I am so excited to come up with a solution to a problem I was having with my math manipulatives. We are starting a new math program this year and it will require students to be using a variety of math manipulatives every day, with the very least being a Judy clock, unifix cubes and number line. I didn't want to waste a lot of time each day passing out and collecting all the supplies. So, I broke out my sewing machine and am making Math Bags! Aren't they cute?
They are really easy to make! I took a handkerchief and cut it in half. Sewed the two sides with a straight stitch. Sewed a piece of grogain ribbon for the handle and then attached a Velcro dot in the middle of the open side, so the pieces won't easily fall out. Here are the supplies: