Math Manipulatives Teacher Resources

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Moles Lab Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Want my name and number? It's 6.0221415 times 10 to the 23rd, and my name is Avogadro. Providing nine different activities, experiments, and labs, this lesson keeps Avogadro relevant to your class all year long. 
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Heat Transfer and Heat Capacity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to increase the heat! Young chemists demonstrate heat transfer and heat capacity in an activity-packed lab, showing the transitions between solid, liquid, and gaseous phases of materials. Individuals plot data as the changes...
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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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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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Eating Books

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Young scholars 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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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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Triangles Introduction

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore geometry by drawing various shapes in class. In this triangle characteristics lesson, students identify the attributes that classify a shape as a triangle and practice using their bodies to create triangles in class....
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Encourage Hesitant Students to Love Math

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Empower each and every student to persevere and strive for success in relation to mathematics.
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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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George's Place

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is another in the interesting series of lessons that uses money as a learning tool. This one is especially clever! During the lesson, pupils pretend they are eating at "George's Place" diner. Small groups are given one bag of play...
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Four Famous Faces

For Teachers K - 1st
Each one of our quarters is embellished with a famous face or image representing the state it came from. This lesson uses South Dakota's state quarter to get kids thinking about monetary value, what the president of the United States...
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Math Center: Fishing

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math worksheet, students reinforce addition and subtraction facts 0 to 12 by collaborating in a fishing game. Students fish for numbers with a magnet and create a math sentence, flipping a coin to determine the operation used....
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Surfing Safely on the Internet

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explained and demonstrated what the Internet is and the safety rules for using it. They navigate the Internet using search tools and the browser.
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Quilt Patterns With Textiles

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experiment with arrangements of geometric shapes and patterns by using TexTiles to re-create pattern designs on graph paper and record their pattern on the graph paper in their math logs.
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Beyond the AB Pattern in Dance

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students demonstrate various patterns using dance. In this expressive arts lesson, students are led in a warm-up to demonstrate the AAB pattern, which includes spinning and jumping. Students are broken up into groups and perform several...
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100 Chart-Math Helper-Skip Counting or Multiples

For Teachers K - 1st
In this lesson, 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 young scholars, 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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Finding Addition and Subtraction Facts

For Teachers 2nd
Simple addition and subtraction problems, all of which have two digits, are the focus of the math lesson presented here. Second graders use manipulatives for their first round of problem solving, then move to the computer to play some...
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Rodeo Time

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students use literature (the story Rodeo Time) and appropriate manipulatives to learn and understand mathematics. In these creative thinking measurement lessons, students have a focal point on problem solving strategies while using...
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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, 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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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.