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I Spy Sums

How to Play: Shuffle the deck and deal out the entire deck of cards face up in a 13×4 array. One player begins by looking for two cards and adding up their points to find the sum, and WITHOUT pointing … Continue reading

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Can you make….

Materials: You will require 3 sets of small number cards with the digits from 0 – 9 and 20 cards with 2 digit or 3 digit numbers (Choose 2 digit numbers or 3 digit numbers according to the ability of the players.) … 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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Basic Math Fact War

Each player turns one card face up. The player with the greatest number wins the skirmish, placing his own and all captured cards into his prisoner pile. Whenever there is a tie for greatest card, all the players battle: each … Continue reading

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Block Out

You’ll need graph paper and colored pencils for this dice game about figuring areas. Player one rolls 2 dice and draws a rectangle using the numbers rolled as the length and width on graph paper, coloring it in if desired. … Continue reading

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Trash Can

Players 2 Materials: 1 die, scratch paper How to Play: Draw a game board that has three place values and a trash can spot.  _______     ________      ________.           Trash Can _________ Decide if you … Continue reading

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Play Fraction War with Dominoes.

Each player flips a domino and turns it so the larger number is on top, making an improper fraction. Then they write the mixed number and reduce it if needed. The player with the larger number keeps both dominoes.

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Guess the Number

One person picks two number and writes them down.  Then they give clues one at a time. Clue 1: The sum is ____ Clue 2: The difference is _____ Clue 3: The product is _____ Clue 4: The quotient is … Continue reading

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Fact Race

Tape a series of math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division) to the floor and see how fast you can correctly make it from start to finish saying the answers as you step on the facts. Try to keep beating … Continue reading

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Going to Boston

Here’s a game that’s been around for a very long time, and is great for basic addition skills. You need three dice for this one. A player rolls all three dice at once, then sets the highest die aside. Roll … Continue reading

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