Category: Math

End of the Year Math Review Games (FREE Scavenger Hunts)

Need a fun end-of-the-year review game for kindergarten, first, and second grade? In this post, I share a math review scavenger hunt that can be used digitally or in person! Read the post below to see how it works, then grab yours with the link below! It includes an editable version for you to fill […]

How to use Math Talk in Kindergarten, First, and 2nd Grade!

In today’s blog post, we are learning all about math talk in primary grades! I have 3 different phrases for you to start incorporating in your math block to ramp up that “math talk.” We know that while it is important for students to be able to solve different problems, we also know that it’s just […]

Fun Addition Dice Games for Kids!

Looking for some fun, no-prep games? These dice games for kids are engaging and effective at teaching addition to kindergarten, first, and second-grade students! Before I dive in, I wanted to let you know you can watch or listen to all this information in video format below: If you have followed me for a while, […]

3 Fun Pumpkin Activities for K-2

These pumpkin activities are great fun for the months of October and November in kindergarten, first, and second grade! I also have a few freebies to share with you along with these ideas. If you want to see all this information in video format, just click play below and you can see my YouTube video […]

3 Fun Place Value Games for 1st and 2nd Grade

Are you looking for fun and easy fun ways to teach place value to your k-2 students? Place value is one of those complex math skills we teach our young students. If students do not have a strong understanding of place value they may struggle with adding and subtracting multi-digit numbers, regrouping, and so many […]

How to Teach Addition in Kindergarten (in 5 Steps)

Teaching addition to kindergarten students is one of those building blocks of math that begins after students have developed number sense. In this post, I am going to share 5 steps to teach students addition to make sure they retain their learning. Step 1: explicit teaching & number sense knowledge Kindergarten students shouldn’t work on […]