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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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Buffalo State

#### 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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Curated OER

#### 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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K-5 Math Teaching Resources

#### Math Center Labels

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
From counters and calculators to pattern blocks and Unifix cubes, this collection of printable labels has exactly what you need to bring some organization to your elementary math class.
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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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#### 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...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Mental Math to Evaluate Products: Mental Math Halloween Candy

For Students 6th
Time to put those mental math strategies into play with an interactive that has learners thinking about how many candies three friends get altogether.
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Curated OER

#### A Remainder of One: A Math-Manipulative Lesson

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars listen to the reading of the book "A Remainder of One" and use math manipulatives to recreat "bug squadrons".
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#### Money Math

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Is there a better, and more motivating, math manipulative than money? Kids love to use it, and it's a great teaching tool. Here, there are three good activities using coins. Learners create patterns, sort change, and have a...
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Kids Can Have Fun

#### Cut and Paste Counting Monsters

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Young children will have a blast learning how to count these monster math manipulatives. Provided with a series of boxes numbered from 1 to 10, learners must place the correct number of monsters in each space to demonstrate their ability...
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Curriculum Corner

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Getting a meal, side dish, drink, and dessert can be delicious—but it can be expensive too! Practice addition and subtraction with money in a activity that focuses on a sample menu, complete with task cards and word problems.
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#### Area Model of Multiplication Using Base 10 Manipulatives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore two-digit multiplication with your class as they work in groups to build models of two-digit multiplication using base 10 manipulatives. They construct rectangles replacing standard numbers with equivalent place values using the...
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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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#### 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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Benjamin Franklin High School

#### Saxon Math: Algebra 2 (Section 3)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In this third of a twelve-part series, the focus moves from using matrices to solving systems of equations with substitution and elimination, including more than two dimensions and variables in equations, and analyzing statistical data....
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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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#### Math Survey

For Students 3rd
This math worksheet requires self-assessment of personal feelings regarding mathematics. Beginner mathematicians rate themselves on various aspects of math as well as share what they feel to be their strengths and weaknesses in the...
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#### Math Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine geometric quilt patterns to identify how math may have been used to help slaves escape to freedom. They slide, flip and turn geometric shapes to create a map quilt.
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#### Manipulatives Make Abstract Math Concepts Concrete

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Using math lessons that include manipulatives can help cement learning.
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EngageNY

#### Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic D, Lesson 9

For Teachers 5th Standards
Introduces addition of decimals by using unit notation to represent the problem. Pupils use a place value chart to decompose the numbers and then add before connecting to the standard algorithm.
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National Security Agency

#### 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-lesson series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Problem Solving Plan, Mental Math: The Perfect Lemonade 1

For Students 7th - 10th
Find the perfect amount of water for lemonade. Scholars solve the famous problem of measuring four liters of water using a three-liter container and a five-liter container. An interactive allows users to see each step of the solution.
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#### Math-Literature Connection: Counting with Jack the Builder

For Teachers K - 2nd
Connect literature (Jack the Builder) with mathematical concepts. In a series of computation, geometry and number sense activities, pupils count on to add, count back to subtract, build cylinders, cones, and rectangular prisms, and name...
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#### Cups & Chips - Solving Linear Equations Using Manipulatives

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Algebra students use manipulatives to solve linear equations. They use manipulatives, symbolic methods, and substitution to demonstrate each algebraic solution.