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Monster Mash Measurement! Each kiddo chose their choice of colored paper. I provided the eyes, legs, and mouths and had them make a monster. Then, they measured the various body parts. In years past I gave the students the body shapes, but I love how they turned out allowing them to make up the body. Here's a few of my favorites.

Monster Mash Measurement

Students create a monster, then measure certain body parts and record. Fun way to explore standard and non standard measurement! could surface area too for abnormal shapes!

LEGO Number Line mat for LEGO addition and subtraction!

LEGO Number Line mat for hangs on LEGO addition and subtraction! Wondering if I can adapt to a whole class, large format number line.

Making a 10 to Add step by step directions for how to teach it in fun ways

Making a 10 to Add is a great math strategy to help students mentally add bigger numbers. It& a skill I picked up somewhere along the way i.


Clothespin Math on a clothes hanger! LOVE this. Easy to make, and self explanatory. I'm thinking a wire clothes hanger would work better, so the clothes pins are easy to slide back and forth (almost like an abacus).

Check out this highly rated math manipulative that students LOVE! These addition and subtraction sliders are a great way for students to practice their skills.

Addition and Subtraction Sliders

Ideas para Enseñar matematicas a los niños

Ideas para Enseñar matematicas a los niños

Frog Spot: Subtraction Fun (using frogs on a log for bendy snake for carrot patch, octopus legs for I love this idea for numeracy!

Frog Spot: Snake Addition and Friends of Ten Freebie

Snake Addition and Friends of Ten Freebie

Angles, Triangles, and the Start of Geometry in 6th Grade Math

This activity can help children with angles. Instead of measuring angles on paper, this can illustrate angles into a read life demonstration. This is active learning because as children close the door the angle changes and they can now measure it.