Free Borders

I was browsing my files and stumbled across some borders that I made a few months ago. You can find them at the bottom of this post. I forgot them,  but I'm happy that I found something I can share with you all. I will give you 12+ free borders to help you decide weather this is something you would like to use in your products. My Rainbow Border set has six different designs... Download this free border Download this free border Download this free border Download this free border Download this free border Download this free border  ... in 10 colors (9 rainbow + black&white)....   ... both with white and transparent background.  So there is total of 120 borders.  If you are interested in adding all these colorful boarders to your new products just click HERE or on the image bellow.  If you are looking for FREE borders, you can now download not just the 6 yellow borders from the top of this post, but also six new borders t
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2D Shapes Task Cards

Looking for extra practice with shapes? These task cards will give your kiddos additional practice keeping them busy and occupied. I highly recommend this sort of activity for those who want to engage their students with some easy to prep learning activities. Task cards are super effective, simple and fun resources for any centers, stations, partner work, individual work, classroom games. Scoot is a must play game with task cards. Scoot is a game where you simply place a task card on each desk in your classroom. Students move around the classroom answering questions, solving math problems. Children will answer the questions on their answer sheets. Say “SCOOT!” when you want them to move to the next number. You can go as fast as you like. Then you can check the answers with the class. You can differentiate easily by customizing with target pages. You can print the task cards in color or black & white on a cardstock or laminate them and use them for a
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Christmas Addition Math Facts with Three Addends Task Cards

Christmas is right about the corner and I am ready to celebrate with some fun, hands-on and engaging resources. I made this set of math task cards for my six year old little girl to practice addition math facts with three addends, but it is also a perfect activity for classroom use for some fun learning too! Christmas Addition Task Card set is  perfect for math centers, as early finishers activity, for free time and of course for playing Scoot during the holiday season. How to play Scoot - put a task card on each student’s desk. The students move around the room to solve each problem. Students start, finish and move on teacher's instruction.   If you want to get your students  moving, still working on their own, you can simply display the cards around the room, for students to find and solve.   The children are actively learning as they stand and scoot around the room, and they don't even know, that they are doing work. Kids play their way to mastering math facts.  H
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How and When to Teach a Child Math Facts

 When to Teach a Child Math Facts Most two-year-olds can recite the numbers one through ten, but just few of them understand that the name of a number can refer to the number of items in a set: five cars, three teddy bears, two flowers. Math can only be mastered by acquiring basic understanding, not by memorizing the math facts. In other words, if your child can count and understand: Quantity Number recognition Number meaning  Operations ...then he is ready to learn math facts. There are the addition math facts 3+4=7, subtraction math facts 5-1=4, multiplication math facts 5x4=20 and division math fact 40/8=5. How to Teach a Child Math Facts  Here are some strategies that can help your child master basic facts: 1. Skip Counting - counting by 2s (2,4,6,8,10), 3s (3,6,9...) 2. Make 10 3. Doubles 4+4=8 4. Near doubles  4+5=9 5.Commutative Property 2+6=8  6+2=8 6. Fact Families - addition/subtraction fact families and multiplication/division fact familie
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How to Use Bingo Cards in Different Ways

I have been playing Bingo with my students for ages. I wrote about ways we use Bingo cards in my older posts Bingo with Shapes and Bingo Numbers  to 100.    We love to play Bingo at home as well. Since I have four and six year old kiddos, we have been playing bingo entirely in a traditional way so far. I didn't even think about what and how could we use this game in other ways.   I thought that it is far more than enough for my preschoolers to describe shapes and master the three languages they are speaking. We simply hand out one Bingo card to everyone. The caller pulls out one image, describes it and shows it to the others. The participants place something (pebbles, coins, beans) on the called image if it is on their cards.  The aim of this game is to be the first  player who marks all the images on your card to get BINGO.  Such a great thing happened today. My kiddos made up two new ways to play with bingo cards. It happened so naturally, while they wer
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