Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

Great use of numeracy and shapes foe early math activities.

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Coin Critters... give kids a number... and they create critter to equal amount

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A game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a colour pencil or texta they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape. Game ends when players run out of room to draw. Winner is the player who has used the largest area/most squares.

Area Dice Game

A game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a colour pencil or texta they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape. Game ends when players run out of room to draw. Winner is the player who has used the largest area/most squares.

How many triangles can you make with 9 sticks? Kids can reinforce geometry and critical thinking skills through creating various shapes with sticks.

How many triangles can you make with 9 sticks? Kids can reinforce geometry and critical thinking skills through creating various shapes with sticks.

Our new 'Number Focus' table. Intend to have a different number each week (rather than new each day) Includes: number and tens frame, wooden number, amount in items, number and picture amount, number formation, roll and write number, sandpaper number, pad and pencil.

Our new 'Number Focus' table. Intend to have a different number each week (rather than new each day) Includes: number and tens frame, wooden number, amount in items, number and picture amount, number formation, roll and write number, sandpaper number, pad and pencil.


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link is no longer active but i like the idea of having all of those associations on 1 poster

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A colourful set of bunting displaying numbers 0-20 in numerals, written form and represented as numicon. Simply fold over the flaps, attach string or ribbon and hang around the classroom. Why not use our numicon number cards to reinforce this concept further? Other number bunting sets also available.

A colourful set of bunting displaying numbers 0-20 in numerals, written form and represented as numicon. Simply fold over the flaps, attach string or ribbon and hang around the classroom. Why not use our numicon number cards to reinforce this concept further? Other number bunting sets also available.

Activity may be very useful for pupils who enjoy "hands on" activities and are hard to motivate. Boys in particular will like this.                                                                                                                                                      More

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Activity may be very useful for pupils who enjoy "hands on" activities and are hard to motivate. Boys in particular will like this. More

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