## Block it! Single-player game-Multiplication/Division facts

Another version of block it! this time single-player. Single-player games come in handy when you need to provide individual students with fun ways to practice skills. Find the two-player version here. The students find the answers on the multiplication table and try to beat the bot at getting four in …

## 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 …

## Area Maze (print and digital)

This game aims to help students practice the area of rectangles and is a variation of a previous game called Array Maze that was designed to practice multiplication. The game is pretty much the same since to find the area of rectangles we need to multiply the width by the …

## 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/tape diagrams

Have you used number bars/tape diagrams (similar to equation strips) to show division and practice visual factoring? I am always looking for visual ideas and this one seemed right. I tried this with my students and it was a great success. I used cards like the ones below for different …

## 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 help 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-Trap – multiplication facts, multiples, factors

The Binions are back for more adventures this time in a new game to practice multiplication and division facts, multiples, and factors. The game is an extension of the Multiplication Mission resource below. Multiplication Mission – arrays, properties, multiples, factors, division The game is played in two ways and it …