### Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

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### Making a 10 to Add

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

### Fact Fluency in First Grade

Fact fluency is a big part of math in first grade. You may be thinking, "How in the world am I going to teach these kiddos ALL these facts w...

### Play Popsicle Math | Activity | Education.com

Here's a hands-on activity that first grade use to help kids get a feel for equations. It uses popsicle sticks to practice addition and subtraction!

### Math Facts Baseball (An Awesome Way to Practice Math!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Math Facts Baseball - Practice addition and subtraction facts! There's a great statistics lesson in here too. This would really be a great project for any elementary grade.

### This fun math activity is perfect for kinesthetic learners!

Get your kids up and moving and learning with this simple kinesthetic math activity!

### Addition and Subtraction Cut Sort Pastes (Choosing an Operation)

Add or Subtract? Cut and Pastes where students choose an operation (plus or minus symbol) to make each problem correct

### Snakes and Ladders with Math Facts

I saw this game at the Dollar Tree and had to buy it....just wasn't sure what I was going to do with it...That is until Debbie Diller's new Math Stations book came in the mail! Whoo Hoo! I opened this fabulous book and there was an idea to use with this game...it was Devine Intervention of the best kind! All I had to do was create some quick math fact cards to go with the gameboard. We're working on addition facts to 18 this week, so I quickly made some of those using index cards this…

### Kindergarten Addition Activity - Planning Playtime

Hands on Kindergarten Addition - Fun math activity for kids.

fill rubber gloves with beans or stones and use them as counting fingers for math class - addition/subtraction!

### Making Lemonade in Second Grade

Great trick for teaching how to make 10. Students use a highlighter to find the "10" and then circle the other number with a crayon. Brilliant!

### Fact Family Math Sticks

Fact family sticks- use paint sticks to create a hands-on way to practice fact families.

### Summer Kindergarten Worksheets - Planning Playtime

Awesome Summer Kindergarten Worksheets to keep your kids from hitting the summer slide. Adorable pictures, fun activities, and great kindergarten review.

### Fast Facts Exercise Download

I have been meaning to post about this fabulous exercise for over a year now... One of the fourth grade teachers at my school told us about how she had started using PowerPoint to practice Fast Facts with her kids. All her kids would have out their slates or white boards instead of little pieces of paper (Totally speaking for the trees here!). You set your PowerPoint to have whatever facts you want. The best part is the fact flashes on the board and you put the sum on the following slide…

### Math Tip Monday - Back to School - Anchor Charts

Use math anchor charts to help students with difficult math concepts. Enjoy the number representation anchor charts freebie!

### 1st Grade Subtraction Facts 4 - Doubles Pattern Powerpoint Lesson

Subtraction Strategy - Doubles Pattern Once students know their doubles, learning these related subtraction facts is easy. To see a powerpoint math lesson on this topic click visit.