**REFRESHED APRIL 2016!! Same great concept but with updated fonts, clip art, and easier to follow directions! We are excited about the changes and know you will be too!**
Thank you for looking at 1st Grade Math Bags! We have been using Math Bags for years and have seen a lot of great things come from them. When we created these, we wanted a system in which the students could work on independent math activities while we met with students in small groups. We didn’t want to...change math centers every week or 2 weeks OR use so much colored ink (which is often paid for by teachers!)...so these Math Bags are good to use for 9 weeks AND can be made with just a black and white printer / copy machine and colored card stock!
What are Math Bags?
Basically, Math Bags are a set of 10 math activities that can be done independently (this BUNDLE contains 4 sets of 10 activities in each set). We try to hit each strand within each set of Math Bags. Each Math Bag is designed so that it can be done by one student or in a pair of students. We want the Math Bags to be engaging but also at a skill level where students can work independently. The instruction pages were made in a kid friendly way (there are both words and pictures).
Want to see and hear about them in action? Check out this post on our blog!
Small Group Instruction Using Math Bags
Domino Addition (1.OA.6) Page 6
Ten Frame Time (1.NBT.2) Page 11
Awesome Adding (1.OA.6) Page 22
Read, Sketch, Figure it Out (1.OA.1) Page 34
Counting Fun (1.NBT.1) Page 41
Equal or Not Equal? (1.OA.7) Page 50
Anchors Away: Before and After (1.NBT.1) Page 60
Roll, Take, Create (with shapes) (1.G.2) Page 63
Graphing Galore (1.MD.4) Page 7 Page 65
Spin and Count On to Add (1.OA.5) Page 71
Teacher Choice Page 74
Technology Time Page 75
Less, Greater, Equal (1.NBT.4.) Page 6
Fishing Line Skip Counting (1.OA.5, 1.NBT.1) Page 12
Missing Addends and Sums (1.OA.8, 1.OA.4) Page 23
Place Value Party (1.NBT.2) Page 30
Roll, Add, and Graph (1.MD.4, 1.OA.6) Page 41
Measuring Mania (1.MD.1, 1.MD.2) Page 43
Hopping on the Number Line to Subtract (1.OA.6) Page 46
Read, Sketch, Figure it Out (1.OA.1) Page 53
Find the False (1.OA.6, 1.NBT.1, 1.NBT.2) Page 60
Shape Shuffle (1.G.1) Page 65
If, Then (Flip Flop Problems) (1.OA.3) Page 6
Adding and Subtracting with Decade Numbers (1.NBT.5&6) Page 12
Time Concentration (1.MD.3) Page 18
Sorting Shapes (1.G.1 and 2) Page 23
Domino Data (1.OA.6, 1.MD.4) Page 31
True Tina and False Frank (1.OA.6, 1.NBT.3) Page 36
Read, Sketch, Figure it Out (1.OA.1 and 2) Page 44
Find the False (1.OA.4 and 8) Page 51
Strategy Sort (1.OA.6) Page 59
Digit Delight (1.NBT.4) Page 63
Teacher Choice Page 71
Technology Time Page 72
Read, Sketch, Figure it Out! (1.0A1 and 2) Page 6
Double Digit Tree Farm (1.NBT4) Page 12
True or False (1.0A 7) Page 16
Sneaker Subtraction (1.0A.6) Page 22
Hopping on the 120 Chart (1.NBT.4 and 5 and 6) Page 26
Riding to 100 (1.NBT 2) Page 29
Bzzz...Time to Measure (1.MD.1 and 2) Page 35
Fraction Pizza Shop (1.G 3) Page 39
Follow the Steps (1.OA.6) Page 49
Molly and Max Make a Ten (1.OA.6) Page 53
Teacher Choice Page 62
Technology Time Page 63
We now have Math Bags To-Go!! These are great to use as a companion with this set! You can use the pages for recording sheets, assessments, review work, morning work, and/or take home work.
Math Bags for 1st Grade To-Go
Want to differentiate? Check out our other grade levels!
Math Bags for 2nd Grade Complete SetMath Bags for Kindergarten Complete Set
We have a Seasonal/Holiday Bundle too!
Math Bags for 1st Grade: Seasonal Bundle
Now We've Got Literacy Bags Too!
Literacy Bags for 1st Grade
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