Unifix cubes are a concrete representation of addition/number bonds. Building the bond with the Unifix cubes is what develops number sense. Great use for flash cards instead of looking for just memorization

The Grade May-niacs: Division without Dividing? Good idea for kids struggling with division. CB: Know as the partial quotient methods, where students really use multiplication to find quotients!

Cute idea: Snowman Store - Students use their math skills to "buy" snowman parts - now if i could just think of things that are not holiday centered to do this for the other days

Pass out paper lunch bags and have kids find a solid to put inside. Also, have students write three clues that describe their shape on the outside of their bag. Then, they bring it back to class and the other kids guess their shape

Earlier I wrote about using 10 frames to help students learn basic facts. Using those pre-made ten frames, students used strategies to help them solve equations such as 9 + 7 = ? Blank ten frames c.