No Prep November Literacy & Math

Teachers never have enough time, especially in November! There’s parent teacher conferences, the post-Halloween sugar rush, Thanksgiving, etc. Since planning and preparing centers takes a lot of time, I’ve created digital literacy and math Thanksgiving centers that require NO PREP (no cutting, printing, or laminating!) to make life a little easier and less hectic. All […]

Sun-Themed Math Learning Center Freebie

sun math learning center freebie

This is a fun, sun-themed learning center that I like to use at the end of the year for review. It can be easily edited to fit any subject. I like to use it towards the end of the year when we do our sun science unit to review addition facts since that is what […]

Valentine Math Centers & Free Printables

Valentine's Day math center counting candy hearts cover up

Today I’m sharing some fun, hands-on valentine math centers as well as the printable pages I use with them. They can be easily added to your math rotations, small groups, morning work, extra practice bins, or used during your Valentine’s Day celebration. Many of the math centers use Valentine Candy Conversation Hearts in my examples, but […]

Motivational & Fun Addition & Subtraction Practice

addition and subtraction games

After working on addition and subtraction with manipulatives, math talks & stories, I needed to find a fun way for students to practice fluency to meet the core standards.  As we all know, for them to become fluent means practice, practice, and more practice! So I didn’t want to just have one or two ways […]

Differentiated Spring Addition & Subtraction Around the Room Activity and Center

Differentiated addition practice, around the room (SCOOT)

Differentiated Addition & Subtraction Practice This activity was created to address 2 issues I was having with my kinders – restlessness (spring fever) and differing ability levels with addition and subtraction. Making it an around the room or SCOOT activity allowed my students to get up out of their seats and “buzz” around to find the […]