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Count your Dots

Multiplication is a new skill for third grade math students, but it builds on concepts they’ve mastered in earlier grades. This card game helps them make the connections. Each player flips two cards, then draws a grid and makes dots … Continue reading

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Prime and Square Number – Dump a Dice Game

This online board game has you thinking ahead where you may want to land (on a square number) while avoiding landing on a prime number.  Give it a try and play with someone or against yourself.  Dump a Dice Game

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Division 1 Racing [Printable Math Game]

 From: Deceptively Educational  10 small toy cars Division 1 Racing track (Download it here; cut and tape together.) Division 1 Racing playing cards (Download it here; this 13-page PDF has 100 division problems. Print and cut the cards apart.) Division tables (for … Continue reading

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Chalk Clock

Draw a giant clock without the hands.  Decide on some times and have the kids be the hands of the clock.  Idea from: Who would have thought it

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How many triangles?

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How Many Blocks?

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Write on Windows

Using dry-erase markers, wet-erase markers or window crayons write out math problems on your windows.  The benefits to doing math this way, aside from being able to move, include strengthening hand and wrist muscles. This is important for kids with fine … Continue reading

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Hopscotch Math

Use chalk to make a hopscotch board and write addition, subtraction, multiplication or division facts in each square to say as you hop down the board.

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Capture the Flag with a place value twist

  What you will need: Red, yellow, blue and green construction paper Pencils Rulers Scissors Markers to write the values What to do: 1. Cut long strips of construction paper for each value. These are the “flags.” Red = Ones Yellow = … Continue reading

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Would you rather…

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