Christmas time in the classroom is always one of my favorite times of the school year. Not only do we learn more about the Christmas holiday, but we learn about other traditions and cultures as well. No matter how diverse our classroom is, we always have fun this time of year. And when I throw […]

## Introducing Addition and Subtraction Activities

You know your little ones are growing up when they begin adding and subtracting! Kindergarten is such a big year. Your class full of students come in knowing a little bit about reading and numbers. They leave reading books, and knowing how to add and subtract! Teaching operations can’t be a pencil to paper skill. […]

## Digital Activities in the Classroom

The digital age has exploded in the classroom! Every room you walk into has laptops and hand held devices. Students are recording themselves and creating videos to show what they know. It’s a fantastic way of learning, and we need to take advantage of it! Digital learning is now the new learning in every classroom. […]

## Halloween Math Game

Counting, number identification, ordering numbers, addition to 12, comparing groups by more or less. We can explore ALL of these math skills together by using one adorable Halloween math game. Number Order It takes no time in prepping for this game. Just print, cut and laminate! First, we put the numbers from 1-12 in the correct order […]

## Fine Motor Addition Math Game

Addition practice, fine motor skills, and mini erasers…is there anything better? Well, there probably is, but this simple math game is perfect for a quick activity or busy box for your little learners. Chances are if you have children or are a teacher, you have a rather large stash of mini-erasers in your possession (thanks Target)! […]

## Gingerbread Math Mats for Little Learners

Creating opportunities for your learners to explore numbers is so important. The majority of learners are most successful when they are able to manipulate objects when being taught a new math skill. These gingerbread mats are the perfect way to help your learners compose the number five. Composing Numbers Composing numbers up to 5 is […]