Posts on this blog about Math:
From left: lego bricks, mini fish erasers from the Dollar Tree, mini erasers from Target, Monopoly hotels, beans, animal shaped “stones” from a children’s mancala game, polished stones, flat marbles, buttons, shaped paper clips from Target, bear counters from Walmart (gotten on clearance with sorting buckets about 3 months after school started).
pebbles, shells, acorns, bottle caps (free with purchase of a drink), buttons, coins.
Bright and colorful low-cost options:
Lego bricks (you need 55 bricks to make stacks 1-10)
Mini Erasers – Target dollar bins around August
Shaped Beads Muffin Tin Multiplication
Colored geometric forms (from Guidecraft)
Pass the Pigs (kind of like dice but way more fun using pig shaped “dice”)
Dominoes (the ones with dots, not pictures).
Domino Math Printables
Printable Pentominoes (print up on cardstock and laminate or on magnetic printer paper).
Chutes and Ladders
Monopoly Jr and Monopoly
Clue Jr (logic game)
Money Bags coin value game.