Give your students lots of opportunities to explore place value concepts like composing and decomposing numbers 11-19 in ...

# Guided Math: Tools, Activities & Ideas

Fun, standards-based and age-appropriate activities and resources to help you plan smart for your guided math groups.

## Free Christmas Composing Teen Numbers Game for Kindergarten

Fill your lesson plans in December with fun, standards-based learning opportunities. Here is a free download to ...

## Free Roll-A-Shape 2D Shapes Activity for Kindergarten

Learn to identify 2D shapes in kindergarten with this free roll-a-shape activity. Kindergarten students need to get ...

## Simple and Free Describing 2D Shapes Mini-Booklet

Introduce how to describe 2D shapes by simply using dots and lines. Here is a free printable booklet to describe the ...

## Simple Describing Shapes Hidden 2D Shapes Game

In kindergarten, students are expected to describe shapes like a circle, square, hexagon and triangle with the number of ...

## Free Describing 2D Shapes Bingo Game for Kindergarten

While I think using a classic game like bingo isn't always the most effective way to teach a classroom skill - I do ...

## Making 5 Addition Bingo Game {Printable}

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

## 9 Activities and Videos to Teach 2D Shapes

Working on 2D shapes? So are we! In order to accurately describe 2D shapes, kinders must describe the number of ...

## Awesome Math Strategies for Kindergarten to Try Right Now

Teaching math strategies in kindergarten may be easier than you think. Here are the top math strategies for kindergarten ...

## How to Explain 3D Shapes to Kindergarten

People often wonder how to explain 3D shapes to kindergarten (especially when they have to be able to tell the ...

## Teach: How To Draw 2D Shapes in Kindergarten

Teaching the basics in kindergarten can go a long way. I find it key to teach the little stuff right up front in order ...

## Frosted Frozen Compose Teen Numbers Game

Decompose and compose teen numbers like champs in your classroom with this fun, frozen, wintery game. This printable ...

## 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 ...

## Simple Measurement Activity for Kindergarten

Here is a measurement activity for kindergarten. This free measuring activity uses a printable and linking cubes - ...

## Teach: How to Draw a Ten Frame

Teach how to draw a ten frame so that it can be used as a tool throughout the year to show groups of ten - perfect for ...

## 10 Activities for Describing 3D Shapes in Kindergarten

Describing 3D shapes in kindergarten is now an expectation as it is a key geometry standard. This standard focuses on ...

## 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 ...

## Describing 3D Shapes Bingo {Printable}

Work on identifying 3D shapes or describing 3D shapes with a free printable bingo game for kindergarten. This ...

## Decomposing and Composing Numbers – Working With Accelerated Kindergartners

We discovered why decomposing and composing numbers really is crazy important and dug into our daily schedule to find ...