Divide Ride – A division game

My students are always asking for new games and since we don’t really have a division game apart from the mini division games that practice the division facts I decided to create a new game that helps to practice division with remainder as well. This is a simple race game …

Area Battle

Today we are sharing another fun game to practice area and perimeter. For this game, the players need to place/fit rectangles on the board. Preparing the game requires some cutting and laminating but it is worth the trouble because you can use it to practice multiplication as well. Let’s see …

Teaching area, ideas, games, print, and digital activities

The concept of area like the concept of perimeter is used constantly in everyday life so students will already have an intuitive understanding of it. We need to use and link that understanding to the math activities in the classroom. Hands on activities and word problems that connect to real-life …

Teaching Perimeter, ideas, print, and digital activities

Students start to learn about perimeter around grade 3, however, perimeter appears in all grades. Since the perimeter is the sum of all the sides of a 2d-shape, activities can take many forms, from measuring with crackers to algebraic expressions. Depending on the skill level of your students you can …

Practicing Division facts with Number Bars.

While creating some division activities for my students, specifically activities to practice division facts, this idea came to my mind. Maybe bars are not just for fractions. Why not use number bars (something like equation strips) to show division and practice visual factoring? I am always looking for visual ideas …

Multi-Digit Multiplication, Area model, Partial Products algorithm, Puzzles, Word problems

Multi-digit multiplication is considered one of the most “challenging” concepts to teach students. The reason for this view is, in my opinion, the fact that understanding multi-digit multiplication requires students to have gained a deep understanding of place value, and the multiplication properties. As the digits increase the process of …

Place Value – Representing and adding 2/3 digit numbers with manipulatives

Base ten blocks, bead strings, 100 grids, place value discs and more manipulatives provide hands-on ways to learn place value, number concepts, operations, measurement, and much more. Students use these manipulatives to physically represent numbers so they can develop a deeper understanding. Building number combinations with manipulatives helps students understand …

Missing Numbers on the Multiplication table-Web Game

Today we would like to share with you our latest web game/activity”Missing Numbers”. “Missing Numbers” is a free interactive game played on the multiplication table. The goal is to place all the missing numbers in the correct position on the table. It’s perfect for virtual learning and a great way …

Multi-Digit Multiplication Games- Print and digital

Multi-digit multiplication practice is often tiring and boring for the students, however, the practice is necessary. Many of you have been asking for 2-digit multiplication games. The truth is that I haven’t shared any because concepts like 2-digit multiplication that need the students to take time and do calculations are …