These fun math activities for 1st and 2nd grade will enable young learners to solve word problems, add numbers, complete and create patterns, and much more! Plus, you can access lessons in Spanish and extension activities on critical math concepts.
Explore our free hands-on lesson plan ideas and resources to give your kids a jumpstart on numeracy and problem-solving.
Teaching about Classifying Polygons
Teach students about the different types of polygons in mathematics, which can be described as flat, closed figures with three or more sides.
Teaching with Math Place-Value Charts
A place-value system is one in which the position of a digit in a number determines its value, and a place-value chart is a way to make sure digits are in the correct places.
Teaching Flat Plane Shapes and Solid Shapes
Teach students about plane shapes, or closed, two-dimensional figures, and solid shapes, which include many of the everyday objects with which students are familiar.
8 Summer Math Activities: Preventing Math Summer Slide
Try these 8 summer math activities designed for preventing math summer slide. These are repeatable games and activities appropriate for all children in any grade.
5 Memorial Day Math Activities
Try these fun Memorial Day math activities to celebrate the holiday with your students using Memorial Day-themes games, lesson plans, and activities.
Teaching Math Through Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Here are three specific ways that teaching math through art from The Met can enhance your students' learning experience.
6 100th Day of School Math Activities: Challenge Your Students
Download these 100th Day of School math activities for your classroom. These printables are suitable for students in Grades 2-5 and beyond.
100th Day of School Gumball Machine Template and Math Activities
Celebrate 100 days of school with a free 100th Day of School gumball machine template. Explore projects, games, and activities.
Forgotten Stories of the Oregon Trail: Capturing the Details
Students will learn how to describe objects in great detail, by reading about a woman pioneer who captured in writing the unfamiliar things she saw along the Oregon Trail.
11 Fun Summer Learning Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students
As the school year ends, keep kids engaged with these fun summer learning activities for elementary and middle school students.
Grade 2 Math Activity Set: By the Sea and A Bunch of Animals
Help your children in Grade 2 understand multidigit numbers and hone their addition and subtraction skills with free animal-based activities.
Grado 1 actividades de matematicas: Mis cuentos de animales
Este proyecto usa el contexto de los animales para ampliar el conocimiento de los números hasta el 10.
Grade 1 Math Activity: My Animal Stories
Help your children in Grade 1 understand numbers through the context of animals.
Grade 2 Math Activities: Animals
Using stories to teach children math is a fun way for them to learn math vocabulary.
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