New Year Countdown- Games

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope you are all ready to get back to work and do some math. We all like to start the year with some fun activities like math art, games, and puzzles. In today’s post, we are introducing a New Year countdown game that will be …

Diving into Division -Teaching division conceptually

A strong conceptual understanding of division will help build students’ confidence and a strong foundation to base multi-digit division and division of decimals and fractions. The first step is to make sure that students understand what is division. Ask your students to explain what is division and find out what is …

Winter Holidays – Digital Division Activity cards

Since we will be working on division the last few days before the winter holidays I have prepared and I am sharing some holiday-themed division activity cards. The activities include problems of partitive and quotative division with and without remainder and some word problems. How to use the activity cards …

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 …

Winter Holidays Digital Activity cards – grades 3/4/5

Today I would like to share some winter holiday-themed activities for grades 3/4/5. 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 …

Decorate a Gingerbread House, train, tree, …

Not a math activity exactly but something fun to do virtually near the holidays. 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. We have created …

Introducing Fractions Multiplayer games – print and Digital

In today’s post, I would like to share some simple games for the introduction level of fractions. The game boards have simple visuals to help students recognize different fractions, and match equivalent ones. We have shared some games with visuals to practice completing one and matching equivalent fractions before, however, …

Introducing Fractions- misconceptions, print, and digital activity cards.

Both educators and parents agree that fractions and their operations are one of the most difficult concepts for students to grasp. What makes fractions so challenging for students? The introduction of the concept of fractions comes with a new vocabulary, new rules, new symbols, and the new concept of values between zero …

Holiday Scavenger Hunt Games – Addition/Subtraction/Place Value 1-100

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 …

Addition to 20 Scavenger Hunt game- Holiday Edition

This is a winter holiday-themed game for students to practice addition to 20. The game is played on the transformed addition table which makes it easier for the students to find the answers if they need to. A low floor high ceiling game for all students to enjoy. We hope …