by Lucy R | Mar 30, 2017 | 2nd grade math, 3rd grade math, Activities with objects, M.a.Th., Paperclips

Hello,For today’s Math activity Thursday we are working with paperclips!Have you ever used paperclips in your class as a math activity? If so, what did you do with them? Measure them, count them, or something else?I thought it was pretty interesting that in my...
by Lucy R | Mar 23, 2017 | 2nd grade math, 3rd grade math, elementary math activities, Fractions, fractions with egg cartons, fun with math, improper fractions, M.a.Th., mixed numbers

Hey everyone!It’s that time of year, plastic eggs are in the aisles of the stores! So, it’s time to bust out your saved egg cartons and get to working on fractions!I made this fun Math activity Thursday video for you! I had a few old posts with fractions...
by Lucy R | Mar 16, 2017 | 1st grade math, 2nd grade math, elementary math activities, fun with math, holiday themed math, St. Patrick's Day

Hi Everyone!It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, so I made a little freebie for you! Just print it on green copy paper and write math problems (or other things) to challenge your students.You can print it from HERE!I made this little video so you can see the...
by Lucy R | May 26, 2015 | 2nd grade math, fun with math, math games

Today I have Ivana Craft doing a guest post. Thanks for your three easy tactics to make math fun for kids!* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Let’s be honest here – many kids hate math. They find it tedious, boring, tiresome… you name it. The...
by Lucy R | Sep 25, 2014 | 2nd grade math, CCSS, holiday themed math, math activity Thursday, Rekenrek

Hey everyone! Just a reminder that my place value items are on sale (20% off) until tonight on Teachers Notebook, so if you haven’t gotten them already, check it out.Today for MaTh we’ll make a fun fall Rekenrek to practice adding and subtracting...
by Lucy R | Sep 18, 2014 | 2nd grade math, Fractions, geometry, linky party, math activity Thursday, measurement

Happy Thursday! Today for MaTh (math activity Thursday) I’m looking at CCSS 2.G.A.3 (only fitting since I did the standard 2.G.A.2 last week)Here is what 2.G.A.3 states…Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe...