easy Prep Prep for this game is simple. Just print the pages […]

## Hot Cocoa Addition Game

Activity for ages 5 to 7. It is always fun to change learning activities with the season and Hot Cocoa Addition is a perfect way to warm up this winter. Practice adding sums within 10 with a motivating, simple matching game. For an extra bit of fun, drink some real hot cocoa while you play! Getting Ready This game is […]

## Number Bond Practice Sheets!

These number bond practice sheets are an excellent way to help kids see how two parts combine to make a whole. If you know the whole and one of the parts, you can subtract that part to find the second part. If you know the two parts, add them together and make a whole. Brilliantly simple! Use […]

## Subtraction within 20 Interactive Notebook

If your kids are working on subtraction within 20 this interactive notebook will help keep them engaged! It includes equations, word problems, picture problems and true/false questions to encourage different ways of thinking about numbers and problem solving. First grade is the focus level for this printable but kinders can also complete it with support. Getting Ready […]

## Addition to 20 Interactive Notebooks

Interactive notebooks are super popular in classrooms these days, and it’s because they engage kids’ full attention. This interactive addition activity is constructed so there’s lots of math addition questions on just one interactive page. The academic and fine motor skill level is aimed at first graders, however kinders can also use it with guidance. Getting […]

## 15 EDITABLE Math Fact Games

Activities for ages 4 to 8. Memorizing math facts takes practice. Lots and lots of practice. That’s why I was excited to create a set of motivating, easy prep games that would make all of that hard work fun for kids. And, to give you the most bang for your buck, I made all 15 […]

## Greater Than, Less Than Game

Activity for ages 5 to 7. This greater than, less than game is perfect for bug fans! Kids will love comparing creepy crawly sets of two-digit insects in this fun, free greater than, less than game. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. One of the most important math concepts for kids to grasp when dealing […]

## 4 Must-Try Dice Games

Activities for ages 4 to 8. Dice games are a quick, screen free way to entertain kids when you’re at home or on the go. These four must-try dice games are my family’s favorites. They’re easy to learn, fun to play, and {as a HUGE bonus} teach kids important math skills too. Gotta’ love that! Getting […]

## Telling Time

Telling time is a tricky concept for young children and their understanding of it develops gradually. These free interactive analog and digital clocks will keep your kids engaged while they explore time and how it relates to their everyday life. The time cards are great for helping them make those connections and make sense of […]

## 25 Must-Try LEGO Activities

Activities for ages 3 to 8. Little engineers will love these 25 LEGO activities. They’re hands-on, motivating ways to practice math, literacy, engineering… even science! So grab your bucket of bricks and get ready for some serious LEGO learning fun. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready Before jumping in to the LEGO activities (below), the kids […]

## LEGO Pattern Cards

Activity for ages 3 to 6. Have some LEGO fans in your home or classroom? These free LEGO pattern cards make math super fun for kids. Just print the pattern cards {below}, grab your stash of LEGOs and you’re ready for some motivating, hands-on pattern building. Getting Ready To prep, I printed the free pattern cards {HERE} […]

## Greater Than Alligators

Activity for ages 5 to 8. These crafty alligators are a memorable, hands-on way to teach kids how to compare two numbers and identify the bigger one. As the DIY clothespin alligators munch the largest number in the pair, kids learn a helpful trick for figuring out which one is greater than the other. Getting Ready […]

## Hundred Chart Puzzles #Colorize

Activity for ages 4 to 7. These bright and colorful hundred charts are a simple, hands-on way to help kids build number sense. Children can easily count on (22, 23, 24…), identify patterns (10, 20, 30…) and understand more and less (10 is more than 4…) There are so many simple ways to work on important math skills […]

## Place Value Cards #Colorize

Activity for ages 5 to 9. Color can make learning a more fun and impactful experience. To help kids easily see the parts that make up three digit numbers, print these free place value cards on bright cardstock, cut apart the pieces and start building numbers. Such an easy prep, memorable way to practice place value! […]

## Easter Egg Math Facts

Activity for ages 4 to 8. In need of a fun new way to practice math facts? I’ve got you covered. This simple Easter egg math fact match-up is a motivating way to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication… anything. Just grab your stash of plastic Easter eggs and you’re ready to play! Getting Ready To prep, I […]

## FREE Place Value I Have, Who Has

Activity for ages 4 to 7. Place value is a tricky concept for most kids, so I have been pulling together lots of hands-on place value activities to make all of that hard work fun for my five year old. Just like the Place Value Concentration game, this freebie is a motivating way to help kids learn […]

## Conversation Heart Patterns

When I told my 5 year old, A, that she would be making patterns using classic Valentine’s conversation hearts, she couldn’t wait to get started. A loved sorting the different colored hearts, figuring out the patterns, and gluing down the candies. I loved the super easy prep and that my daughter was joyfully practicing a concept that […]

## EDITABLE 100th Day of School Trail Mix Mats

Activity for ages 3 to 8. I always love getting special requests for new products and so I hopped into gear as soon as you all started asking for an editable version of my 100th day of school trail mix mats. Want to make a trail mix station that’s safe for your gluten free kiddos? Would you […]

## Math Fact Dominoes

Activity for ages 4 to 8. My oldest LOVES math fact challenges so I was excited to put together a set of fun popsicle stick math fact dominoes he could use to practice +2s. Working on subtraction, multiplication or division instead? No problem! Just swap out the math facts and answers. So easy! Getting Ready I grabbed […]

## Place Value Concentration

Activity for ages 4 to 8. For most kids, understanding place value requires lots of practice – it’s a pretty complicated concept after all. Place Value Concentration is an easy way to make all of that hard work fun. Grab your freebie {below} and get ready for some serious place value competition. Getting Ready Prepping for the game was a cinch. I printed the […]

## Free Hundred Chart and 10 Ways to Use It

Activity for ages 4 to 8. A hundred chart is a surprisingly simple way to teach a lot of math skills. For instance, you can use a hundred chart to teach kids number sequencing {1, 2, 3}, patterns {each column on the chart ends in the same digit} and skip counting {10, 20, 30, etc.}. Grab your free […]

## Too Big, Too Small, Just Right

Activity for ages 4 to 8. Three hours into a recent plane ride with our three kids, I became a little desperate for some new entertainment. Since I was really low on supplies, I dug deep and started thinking back to my days teaching kindergarten. That’s when this simple little game popped into my head. Too […]

## Math Fact Match Up

Activity for ages 4 to 8. Learning math facts takes plenty of practice so why not make all of that work fun for kids?! With just a paper plate, some clothespins and a marker, you can create a low prep, hands-on math fact game that serious fun. It’s the perfect addition to our popular subtraction and addition write […]