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How to Play Make a Buck

The object of this game is to be the first person to collect ten cards that exactly equal $1.00. This game is played using a complete deck of cards.  In this game, Ace = $0.01, Two = $0.02, Three = $0.03, … Tens = … Continue reading

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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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Addition or Multiplication Pyramid

Object: to get the most points Materials: a deck of cards (it’s okay if some cards are missing) Point Values: all number cards equal that number of points; J, Q, K equal 10,  and Aces can be 1 or 11 Instructions: … Continue reading

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Pig – A dice game

Choose a player to go first. That player throws a die and scores as many points as the total shown on the die providing the die doesn’t roll a 1. The player may stop and take the points at any … Continue reading

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Try for a total of TEN

Play this math card game alone or as a team. Lay out 20 cards on the table (leave out face cards or change them to equal 0, while aces equal 1). Kids remove sets of cards that add up to … Continue reading

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Target Number card game

This looks like a fun card game from Shelley Gray called Target Number. Click on target number link for directions.  Quick synopsis, you flip a card that is the target number and then deal out 3 cards to each person.  … Continue reading

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Card Games to Practice Facts

A variation of the game “Go Fish” is asking for the number that will make a combination of 10 instead of asking for a duplicate number.  For example, if you hold a 7 in your hand, you need to ask … Continue reading

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