Dry erase on plastic plates, hmm. From previous pinner: Perfect for math in focus number decomposition! Use a plastic plate and you can write with dry erase! Great to teach part part whole, fact families, etc.
Math Coachs Corner: In recent years there has been a huge shift away from rote memorization of math facts and toward a strategy-based approach for learning math facts. There's a big difference between memorizing and understanding.
Cute idea for measurement common core- do a few times a year. Read Big Dog, Little dog, and then measure each child to see how tall they are. Make a chart for display, and leave out the measuring tape for a few days!