### 15 Fun and Educational Activities for Kids

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 the sticks.

Middle School Math Man: Angles, Triangles, and the Start of Geometry in Grade Math!

Grade Maths - includes a large amount of ideas for teaching all areas of Number and Algebra inline with the Australian Curriculum.

Place value cups! Love this manipulative idea!

### Why Spiral: A more effective way of teaching

A great article about spiraling in the classroom. This is critical in World Language as each concept builds on previous ones. They will continue to grow and learn through re-introduction.

Information or Data Handling Activities Outdoors — Creative STAR Learning

Telling Time- stick a hula hoop to the white board, and write numbers around the inside of the circle to make a "clock". You can make little notches around the inside of the hula hoop to practice telling time to the exact minute, if you choose to,

I have a few children who don't know their number bonds to This is such a crucial skill for more advanced mathematical strategies - think I will be using this idea!

Great maths ideas here - fun for quick maths activities or just a different way to present maths problems.

The Reading Corner: Thinking about Non Fiction and Math Daily math sort

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Jenga Sums - Teacher's Pet – Ideas Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

"On the white paper (plain popcorn) I wrote numbers, on the yellow (buttered popcorn) I wrote math symbols (+ – x ). Students can then choose 2 pieces of white popcorn and 1 piece of yellow. They write the equation and answer in their books.

### Free Hundred Chart and 10 Ways to Use It

Hundreds Chart Teaching Tool (I don't teach math, but a great idea!

### Teaching Place Value {Great Ideas, FREEBIES, and More

First Grade Math (addition/place value) only would need to place but definitely beneficial visual for kids!

Math Routine--great for bell work to introduce a new number/concept for the day. Love this idea! The students would be familiar with the process, but it would be different everyday.

Middle School Math Man: Angles, Triangles, and the Start of Geometry in Grade Math!

Love this idea! What's the number? Kids ask questions like Is the number greater than/less than. Is the number between ___ and ___? Is the number in the tens place ____? Or students may ask in number sentences- - Is the number

Money problem solving - making Finding different ways. Use real coins rather than plastic ones so that the pupil can generalise the skills into real life situations.

Outdoor Maths: Creating Shapes from Sticks — Creative STAR Learning

### Place Value Freebie!

FREE ~ place value practice for deeper understanding of 2 digit addition ~ roll it ~ write it ~ build it ~ draw it ~ write it in expanded notation ~ first grade math ~ common core ~ CooL ScHooL Stuff!,Education,First Gra

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