Math Monsters make greater-than, less-than, and equal signs come to life; the monster faces the bigger number and the equal sign faces forward. Its a cute way to teach the concept.

"On the white paper (plain popcorn) I wrote numbers, on the yellow (buttered popcorn) I wrote math symbols (+ – x ). Students can then choose 2 pieces of white popcorn and 1 piece of yellow. They write the equation and answer in their books.