Math Fact Practice at Home Once again it has been an awfully long time since I posted. So much has happened since my last post and well, COVID, didn’t help. I am hoping to be back on the posting track … Continue reading

# Category Archives: Numbers and Math

# Facts to 10: A Dog Named Ten

Facts to 10: A Dog Named Ten Okay, I have fallen in love– with a video. We just started talking about facts to 10 in our first grade class and when searching for a good video to help my students, I … Continue reading

# Scarecrow Crunch Recipe and Graphing Activity

Scarecrow Crunch and Graphing Activity I continue to love reading scarecrow stories in the fall and doing activities to go with them. I discovered a few new scarecrow stories since my post Scarecrow Stories. I also created some new activities … Continue reading

# Homework Packet and Survival Kit

Homework Packet and Survival Kit UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2018 As I plan for the new school year, I am rethinking homework. I will admit I am not a huge fan of homework and as a parent I really don’t like it. It … Continue reading

# FREE Valentine’s Day Bump Game

FREE Valentine’s Day Bump Game Here I go with another bump game. This one is for Valentine’s Day. There is not much more to say about it except, here it is! Download it for FREE by clicking HERE.. NOTE: I … Continue reading

# A Game for Teaching Left and Right

A Game for Teaching Left and Right SAME GREAT GAME, NEWLY DESIGNED!! My eldest is always asking, “Which way is right?” or “Which way is left?” There are some great “tricks” out there, but they don’t seem to be working. I … Continue reading

# 18+ Bump Games for Family Math Night

18+ Bump Games for Family Math Night I only learned about the game BUMP a year or so ago, but since then I have been a bit obsessed. I have created 18+ BUMP games covering a whole host of math … Continue reading

# FREE Thanksgiving Turkey Fact Families Practice Sheets

FREE Turkey Fact Families Practice Sheets UPDATE VERSION AVAILABLE HERE We are working on fact families in first grade. My students are doing really well with the concept, but I made this practice sheet set anyway. 🙂 What is a … Continue reading

# Teacher Mama: FREE Thanksgiving Turkey Math Games

FREE Thanksgiving Turkey Math Games UPDATED VERSION BELOW! We have Grandparent’s Day next week and my teaching partner and I decided to set up 6 stations between our two classrooms. One of the stations will be a math game which … Continue reading

# FREE Subtract and Color Halloween House

FREE Haunted House Subtraction Activity Looking for a fun (and free) way to practice subtraction AND celebrate Halloween? Well, look no further. We have what you need. Simply download the template below, copy and you are ready to go. Note: … Continue reading

# Circus Themed Writing, Reading, Math and Craft Activities

Circus Themed Writing, Reading, Math and Craft Activities I have been looking and looking for good circus related activities to use with my first graders. We do a unit on how we express ourselves and the students use their “talents … Continue reading

# FREE Base Ten Blocks Creations: A Place Value Activity

FREE Base Ten Blocks Creations: Place Value Activity I saw something similar to this on Pinterest a while back and decided to try it with my first graders. I love the idea of combining math (place value) and art. I … Continue reading