Area and Perimeter can be such a fun unit, filled with projects and real-world applications. I love how the concept of area naturally builds off of our work with arrays and multiplication! However, learning perimeter is often where I ... Read More
Ready to kick-off your area and perimeter units with a bang? Teaching and learning real-world math requires scaffolds that break down big concepts. That's why I always use manipulatives to support conceptual understanding of area and ... Read More
Have you ever noticed that your students get really excited about the number ten? Sometimes that number just seems magic. And truthfully, it is! Students become so empowered when they can use ten as a tool. Well, good news! We can ... Read More
Free Hundred Chart Puzzles & Mats
Help reinforce the structure of the Hundred Chart (and have fun) with these FREE Hundred Chart Puzzles! There are 20 different puzzles for both the 1-100 and 0-99 charts.
Congratulations! The 100th Day of School is just around the corner. You made it! There is no better way to celebrate than with some engaging and exciting 100th day activities. Second and third-grade teachers, you might be wondering ... Read More
Returning from break can be hard for teachers AND students. I love easing back into routines with some of my favorite winter-themed activities and centers. These keep my students engaged while I make sure we remember how to transition, ... Read More
I have a question for you: After winter break when you have settled back into routines and made resolutions, do you ever find yourself wishing you had something special to wipe away the January blues? Look no further! While not ... Read More