Building Shapes with Craft Sticks - Education Activities for Kids

15 Fun and Educational Activities for Kids

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 the sticks.

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!

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 the sticks.

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

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 the sticks.

Try this cool science experiment to help kids learn about the center of gravity. Great activity for the summer and also a great activity to do on screen free days.

What Is Center Of Gravity?

Try this cool science experiment to help kids learn about the center of gravity. Great activity for the summer and also a great activity to do on screen free days.

You can learn how-to-draw animals with numbers with my new book "Drawing Animals With Numbers." Order your copy here http://shop-harptoons.myshopify.com/products/drawing-animals-with-numbers

You can learn how-to-draw animals with numbers with my new book "Drawing Animals…

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