Building Shapes with Craft Sticks - Education Activities for Kids

15 Fun and Educational Activities for Kids

Looks fun: A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from

This is an exceptional way to teach kids about shapes. This is more than just identifying them...this will teach them why a hexagon is a hexagon!

Looks fun: A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from

Key Addition & Subtraction Words

Perfect for my little guy starting kindergarten this year, and also for my daughter starting her Freshman year in High School (who struggles with math story problems).

A blog post on ways to build math facts fluency with subtraction and addition.

Find some ideas for improving math fact fluency with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. I really like the tip for tracking progress that helps all students feel successful with their progress.

Kaleidocycle - SUPER COOL! Printable template and instructions.  There is an origami version of this in Steve and Megumi Biddle's book "The New Origami."  They call it a rotating tetrahedron.  Also check out FoldPlay:  http://foldplay.com/kaleidocycle.action;jsessionid=C62E6EE1F29B2734CE3839D6D993D2B2  where you can print your own images to make a kaleidocycle.  VERY COOL.

Kaleidocycle {aka folding paper toy!}

Sarah Pinyan posted Kaleidocycle {aka folding paper toy} + printable template to her -Papercraft- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.

Practicing shapes activity - 25 DIY Educational Activities for Kids

Looks fun: A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from

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