Children learn by doing
Research in education tells us over and over that hands on activities have more impact than verbal or written explanations alone. Simple manipulatives and pictures are used as key elements to illustrate math concepts.
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Number sense activities 
Math concept 

Doubles and halves doubles and one more dominoes NEW 
Use number talks to teach additions 

Rules of Thumb 
General approach for teaching your child 

Number walk and Bedtime book 
Learning number words, counting, one to one relationship, starting with the numerals 

Take a guess before you count 
Subitizing, small quantity estimation, quantity comparison 

Learning to count on the kitchen tiles 
Counting up and counting down, numerals 

First, Second, and Third place 
Play a game to learn the cardinal numbers 

Number cards counting and sorting activity 
Counting by ones and tens, and sorting by tens 

Numberline addition and subtraction 
Numberline, distance, counting, skip counting, addition, subtraction 

On the Double 
Introducing the concept of multiplication by doubling 

Place Value 
Addition, subtraction of large numbers 

Conquer the Multiplication Tables 
Basic understanding of the multiplication tables till ten 

Help with fractions 
Help your child to grasp the concept of fractions 

Multiplication and Division for Visual Learners 
Help your child to grasp the concept of fractions 

Understanding fractions and Fractions Booklet 
Explanation how to make the most of the Fractions Booklet 

Fractions Booklet 
My fractions book: whole and parts, add and subtract like parts 

Fraction Notation activities and cards 
Understanding Fraction notation and concepts 

Cross out crossmultiplication 
Prevent confusion with crossmultiplication by showing all steps 

Summer, a time for math games 
Fun Math games to prevent the “summer slide” 




Visuospatial activities 
Math concept 

Symmetry activity: looking left and right 
Symmetry drawings: sizes and shapes, line of symmetry, symmetrical shape 

Ruler number sense activity 
Estimating size of numbers 

Thinking about Area by folding 
Fold to divide an area in similar parts, area is width times length 

Pegboards 
Copy patterns and shapes 

Patterns from concrete to abstract 
From patterns with concrete objects to number patterns 

Draw Lines to split shapes 
Draw Lines to split shapes into fractions 




Templates 
Math concept 

Counting placemat 
Counting to five 

Numberbonds placemat 
Numberbonds to ten 

Number cards 
Color coded number cards 1 – 100 

Base ten template 
Ones, tens, hundreds 

Domino Doubles cards 
Learning the Doubles from 0 – 9 

Domino Doubles plus one 
Learn addition facts and comparing two additions 

Dominoes make nine activity and game 
Using visual memory to learn additions for nine 



















