Making Cubes with Clay and Straws

Geometry in first grade is a hands-on affair. And today it was a little muckier than usual because we made cubes using clay and straws. Here’s how we did it: Everyone needed 12 straws. At …

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Geometry in Grade One!

Inside: Two activities for learning about geometry in first grade. I LOVE teaching geometry. There are so many fun activities you can do with Grade ones and they don’t even realize they’re doing math. It’s …

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My Favourite Pattern Math Lesson!

Inside: Making math patterns with foam stickers. Includes a printable. Every single year I do this math lesson because it’s FUN, it looks great, and the kids get some excellent pattern practice. Some years I …

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