Saturday, July 23, 2011

Daily Math Journals FREEBIE

I started REALLY using math journals last year and LOVED it!  Math journals are a great way to reinforce and review math concepts in a creative way.  Once your students get used to the process, they can be done in just a few minutes.  I had this 15 minute slot of time each day ~ during this 15 minutes my students would color their behavior day, pack up their backpack, and complete their math journal ~ we were MOVIN'!!

Click on the image to grab it from my TpT store for FREE
This download includes the labels for your students' journals, instructions on how I used the journals, and 5 prompts to get you started.

I will be adding monthly thematic prompts in a few days... but here is a little taste!

I have added the complete set!
Click on the picture to find these.


  1. Thanks so much for the math journal ideas! I ALWAYS start with math journal at the beginning of the year, but I don't seem to continue it. Do you do journaling daily? Thanks again! ~Tracy

  2. Thank you so much! I love using math journals! These prompts are great!


    Camp Kindergarten

  3. I LOVE this! I am so excited to start using these this year. Will you be making a larger pack of prompts to start the year off? I would love to buy that if you are.

  4. Deedee, Thank you! This download is great and it's even free. Thank you for your generosity! One hint from me: At the beginning of the year, I place a small post-it on the page each child is supposed to write on (or turn to). Since the post=it is sticking out of the book, they can easily (yeah, right!) find the correct page.
    An Open Door

  5. Thanks for the great freebie. Will be watching for the monthly prompts.

  6. Deedee,

    This is GREAT! Thank you so much for sharing! : ) My class L-O-V-E-D their Math notebooks last year- such an awesome way to reinforce skills.



  7. Thanks Deedee for the FREEBIE... and it is on something that I am interested in doing with my kinders this year. I just don't know how to fit it all in with me trying to start math work stations too. But I have high hopes that I will get it all worked out. Thanks for your help! Desiree

    Kinders on the Block

  8. Thank you for the freebie!! These are the same type of math journals that I started using last year and I loved them too! There is a great site called and there are some great ideas for math journal prompts. I will look through some of my prompts that I saved from this year and try to get them up on my site. Thanks!!

  9. Wow! Thanks, Deedee! This is exactly what I have been been looking for to start math journals (never done them before).

    Ѽ Alessia
    Mrs. Albanese’s Kindergarten Class

  10. Thanks for the freebie. I was thinking of possibly doing the math journal for morning bell work. I was thinking I could explain the prompt the day before (of course there will need to be reminders for those who forget!) I think I will try it and see how it goes. Thanks again for your generosity.

  11. This is so great! I really want to use math journals this year and look forward to more prompts!!! =)

  12. I love this...
    Someone said, maybe you, that Staples will cut the notebooks in I went today and had them cut, they are so cute. I am putting your label on the front of each one. This size is perfect for my little ones in the beginning of the year.
    I am pretty excited to do the journaling. THaNkS.. for the "nudge" to do it!!
    PS I am going to use some of your TPT math stuff for the Journal too:)

  13. OMG, Deedee!!! This is exactly what I have been looking for!!! Now I'm so pumped to do math journals this year...thanks to you!!! Can't wait to see your monthly pompts!!!! Yippeee!
    Little Warriors

  14. Thank you! This is what I have been wanting, this format is just perfect. I will buy your next set asap.
    Enjoy the day.

  15. I was searching for some ideas about math journals and your blog popped up, I am so glad. Thanks for the freebies. I love it! Your blog is awesome. It is great for all of us new kindergarten teachers out there. Thanks for what you do

  16. Thank you do much for sharing! I feel so lucky that I stumbled upon your blog. This is the best idea I have seen in a whie. We're on spring break this week, but I cannot wait to try this with my students on Monday!

  17. Wow this is very great. I like this post. i want to use this method and want to share this with my friends. Thank for this post. Visit college paper for best papers.

  18. Thank you for these prompts. I do math journals once a week and was having a hard time coming up with end of the year entries. Thanks for saving me time!


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