## FREE Equivalent Fraction Pattern Block Task Cards

*This post contains affiliate links from Amazon and other bloggers     Our fun with fractions is continuing this week. My boys are young (4 and 6), so my only goal for them is to understand that a fraction is equal parts, and that the numerator tells them how...

## Oh No, Fraction Man

*This post contains affiliated links   Have you ever played the game Old Maid? My mom found this game at a garage sale, and the boys have enjoyed playing it. As I watched them play this game, I couldn’t help but think how fun...

## Interactive Fraction Book

*This post contains affiliated links For the last few days we have played with food, and worked on our fraction of the day printable. We have also played with pattern blocks as I’ve tried to provide a wide variety of exposure to fractions. (Check back...

## Five Foods to Teach Fractions

It is finally time for one of my favorite math units!! Fractions!!! Last week we kicked off our unit with food. My boys love to eat, and if we get to have a snack while we learn I’m super mom…at least for a few...

## Get a Free Game to teach Short A vs Long A (-am words and -ame words)

*This post contains affiliated links Every good teacher must take a little time to evaluate what is working and what is not. They must sit back and examine the ins and out of their day, and the learning taking place. Are the routines working?  Did the...

## Shape Calendar Pieces

*This post contains affiliated links   March first is here, and to open up a new month I’m providing one more set of FREE calendar pieces. Here are a few other calendar pieces that are already up, and hopefully I will continue to add...

## How to Teach Division of Whole Numbers Leading to Answers with Fractions

It really surprised me. They were completely baffled, The problem had seemed simple, but the looks i was getting let me know I was wrong. It really wasn’t as easy as I had thought. There are 4 rabbits, but you only have 3 carrots. How...

## 3D Shapes STEM Robot Challenge

*This post contains affiliated links I want my little ones to have chances to explore, be creative, and be problem solvers. With that in mind I’m trying to become very intentional about having a STEM type activity weekly. Yes, they can get messy. Yes, they...