Math Manipulatives Teacher Resources

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100 Chart-Math Helper-Skip Counting or Multiples

For Teachers K - 1st
In this lesson plan, 100 Chart-Math Helper-Skip Counting or Multiples, learners utilize the chart as an aid in counting. This is a resource or manipulative that can be used by students, and is helpful in many different math activities...
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Math Cast

For Teachers 5th
Problem solving is a key ingredient to a good lesson. Students write a series of word problems showing the step-by-step process they used to solve them. They present their problems to the class using a Keynote slide show. A pdf is included.
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Computation with Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders are introduced to the topic of fractions and percentages. In groups, they discuss real world situations in which fractions are present, and they complete a worksheet solving problems with common and uncommon denominators....
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Digital Story with Math Vocab Words

For Teachers 4th
Create digital stories with your class, in order to help further understand math vocabulary. You can modify this activity idea to any vocabulary lesson plan, whether it be for math, science, or language arts!
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Math Lesson for Visually Impaired Early Learners: A 3 Way Counting Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A unique lesson that's designed for visually impaired early learners, but can be adapted for anyone, is here for you. Pupils use brightly colored foam letters, beads, checkers, and an abacus, in order to gain practice in identifying the...
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How Much?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
It's time to go back over all that your class has learned about decimals, fractions, and percentages! To do so, individuals solve story problems that involve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with decimals, explain how...
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Probability

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a classic activity used to introduce your class to the concept of probability and data collection. They will roll one die 30 times, then record and discuss the results. Great introduction, but too shallow to be considered a...
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Is it Two or Three-Dimensional?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Incorporate sorting in this shape recognition activity. Kids will have a blast as they place objects into the two or three-dimensional categories. The resource includes printable labels, so consider taping them up above baskets, and then...
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Triangle Town

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a fact family town to develop the understanding of numbers related in fact families. They learn each family has a big number and two baby numbers. They make triangle shaped houses for their facts.
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Hula Hoop Venn Diagrams

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice sorting items. For this graphic organizer lesson, students review Venn diagrams, then use hula hoops to create a Venn diagram and sort math items by their similarities and differences.
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Eating Books

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners read and examine a story. In this story application lesson, students read Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barrett, and then complete various art, math, science, music, dramatic play, gross motor, and language...
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Getting in Shape Again

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars create rocket shapes out of pattern blocks. They draw a picture of a rocket, build a pattern block rocket following simple directions, and complete a graph of the shapes used.
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Jelly Beans for Sale

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students connect literature (story Jelly Beans for Sale by Bruce McMillan) to math concepts. In these estimating and money lessons, students work with jelly beans, unifix cubes, pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, to estimate and make...
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Circles to Spheres

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate circles and spheres. In this space shapes lesson, students compare and contrast two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes. Students investigate the relationship between plane and space shapes.
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Place Value: regrouping

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders work on regrouping. In this regrouping lesson plan, 3rd graders use base ten blocks as manipulatives to add or subtract numbers with regrouping. They focus on place value and correctly reading their answers.
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For Teachers Higher Ed
Students write a math lesson plan with manipulatives, drill and practice, and assessments. In this math lesson plan, students do this for addition.
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Rocket Patterns

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create their own paper rockets. They identify different patterns and practice making their own. They also discover the concept of sequences.
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Pretty Patterns

For Teachers K
Students discuss shape and number patterns and play a game practicing completing patterns. Then they rotate through five workstations that reinforce the concept of patterning.
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It's a 3-D World Out There!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students construct polygons. They identify attributes of three-dimensional shapes. Students name common three-dimensional shapes. They draw three-dimensional shapes, and sort three-dimensional shapes. Students use K'NEX materials sets to...
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A Picture's Worth

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the concept of fractions. Through hands-on activities, student pairs work to create various forms of fractions. Using geometric drawings and manipulatives, they demonstrate equivalent fractions, improper...
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Math Center: Fishing

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math learning exercise, students reinforce addition and subtraction facts 0 to 12 by collaborating in a fishing game. Kids fish for numbers with a magnet and create a math sentence, flipping a coin to determine the operation...
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Colorful Kabobs

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students design delicious patterns in this math activity. In this early childhood math lesson, students develop math, observation, problem solving, and fine motor skills.
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Tangram Tantrums

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss tangram vocabulary, and act out slide, flip, and turn. They observe tangram puzzles on a web page, and solve their own tangram puzzles.
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Rhythm and Counting

For Teachers K
Students repeat patterns while listening to music. In this patterning instructional activity, students listen to a pattern on a tape of music and reproduce it by clapping or stamping their feet. They listen to stories about famous...