Instructions

K-5

Step 1: Prepare popsicle sticks with equations on them

Step 2: Prepare buckets or fall cups with numbers on them

Step 3: Have students take a set amount of popsicle sticks and sort them into the correct cups


6 and Up

Step 1: Prepare buckets or cups with set numbers on them

Step 2: Handout popsicle sticks and markers

Step 3: Have the student's write equations on the popsicle sticks that equal to the numbers on the buckets / cups

FreshTip: It can be fun to have the student's work to fill the buckets as a class as quickly as they can and then review the different equations either as a class or a group.