A first grade teacher shows how she helps her students to understand the commutative property of addition. She not only has them work with numbers, but incorporates the idea of balance by adding an actual balance (or scale) into the mix.
Measurement Inquiry - For CAP classrooms, this could double in the discovery center with a graph (children put their name under the color they think has the most)-- Use non-breakable PLASTIC jars and hot glue the lids on.
Hands-on math is always a hit with kids! These STEM challenge cards make it so easy to create a motivating measurement activity. Perfect for STEM boxes or math stations with kindergarten, first grade and second grade kids!
These measuring weight activities are sure to keep your kindergarten and first graders engaged! My students were GLUED to this lesson! This activity helps students compare and order according to the weight of the objects.