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, […]

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 […]

Solve It Math Centers!

I don’t know about you, but I am always on the hunt for new and engaging math centers! When my students are working independently on their math games/centers that means I am able to successfully meet with my small, guided math groups. It’s a win-win. Recently I went to an escape the room with some […]

Free Hands On Addition Activities!

Hands-on math. I love it, I live for it, I believe in it. Nothing keeps my students engaged more than getting their hands on a piece of the action. I spent this past year focusing on math and trying to come up with tons of engaging activities, lessons, and games for first grade students.