Primary Math Lessons (Grades PreK-2)
Subitizing: Developing Number Sense
Subitizing is being able to quickly recognize how many objects are in a small set without having to count the objects. Karyn shows how to use dot cards, dice, 10-frames, and dominoes in developing number sense skills so important for success in mathematics.
Developing Number Sense in Preschool and Kindergarten (Grades PreK-K)
A fun project that can be done with preschoolers through first graders that reinforces beginning number concepts.(View PDF)
Developing Number Sense (Grades K-1)
Kids who have a strong sense of numbers are confident in their ability to do math. Discover how simple it is to develop number sense in our primary grade students.(View PDF)
Flower Pots - Reinforcing Math Skills
This fun hands-on project is a great way to reinforce counting and develop number sense in preschoolers, kindergartners, and first graders.(View PDF)
3 Ways to Develop Number Sense in Preschoolers/Kindergartners (Grades PreK-K)
Help kids develop a strong foundation in math with these 3 simple activities.
Reinforcing Pattern Through Pattern Frames (Grades PreK-K)
Reinforce patterning with this simple yet creative hands-on project. Makes a perfect Mother's or Father's Day gift!
A Twist on the Estimating Jar (Grades 2-4)
Teachers often use the estimation jar as a way to promote good estimating skills in their students. Throw a little candy in that jar and now you've got students excited and motivated to do math! See how this simple activity promotes great problem solving in students.
Using Rectangular Arrays to Teach Number Concepts (Grades 2-5)
See how simple objects like tiles, stickers, rubber stamps, dice, and graph paper help teach students important concepts in number theory: factors, primes, composites, and square numbers...not to mention the great reinforcement of multiplication facts. (View PDF)
Using Transition Times to Reinforce Multiplication and Division Facts (Grades 2-4)
Transition times in the classroom are a great way to reinforce multiplication and division facts and practice mental math. This video shows how to seamlessly integrate this simple activity into your daily classroom routine.
3 Tips to Practice Addition and Subtraction Facts (Grades K-1)
Three fun and creative ways to use dice to help kindergarteners and first graders practice their addition and subtraction facts.(View PDF)