## Are you smarter than a chicken?

At mathcurious we love math puzzles and brain teasers. Anything that tickles the brain and improves mathematical thinking. Puzzles provoke creativity and show the students how different math concepts and combinations of them can be used to solve problems in unexpected ways. Are your students smarter than a chicken? Have them …

## Teaching time, clock- All ideas, games and activity cards

We have grouped all the time/clock activities in this post for your convenience. Find free print to play games and two jumbo collections of activity cards one for teaching time (reading the clock) and one for AM/PM concepts, 24 hour clock and my favorite elapsed time! Games Clock Games 1.- …

## Clock-Time games 2 -Print and digital

Today I am sharing some more clock games to add to your collection. These ones were a great hit with my 3/4s. The first two games are four-in-a-row games and can be played as single or multiplayer. I had shared a few four-in-a-row games before which were focused on minutes. …

## Time/clock cards for memory, card games and activities

Playing games is a great way to practice time and reading the clock. Today I am sharing a collecton of cards to use for memory games as well as card games. The games help students practice Reading the clock, o’clock, half past, a quarter past and to, twenty-five, twenty, ten …

## Clock Games Learning Time-print and Digital

This week is all about teaching time, and learning to read the clock. Today I am sharing a few clock games and some activity ideas. The games and activities come in print and google slides versions. The games include the concepts. o’clock half past quarter past and to 25 past and …

## Earth Day Math games – Plant a tree Addition/subtraction

Earth Day is around the corner and it is time for some earth day math games. Since it is Earth Day every day these games can be used very often. In a previous post, I shared Recycle Spin, a game to practice the multiplication and division facts. Today I would …

## 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 help students understand …

## Addition and Subtraction Games – print and digital

Below you will find a collection of free games. Most of the games have a print and google slides version and some of them have a web version as well. The links will take you to a post where you will find the instructions, the print files to download, and …

## 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 …