## Leaping Numbers – Leap Day Pattern Challenge Series

Leap Day is coming on February 29.  I’m celebrating by posting some LEAPING Number Pattern Challenges.  The numbers leap and create a pattern for you to solve.  But, wait – there’s more!  The answer to each of the 29 patterns is shown at the end – and creates another pattern of it’s own.  If you…

## 100 New Esti-Mysteries

This school year I’m creating and sharing 100 new Esti-Mysteries. You can download your copies by using blue download links below. I hope these bring joy and rich math talk to your classroom!   New This Week! Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Kindergarten:  Esti-Mystery 0107  –  “Inchworm and Friends” Grades 1-2:  Esti-Mystery 1124  –  “The Inchworm…

## What is the Mystery Number in the Box?

What is the mystery number in the box?  See if you kind find the answer before it is revealed in the video.  There are now 12 videos in this series!

## The 3-Container Estimation Routine

The 3-Container Estimation Routine is a clear and simple routine that invites students to estimate and discuss their ideas.   This school year, I’ll be posting new sets of 3-Container Estimation Routines every Monday.   Watch this video to learn how to use the routine:       Note:  Use the blue download links below…

## Video: How to Draw a 3D Number 2 (bonus challenges included!)

Are you looking for an activity for 2.22.2022?  Here is a video for you.  It shows how to draw a 3-dimensional number 2.  Of course, that is just the beginning.  If you look closely, you’ll see that the 2 is actually made of 22 small cubes.  If you look even more closely you’ll see the…

## 150 New Esti-Mysteries

This school year, I’m creating 150 brand new Esti-Mysteries.  I’ll be posting a new one nearly every day for the rest of the school year – just like last year.  This is my way of sharing math joy with you all year long!  Prepare for math joy and rich math talk in your classroom as…

## Part 4 – New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year

To support fellow educators during this extremely challenging year, I’m posting a brand new, downloadable math resource every day through the end of the school year.  The purpose is to provide encouragement, to share a brand new classroom resource every day, and to promote joy in the math classroom.   In the midst of the…

## Part 3 – New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year

Hi, Friends.  I’m posting a brand new, free math resource every school day for the rest of the school year.  This is part 3 of the series.  This effort is my way of spreading encouragement, providing a daily resource to fellow educators, and promoting math joy during a challenging year.  I look forward to posting…

## Part 2 – New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year

I’m posting a brand new resource – every single school day – for the rest of the year.  They are all free, and you can download as many of them as you like right here from my blog.  This is for everyone.  Each day for the rest of the rest of the school year, there…

## New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year

Hi, friends.  I know this is really challenging and we are all exhausted.  This post is my way of providing support and encouragement – as well as bringing math joy to your classroom…   I’m going to stick with you all year long.   To do that, I am going to post a new math…