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Bowling for Addition

When you don't want to wear rented shoes at the bowling alley, try whipping up this homemade water bottle bowling set! Help your first grader improve his math skills while having hours of fun at the same time.

Play Egg Carton Addition

Using nothing fancier than and egg carton and some beans or pennies, you can play this game with your first grader and see real gains in core math skills.

Save the Fingerlings

Sneak a little addition and counting practice with this creative game in which your kid will try to keep his fingerlings out of the whirlpool!

Dice Addition

Addition is not for the faint of heart! Roll the die, and cross your fingers for a big number. Add that number to your total and race to 50. Be careful not to go over though!

Coin Clock

Get a leg up on counting concepts with this project where art and math collide.

Roll the Dice

Practice adding in a whole new way! Shake those dice and try to roll big numbers. Add them up and cross your fingers. If your sum is larger than the other players' sums, you win!

Cut This Calendar!

First grade math includes lots of work with two-digit numbers. Here is a great activity for early in the year, to practice recognizing and sequencing numbers from 1-30.

Painting Snow

In first grade, children are introduced to fractions. Here's a recipe that combines fraction practice with winter fun and lets kids actually paint the snow!

How to Make a Paper Snowflake

Snowflakes offer endless delight for curious little kids. If you live in Maine or Wyoming, your first grader can step outside in December to collect the real thing; but if you live in warmer climes, no worries! You can make your own.

Corn Kernel Necklaces

Make corn kernel necklaces this Thanksgiving and help build your child's hand-eye coordination as well as her fine motor skills.

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