FiddleStix - Here's a new way for kids to sort addition or subtraction facts! Free idea from The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide.instead of Popsicle sticks, use gemstones with answers written on them.have a different set of stones and egg cartons f
Decomposing Numbers: can do an activity with the number cubes. Students roll a number. Put that number of blocks in the big circle then decompose into 2 smaller numbers. Give students a recording sheet.
Clothespin Math on a clothes hanger! Easy to make, and self explanatory. I'm thinking a wire clothes hanger would work better, so the clothes pins are easy to slide back and forth (almost like an abacus).
Unifix cubes are a concrete representation of addition/number bonds. Building the bond with the Unifix cubes is what develops number sense. Great use for flash cards instead of looking for just memorization