# Category Archives: Activity

## Take me out to the ballgame

Baseball in math – yes!  From a pitcher’s ERA to a hitter’s on-base percentage. Calculate some statistics about your favorite players!  Batting Average = total hits/official at-bats On-base Percentage = hits + walks + hits by pitch/at-bats + walks + hits by … Continue reading

Posted in Activity | Comments Off on Take me out to the ballgame

## Lego Fractions

In third grade math, students start learning fractions in earnest. Playing with LEGOs makes it fun! Kids draw cards and use colored bricks to represent the fraction shown. Learn more: JDaniel4’s Mom From: We Are Teachers

Posted in Activity, Equivalent Fractions | Comments Off on Lego Fractions

## Triple Dare

Each player gets three cards and privately determines the highest three-digit number they can make (you can use decimals or not, depending on age). Then, each player has a turn to stick with the cards they have, swap with one … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Game | Comments Off on Triple Dare

## Declare a Fraction War

Students deal two cards, flips them to make a numerator and denominator, then determine whose fraction is the largest. The winner keeps all four cards, and play continues until the cards are gone.. Comparing fractions gets a little tricky, but … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Equivalent Fractions, Game | Comments Off on Declare a Fraction War

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

Posted in Activity, Game, Multiplication | Comments Off on Count your Dots

## 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

Posted in Activity, Division, Game, Multiplication | Comments Off on Prime and Square Number – Dump a Dice Game

## 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

Posted in Activity, Division, Game | Comments Off on Division 1 Racing [Printable Math Game]

## 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

Posted in Activity, Game, Time | Comments Off on Chalk Clock

## How many triangles?

http://dailybrainteaser.blogspot.com.au/

Posted in Activity, Geometry | Comments Off on How many triangles?

## How Many Blocks?

http://www.funwithpuzzles.com/

Posted in Activity, Geometry | Comments Off on How Many Blocks?