Station Prime – A Prime Factorization Game

Today I would like to share with you an arcade-style math game that helps to practice prime factorization, divisibility rules, division, multiplication, mental math, and more. If you have seen our collection of web games you know that my son (now 13) is the coder behind the games. Our games …

Adding and subtracting fractions

Adding and subtracting fractions, especially heterogeneous ones (with unlike denominators), is often a challenging concept for students since there is a lot of prerequisite knowledge involved like fluency with multiplication and division facts, LCM, equivalent fractions, and more. Before students start with adding and subtracting fractions they need to have …

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 …

Dividing Fractions -Understanding the algorithm (Print and Digital Activities)

The division of fractions is often a challenging concept for students. Providing visual explanations and activities that include visuals helps them grasp the meaning of the division of fractions and gain a deep understanding. Keep in mind that before starting with the division of fractions students must have a concrete …

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 …

Decimal-Escape (+google slides version)

Grades 3 and up Decimal fractions, decimals. It seems that this week will be all about decimal numbers, and decimal fractions. Similar to Fraction Escape, Decimal Escape can be played as a single-player or multiplayer game. The goal is to land on three equivalent tiles to escape the rooms. The …

Chicken Escape

A multiplayer card game that makes mental math practice fun! Chicken Escape is a fast-paced multiplayer card game. While playing , students practice mental math skills, improve their working memory, and enhance their strategic thinking skills. The story The chickens at the farm are planning an escape! Help your chickens …

Number Crosses (+google slides version)

A few days back I gave my students a few”numbers crosses” to solve as part of an escape room activity. I call them number crosses because instead of words you write numbers on the tiles and you describe those numbers in words. They work like puzzles and they can get …

The Great Escape! Multiplication, division, prime numbers (print, Google slides)

With “The Great Escape” the players can practice multiplication facts, recognizing square numbers, and prime numbers. Four levels available. It is a great way to initiate conversations and explain about square numbers, and prime numbers if the students are not familiar with them already. The game is recommended for ages …