Early Math Lesson Ideas
Math is so much fun and means so much more to little ones when it concretely builds understanding. So many times, we skip over “the tough stuff” because we think our little people can’t handle it. Below are a few activities I have done with my five-year-old to begin building two of those “tough” concepts... Read More
The Doorbell Rang Division Book
This interacitve book is a supplement to "The Doorbell Rang" by Pat Hutchins. Explore division and equal sharing while simultaneously reading the book, individually, in small groups or as a reteach or intervention activity! Pages follow story and have room for students to show groups and write d...
How to Share Equally - Introduction to Division.
Learn how to share different amounts equally with Sarah, David and a few animations. A good introduction in learning how to divide.
Step into 2nd Grade - with Amy Lemons
Let me just take you through this whirlwind of a day. We started the morning finishing up our "My Earth Books" that turned out pretty stinkin' cute... We've read several "Earth Day" books and talked a lot about taking care of the environment. You can find my Earth Day unit on TPT! In Math, we have started multiplication. My poor kids want to skip straight to memorizing multiplication facts, but I have had to explain several times that we just aren't going there this year, ha! They want to be…
Division for Little Learners!
This week we've been working on the concept of 'sharing equally' in maths. As with all number concepts, there's lots of hands-on practise to be done to make sure each kidlet really understands how do divide objects into equal groups. I wanted to share with you a very quick and easy idea that you might be able to use with your class! (There's a link to a freebie file towards the end of the post, too.) To start off I read the story of 'The Three Little Pigs'. We then gave each child a piece of…