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4 - 7

A WORD PROBLEM A DAY KEEPS COBWEBS AWAY

72 pages (180 word problems to use daily ) focusing on word problem attack skills such as recognizing operation, writing an equation, drawing a picture, estimating

$15.00

1 - 5

ACT IT OUT! LOGIC FOR YOUNG THINKERS

72 logic problems to determine proper placement of items from teacher provided clues; ideal for starters or center activities for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

ALGEBRAIC CLUES: ESTIMATION & COMMUNICATION

40 pages for estimation of visualized circles followed by 20 activities for working with a partner to establish the actual number; algebraic clues are given to assist in determining the value of the unknowns; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

ALGEBRAIC COMMUNICATING WITH TILES

78 activities for students to form a list of numbers utilizing tiles 0 through 9 by listening to and/or reading algebraic clues; each listing involves 1, 2, or 3 unknowns; ideal for mental math


AVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY

$10.00

5 - 8

ASSESSING MATH UNDERSTANDING AND CONCEPTS

performance, application, and mathematical abstraction tasks for 30 concepts such as factors, multiples, graphs, square numbers, area, perimeter; ideal for assessment

$15.00

1 - 3

BASIC GAMES, BOOK A

40 games to drill and practice the basic addition and subtraction facts; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

2 - 5

BASIC GAMES, BOOK B

36 games to drill and practice the basic multiplication and division facts; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

1 - 3

BEAR BALANCING & BEANSTICKS

20 bear balancing activities for doing equations as a balance, and 20 beanstick activities for equation writing

$15.00

1 - 3

BEGINNING WEIGHT LOGIC

numerous activities for combining basic addition and subtraction fact practice with reasoning; if...then...talk to reveal individual weight values for apples, oranges and/or bananas; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

CHARTING THE UNKNOWNS

57 activites for finding the possible values of two unknowns when a total has been given; utilization of the guess and check strategy combined with seeing a pattern and keeping an organized chart of values; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

CLASSIFIED INFORMATION: NUMBERS FOR A REASON

48 warm up and 48 main activities for classifying 8 given numbers into 2 groups for a mathematical reason; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

CLUES & CUES: COOPERATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING

90 cooperative math experiences for groups of 4; focus on building numbers, forming rectangles, and problem solving encounters

$15.00

1 - 3

COLOR IT ON THE HUNDRED CHART

80 sets of directions using vocabulary of more/less, before/after/between, plus and minus to color designs on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 6

COLOR IT ON THE HUNDRED CHART, BOOK 2

80 sets of directions using place value, multiplication, division, fractions, and exponents to color designs on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

COMMUNICATING WITH TILES

90 activities utilizing mathematics vocabulary and concepts; intended to deal with mathematics as a language: listening, forming numbers, and communicating orally; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

CONTRASTING FACTS: COOPERATIVE TRIVIA STARTERS

50 cooperative experiences for guessing about a real life situation and then refining estimates on the basis of mathematical vocabulary/concepts; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

COOP THINKING

cooperative starters, mental math and pursuit problems plus trio tiling activities

$15.00

K - 2

COUNT & PLACE: SIDES & SHAPES

36 placement starting activities with a circle, a square, and a triangle, plus 40 independent task time activities using specified pattern blocks to build polygons with a particular number of sides; ideal for starters and centers for independent task time

$15.00

1 - 3

COVER IT DAILY ON THE HUNDRED CHART, BOOK 1

100 activities where students cover specified numbers (such as even numbers less then 20) on their hundred chart; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 4

COVER IT DAILY ON THE HUNDRED CHART, BOOK 2

100 activities where students cover specified numbers by using concepts/skills such as sums, differences, products and place value; ideal for starters

$15.00

3 - 6

CRACK THE CODE, BOOK A

180 daily problems including alphabet and symbol codes plus 36 pages of progression challenges; ideal for stumper problems

$15.00

4 - 8

CRACK THE CODE, BOOK B

180 daily problems including alphabet and symbol codes plus 36 pages of code deciphering; ideal for stumper problems

$15.00

K - 3

CRAYON LOGIC

80 activities for an introduction to if...then... reasoning by finding the proper placement for colors with numbers; 20 activities with 3 colors, 20 activities with 4 colors, 20 activities with 5 colors, and 20 activities with 6 colors; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 6

CRISS CROSS SHOWINGS FOR MULTIPLICATION

90 actvities which use criss cross multiplication models as visualizations of rectangular arrays for showing and estimating multiplication products and multiplication fact equations; ideal for starters

$15.00

K - 4

CRITTER LEG COUNT

composing/decomposing numbers by using "critter" pictures to show a specific number of legs

$15.00

1 - 5

DEALING WITH DOMINOES I

activities with double six and double nine dominoes to drill basic arithmetic concepts and operations such as addition, subtraction, and multiplication; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

2 - 6

DEALING WITH DOMINOES II

puzzle like activities utilizing a double six set of dominoes; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 7

DECIMAL PLACE VALUE & NUMBER SENSE-- BUILD A NUMBER

80 activities for building numbers with whole numbers plus digits to the right of the decimal point:  tenths, hundredths, thousandths, and ten thousandths

$15.00

4 - 8

DETECTIVE/PROBLEM SOLVER

36 pages of word problems to be done with the detective communicating the problem to the problem solver and 36 pages of spatial designs to encourage mathematical communication skills

$15.00

3 - 6

DOMINO ALGEBRA

20 two-page spreads as algebra experiences utilizing double six dominoes, including recording algebra equations; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

1 - 3

DUO DO DOMINOES

40 primary tasks for counting and problem solving using a set of double six dominoes; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

2 - 5

EARLY COMMUNICATING WITH TILES

45 activities with listing all ten tiles by hearing and speaking the language of mathematics and 45 tile placement activities for individual or partner pursuit; ideal for starters

$15.00

K - 1

EARLY SKILLBOARD MATH

24 different skillboards and numerous pages of pictures and verbal clues covering concepts such as before, after, more, less, greater than, and between; ideal for starters


AVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY

$10.00

3 - 6

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA EXPERIENCES

algebra experiences utilizing 3 different variables where students talk algebra talk and write algebra equations; beansticks are utilized for the activities

$15.00

2 - 6

FIND THE NUMBERS AND WORDS

104 activities for locating numbers on the hundred chart, writing questions for answers, and writing in mathematics; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 5

FIND THE X TILE

100 activities discovering the value of x by listening to mathematical vocabulary clues & eliminating numbers until only one single-digit number remains; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

FINDING X ...ALGEBRA BEGINNINGS

100 activities utilizing math vocabulary and the problem strategy of elimination to determine the value for x; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 5

FOLLOW THE CLUES WITH TILES

90 cooperative problem solving activites for groups of 4 involving reading clues, sharing information, building numbers, and agreeing on a number which meets everyone's criteria

$15.00

4 - 8

FORM AN EQUATION

120 activites for creating balances by utilizing designated digits to form equations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and mixed basic operations; ideal for starters and/or stumpers

$15.00

3 - 7

GEOMETRY LINE UP & BE ACCOUNTED FOR

40 activities for placement of the 6 traditional pattern blocks using geometric vocabulary and logical thinking; included are 2 sets of 20 tasks; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time

$15.00

K - 3

GRAPHING GALORE

180 daily bar graph experiences divided into weekly categories such as birthdays, clothes, name, family

$15.00

4 - 8

I HAVE

40 activities to be cut into 24 strips each for computational skills, concepts and vocabulary such as place value, money: change, fractional parts, reasonable possibility, angles; ideal for classroom oral mental math or for centers for independent task time

$15.00

2 - 6

I HAVE: THE BASICS

52 activities to be cut into 24 strips each for computational skill practice with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers; ideal for classroom oral mental math or for centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

IF . . . THEN . . . THINK & THINK AGAIN

72 problem solving activities involving if . . . then... reasoning, thinking and logic; ideal for cooperative work with a partner

$15.00

4 - 8

JUSTIFY YOUR THINKING

40 higher level thinking problems to encourage generalizations and communication; ideal for cooperative work with a partner

$15.00

3 - 8

KNOW THE NUMBERS

90 total activites for finding two different numbers which meet the given criteria; 30 activities for 2-digit numbers, 30 for 3-digit numbers, and 30 for 4-digit numbers; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time and for working with a partner

$15.00

4 - 8

LINKING LOGIC & GEOMETRY

72 cooperative problem solving activities utilizing traditional pattern block shapes, geometric concepts/vocabulary and logical reasoning skills

$15.00

K - 2

LOOK & LIST

100 activities for forming a list of tiles numbered 0 through 9 from visualizations: legs, dots, marbles, and sides of geometric shapes; ideal for starters

$15.00

K - 3

LOOK AND SHOW YOUR THINKING

100 activities involving visualizations of magnetic marbles, magnetic disks, geometric shapes, animals, and coins to help develop number sense; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

LOOKING FOR RELATIONSHIPS

20 warm ups for seeing relationships between numbers, 20 activities for observing related prices of items, and 20 activities for finding numerous ways to spend a designated amount by using relationship thinking; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

1 - 8

MATH MODELS WITH MAGNETIC MATERIALS

48 focus number activities where students briefly observe a quantitative amount of magnetic disks or magnetic marbles, estimate the number, and then refine their estimates as vocabulary clues are provided; clues are provided for each quantity at 3 levels: primary vocabulary/concepts, intermediate vocabulary/concepts, and middle school vocabulary/concepts; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

MATH STARTERS & STUMPERS

180 problems to start the math period, plus 180 challenge problems to be problems of the day; ideal for starters and stumpers

$15.00

3 - 8

MENTAL MATH WITH TILES & THE HUNDRED CHART

50 pages of "scripts" for giving oral directions to students for mental math where they show their thinking with tiles, and 50 pages of "scripts" for giving oral directions for movement on a hundred chart; each page has 3 sets of directions; ideal for mental math


AVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY

$10.00

K - 2

MIX AND MATCH NUMBERS

50 different pictured actvities to be cut into ten strips where students match quantitative amounts 0 through 9 with number tiles; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

2 - 5

MONEY LOGIC

100 reasoning activities involving the alignment of United States valued coins; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

MORE STARTERS & STUMPERS

80 "quick responders" and 120 "time takers" to provoke thought and to challenge; ideal for starters and stumpers

$15.00

3 - 6

NUMBER SEARCH ON THE 100 CHART

72 activites for assessing math vocabulary/concepts including even/odd, place value, and between, where students color numbers on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

NUMBER SEARCH: 100 CHART, BOOK II

72 activities for assessing vocabulary/concepts including multiples, divisible, prime, and square number, where students color numbers on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

NUMBERS PLEASE! QUESTIONS PLEASE!

36 activities where students select a number less than 1000 and evaluate their number to see if it meets certain constraints and then try to find "the number" which fits every descriptor; 36 activities where students write questions for the answers rather than answers to the questions; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 6

100 COOPERATIVE CHART EXPLORATIONS

100 activities for double thinking, team coloring, and/or mental math with the hundred chart; ideal for cooperative math experiences; ideal for starters

$15.00

3 - 8

PATTERN BLOCK DESIGNS: RELATIONSHIP THINKING

20 tasks for building congruent pattern block designs for whole number values and 20 tasks for building congruent pattern block designs for common fractions; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

K - 2

PICTURE I HAVE

50 activities with pictures for counting, more than/less than, money, time, sequences, including counting by ones, twos, fives, and tens; ideal for mental math and/or centers for independent task time

$15.00

3 - 6

PLACE VALUE & NUMBER SENSE-- BUILD A NUMBER

80 activities for building either 3, 4, 5, or 6-digit numbers from given clues; extensions for using the designated digits to build the largest number, the smallest number, and the number closest to...

$15.00

2 - 5

PLACE VALUE ALONE & TOGETHER

50 activities for an individual, and 50 activities to be done cooperatively with a partner to build 3-digit or 4-digit numbers which meet the specified criteria; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time


AVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY

$10.00

1 - 5

POSITIVE MATH AT HOME & SCHOOL, BOOK 1

practical ideas for drilling math with triangular flash cards for addition/subtraction, multiplication/division, etc., plus math ideas with playing cards and dominoes; ideal for home schoolers

$15.00

2 - 6

POSITIVE MATH AT HOME & SCHOOL, BOOK II

practical ideas for math activities with dice, tic-tac-toe, logic and mathematical scavenger hunts; ideal for home schoolers

$15.00

K - 2

PRIMARILY SPEAKING . . . WHO HAS . . . ?

numerous response cards with dots, dominoes, shapes, and coins for participatory "Who has?" plus traditional "I have . . .who has?" sheets to be cut into strips and verbalized in order; ideal for mental math and/or centers for independent task time

$15.00

2 - 4

PRIMARY STARTERS & STUMPERS

80 estimation activities and 80 problems for daily challenges; ideal for starters and stumpers

$15.00

K - 3

PRIMARY TODAY IS THE DAY FOR NUMBERS

number facts for each day of a traditional school year calendar plus picture ways to show each date with all possible combinations of United States coins; ideal for beginning each day of the school year

$15.00

1 - 3

PROBLEMS PER PRIMARY PUPILS

36 pages (180 word problems to use daily) focusing on word problem attack skills such as recognizing operating, drawing a picture, determining if there is missing/extraneous information, estimating plus 36 pages (180 problems to use daily as the challenge problem of the day)

$15.00

3 - 6

PROPER PLACEMENT: LOGICAL THINKING

60 reasoning tasks in linear and matrix format using props involving house numbers, letters of the alphabet, and names; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

3 - 6

PROVE IT!: THE "DOING" OF MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS

50 performance tasks for elementary mathematical concepts such as the commutative property in addition, the understanding of an equation as a balance, and equivalent multiplication expressions; ideal for assessment

$15.00

4 - 8

REASON TOGETHER: COMPARE, ESTIMATE & REFINE

36 cooperative activities which focus on doing the problem 4 times with an emphasis on estimation, following number sense clues, computation, and mental math; connections with social studies and science ideas; ideal for cooperative math

$15.00

3 - 8

SCAVENGER HUNTS FOR MATH

30 activities for matching 12 answer strips to the 12 provided problems; various levels of tasks include telling time, computation, estimation, reasonableness, algebra

$15.00

1 - 4

SCAVENGER HUNTS FOR PRIMARY THINKERS

30 activities for matching 12 answer strips to the 12 provided problems; various levels of tasks include after, before, more/less than, between, addition and subtraction facts, money, time, place value, word problems


AVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY

$10.00

5 - 8

SEE THE C'S: CLOCKS, CARDS, CALENDARS, COINS, CALCULATIONS & CONUNDRUMS

180 problem solving situations related to objects in our real world such as the calendar, the clock, coins, and cards; probability, experimentation, and logial thinking endeavors; ideal for stumper problems

$15.00

K - 2

SEEING AND SHOWING

50 activities for estimation and counting using magnetic disks, tangrams, buttons, pattern blocks and attribute blocks; ideal for starters

$15.00

K - 3

SHAPES & LOGIC: YOUNG GEOMETRY

activities where students follow clues to find the placement of a triangle, a square, a rhombus, a trapezoid, and a hexagon for covering a given area with minimum, maximum, and specfic number of blocks and colors; ideal for starters and centers for independent task time

$15.00

K - 2

SHOW ME & STUMP ME

starting activities where students show their thinking with number tiles 0 through 9, and 5 types of stumper problems to do each day of the week for the entire school year; ideal for starters and stumpers

$15.00

1 - 3

SKILLBOARD MATH

24 different skillboards and 72 pages of "scripts" for finding appropriate numbers and discovering the extra tile; two students each with 0 through 9 tiles work on basic skills and vocabulary such as before, after, between, more than, less than, addition, subtraction, place value, money, and time; ideal for starters


AVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY

$10.00

3 - 7

SKILLBOARD MATH, BOOK 2

16 different skillboards and 72 pages of "scripts" for finding appropriate numbers and discovering the extra tile; two students each with 0 through 9 tiles work on skills and vocabulary such as multiplication, division, fractions, and exponents; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

TALK IT OVER

80 challenging problems for students to discuss with a partner; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 5

TELL ME ABOUT IT

100 open ended situations for students to write what is known and what might be true; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 5

THINK-N-TOUCH: HANDLES FOR PROBLEM SOLVING

180 daily manipulative problems with tiles, coins, toothpicks, and pretzels, plus 36 tangram tasks to form digits and letters of the alphabet; ideal for stumpers and tangram centers for independent task time

$15.00

K - 1

30 CHART: COVERING, COLORING & NUMBERING

82 activities with primary math vocabulary/concepts and an organized chart of the first 30 counting numbers; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

TILE TEASERS

180 enrichment problems utilizing a set of digits 0 through 9; ideal for stumpers


AVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY

$10.00

K - 6

TILING FOR ALL

a handbook with numerous ways to use numeral tiles in the math program from start to finish: includes games from the former TILE AWHILE and ideas from the former TILING: WINDOWS TO MATHEMATICAL THINKING

$15.00

2 - 6

TILING WORDS WITH A-Z, BOOK I

80 activities using tiles A through Z to form plurals, rhyming words, homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, and designated words from pictures or clues; ideal for language arts centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

TILING WORDS WITH A-Z, BOOK II

80 activities using tiles A through Z to form more than 600 vocabulary words from given pictorial or written clues; ideal for language arts centers for independent task time

$15.00

3 - 8

TODAY IS THE DAY FOR NUMBERS

number facts for each day of a traditional school year which relate numbers to the world around us, to science, and to social studies; ideal for beginning each day of the school year

$15.00

5 - 8

TRANSLATIONS & EQUATIONS

100 problems for equation writing and 100 problems for writing an equation within a given set of digits; ideal for starters

$15.00

1 - 3

TURN OVER TILES TO FIND X

100 activities for finding a specific single-digit number by listening to clues and eliminating digits until only one, the x tile, remains; ideal for starters

$15.00

3 - 7

TWO FOR PATTERN BLOCKS

cooperative partner activities involving geometric vocabulary and concepts utilizing traditional pattern block polygons; ideal for centers for independent task time

$15.00

4 - 8

TWO TOO: PLACE VALUE ALONE & WITH A PARTNER

40 individual and 60 partner tasks for place value number building from given mathematical clues; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time

$15.00

2 - 5

WEIGHT LOGIC

60 relationship thinking activities for finding individual weight values when total weights are given; if...then...reasoning activities to encourage explanations of thinking; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

WEIGHT LOGIC, BOOK 2

60 higher level/larger number tasks for finding individual weight values when total weights are given; if...then...reasoning activities to encourage explanations of thinking prior to abstractly solving simultaneous algebraic equations; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 5

WEIGHT WAYS

54 activities with addition of single-digit numbers to find all possible balances for a specified sum or to create all possible combinations to meet the given criteria; ideal for starters

$15.00

2 - 5

WHAT IS THE VALUE? VARIABLES FOR THE YOUNG

90 activities finding possible values for two different "coins" when a total is given; basic addition combined with trial and error problem solving strategy and algebraic replacement of numbers for symbols; t-table recommended for organized listing of all of the possibilities; ideal for starters

$15.00

K - 1

YOUNG DATA DISPLAYS: IF...THEN...THINKING

60 reasoning activities where children respond by showing a number and 80 activites for informal graphic representation; ideal for starters

$15.00