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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.
If You want even more ideas, be sure to check out my new book Math Art & Drawing Games for 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
10. Fraction Cookies
12. Pizza Fractions
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.
13. 3-D Paper Shapes
23. Heart Shaped Math Puzzle from Hand Made Kids Art
26. 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.
33. Teaching Greater Than & Less Than from Only Passionate Curiosity
34. Leap Frog Math
35. Math Checkers
42. Kinetic Sand Math from Left Brain Craft Brain
44. Dice Games for Early Math: from Danya Banya
45. Math Grid Game
46. Building Lego Numbers from Little Bins for Little hands
47. 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.
51. Math Wheels
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!
61. The Money Game
62. Chalkboard Clock
63. Play Store
64. Shadow Sun Dial
Hands-On Math: Weights & Measurements
Measure and weigh in unique ways! Check out these cool ideas.
69. Gallon Man
70. Measuring with Magna-Tiles from Go Science Girls
This is part of the iHN Hands-On Homeschooling link-up. Check out what the rest of the iHomeschool Network bloggers shared!