Another site/link rec. from Dr. Nickie "Angles is a 4th Grade Standard in the CCSS. Here is a great set of activities to have students do in their math journals. I (Dr. Nickie) really like it because it is interactive, engaging and standards-based. Check it out!Types of Angles math journal @ Runde's Room."

Math Journal Sundays ... Kicked Up A Notch

"kindergarten kindergarten" blog

I love this Geometric Shapes chart shared by Kathryn on Kindergarten Kindergarten! I had to scroll down to find it, but found a ton of great ideas along the way. I also loved her shape museum. (She has lots of free ideas for teaching math concepts.

Toothpick shapes with marshmallows. could do this with both 2D and 3D shapes.

Toothpick shapes with marshmallows. could do this with both and shapes. Snowflake shapes with mini marshmallows as snow

Comparing Fractions anchor chart

Comparing Fractions anchor chart - This is confusing, so it would be great to have students draw illustrations and discuss why these rules work.


Have Students make their own anchor charts for geometry to show angles with popsicle sticks. All sorts of anchor charts: Teaching Angles using popsicle sticks & more more

Cortinita con formas

I ♥ mathematics {platonic solids garland}


2D & 3D Shapes {Common Core Activities & Centers for Kindergarten-1st Grade}

2d & 3d shapes

Construct geometric solids with marshmallows and toothpicks for an engaging STEM activity. Each toothpick is an edge; marshmallows are vertices.

3D shapes with spaghetti and play dough - much cheaper than toothpicks and marshmallows, especially since i have TONS of play dough!

Geometric shapes made with dry spaghetti and play dough. Great to explain edges and vertices! Also can be done with toothpicks and marshmallows.