Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction
A 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.
University of Kansas
Newspaper in the Classroom
Newspapers aren't only for reading—they're for learning skills, too! A journalism unit provides three lessons each for primary, intermediate, and secondary grades. Lessons include objectives, materials, vocabulary, and procedure, and...
Common Core Sheets
Creating Clocks (Half Hour Increments)
First graders create clocks by adding hour and minute hands pointing to the given time. All times are to be written in 30-minute intervals.
Common Core Sheets
Matching Clocks (Half Hour Increments)
First graders read an analog clock and then match it to the corresponding digital clock. Each clock tells time to the nearest 30 minutes.
Math Learning Center
Grade 1 Supplement Set A3 - Number and Operations: Addition and Subtraction on the Number Line
Hop your way through a mathematical equation with your first grade class as they learn the idea of moving up and down the number line. Adding and subtracting like little frogs is an engaging and clever way to teach/reinforce this concept.
Dick Blick Art Materials
Start with a Circle...
The Golden Ratio. The Divine Proportion. Yup. It's math and art blended into one colorful activity. Young artists combine colored tissue paper circles and parts of circles to create geometric patterns. As a bonus, kids get to figure out...
Santa Clara County Office of Education
The Rainbow Fish: Activities for Parents to Do with Children at Home
The Rainbow Fish, Marcus Pfister's award-winning story about the joys of sharing, is the inspiration for this resource loaded with fun. Suggestions for language and language arts, math, science, and social studies activities are included...
K-5 Math Teaching Resources
Base Ten Cards (tens and ones)
Strengthen your class's understanding of place value with this series of base-ten flash cards. Including illustrations representing a variety of numbers from 13 to 94, this resource can be used in many different ways to build the numbers...
May Daily Activities
Five weeks of daily activities for the month of May! With a new activity for each day of the month, your youngsters will utilize a variety of skills and practice everything from sight words and spelling to counting by twos or coloring...
August Daily Activities
You'll feel more than prepared for the start of the school year with this collection of daily activities for the month of August! From filling in numbers on a calendar or coloring patterns to solving addition and reading comprehension...
June Daily Activities
This is an absolute must-have resource for early elementary teachers! Here you'll find a collection of activities and worksheets for each day of the month of June, with topics ranging from ordering numbers on a calendar or identifying...
Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning
A Foundation for Implementation
Color is the focus of this amazing resource packed with math, social studies, science, and language arts activities. Kids create a color word wall and post symbols, graph the number of objects they find of each color while on a treasure...
Making Math More Fun
Trick young mathematicians into practicing their basic arithmetic with this extensive collection of fun math games. Whether you're teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, or even fractions, there is a game...
One Fish, Two Fish, Goldfish, Graph Fish!
Kids will have a blast counting multi-colored goldfish and tallying how many they have of each color. Simple and clear, this graphing activity features a large visual graph, section for converting tallies to numbers, and three data...
State of Michigan
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
Have Fun Teaching
Common Core 1st Grade Workbook
You've found the first grade Common Core jackpot! English Language Arts and Math Common Core standards are addressed in a 74-page packet complete with standard text printables, activities, cut-outs for the classroom, and worksheets.
All About Money
Few topics engage young mathematicians as much as learning about money. Through a series of shared readings and hands-on activities, children explore the US currency system, learning how to count money and calculate change as they create...
Christmas Worksheets for Santa's Little Helpers
Just because children aren't in the classroom over winter break, doesn't mean that learning has to stop. Intended as a resource for parents, this eBook provides Christmas-themed worksheets and activities that engage children in...
I Like Money Math!
Youngsters use their knowledge of dimes, nickels, pennies, and quarters to solve addition problems using coins. They find values of coin sets and determine which coins they would use to make various total amount of money. They are...
How Big is a Blue?
Whales are all big, but some are larger than others! Kids will love sorting the 10 whale species by size at their desk (whale cut-outs provided). Next, use a whale rope to visualize how long each of these whales actually is. A large...
Super Teacher Worksheets
Counting Memory Match Game
What a fun way to practice counting! Print these cards for an easy go-to matching game. Partners take turns playing a memory game, flipping the cards over to try to match a number with the card that has the corresponding number of...
Captain Planet Foundation
Square Foot Fall Garden
First graders learn the basic needs of plants and identify geometric shapes while planting a fall garden. Combining math and science in one lesson, the resource guides kids through starting their class garden as they discover the...
All Our Days
Duplo/Lego Tower Pattern Busy Bag
Turn young learners into pattern detectives with this fun hands-on activity. Using the included set of cards showing different block towers, children replicate each pattern with their own manipulatives while attempting identify...
Getting Started with Interactive Math Notebooks
Set young mathematicians up for success with this interactive math notebook. Including a list of rules and expectations for using the notebooks, as well as templates for a creating a cover page and table of contents, this resource...