This is a activity that can be used as part of a lesson or as supplemental activity to a lesson on arrays. This is aligned with the 3rd grade common core math standards but can be used with other grade levels according to varying student academic levels. This activity is versatile as it can be used as a lesson, small group instruction or as an independent work station.
Differentiation: tactile and visual representations, hands on activity, color coding for ESL and Special Education populations, ability to manipulate the amount of skittles( changing the difficulty)
Materials: individual “fun size” skittle bags or jumbo Skittle bag (skittles given individually)