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Fun Math Games for Kids

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I know I’m always looking for ways to make math fun and educational at the same time. Every kid learns math a different way. Some learn math concepts with songs, real world scenarios, or with games! I am always looking for fun math games to use while my kids are in stations. It’s awesome when they are playing a game that is educational and fun at the same time. Here’s a list of 10 math games, including board games, printable games, and…

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Teaching Place Value

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Teaching Place Value

Teaching place value is one of the hardest concepts to teach to your upper elementary kids and we always have to teach it at the beginning of the year. The kids have just had several months off and are just getting back into a school routine. You don’t know what the kids can do because you just became their teacher. If this is you, don’t stress. I’m going to show you several ways to help you teach place value to…

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Let’s Plan a Vacation- Math Project

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end of year math project

So it’s finally the end of the year! We have learned all the standards, and now we need to figure out what we are going to do with the kids to keep them engaged. Well let’s plan a summer vacation! This math project is a great cooperate activity to get your kids excited about doing math. How it Works This math activity is great to do in groups of 3 to 4 kids. A group of students will get a…

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Math Word Problems Scavenger Hunt

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Math word problems and a scavenger hunt! A fun way to get kids doing math word problems. Let’s look at how this math word problems scavenger hunt works. Word Problems Whenever we look at the data from our testing, word problems are still the area our 2nd graders have difficulties with. I think that’s true for most kids. Doing practice worksheets over and over are boring for the kids. So I tried to find a better way to practice word…

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