Category: Centers

Three fun card games that teach students shape recognition. Polygon War, Memory Game, and Shape Dominoes.
Centers, Games, Math, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

PolyGames – Polygon Card Games

How do I say this politely…. I suck at Math :D.  I have all of my life.  So, whenever it comes to teaching Math to my students, I try my best to think of ways to make it fun, creative and overall something to look forward to.  I don’t want kids to feel the way I did whenever Math period approached.  Let’s make our Math lessons something to cheer about, so that kids don’t get lost in the tough concepts.  To start, check out my idea for polygon card games called PolyGames!  Here’s a look:   Here is a closer look at each game: Polygon War This is a twist on the original card gameContinue reading

An adorable, lovey-dovey Valentine's Day center activities package! Receive 6 fun center activities ranging in curriculum topics such as: Math, Science, Writing and Art. Each center activity comes with it's own instruction page, for absolute clarity. Your class will love showing their Valentine's Day spirit, while still learning with these creative activities.
Art, Centers, Cross-Curricular Connections, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

Valentine’s Day – Center Activities Package

We could all use a little more love right now; that’s why I’m excited to share my newest TPT package with you!  It’s a Valentine’s Day inspired center activities package!  Don’t want to set up centers? No problem! Use each activity as a morning activity/warm-up or as lessons on their own.  It contains 6 fun activities, with instructions.  Here is a closer look at the package: Center Activity #1: Each center activity comes with an instructions page, so that students can have a reference point when working on their activity. This activity gets students creating mosaic art!  They simply tear or cut construction or gift tissue paper, and label each piece with things they love.Continue reading

Centers, Games, Math

Division Games & Activities – Learning with Fun!

*This post contains affiliate links for convenient viewing* Students are always ready to play, aren’t they?  Why not use that passion to your advantage?  This is especially useful when dealing with curriculum topics that students may find difficult, such as math, and in this case: division.  Here are some division games that will have your students playing and learning! Division Jenga: Tape division equations on jenga blocks and have students solve each equation before they’re allowed to use the block.  You could make it even more beneficial by telling students they have to state the answers to all equations the block would be touching as well.  The same applies for when they remove a block.Continue reading

Centers, Math, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

Graphing Math Centers For Grade 3

  *This post contains affiliate links for convenient viewing* Centers are an awesome way to get students practicing what they’ve learned in a variety of fun ways.  Here are some great ideas I’ve come across for creating Graphing Math Centers for grade 3. Identifying Graphing Elements: It’s important that students are able to identify the types of graphs as well as all their parts.  This will help them make meaning of the data presented to them.  Here are some ways to get students to do just that:     Once students are done working together to identify the graphs, they can create their own graph as a group on chart paper (oh how they love toContinue reading