When?

When?

Discussion Questions: On which day will the package arrive? How do you know? How many days will it take to…

I Spy…

I Spy…

Ask your students to look and share what they see. Potential discussion topics: How many shapes? How many of each…

Car Collection

Car Collection

How many? How many cars? How many of each colour? How can you sort them?

MM’s

MM’s

How many items can you count? Just count and count.

Bank Robbers

Bank Robbers

How many piggy banks are missing from the middle? How do you know?

Monopoly Deal

Monopoly Deal

Play the Monopoly Deal card game (Affiliate Link). We’ve been playing this game non-stop since we got it! We have…

Missing Eggs

Missing Eggs

If you’d prefer a prompt with only one correct answer try this one below.

Sums of Money

Sums of Money

How many different sums of money can be made with 1 dime, 2 nickels, and 1 quarter? What are those…

Mystery Bank

Mystery Bank

There are two mystery coins in the piggy bank. What could the coins be to make the total amount of…

Behind The Squares

Behind The Squares

What is the sum of the numbers covered by the grey squares? How do you know? What did you do?

Triangle Lie Detector

Triangle Lie Detector

Here is a blank picture if you’d rather create your own prompt. Number talks with @MathBeforeBed 🙂 pic.twitter.com/y9dKYXS9E6 — Grade…

Lie Detector

Lie Detector

And here is a blank picture if you’d rather develop you own Two Truths & One Lie

Two Truths & One Lie

Two Truths & One Lie

For example here is one statement: “I see MORE than 9 squares.” Is this a truth or a lie? Here…

Steps down

Steps down

How do you see stack 4? 5? 6? Describe it.

Familiar Face

Familiar Face

Count the number of shapes. Count the number of shapes by colour. Count the number of green triangles that could…

Fraction Fill

Fraction Fill

Can’t see the video? Click through to the post page After estimating when the area is exactly half covered by…

The Doc is in

The Doc is in

Draw each outfit set. How does it change for these outfits? How many different outfits now?

Which Lego Piece Doesn’t Belong?

Which Lego Piece Doesn’t Belong?

Thinking: Which one doesn't belong? How would you defend your answer? Cam you pursuade others to share your perspective/belief? And…

Lego Cars

Lego Cars

Do you see circles? How many? Do you see rectangles? How many? How many more

A shelf of books

A shelf of books

Compare the books. How many small books are here? How many large books? How many do you have?

Covered Sums

Covered Sums

How many different ways can you determine the sum?

Missing Squares

Missing Squares

This is how one student counted the squares @MathBeforeBed @catholic_hill pic.twitter.com/fZZHmJAqSg — Kirsty Chamberland (@K_Chamberland) December 7, 2017

Really Big Lights

Really Big Lights

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Splat

Splat

\ \ What could be the answers if there weren’t the same number of dots under each splat?\ \ Read…

We Remember

We Remember

Thinking from young ones: Math Talk today- Counting poppies and seeing patterns @Breslau_Rm8 Thanks @MathBeforeBed for the picture pic.twitter.com/8shjV6K5j0 —…

Fraction Circle

Fraction Circle

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