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The manipulative for this weeks #ToolsForLearning is small toys. I couldn't resist making a play activity based on Adam's favourite small toy of all time - the toy car! As we have very few shape adventures I decided to create a Learning Shapes With Toy Cars activity.

Every Spring I always get an itchy green thumb, so I decided to put that to good use and do a gardening unit with the kiddos. Here are some of the fun things we did during this gardening unit: The first week we focused on flowers. During calendar time I drew a flower on poster board and each day we labeled new parts. Our planting seed song was sung to the tune of "The Wise Man Built His House Upon the Rock" and it went like this: You plant your seed down in the ground (hold arm out in front…

Adding machine! :-) super simple to make and fun for the kids to learn about adding/composing numbers!

Do you remember playing with magnetic or wooden shapes when you were little? I had a set of wooden shapes in different sizes and colours which could be used to make all sorts of pictures and patterns. This is my DIY version, which I made for my class recently as we've been learning about shapes. I started with seven or eight sheets of colourful paper and being very lazy, I cut the shapes out mainly freehand and holding the whole bundle together at the same time! The only shape I didn't cut…

Practice recognizing and counting basic geometric shapes with this printable worksheet. How many shapes do you see in this picture?

Learning Clock For Kids – Happiness is Crafting!

Math Word Problem Task Cards. Includes 80 different addition, subtraction, multiplication and division cards suited to kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Includes 3 word problem mat options.

Jaspers Beanstalk inspired, Early years maths measuring outdoor challenge.

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Addition and Subtraction Sliders! Great Visual for students who are struggling with subtraction.

Learn fractions in a creative way by making these fraction flowers out of paper plates- includes a set of printable fraction circles. This makes learning math fun!

Early Years ideas from Tishylishy. 69K likes. Sharing photos, provision enhancements and outcomes from my EYFS class and the occasional share from others.

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Maths challenge. Who can build the tallest tower by rolling the dice, before the time runs out.

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