Great use of numeracy and shapes foe early math activities.

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.

First grade math centers and worksheets and ideas FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR - must read this entire blog!!!! You can get all of these in a bundle to have math planned the whole year for 1st grade!

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

A great article about spiraling in the classroom, and why every teacher should be doing it!

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.

This is just so darn smart!  A hula hoop on a dry erase board to practice telling time.  Brilliant!

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,

Number bonds to 10 challenge. My children love numicon!

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!

Maths pots for different areas of maths- Plenty of activities and challenges for children to pick and choose as a time filler or as part of a lesson.

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

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