Best ways to use Base 10 Manipulatives

All classroom teachings may tend to become monotonous or challenging when the students are forced to adopt conventional ways while learning maths or developing linguistic skills. By conventional ways, I mean books and guides here. And, it is a well-researched fact that children with learning difficulties do require a lot of additional supports. One of … Read more

9 Manipulatives to Teach Counting to Little Learners

9 Manipulatives to Teach Counting to Little Learners

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. If you see children counting the chocolates or gifts they receive on Birthdays, you may appreciate the importance of teaching counting. As the count of goodies (their just-found manipulatives) increases, the grin gets broader. Have you ever thought about what is actually … Read more

10 Gamified Math Manipulatives For First Graders

10 Gamified Math Manipulatives For First Graders

‘There must be some playful way of teaching new math concepts to first graders.’ If this thought hits your mind often, especially when you see the child struggling through basic operations, here is good news for you! There are manipulatives available as teaching alternatives to help kids do math fluently, and confidently. Manipulatives for teaching … Read more

Top 8 Manipulatives for Teaching Money Concepts to little learners

List of top 8 money manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Are there any manipulatives for teaching about money to young learners? If you are asking this question, you certainly have dealt with the discomfort in dealing with money, or have a child going through a similar condition. The answer is, thankfully, Yes! … Read more

6 Creative Number Line Manipulatives for Early Learners

List of top 6 number line manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Learning numbers is not only about identifying or recognizing them. In fact, it is just the start. The early learners need to understand between the numbers too and carry on the operations. To ease this process, a very basic tool is used … Read more

Top 9 Creative Addition and Subtraction Manipulatives

List of top 9 manipulatives for learning addition and subtraction

Please Note : This post may contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Can manipulatives be used for teaching addition and subtraction? The answer is ‘yes’. The concept of addition and subtraction is not something alien to children by the time they reach grade 1. (Chapter 7, Adding it Up, Consensus Study Report, … Read more

7 helpful Phonics Manipulatives for Early Learners

List of 7 best phonics manipulatives

Please Note : This post may contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Children struggling with reading is a common sight, especially at the pre-school stage. Their read-to-learn skills are under-developed since they are not familiar with the letters’ shape and sound. With regular practice, students acquire reading skills; however, this discomfort continues … Read more

5 Creative Manipulatives for Building Writing Skills

List of top 5 manipulatives for writing

Please Note : This post may contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Writing and reading are the basic and most important skills that lay the foundation for strong learning. However, not all kids are equipped with these basic skills or have the capacity to grasp them. These children, having conspicuous learning difficulties … Read more

Top 7 manipulatives to teach shapes to early learners

List of top 7 manipulatives for learning about shapes

Please Note : This post may contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. The shape is one of the aspects that intrigue kids a lot. Shapes are an important part of building math reasoning in a child. Judging shapes, sizes, heights and distance find its best use while playing games, during crossing the … Read more

Top 10 math manipulatives for kindergarteners

list of top 10 math manipulatives for kindergarten

Please Note : This post may contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Math and its scare is not something unknown to the world. Most of the early learners display reluctant behavior in acclimatizing with number and related operations. In such a scenario, children suffering from learning difficulties get camouflaged in the horde. … Read more