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Reading and Math Power Towers out of dixie cups and pringles cans. Put sight word flashcard or write math fact on each cup and then they have to say word or sum before they can stack cups into tower)

Fun multiplication game! Students pull out a cup and answer the fact, as long as they get it right, they get to keep stacking.. could use with other math facts, too.

Math Power Towers-answer math fact correctly and continue to stack cups. Reading Power towers-name words correctly and stack a cup. Much more fun than flash cards!

Zap It!! - Math Game. Another way to get students practicing facts!

Pinner wrote, "I play this in my classroom. My students BEG to play. Great way to practice basic multiplication skills. I use an empty tissue box to hold my sticks though. Young's Explorers: Zap It!

Fraction basketball: students roll a dice to see how many times each person will "shoot" then record shots made as a fraction. Person with the biggest fraction wins.

fraction basketball, let them roll a dice to see how many times each person will "shoot" then record shots made as a fraction. Person with the biggest fraction wins. LOVE this idea, except instead of shooting "basketballs" I wanna set up angry birds!

Thinking deeper about math. "The answer is ___." "What is the question?"

Monday Made It: Getting Bulletin Boards Started!

The question is.give an answer and students come up with a question. The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Monday Made It: Getting Bulletin Boards Started!

Do you use your manipulatives everyday?

The Lesson Plan Diva: Do you use your manipulatives everyday? Math task cards that allow students to use manipulatives. ( thinking about library task cards, too)

SO many great resources here on this ES teacher's site. Fun stories to bring together multiplication facts and literacy, videos to use music to teach math, and more science and math resources!

fun math poems for elementary school math! Also math poetry, math music videos, math songs, math problems, and math stories.

Free patterns for fraction pizzas!

Pizza Math for fractions! The children decorate their pizza with their toppings. They need to use the fractions and at least once in their pizza using the toppings. Example: Half my pizza has mushrooms.

Tangram freebie in Laura Candler's online file cabinet

Easy tangram challenges for kids (Free) Love to use tangrams to keep kids busy while they are waiting for my help :)

Steps to Division math journal @ Runde's Room

Runde's Room

Math Journal Sundays-Division "Does McDonalds Serve Burgers" Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring Down, Repeat/remainer

Catchy math jingles to reinforce math learning for elementary school age children.

Homeschooling Math - Catchy math jingles to reinforce math learning for elementary school age children.

Mrs. Gilchrist's Class: More Pinterest Inspiration & Another Freebie :) Labels** for shorter Pringles cans

Reading and Math Power Towers out of dixie cups and pringles cans. Put sight word flashcard or write math fact on each cup and then they have to say word or sum before they can stack cups into tower)

The Math of a Pringle

The Math of a Pringle

Post with 28 votes and 13883 views. Shared by dtouch. Pringles are examples of Hyperbolic Paraboloids

Math Power Towers:  Pull out a cup and answer the multiplication fact.  As long as the answer is correct they can keep stacking.

Math Power Towers-answer math fact correctly and continue to stack cups. Reading Power towers-name words correctly and stack a cup. Much more fun than flash cards!