The 30 Best Math Supplies & Materials for Elementary Teachers

As an elementary teacher, you know how important it is to have the supplies and resources you need in order to meet the needs of your learners. This math school supplies list has 30 of the best math supplies on the market for elementary teachers. Some of the items are just a few dollars, while others are more of an investment. As a result, I included some recommendations for ways to get math supplies for your classroom.

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This blog post answers the following questions:

  • How can I get math supplies for my classroom?
  • What are the best math school supplies?
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5 Ways to get Math Materials for Your Classroom

Here are 5 ways you can get math materials for your classroom:

  1. Create an Amazon wish list.
  2. Create a Donor’s Choose project.
  3. Use your school supply budget.
  4. Use grade level or content area school budgets.
  5. Collaborate with PTO and school administration to create a fundraiser.
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Top 30 Math Supplies for Elementary Teachers

Here are the top 30 best math supplies and manipulatives that all elementary teachers need! You are going to find some math materials on this math school supplies list that are pure GOLD! They will help you deliver excellent Guided Math Workshop lessons and create a numeracy-rich environment.

  1. Dice 
  2. Playing cards
  3. White boards
  4. Number tiles
  5. Teacher set of base-ten blocks
  6. Large demonstration clock
  7. Magnetic ten frames
  8. Dominoes
  9. Osmo
  10. iPad
  11. Visual timer
  12. Abacus
  13. Red and yellow counters
  14. Pattern blocks
  15. Play-Doh
  16. Linking cubes
  17. Transparent spinners
  18. Fraction tower cubes
  19. Coordinate plane dry erase mats
  20. Geoboards
  21. Math posters
  22. Calendars
  23. Number line
  24. Math manipulative labels
  25. Math word wall headers and cards
  26. Growth mindset posters
  27. Math rotation board
  28. Hundred-twenty chart
  29. Printable math manipulatives
  30. Clock labels

Math Resources for 1st-5th Grade Teachers

If you need printable and digital math resources for your classroom, then check out my time and money-saving math collections below!

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We hope this list of math supplies is helpful and would love for you to try these math resources with your students. They offer elementary students opportunities to practice grade level concepts and skills in fun and engaging ways. You can download worksheets specific to your grade level (along with lots of other math freebies) in our free printable math resources bundle using this link: free printable math activities for elementary teachers.

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