Photo credit: Fupa Math Lines is a fun addition game where students practice shooting one numbered ball towards another one, in a line of numbered balls, that together add up to ten. Coolmathgames.com has a version that allows you to select from a total of 4 to 15. Math Lines: XFactor is a fun game […]
Photo credit: Planning Playtime Amy at Planning Playtime, has gathered together lots of incredible and fun addition activities. I love these because they are frequently kinethetic, visual, written, and colorful. This provides many forms of input to meet nearly all or all student needs.
Photo credit: Planning Playtime Uno Addition is a fun way for students to learn addition. I like this activity for many reasons: this is low prep, as the Uno cards randomly generate the numbers used in each equation; it is kinethetic, as students get to put the blocks together to build the amount; it is […]
Photo credit: MathGames Age Of Math is a game that helps students practice math skills from Pre-K math to Algebra. The challenges are complex too. It takes several throws to successfully get objects thrown to the correct targets.
Photo credit: MrNussbaum.com Mathemorphosis is a game where students can practice their addition and subtraction. Each time a player gets a correct answer, the caterpillar eats another leaf and grows in size until it is ready to go through metamorphosis. Players correct answers continue the development until the caterpillar emerges as a butterfly and flies […]
Photo credit: Turtlediary.com Number Place Values is a straight forward game, where a number is said aloud, and students click and drag out the exact number of base ten blocks to match the original number. Using base ten blocks provide a visual way for students to conceptualize the amount that each digit represents in a […]
Photo credit: roomrecess.com Number Matcher helps students match numerical numbers with the written word (in English). Disclaimer: this game requires Flash. Save
Photo credit: roomrecess.com 1, 2, 3, Toys is a game to help kids count from 1-5, from 1-10, and to count from words. Kids lift the correct number of toys up to the shelf and click the button that says done to check the accuracy. Disclaimer: this game requires Flash. Save
Photo credit: LittleLives, Inc. I like these educational videos that feature Miss Twinkle and her class. Using songs and animation to teach, can be very powerful. Here are some of my favorites for early mathematicians: The Number Zoo – Twinkle Trails Episode 2 (Focuses on the numbers 0-10, and introduces infinity) The Addition Swamp – […]
Photo credit: ABCya.com Adventure Man and the Counting Quest is a fun adventure for early counters. Disclaimer: students will need an adult to help with the reading for this game. Save