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Math Manipulatives

Printable math manipulatives to make your math centers more engaging and hands-on are here! Dive into our collection of teacher-created math manipulatives ready to be printed out and used in the elementary classroom!

What Are Math Manipulatives?

A math manipulative is a concrete object that a learner can use to explore a mathematical concept in a hands-on way. Students literally manipulate these objects with their hands — hence the name!  

17 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
  • Go to Bear Squares teaching resource

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    Bear Squares

    A hands-on educational resource with so many applications!

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: K - 2
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    Go to Multiplication Chart - Desk-Size teaching resource

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    Multiplication Chart - Desk-Size

    A set of 4 desk-size multiplication charts.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Go to Fraction Strips teaching resource

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    Fraction Strips

    A set of fraction strips for students to cut out and use when learning about fractions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Go to Number Line 0–30 teaching resource

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    Number Line 0–30

    Make counting a visual experience with this set of 4 multi-purpose 0–30 number lines. 

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 2
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    Go to Ten Frame Mats (Single and Double) teaching resource

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    Ten Frame Mats (Single and Double)

    A ten frame mat and a double ten frame mat to use in a variety of ways.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: PK - 1
  • Go to Colored Bear Counters teaching resource

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    Colored Bear Counters

    A template including 70 colored bear counters.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: PK - 3
  • Go to Tangram Pieces teaching resource

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    Tangram Pieces

    A set of tangram pieces.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 4
  • Go to Number Chart – 1-50 teaching resource

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    Number Chart – 1-50

    A bright number chart representing numbers 1-50.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 2
  • Go to Number Chart – 1-20 teaching resource

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    Number Chart – 1-20

    A bright number chart representing numbers 1-20.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: PK - 1
  • Go to Base-10 Blocks - Pictorial Model Cards teaching resource

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    Base-10 Blocks - Pictorial Model Cards

    A set of base-10 block cards to compose and decompose numbers, including decimals.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 1 - 5
  • Go to Informal Units Rulers teaching resource

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    Informal Units Rulers

    A set of rulers that use different sized, informal units to measure length.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: PK - 1
  • Go to Black and White Number Board - 1-120 teaching resource

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    Black and White Number Board - 1-120

    A black and white number board with numbers 1-120 that can be used for a variety of activities.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 2
  • Go to Coin Sheets (US Currency) teaching resource

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    Coin Sheets (US Currency)

    A sheet of coins to use with games and activities.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: 1 - 3
  • Go to Clock Template teaching resource

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    Clock Template

    A clock for students to cut out and use when learning how to tell time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 3
  • Go to Multiplication Chart teaching resource

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    Multiplication Chart

    A multiplication chart to use in a variety of ways.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
  • Go to Interactive Base-10 Blocks widget

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    Interactive Base-10 Blocks

    Use this interactive base-10 block manipulator to represent numbers up through the thousands place.

  • Go to Math Tool Kit - Resource Pack resource pack

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    Math Tool Kit - Resource Pack

    Create individual math tool kits for your students with this set of paper manipulatives.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 5