life-size hundred and 120 chart games-- seriously genius! my students BEGGED to play these games! I could come up with a million ways to use a floor chart, so I will be making my own. But isn't this a great idea?
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
Multiplication Wheels - can easily be made with construction paper (or heavier cardstock) and brads. (The link to this site is blocked at school but you can access it from home or at the public library.make into addition or subtraction wheels
Math Coach's Corner: Array Models for Multiplication. This little activity is another one from Van de Walle. Students use a array and an L-shaped overlay to help them visualize the meaning of multiplication.
printed-c Excellent colorful multiplication chart. Much better to have it in color to help us memorize and see what we're doing! Slide fingers across from the left and down from the top to find a multiple.