Ten frames flash cards for numbers 0 through 10 make a really helpful resource for young children building number sense. If you have a child just starting out with math in preschool or kindergarten, I imagine you may have come across ten frames. Ten frames are a fantastic, visual way to … [Read more...] about Ten Frames Flash Cards (free PDF printable)
Math manipulatives. They're so important for children learning math, but what are they and which ones do you really need? This post will tell you just that! Step into any good math classroom and you should find lots of math manipulatives available for children to get their hands on. When … [Read more...] about Marvellous math manipulatives for preschool, kindergarten and beyond
A fun, hands-on introduction to tens and ones with these jolly place value penguins! It's safe to say that penguins are very popular in our house. According to my children, they are the most excellent creature on the planet and because of this, we look out for penguin-themed anything and … [Read more...] about Place value penguins (math craft and more!)
Help your child explore 2-digit numbers with these place value task cards for tens and ones Place value. Of all the math topics children study in school, it's a pretty crucial one to spend some time on. After all, it's really important that children have a good understanding of how … [Read more...] about Place Value Task Cards for TENS and ONES
These self-correcting math puzzles are fun way to practise place value (and they make a nice change from worksheets too) It's no secret that I'm a big fan of math puzzles. They're a fun, hands-on way to practise and revise math topics. And the great news? Most children seem to really … [Read more...] about Place value puzzles (for 2-digit numbers)
Never heard of expanded form? Fear not. This post will walk you through it, step by step. Prepare to be baffled no longer. Does your child's math homework involve questions about something mysterious called 'expanded form'? Never heard of it? Don't worry, you're certainly not … [Read more...] about What is ‘expanded form’ in math?