Expressions with arrays

One of my favorite activities to do in class is to give students task cards with different arrangements and ask them how they see/count the objects. This activity offers a great opportunity for discussions. I later ask the students to write the equations or just the expressions for the arrangements, …

Equivalence (addition and subtraction) – Printable and Digital Activity Cards

Grades 1-3 Scales are a great hands-on tool for comparing numbers and learning about equivalence and it is a lot of fun for students to use. These printable and digital activity cards aim to help practice equivalence and addition/subtraction using the concept of the scale. The students can use a …

Decimals, Decimal fractions, Percentages – print and digital

Decimal numbers is often a challenging concept for students. When teaching decimal numbers, I first review the basics of thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones and then introduce tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. I always start with decimal fractions and how they translate into decimal numbers. Make sure that your students understand that decimal …

Decimal-Escape (+google slides version)

Grades 3 and up Decimal fractions, decimals. It seems that this week will be all about decimal numbers, and decimal fractions. Similar to Fraction Escape, Decimal Escape can be played as a single-player or multiplayer game. The goal is to land on three equivalent tiles to escape the rooms. The …

Decimal Fractions, Decimal Numbers , Percentages – Visual cards perfect for Card Games

Grades 3 and up Decimal Fractions to Decimals Decimals are a challenging concept and many students find it confusing. The key is to provide a lot of visuals and make sure students understand fractions. Decimals include a decimal point to represent a whole number plus a fraction of a whole number (tenths, hundredths, …

Starting with multiplication- Arrays and Area models activities

Arrays are a great way to introduce multiplication in grade 2 and 3. Playing with arrays will help students model multiplication as repeated addition and understand the properties of multiplication. It is very important that we help students visualize and understand multiplication early on so that we build a strong …

Free print to play-Array Maze

Grades 2 and up Arrays are a perfect way to first introduce multiplication and start practicing the multiplication facts. This new game aims to help students practice multiplication by finding the correct array after multiplying two numbers. While playing students gain visual understanding of the multiplication facts and the multiplication …

Around the World (+ google slides version)

Two levels Grades 1-3 and 3 and up “Around the World” is a fun game to encourage number discussions and practice many skills. The game can be played on two levels. Level 1 is for younger students to practice addition and subtraction and recognizing numbers 1-100 and level 2 is …