Math Puzzles

By transforming any math activity into a “puzzle” you can instantly engage students and make a lesson so much more exciting. I often use puzzles to initiate number talks and to challenge my students. I love the Aha! moments they have once they solve a problen/puzzle. Why do students enjoy …

Patterns in the tree. Print and digital activity.

Here is a little pattern coloring activity. Find the hidden patterns in the tree, color them a different color each, and decorate the tree. I added some empty (no numbers) trees as well for some quiet math art. Below is the print version to download. Check out our digital holiday …

Winter Holidays-Christmas activities/games

Below you will find all of the winter holidays/Christmas activities Mathcurious has to offer this year. Print and digital activity cards, games and 2 digital “build and decorate a gingerbread creation” activities. Winter Holidays – Digital Division Activity cards Winter Holidays Digital Activity cards grades 1/2 Winter Holidays Digital Activity …

Winter Holidays Digital Activity cards – grades 3/4/5

Today I would like to share some winter holiday-themed activities for grades 3/4/5. The activities are in google slides and they include puzzles, riddles, word problems, and more. How to use the activity cards The activity cards can be used for revision, warm-ups, discussion, homework, group work. The themes of …

Maze Escape- A single-player game to practice the multiplication facts (google slides version included)

Grades 3 and up We have been creating and sharing a lot of multiplayer math games and I think it’s time to introduce a single-player one. Sometimes students need to work alone, at their pace, and challenge themselves with a game-like activity. This game helps students practice multiplication facts, division …