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# Math Games & Activities

At times it can be challenging to engage children during math lessons as well as provide the content needed in order to meet the demands of the curriculum. That is why I’m very excited to share with you some of my favorite math games and activities.

Welcome to the Bumper Book of Fun Math Games and Activities. My goal is to provide you with a ‘go to’ book of math games and activities to help make your life as a teacher that little bit easier, but also to inspire you to try some new ideas in the teaching of math.

To make navigating the book easier, I’ve grouped the games and activities into their different math areas. Check out the schedule below to see what’s included.

Suitable for grades 1 – 5, 138 pages.

## What you’ll get in the pack

1. Number

Included in this section are games and activities to help students with place value, the order of numbers, counting, problem solving and multiplication facts. Games and activities include:

• Place value cards
• Hundreds chart puzzles
• Flow chart sums
• Calculator games
• Times tables booklets
• Card turnover game
• Dice games

2. Mental math

This section includes activities and games to help teach various mental math strategies. Games and activities include:

• Counting on strategy
• Near doubles strategy
• Compatible numbers strategy
• Partitioning strategy
• Estimating strategy

3. Space

One of my favorite areas to teach in math is space. This section includes the different aspects of space: shapes, location and transformation of shapes. Games and activities include:

• Polygons
• Exploring and classifying shapes
• Transformation puzzles
• Tangrams
• Shapes that tessellate
• 2D shape dominoes
• Create a mystic rose

4. Measurement

This math area includes calendar activities, time, area and perimeter. Games and activities include:

• Calendar ideas
• Teaching elapsed time
• Measurement with silhouettes
• Mini length activities
• The area stays the same

5. Chance & data

In this section I share with you ideas and games for teaching chance and data, including specific vocabulary, making predictions, chance events, reasoning and Venn diagrams. Games and activities include:

• Exploring chance
• Chance picture cards
• Sorting data with Venn diagrams

6. 57 Cool math games

To wrap up the book I have included links to fun math games from around the web. To make it easy to find the ones that will suit your class, I’ve sorted them into junior primary, middle primary and upper primary games.

## A sneak peek inside the pack

This item is also available in my Teachers Pay Teachers store.

## Here’s what teachers are saying

“Terrific resource.. all those great teaching points and understandings with activities and games to match. Thanks”