Build fluency with numbers 1-100. Missing numbers, puzzles, games, ideas – print and digital.

Activities on the 100 chart are a great way to build fluency with numbers in grades 1 and 2 and 3. Students can find patterns and relations, understand one more, one less, count by 2,3, and so on. Start with a 20 or 50 chart and gradually move on to …

Halloween Games – Multiplication/Division facts

Playing games on the multiplication table or the 100 chart is a great way to practice multiplication and division facts and more without the stress of memorization. It helps students find patterns and relations and learn how to use known facts as stepping stones. Even though we have shared a …

Multiplication and its properties (Building Arrays with Bricks) Print and Digital

Grades 2,3,4 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 …

Block it! Google slides version.

Block it! is one of our most popular print to play and digital games. The coded, digital game is great for two players/groups but doesn’t allow more than that. As per your request, I have created a version of block it! for google slides for a single player and more …

“Decimal Number Builder” Build decimal numbers with base 10 blocks (digital activity)

Understanding place value is essential for developing a solid foundation of mathematical understanding. The Base 10 blocks are a great manipulative for visualizing and understanding place value for whole numbers and for decimal numbers. We have already created two free digital activities/tools to practice modeling whole numbers with base 10 …

“Number Builder” ( 6-digit digital activity/tool with base 10 blocks)

“Number Builder” is a digital activity/tool that works with base ten blocks. We all know how important it is for students to practice representing numbers with base ten blocks to gain a deep understanding of place value and regrouping. In my search for the perfect digital activities/games that use 10 …

“Number Builder 4D” (A digital activity/tool with base 10 blocks)

“Number builder 4D” is a digital activity/tool that works with base ten blocks. We all know how important it is for students to practice building numbers with base ten blocks to gain a deep understanding of place value and regrouping. In my search for the perfect digital activities/games that use …

Round it! Rounding games (+ google slides version)

Many of you have been asking for ideas for rounding games so today I will share some of the games I use with my students to practice rounding. Game 1 – Round it! The first two little games are quite simple and they are good for starting to practice rounding …

Virtual Manipulatives – Fractions Grades 3, 4

I have started collecting virtual manipulatives for my Grades 3,4 and I have created a few slides for each concept. For fractions I like the simulations and games from PhET. About PhET PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. We extensively test and evaluate each simulation to …

Area Models and Multiplication – Virtual Manipulatives and games

I have started collecting some virtual manipulatives for different concepts for my grade 3/4s and I have created a few slides with my favorite ones so far. For Area models and multiplication, I like the simulations and games from PhET. About PhET PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and …