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." Construction Materials length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

Way to begin Math Journal

Math about Me--first page of Interactive Notebooks done the first week of school. Fun and educational back to school activity.

Great use of numeracy and shapes foe early math activities.

15 Fun and Educational Activities for Kids

Looks fun: A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from

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

Springtime Mickey Bark

Cool idea to make counting money fun! Just get some loose change, have kids draw arms, legs, and/or other body parts to create their critter then add up the value!

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

Area and Perimeter game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a color pencil 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 midd

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? Or older kids, Who can use these 9 sticks to make the most triangles? Kids can reinforce geometry and critical thinking skills through creating various shapes with sticks.

Sort the coins in the sand. EYFS

Sort the coins in the sand - find coins to total an amount, find coins to give as change

Outdoor Maths activities: investigating right angles with sticks (Creative STAR Learning | I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here!)

how many right angles can be created Outdoor Maths: investigating right angles with sticks — Creative STAR Learning

To encourage children's maths concepts in useful and fun ways, because play matters, here are 20 useful math games.

Activities for Children: Maths Games

To encourage children's maths concepts in useful and fun ways, because play matters, here are 20 useful math games.

To encourage children's maths concepts in useful and fun ways, because play matters, here are 20 useful math games.

Activities for Children: Maths Games

To encourage children's maths concepts in useful and fun ways, because play matters, here are 20 useful math games.

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