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Hands-on learning is incredibly important for kids. There are a million reasons why! Today I am highlighting more than 60 elementary hands-on math teaching ideas that I have featured over the years on my site. This list will continues to grow, too! I love teaching math in creative ways!

Check out my post with The BEST Hands-on Math Supplies that we love. Then browse through my list below highlighting all of the fun ways you can teach math to elementary-aged kids.

## Hands-On Math: Fractions & Decimals

There are loads of fun ways to teach fractions here on my site. There are just so many cool ways to teach them. We are only just getting into decimals around here, so watch for more on that, too!

2. Pi Puzzle

9. Fraction Decimal Percentage Puzzles

10. Fraction Cookies

## Hands-On Math: Shapes & Geometry

Geometry is a wonderful thing to start teaching at an early age. The younger kids understand these concepts, the easier upper level math will be for them.

12. 3-D Paper Shapes

15. Pentominoes

17. STEM Construction Toys: Zome Tools

18. Marshmallow & Toothpick Geometry

21. Heart Shaped Math Puzzle from Hand Made Kids Art

23. Gingerbread House Geometry

24. Geometric Shapes Activity from Little Bins for Little Hands

## Hands-On Math: Counting, Addition & Subtraction

This is where math begins. Let your kids know how much fun math really can be with these creative teaching ideas for addition, subtraction and counting.

25. Lock & Key Addition Puzzles

28. Hundred Chart Learning Ideas

31. Teaching Greater Than & Less Than from Only Passionate Curiosity

32. Leap Frog Math

33. Math Checkers

34. Knock Em Down Preschool Number Game from True Aim Education

40. Kinetic Sand Math from Left Brain Craft Brain

42. Dice Games for Early Math: from Danya Banya

43. Math Grid Game

44. Building Lego Numbers from Little Bins for Little hands

45. Human Board Game from True Aim Education

## Hands On Math: Multiplication & Division

Just when math starts getting a little harder is when kids start to tune out. Keep it interesting with creative multiplication and division teaching ideas.

48. Count the Dots Multiplication Game

49. Math Wheels

50. Division With Money Puzzles

51. Fun Ways to Teach Division to Kids

52. Mondrian Style Fibonacci Art

56. Teach Multiplication the Easy Way from True Aim Education

58. One Grain of Rice Math Lesson

## Hands On Math: Money & Time

These essential math skills can seem dry for kids, but here are a couple of great ways to have fun teaching and learning them!

59. The Money Game

60. Chalkboard Clock

61. Play Store

62. Shadow Sun Dial

63. Grouchy Ladybug Clock Stories

## Hands-On Math: Weights & Measurements

Measure and weigh in unique ways! Check out these cool ideas.

64. Hershey Weights & Measurements

67. Gallon Man

68. Measuring with Magna-Tiles from Go Science Girls

69. Set & Venn Diagrams with Toys

This is part of the iHN Hands-On Homeschooling link-up. Check out what the rest of the iHomeschool Network bloggers shared!

Heidi says

These are fantastic ideas! I love when math can be made hands-on. Anytime we can get children physically involved, it makes it more enjoyable and the concepts sink in better.