1. Subtracting 2 and 3-digit numbers in grades 2 and 3 takes time for many students to master, especially when regrouping is required. Establishing a good understanding of place value is necessary before moving on to operations. Base 10 blocks are great for understanding place value and for simulating subtraction. Representing …

  2. Multiplying and dividing decimals by the powers of 10 is the first step in multiplying and dividing decimals. One of the important parts of the decimal system is learning where to move the decimal point or when to attach zeros. When we multiply or divide a decimal or any number by …

  3. Believe it or not, we are already getting close to 100 days of school! Completing 100 days of school is exciting for many reasons, the most important of them being that it is a great opportunity (and an excuse) to play some more games, solve some more puzzles, do some …

  4. We have already discussed mental math strategies for addition and subtraction as well as mental math strategies for multiplication in previous posts. Today we will talk about division strategies that not only help students solve problems quickly but most importantly they help them gain a conceptual understanding of numbers and …

  5. A game for comparing fractions was missing from our collection so here it is. This is a simple racing game that requires students to compare fractions and recognize equivalent ones. The students can use the fraction bars to compare the fractions (included) or other strategies such as Comparing both to …

  6. Winter Holidays are coming near. Here are some winter holiday-themed activities for grades 1,2, 3. The activities are in google slides and they include practice and review activities as well as puzzles, riddles, word problems, and more. How to use the activity cards The activity cards can be used for …

  7. This is a holiday-themed scavenger hunt game to practice some basic skills. This game can be played in two ways and of course, you can adjust the rules and make the game more or less challenging. The game is available in print and google slides version. Game 1: Practice addition …

  8. Playing games on the multiplication table or the 100 chart is a great way to practice multiplication and division facts and more without the stress of memorization. It helps students find patterns and relations and learn how to use known facts as stepping stones. Even though we have shared a …

  9. As a big thank you to all our followers and supporters Mathcurious is having a giveaway. Like, and share the post and subscribe to be in the draw for 2 Chicken Escape games and two Dragon Times games. Every action gets you an extra ticket for the draw. Dragon Times …

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