Math Puzzles

By transforming any math activity into a “puzzle” you can instantly engage students and make a lesson so much more exciting. Why do students enjoy math puzzles? For the same reason, we all do. The challenge becomes “the mission” and an opportunity for success. Maths puzzles are essentially math problems …

Create an ugly Christmas sweater

How do you feel about ugly Christmas sweaters? I am not too excited about wearing them but I would love to design one. A friend asked me to create this activity for her class and I thought others might find it useful. The students create an ugly Christmas sweater on …

Winter Holidays Digital Activity cards grades 1/2

Today I would like to share some winter holiday-themed activities for grades 1/2. The activities are in google slides and they include puzzles, riddles, word problems, and more. How to use the activity cards The activity cards can be used for revision, warm-ups, discussion, homework, group work. The themes of …

Build a Virtual Gingerbread House, train,tree,…

The students always enjoy building and decorating gingerbread houses and they have been asking if we can do it virtually. Brainstorming ideas with my youngest son led to the creation of this activity. Build a gingerbread house, train, or person using blocks and shapes on google slides and then decorate …