Adding and subtracting fractions

Adding and subtracting fractions, especially heterogeneous ones (with unlike denominators), is often a challenging concept for students since there is a lot of prerequisite knowledge involved like fluency with multiplication and division facts, LCM, equivalent fractions, and more. Before students start with adding and subtracting fractions they need to have …

Teaching time, clock- All ideas, games and activity cards

We have grouped all the time/clock activities in this post for your convenience. Find free print to play games and two jumbo collections of activity cards one for teaching time (reading the clock) and one for AM/PM concepts, 24 hour clock and my favorite elapsed time! Games Clock Games 1.- …

AM/PM, 24-hour clock, Elapsed Time – ideas, games, and activities

Learning time is often confusing for students as the concept of time is still abstract for many of them as it doesn’t connect to the other concepts of measurement. The students cannot see, touch, or weigh time. It is hard to visualize and compare time. Time does not use the …

Clock-Time games 2 -Print and digital

Today I am sharing some more clock games to add to your collection. These ones were a great hit with my 3/4s. The first two games are four-in-a-row games and can be played as single or multiplayer. I had shared a few four-in-a-row games before which were focused on minutes. …

Time/clock cards for memory, card games and activities

Playing games is a great way to practice time and reading the clock. Today I am sharing a collecton of cards to use for memory games as well as card games. The games help students practice Reading the clock, o’clock, half past, a quarter past and to, twenty-five, twenty, ten …

Clock Games 1-Learning Time-print and Digital

This week is all about teaching time, and learning to read the clock. Today I am sharing a few clock games and some activity ideas. The games and activities come in print and google slides versions. The games include the concepts. o’clock half past quarter past and to 25 past and …

Earth Day Math games – Plant a tree Addition/subtraction

Earth Day is around the corner and it is time for some earth day math games. Since it is Earth Day every day these games can be used very often. In a previous post, I shared Recycle Spin, a game to practice the multiplication and division facts. Today I would …

Teaching time, tips, activities, games, print and digital

Teaching time and specifically teaching how to read the analog clock and elapsed time is often a challenge for parents and teachers. The reason is that the concept of time is still abstract for many students as it doesn’t connect to the other concepts of measurement. The students cannot see, …

Block it! Single-player game-Multiplication/Division facts

Another version of block it! this time single-player. Single-player games come in handy when you need to provide individual students with fun ways to practice skills. Find the two-player version here. The students find the answers on the multiplication table and try to beat the bot at getting four in …

Area Battle

Today we are sharing another fun game to practice area and perimeter. For this game, the players need to place/fit rectangles on the board. Preparing the game requires some cutting and laminating but it is worth the trouble because you can use it to practice multiplication as well. Let’s see …