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

These cups should have a place in any classroom! Making the ordinary extraordinary!

Teach Your Child to Read - These cups should have a place in any classroom! Making the ordinary… - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

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 well-written article that describes spiraling and various ways to incorporate it into your classroom (centers, Calendar math, etc.

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

FIRST GRADE - 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 time.

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!

Math sorts - really like this idea!  Use with measures in different time signatures.

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

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.