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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Thrifty Thursday-Counting Games, Number Bonds, and Tens Frames

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18 comments:

Kathy Griffin said...

Kim, Where did you find the divided plates? I do part-part-whole with paper ones and have looked everywhere for solid colored ones.

We Teach Like A Rockstar said...

Can "cuteness" get any cuter? The best thing is the students will love using these products to learn instead of just paper and pencil. How creative you are! Thanks for sharing!!!

Jennifer Tilton said...

I love all your ideas, but the cupcake with candles is my favorite!
Jennifer
kindertrips

Kim and Megan said...

Where do you think Kathy? You know me...The Dollar Tree!

Mrs. Cupcake said...

Cute ideas!!
❤Teri
A Cupcake for the Teacher

Lisa R. said...

I always love your cute ideas!! Thanks for sharing them! :)
Lisa
Learning Is Something to Treasure

Mrs. Wheeler said...

The cupcake idea is adorable!!!!!!!!

Mrs. Wheeler’s First Grade
Mrs. Wheeler TpT

Antoinette Arezone said...

Kim Where did you find the cards and monkey plates and banana candy.
THis is all too cute. Is it all from the Dollar Tree ?

Antoinette Arezone
arezone@sbcglobal.net

Erin Eberhart said...

Thrifty Thursday posts are quickly becoming my favorite! You know all teachers are obsessed with a bargain! You are the BOMB! :) Thanks for sharing your creative ideas!
Erin
Eberhart’s Explorers

Jessica Stanford said...

I'm in love with this post!!
Blessings,

Jessica Stanford
Mrs. Stanford's Class
I need your help! Come check out my last post ❤

Jen said...

I love the tens frame placemats! How smart!!
~Jen
Jen's Kinder Kids

Kim and Megan said...

Antoinette, The plates were from the Dollar Tree. I actually found the candy at Michael's when I went in there to get something else!

Anonymous said...

Thanks to your post, I picked up the monster cards, cupcake cards, and even some super cute pirate cards in the dollar section of Target today. I thought I might use gold coins as the counters for the pirate cards. Thanks for the inspiration! :) Love your stuff!
~Jessica

ilovetotchkinder said...

Kim,
What sort of counting game will you have the kids do with the monster cards and cupcake cards? Will they roll dice or use number cards? I'm thinking about using them in a math station and it would be independent or with a partner. What are your thoughts?
Thanks,
Robin

Kim and Megan said...

Robin,
I am going to use them to do my workjobs. I did several blogposts about them some time ago. Follow this link to the first one and then there are several more posts that follow.
http://kindergals.blogspot.com/search?q=workjobs

kim

ilovetotchkinder said...

Hi Kim,
Thanks so much for answering my question! I went back to the Workjobs posts that I had missed and devoured each one! :) I am soooo excited to begin this process next year. Can you please tell me how you store everything and keep it organized? It sounds as if the children get to choose the work mat and counters that they want to use, but how much choice do you really let them have?
Thanks so much. I wish I was heading to I Teach K in Vegas this year...got to go last year and had the best experience! Have a wonderful time!!
Thanks so much...
Robin
Ilovetotchkinder@aol.com

Kim and Megan said...

Robin, I store each workjob in a baggie. Then I put the baggies in a basket. I usually have 6-8 workjobs out at a time. Then, I just rotate them in and out so that the kids don't get board with the same ones.

Ambercddf said...

Kim, Where did you find the divided plates? I do part-part-whole with paper ones and have looked everywhere for solid colored ones.

 
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