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Valentine Story Math Freebie

Even though it has become quite a Hallmark holiday, Valentine's Day is such a cute day for kids. It is all about sharing love and kindness. It's sweet.  In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we want to share some love and kindness with you. We have a CGI Math Freebie for you: Valentine's Day Story Math Weekly Targeted Skill: Addition Problem Solving This Valentine-themed Story Math problem is an addition story problem. It's great because numbers can be switched out to fit your child's level. Choose larger numbers for more of a challenge and smaller numbers for more scaffolded support. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE VALENTINE STORY MATH This problem type is called a Join: Change Unknown. That means that...

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Football Secret Message Puzzle - Superbowl LIV

We're getting excited about Super Bowl at our house! Although, to be honest, we don't really care about either team in it. However, we do care about the appetizers and all the commercials!  Last night we were inspired to get in the Super Bowl spirit, so we created a football-themed secret message puzzle. We stayed up late working on it, so hopefully, your little one enjoys it! Don't worry, there is nothing specific to the 49ers or Chiefs in this puzzle game (unless your child wants to pick a winner by doing the extra credit puzzle)!  Even if your house supports the Buffalo Bills (and doesn't care about the 49ers or Chiefs), your kids will enjoy this brain puzzle!  This Football Secret...

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Valentine Paper Coding Activity - Fun for Kids!

Today we have a fun, screen-free coding activity for your kids! Valentine Paper Coding! Coding is the method of giving instructions to perform a specific task.  This unplugged paper coding activity has two different levels for kids to solve. The first level is finding the right code to get the arrow to the heart. Once kids discover the correct path, they will uncover a secret word. In the second level activity, kids find the right code to get the Valentine Letter to the Blimey Bloke. Once they find the code that works, kids decode a secret message about kindness! Why Coding rocks: Kids practice trial and error Teaches kids problem-solving skills A fun way to have fun with math Be...

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Valentine Secret Message Puzzle (Decode with Math)!

 If you haven't guessed, we love treasure hunts, secret messages, and making learning fun! Today we have a math activity for your curious kids: A secret message puzzle for Kindergarten and First Grade. Who doesn't love decoding secret messages? Kids LOVE it and will even persevere through challenging math problems to find the secret clue! Boom...we just made math fun! Access the Free Activity: Secret Message Puzzle Game Although, I should warn you. This secret message requires you to hide a small prize. When your kid reads the secret message, LOOK IN THE SINK FOR THE PRIZE, they will expect a prize in the sink.  It doesn't have to be a big prize. In fact, Goldfish crackers, fruit snacks, and a coupon to...

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Valentine's Day Kindergarten & 1st Grade Math and Reading Game

Today we are getting in the mood for candy hearts with our Valentine's Day Math and Reading Game for Kindergarten and First-grade.  Targeted Skills: Addition, Subtraction, reading words, sentence building, and punctuation This Valentine's Day learning game encourages problem-solving with Kindergarten and First-Grade math and reading skills. Many of the tasks require kids to use a variety of skills to solve the task. For instance, in our first task, kids practice counting objects in random order, addition, and subtraction skills. ACCESS THE FREE GAME Here is a quick overview of the 5 Tasks: Task 1: Addition & Subtraction  Kids must count objects scattered about the task. Based on the object counted they must solve the given addition or subtraction problem. The sums and differences...

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