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Teach the Multiplication Fact 3x6 With Class Activity

 on February 27, 2015

Looking for a cute Easter art project? 

Or how about a fun way to teach multiplication facts?

I found this chick potato print project the other day and these adorable chicks got me thinking they would work perfect for 1) just a cute art project or 2) an activity to teach a multiplication fact.

Annika Riz, Math Whiz by Claudia Mills

 on February 23, 2015

Annika Riz, Math Wiz by Claudia Mills is a great book in the "Franklin School Friends Series" to show your 7 to 10-year-olds how important math is in everyday life. 

Multiplication Story and Class Activity for 2x6=12

 on February 23, 2015


I love this multiplication story! Who wouldn't love a baby chick dressed as an elf?!  Try this fun drawing and painting project to illustrate the math fact 2X6!  Scroll down to see examples and to find the project instructions!

Multiplication Story 2x3=6 and Activity

 on February 19, 2015


Our method uses imaginative, sometimes goofy, pictures and stories to help a student remember the answers to the multiplication facts.

Each Multiplication Equation has a story and pictures to help your students memorize their times tables. 

Here is the story and picture to memorize for 2x3=6

Free Multiplication Stories For Kids: 2x2=4

 on February 18, 2015

It's that time of year, near and far kids are learning their multiplication facts.   

Multiplication facts are the building blocks of math, and has come up with a great way to teach the times tables through pictures and stories. 

This activity is perfect for all learning styles and it's FUN,  and what kiddo couldn't use a little more fun in the math department?!  

For this activity have students get into pairs or small groups.  

Finding Area Using Valentine Candy Hearts

 on February 4, 2015

If there is one thing I love, it is taking advantage of fun holidays to make math and school fun for kids.  School--day in and day out--can get pretty tedious and Valentine's Day is a perfect opportunity to liven things up by using conversation hearts in the math classroom!


 on January 28, 2015

1010 is a fantastic new game by Gramgames. Players are asked to drop blocks horizontally and vertically to create arrays of ten.

This puzzle type game for your mobile device is a great way to practice logical skills and reasoning when a 3x3 block arrives! Where will you put it to make an array of 10?

You can download this fun app in your App Store! 

6 Valentine's Day Math Activities

 on January 24, 2015

What better way to make math a little more exciting than to add a holiday theme?

There are so many great ways to bring Valentine's Day into your math class and here are just a few great ideas!

1. Secret Heart Multiplication Worksheet 

This is an adorable freebie from Debbie's Dabblings. 

Penguin Counters and Iceberg Ten Frames

 on January 22, 2015

I few months ago, I found this blog featuring Penguin Counters. I couldn't get over the cuteness of the beans turned into Penguins and had make some myself!

Since the blog wasn't in English, I tried to figure out how to create them on my own. These make the cutest math manipulatives!


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