Using concrete materials in the Early Years is a MUST to assist the little ones in grasping these new and sometimes tricky math concepts. Materials like Unifix cubes, blocks, teddies and counters work brilliantly but if you are after something a little bit more engaging, why not try SMARTIES!! Make Subtraction FUN with Smarties! We introduced subtraction to our little ones this week and what
Hi Everyone! I hope you are all well and are enjoying working with your new Grade and new teams. Now that all the ‘Getting to Know You’ activities, setting up classroom protocols and dreaded assessment tasks are out of the way, its time to get stuck into some TEACHING!!! YAY!!! Today, I wanted to share with you a few really fun and engaging lesson
If you are teaching in the US, you may be celebrating your 100th day of school very shortly! If you are an Australian teacher however, soon you will be starting out the new year and beginning the countdown to the 100th day! Either way, if your grade celebrates the 100th day of school you will know just how exciting it is for the children leading
Here we are again! It’s the end of Week 1, Term 4 and what a busy week it’s been! I have teamed up with Doodle Bugs Teaching and many other wonderful teachers all around the globe to talk about 5 different highlights from the week. 1. Chicks! Our unit this term in Prep is all about the farm and in a few weeks we will
Welcome to my new blog! YAY! I have a new (updated) look on my blog and buttons! I just love the new design and layout, thanks to Crayonbox Designs. This is my new button 🙂 The new look has certainly motivated me to add more posts and has rejuvenated my ‘creative flair’. Which brings me to my next point… New Resources uploaded to TPT! I
Looking for a meaningful and engaging addition/subtraction activity? This activity is perfect for teaching ‘Friends of Ten’ or Ten Facts, subtraction and/or addition and gets the children moving!! All you need are some hoola hoops and some bean bags. Children can work in groups and record their findings. Later, you can share all the combinations with the grade and display on a poster. Have you
Hello fellow Educators! It’s been some time since I’ve last blogged about the happenings in my classroom! I have recently moved house and have been working on one of my personal goals for the year which is to incorporate more exercise into my life. Now that I have settled into my new surroundings, I have finally joined the gym and am currently in Week 1
Hello! I just wanted to share with you all a set of 2D shape posters that I have recently added onto TPT as a FREE product. You can find them by clicking on the picture below. To keep up to date with my freebies and teaching ideas and resources directly, don’t forget to like my Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/missjacobslittlelearners 🙂 Enjoy!