Oh No, Fraction Man

*This post contains affiliated links Have you ever played the game Old Maid? My mom found this game at a garage sale, and the boys have enjoyed playing it. As I watched them play this game, I couldn’t help but think how fun this game would be to review equivalent fractions. The concept is very… Continue reading Oh No, Fraction Man


Interactive Fraction Book

*This post contains affiliated links For the last few days we have played with food, and worked on our fraction of the day printable. We have also played with pattern blocks as I’ve tried to provide a wide variety of exposure to fractions. (Check back later for posts related to this!!!) Yesterday, we made a… Continue reading Interactive Fraction Book


Division of Whole Numbers Leading to Answers with Fractions

  *This post contains affiliated links 2 ÷ 3 No, you did not read that wrong. No that is not a type o. Yes, this problem is actually very easy to solve. Easier than you think. I remember as a math coach presenting a problem to a group of fifth graders. It was actually simple,… Continue reading Division of Whole Numbers Leading to Answers with Fractions


3D STEM Robot Challenge

*This post contains affiliated links I want my little ones to have chances to explore, be creative, and be problem solvers. With that in mind I’m trying to become very intentional about having a STEM type activity weekly. Yes, they can get messy. Yes, they take more time than you planned. But I know it… Continue reading 3D STEM Robot Challenge


Time Clip Cards

*This post contains affiliated links We’ve worked on time on and off through out the year. The math book that we use as a guide has slowly introduced time. It started off with just the hour, the next chapter we learned about 30 minutes, then the quarters, and finally we have reached five minute increments. I’ve… Continue reading Time Clip Cards


3D Shapes and FREE printable for Shape Hunt

*This post contains affiliated links This week, we finished up our unit on quadrilaterals and began to move into 3D shapes. To culminate our unit, we did a fun STEM project. My kiddos built a structure that had to have a kite, rhombus, parallelogram, trapezoid, rectangle, and square in it. This was quite a challenge,… Continue reading 3D Shapes and FREE printable for Shape Hunt


Quadrilateral Clip Cards

*This post contains affiliated links Today wraps up my fifth post on quadrilaterals. I thoroughly enjoyed finding new ways to play with these four sided shapes. You can purchase all five lessons, plus three cut and paste printables not on my blog, here! To finish our unit on quadrilateral, I created a fun, hand on assessment. I… Continue reading Quadrilateral Clip Cards


Quadrilateral STEM Challenge

*This post contains affiliate links We are nearing the end of our quadrilateral unit, and will soon be moving on to 3D shapes. To close this unit up, we finished with a STEM project and an interactive assessment. (Look for this freebie coming toward the end of the week!!) If you are just joining us,… Continue reading Quadrilateral STEM Challenge

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Our Week in Review

*This post contains affiliated links Today is Friday, and we have another week in the books. In case you have ever wondered what we do all week, here are just a few of our highlights. Of course I will start with math. You know this is my favorite, and we have had a lot of… Continue reading Our Week in Review