Unifix cubes are a concrete representation of addition/number bonds. Building the bond with the Unifix cubes is what develops number sense. Great use for flash cards instead of looking for just memorization
Counting is so important, that we wanted to let you guys in on some fantastic activities that didn't make it into story time. This is the Number Writing Salt Tray Game, which is a great idea for kids to practice number recognition and writing skills.
MATH Area math game: Roll the dice and draw the area array on your own grid - first to fill it wins. Or 2 players choose a different colored pen each, use one grid and the player who cannot complete the last array is the loser.
OK, this is genius how to teach children multiplication. Use your "hand calculator" to figure 8 and 9 multiplication tables. Where was this when I was in school? (Also, this is a crazy long video for such a simple concept.