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-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 …

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 …

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 …

Holidays Scavenger Hunt-Game Challenge Multiples, prime numbers, square numbers

This game is similar to the previously shared Holidays Scavenger Hunt-Game Multiplication facts, however, is a bit more challenging as the game board is the 100 chart and not the multiplication table. This game uses a spinner instead of dice and encourages the players to practice the multiples of the …

Holidays Scavenger Hunt Game Multiplication facts

The purpose of this game is to encourage students to practice the multiplication facts and find patterns and relations on the table that will help them gain fluency and automaticity with the multiplication facts. This is a Holiday-themed multiplayer game that you can play with your students near the holidays …

Division Facts- Mini-Games (Print and google slides version)

These mini-games offer a fun way for students to practice the division facts up to 12. Similar to the Multiplication facts mini games they allow the students to practice one table at a time. 10 mini-game boards are included. Print Version Material One 6 face dice Color pencils, a different …