Love using math journals with my students! This page has tons of great ideas to assist in journaling. Whether you call them math notebooks or math journals, writing about math and documenting math activities are a great way to cement mathematical.
Could be used as an exit to a pyramid. Can be used for any subject. Two variations: 3 facts learned, 2 interesting details, 1 question you still have. OR 3 facts learned, 2 "whys" and 1 summarizing sentence. Great for interactive notebooks!
Math tub idea: Get two ice trays from the dollar spot at Target, write (or 1 digit) numbers on white labels for each hole, and kids toss a cube in each tray and add numbers together on recording sheet or whiteboard. They think it's so fun!
Learn how the skeletal and muscular systems work together by making a working muscle and learn the bones and muscles of the upper arm and forearm. Students also review the types of joints and complete a joint analogy worksheet as they search your classroom for real life examples of joints at work
I'm limited by funds and time but can still pull of a successful dissection lab using chicken legs and thighs. They are fairly cheap, can be purchased tonight, and work well to teach about muscles, b(Step Class Health)
Dance KINESTHETIC MATH FACTS~ Mix academic learning and physical activity. Hold up math facts and students show the answer using the left leg for the tens and right leg for the ones. As they gain proficiency, speed it up and they'll be "dancing!
I could do this with sight words.This is a great activity to teach multiplication facts. Each student wears a fact. All day, anyone who talks to him must call him Mr. 32 ~ you get the idea! Could do for addition/subtraction facts too!