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Multiplication Games

One of the best way to teach multiplication is with games, be they virtual or physical.  One of our third-grade episodes, A Spinning Table, lets kids pull a lever and WHOOSH!!!!!  Some of the numbers fly off as the table spins.  Students are asked to fill in the missing numbers, a fun way to reinforce their multiplication […]

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How Do You Get To Ten?

By playing counting games with different types or colors of objects, you are preparing your kindergartens for addition.  With our String A Bead episode, children start with an empty string and various beads.  They are the asked to put a specific number of beads on the string.  But, here is the fun part – they […]

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Exploring Symmetry

Exploring symmetry lines can be a fun, yet challenging lesson for fourth-graders.   Using manipulatives can really help students to internalize the concept.  When kids play our episode Symmetry Lines, they have the opportunity to draw on shapes and discover if they are symmetrical or not. If you don’t have a computer in class, you can check out […]

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Counting Up To 8

Counting whole numbers is one of the first fundamentals of mathematics that children learn.  Help them to understand how to count objects up to 8 with our great game, At A Snail’s Pace. If you don’t have a computer in class, you can make this fantastic octopus from Crayon Freckles.  You are just a file […]

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Comparisons

Understanding comparisons is key to a kindergarten student.  This core principle lays the foundation for many mathematical concepts that will follow.  Our game, Busy As A Bee can help you illustrate this lesson.   If you don’t have a computer in class, you can make these adorable comparison alligators from PreK+K Sharing and use.  Not […]

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Fraction Games!

Fractions are a very important skill in mathematics. Unfortunately, many kids have a lot of difficulty with the concept. No worries, just check out The Monster’s Share from Matific to help your students to master fractions easily. If you don’t have a computer in class, you can create this fraction hopscotch from Resourceaholic and give […]

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Skip Counting

Skip counting builds a strong foundation for multiplication. The students can solve simple multiplication using skip counting. For example, two multiplied by four is the same as two counted 4 four times which equals eight. You can teach skip counting in many ways, and Matific has a great game, Ahoy!, with which kids can explore […]

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Commutative Property

 The Commutative Property is very important, but sometimes can be a difficult topic to grasp. If students have trouble understanding the concept, Matific has a great episode ‘A Balancing Act’ that children can use for further practice. If you don’t have a computer in class, you can use paint as an alternative to demonstrate the […]

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Visualizing Volume

One of the best ways to learn and understand volume is visually, and because of that it can sometimes be a hard subject to teach.  If your class is struggling, let your students check out and explore ‘Turn the Volume On!’ If you don’t have a computer in class, you can try Melissa Blough’s strategy […]