>> March 3, 2011
I'm all about using dice in my math centers. However containing those active little hands is a chore. There are always a few who want to roll too hard to throw it on the table. I've seen cute ideas where teachers take lids from Pringles cans and have the children roll the dice in those to keep them contained, but we don't eat Pringles that often. I was at the dollar spot in Target and found these:
They have been perfect for the children to roll their dice on. The pads are high enough that they act as a container/boundary and soft so that they muffle the sound. How do you manage dice during games and center time?