Math Manipulatives for Kids, Cool Math Games, Preschool Math Lesson Plans
Create cool math games and activities with this selection of math manipulatives for preschool and kindergarten students. These high quality classroom supplies support your math lessons about sorting, counting, sequencing and more. Statistically speaking, students who believe math is fun will continue to do well as they advance through upper grade levels. Start them off right with fun math games and math manipulatives from Oriental Trading!
Everything counts when you're teaching foundational math concepts to young minds. Bright colors, cool math games and fun activities engage kids in math. Manipulatives get kids hands-on with math concepts. Showing them how to sequence numbers or sort colors will only go so far. Letting students do it themselves is critical to truly understand these basic math concepts. Hands-on learning ranks as one of the top teaching methods for pre-K and kindergarten students.
Here's a word problem for you to solve. What does Playing Dice plus Cube Counters, Oval Counting Links or Giant Pattern Blocks equal when added together? If you answered hours of fun classroom math games, you passed with flying colors! A+
Roll the fun Playing Dice and have your students choose the number of Counting Cubes that matches the number they roll. Take this a step further by asking them to choose the same color. If they roll a four, ask them to choose four Giant Pattern Blocks to create a freeform geometry shape. Advance this math lesson plan into teaching actual shapes with their blocks. Math lessons plan ideas are endless when you invest in great classroom supplies from Oriental Trading.
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Math activities can be worked on as a class or individually. Browse through this collection of math manipulatives for options that work well for group, partner and individual work. Year and year, you'll find new ways to use these math games in different math stations and lesson plans. We can't wait to see what you come up with!