Photo credit: TeachMe, Inc. Math Buzz is a fun game for practicing pre-k to 8th grade math skills like arithmetic (adding, subtracting, dividing, & multiplication), estimating, fractions, decimals, pre-algebra, and algebra. Disclaimer: The artwork makes it look like this game is for a young audience, but the 8th grade math problems are challenging for those […]
Photo credit: TeachMe, Inc. Math Muncher is a fun game for practicing pre-k to 8th grade math skills like arithmetic (adding, subtracting, dividing, & multiplication), estimating, fractions, decimals, pre-algebra, and algebra.
Photo credit: Planning Playtime Amy at Planning Playtime, has gathered together lots of incredible and fun addition activities. I love these because they are frequently kinethetic, visual, written, and colorful. This provides many forms of input to meet nearly all or all student needs.
Photo credit: Planning Playtime Uno Addition is a fun way for students to learn addition. I like this activity for many reasons: this is low prep, as the Uno cards randomly generate the numbers used in each equation; it is kinethetic, as students get to put the blocks together to build the amount; it is […]
Photo credit: MathGames Age Of Math is a game that helps students practice math skills from Pre-K math to Algebra. The challenges are complex too. It takes several throws to successfully get objects thrown to the correct targets.
Photo credit: roomrecess.com Number Matcher helps students match numerical numbers with the written word (in English). Disclaimer: this game requires Flash. Save
Photo credit: roomrecess.com 1, 2, 3, Toys is a game to help kids count from 1-5, from 1-10, and to count from words. Kids lift the correct number of toys up to the shelf and click the button that says done to check the accuracy. Disclaimer: this game requires Flash. Save
Photo credit: LittleLives, Inc. I like these educational videos that feature Miss Twinkle and her class. Using songs and animation to teach, can be very powerful. Here are some of my favorites for early mathematicians: The Number Zoo – Twinkle Trails Episode 2 (Focuses on the numbers 0-10, and introduces infinity) The Addition Swamp – […]
Photo credit: Pentatonix on Sesame Street Here are some of my favorite songs for teaching children about counting numbers: Zero by They Might Be Giants The Batty Bat sung by Count von Count, focuses on the numbers 1,2,3. Feist sings 1,2,3,4 on Sesame Street. High Five! by They Might Be Giants. The Secret Life of […]
Photo credit: http://roomrecess.com Critter Counter is a great way for young kids to practice counting the numbers 1 – 10. They count animals and insects and select one of three answers. They can choose from 1-5, or 1-10. Also, kids can work on number recognition with the numbers 1-20. Animals and insects are scattered throughout […]