The Ultimate LEGO Book

The Ultimate LEGO Book

Activities for ages 4 and up. My boys are huge LEGO fans. They could spend hours designing, building and tweaking their creations. So when I found out about a new LEGO idea book packed with inspiring projects, I knew it would be the perfect addition to our building...

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LEGO Measurement

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....

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LEGO Addition and Subtraction

LEGO Addition and Subtraction

Activity for ages 4 to 7. LEGO fans will love these playful addition and subtraction game boards. They're a motivating way to work on addition to five, subtraction within five and practicing addition and subtraction at the same time. Grab your free set (below)...

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25 Must-Try LEGO Activities

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....

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LEGO Addition Cards

LEGO Addition Cards

Activity for ages 4 to 6. Whether you're looking for a hands-on way to practice addition or you need a fun LEGO activity for kids, these free LEGO addition cards are sure to be a hit. Just print the cards, grab some LEGOS, and you're ready to step up the...

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Free LEGO Mat

Free LEGO Mat

Activity for ages 3 to 6. There are so many fun ways to sneak in math with this simple LEGO mat. Whether you need to practice colors, counting, number recognition, addition or subtraction, kids will happily get to work rolling, building and matching. Scroll...

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LEGO Pattern Cards

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...

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Building LEGO Names

Building LEGO Names

What better way to get kids really looking at how letters are built than by constructing them with LEGOS?! This hands-on name activity is a great preschool work station, name game or afternoon project. Getting Ready The prep for this activity depends on the...

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Where’s LEGO Man?

Where’s LEGO Man?

Activity for ages 3 to 5. This LEGO game is a simple way to help kids learn important direction words including {in front, on top, behind, left and right}.  This easy prep, fun-to-play partner LEGO game uses one of kids' favorite toys to...

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Race to Twenty LEGO Game

Race to Twenty LEGO Game

Activity for ages 4 to 5. My boys are big LEGO fans so I love using them to sneak in some reading and math practice when I can. This LEGO Game: Race to Twenty was a low prep, fun way to help Big Brother {4.5} work on those tricky teen numbers. Getting Ready...

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How Many LEGOS Long?

How Many LEGOS Long?

Activity for ages 2 to 5 You can do so much more with LEGOs than build! One of our favorite ways is to incorporate them into a LEGO game like this one. Our newest LEGO game is a fun way to work on measurement in preschool or kindergarten. LEGO Game Play I handed...

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LEGO Word Families

LEGO Word Families

Activity for ages 4 to 6. My boys have been on a LEGO kick the last few weeks. The other day, as I watched them play, an idea popped into my mind: in addition to building THINGS with this favorite toy, they could also build WORDS. Later that evening, I pulled out...

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Sound Boxes for Phonemic Awareness

Sound Boxes for Phonemic Awareness

Activity for ages 3 to 5. Sound boxes are a great way to build phonemic awareness with new readers because they encourage children to focus on one sound at a time and then blend those sounds together to make a word. Download your sample below and then hop over and...

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Kindergarten at Home – Week Nine

Kindergarten at Home – Week Nine

Save hours of distance learning planning time with this done-for-you (SUPER motivating!) pack of kindergarten activities! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 7 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (they’re EDITABLE!), CVC words, magic E, vowel teams, addition, subtraction, place value and greater than/less than.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive super motivating batch of LEGO STEM challenges kids will LOVE.

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First Grade at Home – Week Nine

First Grade at Home – Week Nine

Save hours of distance learning planning time with this done-for-you (SUPER motivating!) pack of first grade activities! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 7 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (they’re EDITABLE!), magic E words, vowel teams, diphthongs, place value and greater than/less than.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive super motivating batch of LEGO STEM challenges kids will LOVE.

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Second Grade at Home – Week Nine

Second Grade at Home – Week Nine

Save hours of distance learning planning time with this done-for-you (SUPER motivating!) pack of second grade activities! Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 7 print-and-play activities practicing sight words (they’re EDITABLE!), diphthongs, silent consonant pairs, 3-letter blends, 3-digit place value and greater than/less than.

–> PLUS, as a bonus, you’ll also receive super motivating batch of LEGO STEM challenges kids will LOVE.

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Building Block Letters and Numbers

Building Block Letters and Numbers

Looking for a hands-on way to practice letters and numbers?! Students will BEG to repeat these building block challenges.
 
The print and play cards have kids build all 26 uppercase letters, their 26 lowercase pairs PLUS the numbers 0 to 20.
 
Students will have so much fun that they won’t even realize they’re working on problem solving, geometry, math vocabulary… even beginning fractions!
 
Just print the cards on cardstock, cut them apart, and grab a batch of LEGOS or DUPLOS. 
 
The set even includes record sheets and challenge worksheets for kids who are ready for a next step.
 
INSIDE YOU’LL FIND
 
–> 2 versions of uppercase letter cards (in color + black and white)
 
–> 2 versions of lowercase letter cards (in color + black and white)
 
–> 2 versions of 0-20 number cards (in color + black and white)
 
–> Record sheets
 
–> A bonus challenge asking kids to build a word out of LEGOS and count the number of bricks they used.
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Building Block STEM Challenges

Building Block STEM Challenges

Grab your LEGOS and get ready for some hands-on STEM! These five motivating STEM challenges are perfect for early finisher activities, STEM boxes, math centers or Makerspaces.

——————> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE!

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 26 Building Challenges + record sheet

–> 30 Weight Challenges + record sheet (INCLUDES “MASS” VERSION)

–> 15 Length Challenges + record sheet

–> 15 Problem Solving Extensions + record sheet

–> 15 Pattern Challenges + record sheet

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EDITABLE Math Center Labels

EDITABLE Math Center Labels

Whether you use Daily Three, math groups or something else entirely, these editable math center labels make it so easy to customize a station rotation that’s a perfect fit for your classroom.

First up?! Get to work customizing your center cards.

The set includes 48 EDITABLE center cards! (You can check out the complete list in the product description below.)

PLUS, you’ll receive 20 editable color group labels (12 shape groups + 8 color groups).

Or, if you prefer, type your own names onto the set of customizable group labels.

Because the set is completely customizable, the options are limitless!

AND, as a fun bonus, you’ll also get customizable student labels so you can personalize a pocket chart of their math groups too.

The editable math center labels will take your rotations to a whole new level of organization.

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Rainbow + Unicorn Centers

Rainbow + Unicorn Centers

It's a cold, hard fact: kids HATE being bored. They lose focus, they get off task... That's why it's so important to make learning fun! When practice seems more like PLAY and less like WORK, kids stay engaged. They learn more, they stay focused... Since nothing...

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Rainbow STEM Challenges

Rainbow STEM Challenges

Kids will go crazy for these colorful rainbow STEM challenges! After learning how rainbows are made, they’ll make a Skittles rainbow in a jar, create repeating rainbow patterns with pattern blocks, create rainbow milk and MORE!
 
The STEM challenges are perfect for spring parties, early finisher activities, STEM boxes, science and math centers or just because.
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Holidays Around the World STEM

Holidays Around the World STEM

These Holidays Around the World STEM challenges are a must-try! Students will love diving into engineering, problem solving and (of course) STEM!!

All eight STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers AND easy to follow instructions making it easy for you to lead the activity.

They’re perfect for winter parties, festivals of light units, early finisher activities, STEM boxes or just because.

—-> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE! 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 15 LEGO building task cards + record sheets

–> 15 pattern block task cards + record sheets

–> Pattern block design challenge

–> Pipe cleaner yule goat challenge

–> Design your own pipe cleaner holiday creations

–> Build a dreidel

–> Play dreidel

–> Tally dreidel spins

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Comparing Numbers

Comparing Numbers

Activities for ages 4 to 6. Working on comparing numbers?! This mega pack of motivating, hands-on activities is a must-try. All eight games include easy ways to differentiate so you can quickly stretch students who are ready for a challenge or provide support for kids...

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Comparing Numbers

Comparing Numbers

Working on comparing numbers?! This mega pack of motivating, hands-on activities is a must-try. All eight games include easy ways to differentiate so you can quickly stretch students who are ready for a challenge or provide support for kids who need extra practice.

The eight comparing numbers games are perfect for preschool or kindergarten!

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Endless STEM Challenges

Endless STEM Challenges

Activities for ages 5 to 8. If you're looking for easy to follow, engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities your kids will beg to repeat over and over again, you've come to the right spot! The Endless STEM Bundle is packed with kid-tested...

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Farm Activities!

Farm Activities!

Perfect for 4 to 7 year olds. Whether you're prepping a farm unit or just need motivating ways to teach STEM, math, science, reading and writing skills, this farm MEGA pack is a must-try. Sign up as a member of our new monthly subscription, The Plato Pack, (and get...

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Back to School STEM Challenges

Back to School STEM Challenges

Looking for back to school STEM challenges your students will beg to repeat over and over again? You’re in the right spot!

Solve a batch of weight/mass task cards, complete a jaw dropping science experiment with pencils, use LEGO bricks to create a set of building challenges and more!

These five back to school STEM challenges include a variety of record sheets so you can easily adapt the activities for pre-k through second grade.

The set is perfect to use as science experiments, in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

————> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE!

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND

–> 15 weight/mass challenge cards

–> 15 length challenge cards

–> 15 building block challenge cards

–>How Many Long? (A hands-on measuring activity)

–> Pencil Through a Bag science experiment

All five STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers AND easy to follow instructions making it easy for you to lead the activity.

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St. Patrick’s Day STEM

St. Patrick’s Day STEM

These St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenges are a must-try! The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

STUDENTS WILL LOVE:

–> Building 10 Irish objects out of LEGOS.

–> Helping leprechauns carry gold across water by creating a raft that really floats.

–> Learning about buoyancy by pouring a Skittles rainbow into a jar.

–> Using common kitchen supplies to make a chemical reaction that polishes “leprechaun coins”.

–> Adding on to and creating Skittles patterns.

And, to help you track students’ growth, all five STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers.

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Dinosaur Sight Word Game

Dinosaur Sight Word Game

Activity for ages 5 to 8. Dinosaur fans will roar with excitement over this playful sight word game. Use it to practice word families, Dolch lists, Fry words... anything under the sun! Because it's editable, there are countless ways to use it in your word work station...

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Free Sight Word Games

Free Sight Word Games

Activity for ages 4-6. Sight words make up a HUGE percentage of the text kids read so memorizing them is a great way to increase students' reading fluency. These easy to follow sight word games are a motivating alternative to drilling flashcards....

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Christmas STEM Challenges

Christmas STEM Challenges

Step up your centers this holiday season with five motivating Christmas STEM challenges:

-> Create 15 Christmas images on geoboards,

-> Roll dice to practice counting and addition,

-> Build 15 North Pole challenges with LEGO bricks or building blocks,

-> Design eleven 2D shapes with toothpicks and gumdrops,

-> And complete a motivating candy cane science experiment.

The motivating batch of STEM challenges are perfect to use with small groups or as centers.

It’s the perfect compliment to our 23 Christmas Activities!

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Cookie Word Work Game

Cookie Word Work Game

Cookie word work game for ages 5 to 7. Nothing makes kids smile quite like a batch of fresh baked cookies. This playful word work game brings that excitement to life by having children read, spell and write sight words as they race to bake their own batch of yummy...

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Fire Hydrant ABC Coverall

Fire Hydrant ABC Coverall

Activity for ages 4 to 6. This Fire Hydrant ABC Coverall activity is a great activity to go along with Fire Prevention Week in October or a community helper unit any time!  Pull on your fire gear and get ready for some seriously fun uppercase and lowercase...

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Fall Sight Word Dash

Fall Sight Word Dash

Activity for ages 3 to 7. It's beginning to feel a lot like fall so it's the perfect time to set up a new sight word game kids will beg to play over and over again. Fall Sight Word Dash is motivating AND editable so you can practice any words under the sun! Grab...

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Reading Comprehension Activities

Reading Comprehension Activities

There is so much more to reading than just sounding out words. Kids need to be able to THINK about what they're reading too! These fun reading comprehension activities help students learn how to understand what a story or reading passage is all...

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Star Wars STEM Activities

Star Wars STEM Activities

Activities for ages 4 to 10. Star Wars has been a beloved franchise since it first came out in the 1970s. Since then, it has become a cult icon - making it the perfect theme for creating motivating kids' STEM activities. These Star Wars STEM activities include 25...

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24 Soothing Calm Down Jars

24 Soothing Calm Down Jars

Calm down jars offer a quick way to refocus kids and help them manage difficult emotions. It's hard to keep feeling angry or upset when there is such a mesmerizing bottle in your hands! These calm down jars include more than just glitter, and offer nearly endless...

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32 Clever Word Work Centers

32 Clever Word Work Centers

Activities for ages 5 to 8. Clever word work centers make it fun for kids to practice everything from rhyming to word building, sight words, word families, spelling and more. These motivating word work centers are so entertaining that kids won't even realize they are...

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STEM Challenge: 4 Seasons of Building Cards

STEM Challenge: 4 Seasons of Building Cards

These STEM challenge cards are the perfect addition to your favorite building block center (LEGOS, wooden blocks, DUPLOS… you name it!)

Kids will love using real world pictures as inspiration to build 11 common objects each season:

SPRING-> kite, tree, butterfly, flower, rain boots, watering can, umbrella, bunny, garden trowel, bird, duckling

SUMMER-> popsicle, beach ball, sea star, crab, sailboat, sunglasses, strawberry, shell, soccer ball, fish, sand castle

FALL-> maple leaf, scarecrow, spider, bat, apple pie, candy corn, pumpkin, apple, squirrel, black cat, tractor

WINTER-> mittens, snowflake, pine cone, sled, evergreen tree, gift box, cocoa mug, rose, gingerbread man, penguin, polar bear

The STEM challenge cards are a great way to help kids develop abstract thinking, design, engineering and building skills!

Grab your set (below) and then hop over and snag our Famous Landmark Cards too!

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100th Day of School Activity Pack

100th Day of School Activity Pack

Activity for ages 4 to 8. The 100th Day of School is almost here so it's time to start gathering fun-filled activities for our celebration. This set has it all - editable trail mix mats, an energy-burning fitness challenge, LEGO building... Grab your set in our...

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Christmas STEAM for Kids

Christmas STEAM for Kids

Activities for ages 4 to 12. These 25 Christmas STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) projects are packed with Santa-approved fun and learning! Build a jingle bell maze with LEGOS, design ornaments that actually light up, play with printable North...

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40 STEM Activities for Kids

40 STEM Activities for Kids

Activities for ages 4 and up. STEM activities (Science Technology Engineering and Math) are all the buzz in education. Kids love finding out how things work through fun, hands-on projects and teachers love knowing that they're preparing students for their...

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Sound Boxes

Sound Boxes

Sound boxes (also called "Elkonin boxes") help kids strengthen pre-reading skills by teaching them how to identify and replace phonemes in words. The word "cat", for instance, has three phonemes: /c/ /a/ and /t/. Our mega pack of 102...

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Sound Boxes

Sound Boxes

Sound boxes (also called “Elkonin boxes”) help kids build a strong foundation of pre-reading skills by teaching them how to identify and replace phonemes in words.

This mega pack includes 114 sound boxes giving kids practice sounding out 2, 3 and 4 phoneme words. 

To play, students say the word out loud normally once and then stretch out the word slowly. They tap their finger (or slide a manipulative) into a box for each phoneme they hear.

Step up the fun by using the sound boxes with a variety of manipulatives: sliding counting chips, driving in Matchbox cars, squishing balls of playdough, clipping small clothespins, sliding LEGO bricks, or writing an X with a dry erase marker.

Children will soon be able to name and replace phonemes in a snap!

NOTE: All of our activity packs are instant downloads.

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ENDLESS STEM Challenge Bundle

ENDLESS STEM Challenge Bundle

The Endless STEM Challenge Bundle combines all of my STEM challenge packs into one easy download. Each activity pack includes easy to follow instructions, challenge cards, record sheets and answer keys.

This pack is ENDLESS meaning that when more STEM challenge activities are created, you will receive them for free.

The pack currently includes:

–> Scientific Method Posters

–> Editable STEM Box Labels and Student Checklist

–> Toothpick Structure Challenge Cards //$5.00

–> Famous Landmark Challenge Cards // $5.00

–> Weight Measurement Challenges // $5.00

–> Linear Measurement Challenges // $5.00

–> Pattern Block Challenges // $5.00

–> Geoboard Challenges // $5.00

–> Computer Coding Challenge Cards // $5.00

–> Cookie Structure Challenges // $4.00

–> Marshmallow Boat Challenges // $4.00

–> Straw Challenges // $4.00

–> Craft Stick Puzzles // $4.00

–> Paper Challenges // $4.00

–> Molecules and Atoms // $4.00

–> 4 Season Building Cards // $4.00

–> Telling Time Challenges // $4.00

–> Christmas STEM Challenges //$5.00

–> Winter STEM Challenges //$5.00

–> Valentine’s Day STEM Challenges //$5.00

–> St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenges //$5.00

–> Easter STEM Challenges //$7.00

–> Spring STEM Challenges //$5.00

–> Back to School STEM Challenges //$5.00

–> Apple STEM Challenges // $5.00

–> Farm STEM Challenges // $5.00

–> Fall STEM Challenges // $5.00

–> Holidays Around the World Challenges // $5.00

–> Snow STEM Challenges // $5.00

–> Rainbow STEM Challenges // $5.00

–> Earth Day STEM Challenges // $5.00

–> LEGO STEM Challenges // $8.00

…And that’s just the beginning!

NOTE: All of our products are instant downloads.

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Write and Wipe Subtraction Cards

Write and Wipe Subtraction Cards

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Looking for a fun way to teach kids about subtraction?! These write and wipe subtraction cards give children hands-on practice writing and solving problems. They're great to use as a math center, small group activity or for individual...

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Subtraction Write and Wipe Cards

Subtraction Write and Wipe Cards

These 128 write and wipe cards are an easy and fun way to teach kids about subtraction. They’re perfect to use as math centers, small group activities or for individual practice.

To play, students grab a write and wipe card showing either 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 objects. They roll a die and cross off that many objects in the picture. Then they write the subtraction problem by filling in the numbers at the bottom of the card.

When kids are ready to take learning one step further, they follow up by writing the complete equation (including the subtraction and equal sign) on a corresponding record sheet. It’s an easy way to differentiate for different learners.

The eight playful sets include:

–> LEGO Subtraction

–> Loose Tooth Subtraction

–> Candy Shop Subtraction

–> Lunch Subtraction

–> Bubble Subtraction

–> Penguin Subtraction

–> Bowling Subtraction

–> Magic Subtraction

Get ready for some hands-on fun with math!

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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...

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Zoo Animal Race to the Top Counting Game

Zoo Animal Race to the Top Counting Game

Activity for ages 3 to 5. I've never met a child who wasn't interested in animals! Whether you're looking for a fun follow up to a zoo field trip, or you need a motivating way to reinforce counting and graphing, kids will love this playful zoo animal race to...

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Addition Word Problems to 20

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...

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100 Free Playdough Mats

100 Free Playdough Mats

Activities for ages 3 to 6. Playdough mats are an easy way to grow kids' imaginations, develop fine motor skills and teach important skills like counting and the ABCs. This roundup of 100 free playdough mats includes some of our favorite finds from...

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Our Instagram Reel

Our Instagram Reel

Welcome Instagram friends! This is the place to find all of our latest posts in one spot. Simply scroll down and click on the activity you're searching for - our newest posts are on top. Spring STEM Challenges in our shop // on Teachers Pay Teachers 3D Shape Puzzles...

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15 Clever Counting Cards

15 Clever Counting Cards

Counting cards are an easy prep, fun way to help kids practice number sequence, one-to-one correspondence, number recognition and {of course} counting! These 15 counting cards are our favorite freebies from across the web. They're creative, engaging and...

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Monster Counting Cards

Monster Counting Cards

Activity for ages 3 to 5. These monster counting cards are sure to kick up the cool math factor. Little monsters will love practicing number recognition and counting as they add eyes to each monster card. The freebie's an uber fun way to practice...

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25 Awesome Name Games

25 Awesome Name Games

Activity for ages 3 to 5. These 25 awesome name games are sure to keep kids entertained for days. They'll love crystallizing, tracing and painting the most important word they'll ever learn. And for more fun, be sure to grab our wildly popular Editable Name...

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Valentine’s Day Number Book

Valentine’s Day Number Book

Activity for ages 3 to 6. Ready for a fun, Valentine's Day twist on numbers? This festive number book gives kids practice writing and counting the numbers one to ten. Grab your free copy below and then hop over and snag our Valentine's alphabet puzzles too!...

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100+ Classroom Supplies at the Dollar Tree

100+ Classroom Supplies at the Dollar Tree

I admit it: I used to be a Dollar Tree skeptic. I couldn't imagine that a store filled with things costing just one buck could possibly have anything worthwhile. Boy was I wrong. The Dollar Tree is packed with awesome classroom supplies -...

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25 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for Kids

25 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for Kids

Activities for ages 3 to 6. Tis' the season for all things orange. There are so many fun pumpkin activities and we were excited to pass along our favorites from across the web. This fall-themed roundup includes math, science, literacy and...

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Magic Letters Name Game

Magic Letters Name Game

Activity for ages 3 to 5. Looking for a quick and fun name game for kids? Names are one of the first words many children learn to read and write and this low prep name game is an exciting way to practice them. In Magic Letters, kids learn how...

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Tornado in a Jar

Tornado in a Jar

Activity for ages 3 and up. When it comes to kids' science, it doesn't get much simpler than making a tornado in a jar. This five minute activity uses just two common household ingredients and has a big wow factor. Easy and exciting. Gotta' love...

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20 ABC Games for Boys

20 ABC Games for Boys

Activities for ages 3 to 5. ABC games are a great way to teach kids the names and sounds of letters. What makes this roundup of 20 ABC games a little different is that it's filled with boy-tested and strongly approved activities that are about...

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Bug Number Bonds

Bug Number Bonds

Activity for ages 4 to 7. We've been busy planting in the garden almost everyday and with a 2 and 4 year old our yard, work inevitably turns into bug hunting.  So I took my 4 year old's fascination with insects and used it to practice number bonds with...

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25 Fun Quiet Time Activities

25 Fun Quiet Time Activities

Activities for 4 to 7 year olds. When my oldest son gave up naps almost a year and a half ago, I scrambled to set up a quiet time routine that would keep him entertained for half an hour so that I could have a much needed break in the middle of the day. Fast forward...

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21 Preschool Math Games

21 Preschool Math Games

Help kids build a strong foundation of skills with these 21 awesome preschool math games. The list includes fun ways to learn shapes, counting, number writing, measuring and more. They're the perfect compliment to our print and play Preschool Math...

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100+ Preschool Activities

100+ Preschool Activities

Activities for 3 to 5 year olds. I love finding preschool activities that make learning fun for my kids - science projects, math games, ABC games... you name it, I'm a fan. That's why I was excited to pull together a list of more than 100 of...

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50 Fun ABC Games for Kids

50 Fun ABC Games for Kids

Activities for ages 3 to 5. ABC games are a fun, hands-on way to teach kids the names and sounds of letters. This roundup of 50 ABC games includes favorite finds from across the web. Whether you're looking for a super active game or you'd like an easy...

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STEM Straw Bridges

STEM Straw Bridges

Activity for ages 5 to 8. Science Technology Engineering and Math {STEM} activities are fun ways to teach kids how things work. These straw bridges take just a few minutes to prep but will keep young engineers learning for hours. Who can build the strongest bridge?...

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Name Games for Kids

Name Games for Kids

Name Games for ages 3 to 5. Name games are the perfect way to help your child master one of their favorite words - their name! Since there is no word quite as special to a child as her own name,  it’s no wonder that many teachers (including me) use a child’s name...

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