Addition and subtraction with 100 grids and 100 chart

Grades 1-3 Using 100 grids to solve addition and subtraction problems is a great way for students to understand place value and regrouping. Placing/coloring tens and ones on a 100 (or more) grid helps them represent the first number and then add or subtract the second. They can see how …

Tasks – multiplayer game – place value, number order, addition, subtraction

Today I would like to share a fun multiplayer game that my youngest son and I created for students to practice place value and gain fluency with the 1-110 chart. It’s a fun way to practice place value, order of numbers, addition, subtraction, number patterns, and more. The game has …

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 …

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 …

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-Christmas activities/games

Below you will find all of the winter holidays/Christmas activities Mathcurious has to offer this year. Print and digital activity cards, games and 2 digital “build and decorate a gingerbread creation” activities. Winter Holidays – Digital Division Activity cards Winter Holidays Digital Activity cards grades 1/2 Winter Holidays Digital Activity …

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 …

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, …