I'd like to share a making 5 addition activity we do during our math groups to help practice our Kindergarten Common ...

# Adding and Subtracting

Activities and ideas geared towards teaching addition and subtraction in the kindergarten classroom.

## Making 5 Fluency Ideas and Games

Making 5 is one of the basic and fundamental ideas that come from the Common Core standards in kindergarten. Students ...

## Monster Numbers – Easy Tools to Teach 0-10

We just met as an entire district grade level to go over our new common core assessment packets and were discussing how ...

## Free Picture Directions for 12 Math Games {printable}

I have found a secret weapon that saves me time teaching math games that I use in our practice zone (guided math ...

## Kindergarten Subtraction Game: What’s the Difference

Working on subtraction has been a goal of mine in teaching math to kindergartners. This kindergarten subtraction game ...

## Kindergarten Math Journals: Meet the Common Core

Use math journals to give students opportunities to write about their thinking. We started our kindergarten math ...

## Learning to Teach in the Moment: A Teacher’s Lesson

Finding ways to meet my students' needs has been a big push in self growth for me this year. With a new batch of ...

## Subtraction – Am I the Last One to Figure This Out?

Two weeks ago, I was fussily taking some photos from our math journals to share and it hit me. I was teaching my ...

## Kindergarten Timed Tests – Building Fluency Within 5

Starting this quarter I want to reward my kinders with knowing they are increasing their skills by giving them a ...

## Calendar Time Binders – Teaching Standards Whole Group

Two years ago I decided to make a change to my calendar time. It was scary territory and I invited you along for the ...

## How to Teach Addition With a Number Line as a Tool

This year I wanted to be more diligent about teaching various addition strategies as options for my students to explore ...