## Virtual math manipulatives -intermediate/high school

Math manipulatives are very important in math as they help students visualize and internalize different concepts. Children need to hold math in their hands before they can hold math in their minds. Virtual math manipulatives that simulate the physical manipulatives and more are very useful with the new reality of …

## Block it! – A fun way to practice multiplication facts, Now print and digital.

Block it! One of our most popular games is now digital. If you are already familiar with the game scroll to the end of the post to play digitally. Play is a powerful learning tool. As we all know, children learn best through games and that is the reason I …

## Multiplication Facts mini-games (+google slides version)

Grades 3 and up Players 1-4 Multiplication facts, multiples, factors, division More games for practicing multiplication facts? Why not? More fun games more students engaged and learning. These simple games can be played as multiplayer games or single-player games. The players practice one table at a time by trying to …

## Chores!- A game to practice Addition, regrouping, and place value. (+google slides version)

Grades 1-4 “Chores” is a simple fun game to practice addition to 10, 20 or 100, regrouping, and place value. The game board can also serve as a chart for many kinds of word problems. The game board is a chart of chores that the players need to move on …

## Fractions Activity Cards – equivalence, compare, complete one, addition (print and digital)

Gaining a conceptual understanding of fractions early on with visual models is critical. To avoid students memorizing rules like “ magic tricks” to come up with the answers and then forgetting or misremembering them it is important to help them understand where these rules come from. Teachers provide visual models …

## Expressions with arrays

One of my favorite activities to do in class is to give students task cards with different arrangements and ask them how they see/count the objects. This activity offers a great opportunity for discussions. I later ask the students to write the equations or just the expressions for the arrangements, …

## Equivalence (addition and subtraction) – Printable and Digital Activity Cards

Grades 1-3 Scales are a great hands-on tool for comparing numbers and learning about equivalence and it is a lot of fun for students to use. These printable and digital activity cards aim to help practice equivalence and addition/subtraction using the concept of the scale. The students can use a …

## Decimals, Decimal fractions, Percentages – print and digital

Decimal numbers is often a challenging concept for students. When teaching decimal numbers, I first review the basics of thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones and then introduce tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. I always start with decimal fractions and how they translate into decimal numbers. Make sure that your students understand that decimal …

## Polygons’ Properties cards game, board game, bingo cards

Here are some fun ways to practice the polygons’ properties. Polygon Party Polygon Party is a fun card game that students can play to practice the polygons’ properties. It gives teachers and parents an opportunity for having discussions, clearing misconceptions, and doing an informal assessment on polygons. Basic and challenge …

## Dragon Times – A math Adventure card game

Dragon Times is an educational fantasy card game that aims to motivate children to practice multiplication and division facts while saving Dragons and casting magic spells. Goal: Save and free the Dragons of Times and become the Wizard’s apprentice. While playing Dragon Times children improve their mental maths skills and …