Teaching Fractions and FREE Fraction Clip Cards

*This post contains affiliated links This week I’ve been working on another set of clip cards. These are always a big hit in our home, and since we are about finished with introducing fractions unit, it is a great “assessment”. I definitely would not use these clip cards as a way of teaching fractions. There are so many… Continue reading Teaching Fractions and FREE Fraction Clip Cards


Full House -Read A Loud and Craft to Introduce Fractions

*This post contains affiliated links!! Today I’m thrilled to be participating in Read It-Make It Book Week hosted by Emma Owl. I’ve seen recommendation to read the book Full House numerous times, and finally snagged a copy this week. I was not disappointed. This book is just delightful with it short rhyming sentences and colorful pages. Of… Continue reading Full House -Read A Loud and Craft to Introduce Fractions


Recognizing Fractions Game

Want another game to have up your sleeve for when you are teaching fractions? Well you are in the right place.     This game is very simple to prepare, and requires a little bit of strategy and fraction knowledge to win. So how do you play?? To begin with grab your pattern blocks and… Continue reading Recognizing Fractions Game


Don’t Take My Blocks

*This post contains affiliated links My boys love games. Even though we took off a few days for spring break, when I mentioned a game they came running. N, my 6 year old, had done the file folder activity on subtracting with regrouping earlier in the week. This activity helped him understand what was happening… Continue reading Don’t Take My Blocks


Subtraction with Regrouping File Folder Activity

*This post contains affiliated links I remember the moment like it was yesterday. I was sitting in a class on how to teach math, and honestly I wasn’t thrilled. Math had never been my favorite subject in school, and I wasn’t excited about spending the next hour discussing it. In front of us we had… Continue reading Subtraction with Regrouping File Folder Activity


Number Recognition Clip Cards with Expressions

*This post contains affiliated links For some reason clip cards are loved around here, so on this rainy Friday before Spring Break this is what we will be doing in math. We’ve been working hard on number recognition with our caterpillar and bingo activity, our new calendar pieces, concentration from Playdough to Plato, and these… Continue reading Number Recognition Clip Cards with Expressions


Word Problems for Multiplying Fractions By Whole Numbers

*This post contains affiliated links One of my favorite teaching positions in the public school was my time spent as a math coach. I thoroughly enjoyed having the time to really research the math we were learning and finding creative ways for us to teach them. One goal we took on, was to keep a math journal.… Continue reading Word Problems for Multiplying Fractions By Whole Numbers

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Bingo For Numbers 21 – 50

Everything Early ChildhoodMy four year old loves Batman, Paw Patrol, Karate, and bike riding. He is a sweet, tenderhearted little guy, and like most four year old boys would rather be up playing than sitting. He learns totally different than his mathematical and analytical minded 18 month older brother. I have to be intentional about… Continue reading Bingo For Numbers 21 – 50


Caterpillar Number Work

Has it started to feel like spring in your area?? This week our weather has been warm, sunny, with a chance of green showers. Once spring hits a thin layer of green pollen covers EVERYTHING, and our excitement over sunshine is often diminished as everyone deals with red itchy eyes and runny noses. Despite all that… Continue reading Caterpillar Number Work


Equivalent Fractions With Pattern Blocks

*This post contains affiliated links Our fun with fractions is continuing this week. My boys are young (4 and 6), so my only goal for them is to understand that a fraction is equal parts, and that the numerator tells them how many parts or groups they have or in some cases don’t have. Though that is what I… Continue reading Equivalent Fractions With Pattern Blocks