Math Manipulatives Teacher Resources

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Math Manipulative and Math Teacher Tool Labels

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Bring some organization to your class's supply of math manipulatives with this collection of printable labels. From rulers and base-ten blocks, to stopwatches and fraction circles, labels are included for dozens of different objects,...
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Manipulatives for the Upper Elementary

For Teachers 4th - 6th
An impressive number of math manipulative ideas are available in this math resource. This page is really a resource guide with links to 18 different math manipulative ideas. The ideas are quite good, and the pages are all printable.
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Call it "Macaroni"

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Who knew there were so many fun educational opportunities featuring pasta? Scholars read a brief informational text about the history of pasta (note that "macaroni" is spelled two different ways, so address this if kids are reading...
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A Remainder of One: A Math-Manipulative Lesson

For Teachers K - 5th
Students listen to the reading of the book "A Remainder of One" and use math manipulatives to recreat "bug squadrons".
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Harvest Halloween

For Teachers 1st
First graders brainstorm mathematic manipulatives to assist them with a given set of problems. They work in pairs or small groups and write and/or draw to explain how they solved the problem.
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Manipulative Labels

For Teachers K - 6th
Add to the organization of your classroom with this set of labels. From dominoes and pattern blocks, to measuring tools and play money, this resource includes labels for 18 different types of math materials, making it perfect for any...
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Hands-On Equations: Teacher Notes

For Students 6th - 7th
Math manipulatives are wonderful for demonstrating any number of mathematical concepts in a concrete and visual way. Learners review the addition property of equality and the zero property using a scale model kit (not shown). They...
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Using Doubles to Help

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Help your learners with mental addition as they use doubles facts as a fast track to the sum. Using math manipulatives, partners create models of several near-doubles addition equations. After giving them time to consider patterns, guide...
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Watermelon Number Cards

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Use these festive watermelon number cards as a math manipulative in with your youngsters. Laminate and cut out a set for each student to use throughout the year, or just use one classroom set for math stations. Although there isn't a...
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
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Creating AB Patterns

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students work with patterns. In this pattern instructional activity, students find AB patterns in nature and the manmade world. They create their own AB pattern using math manipulatives and visual arts. 
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Learning Note Values with Math Manipulatives

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students gain better knowledge of how fractions and note values work together and to better understand the concept of note values. They access the concepts of fractions and how they apply to music notation. Students incorporate...
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Linear and Exponential Modeling with Two Variables

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Hands-on activities allow beginners to model and graph equations with two variables. The lesson begins with evaluation and discussion of prepared linear graphs. Next, learners use math manipulatives to generate data, graph data, and then...
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Grade 2 Supplement Set A2 – Number and Operations: Place Value

For Teachers 2nd Standards
If your learners are learning about place value and number value comparisons, this set of engaging activities and worksheets will make your job easy! Scholars use math manipulatives to estimate and then determine how many seeds a colony...
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Exploring Pattern Blocks

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pattern blocks are one of the best math manipulatives ever invented. They are used quite extensively in the math lesson presented here. Youngsters use the pattern block to fill in shapes that are present on the worksheet embedded in the...
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Adding Objects in Rectangular Arrays - Matching Worksheet

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Each of these number sentences has a corresponding set of blocks, which will no doubt help your visual learners grasp multiple-addend addition. Learners examine the sentences and match them to their block representation. Consider also...
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Jelly Bean Math Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Using jelly beans as math manipulatives can be a tasty way to introduce and reinforce math concepts. Regardless of the time of year, candy can be used to excite learners and facilitate a wide variety of mathematical concepts. 
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Patterns

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explore early algebra by participating in a pattern identification activity using a random assortment of different household materials. The class creates, completes, and analyzes different patterns with the help of leggos, buttons,...
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Filling Frames

For Students 4th - 5th
In this math worksheet, students understand expanded notation by using math manipulatives to fill the provided frames and then write the expanded notation. Students use the fewest possible flats, sticks and units until the frame is filled.
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Just Enough Carrots: Math Lesson

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Practice addition and subtraction skills with your class. They read Just Enough Carrots, by Frank Remkiewicz, and use math manipulatives to solve addition and subtraction problems associated with the story. This instructional activity...
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Grade 2 Common Core Math Presentation

For Teachers 2nd
Learners use counters to make a model of tenframes on their math mats. These type of counters are an excellent math manipulative for emerging mathematicians. This PowerPoint has students solve addition problems in a variety of ways by...
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Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-instructional activity series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles,...
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Rounding to the Nearest Thousands

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice their number sense by completing math manipulative problems in class. They identify the different place values of a 4 digit number and practice rounding a number to the nearest thousand. Then complete rounding...
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Inequality and the 1/2 Benchmark

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders utilize fraction bar manipulatives to compare a variety of fractions to the fraction value 1/2. Pupils are put into groups, and they begin to see how fractions that look completely different actually represent the same...