Top Picks for First Graders

First graders typically learn to read, study patterns, and build reasoning skills. Provide them with plenty of opportunities to do so in each topic area.

200 problem cards for grade 2

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 2

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
take the mystery out of math tricks

Mental Math in the Primary Grades

Jack Hope Larry Leutzinger Barbara Reys Robert Reys

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
arithmetic patterns in art and verse

Math Appeal (Mind-Stretching Math Riddles)

Gregory Tang

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
most used math manipulative in our home

Hands-On Soft Base Ten Starter Kit by Learning Resources

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily

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