# Teacher Mama: Place Value Counting Strips

Place Value Counting Strips Place Value Counting Strips were new to me until just the other day when a colleague introduced them to me. What a wonderful teaching tool!  The minute I saw the idea, I knew I had to … Continue reading

# Teacher Mama: FREEBIE! Roll to a Ten, A Beginning Place Value Game

FREEBIE! Roll to a Ten A Beginning Place Value Game It’s that time of the year again– time to begin teaching PLACE VALUE! If you have been reading BMTM for a while, you will have noticed quite a few posts … Continue reading

# Teacher Mama: Popcorn Math Activities

Popcorn Math Activities What seems like many moons ago, I wrote a guest for post the wonderful Aussie blog, Learn with Play at Home.  The post was full of all kinds of ideas related to popcorn.  Since then, I have … Continue reading

# Boy Mama: 7 Uses for a Pringles Can

7 Uses for a Pringles Can For those of you who have been following Boy Mama Teacher Mama for a while probably figured out that I have a thing for Pringles’ cans. Not sure why, but something about them appeals … Continue reading

# Place Value Game for the Classroom

A Place Value Game for the Classroom Note: Templates have been updated as of November 2016! This is cool. I am really excited about this game I created. I actually made it last night at 11pm after finishing my student … Continue reading

# Teacher Mama: Bottle Cap Math

I have been saving bottle tops from the milk lately. I didn’t know why until the other day when it hit  me– another great way to practice math skills! So, I took out my beloved Sharpie (How much do you … Continue reading

# Place Value Practice Tube with FREE TEMPLATE

Place Value Practice Tube with FREE TEMPLATE Since you already have the Pringles or “practice tube” ready to go, here is a way to use it to help your child with Place Value. This is very similar to the Place … Continue reading

# Teacher Mama: Egg Carton Random Number Generator

Egg Carton Random Number Generator I have this plastic (see through) egg carton left over from chocolate Easter Eggs. I have been saving it because I knew that it had potential to be something- someday.  I also had a bunch … Continue reading

# Teacher Mama: Place Value Primer

Place Value Primer   I am embarrassed to say that I did not understand Place Value until I had to teach it. I could go through all the steps and answer all the questions, but the meaning behind it? I … Continue reading

# Teacher Mama: Number Practice Tube

Number Practice Tube Okay, I had another Pringles (smaller)  can and you know how I cannot resist the temptation. I think I am well on my way to a post called, “25 Things You Can Do with a Pringles Can!” … Continue reading