This function machine game was created to give students practice in saying and writing the rule, given an input/output table. One student has the rule which the other student has to guess. The guesser records an input number in the table. Download three different levels of rules for play: simple addition & subtraction, multiplication or two-step rules. Download directions and cards for the Guess My Rule game.Download a function machine template designed to be inserted into a clear sheet protector and used with dry erase markers for easy game play.Differentiation: This game is easily differentiated by varying the rule cards provided to students. Enrichment: Provide blank cards for students to create their own rules to challenge their peers.
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40+ Resources for Dice and Everything Dice...Math Game: Target NumberJuly 15, 2014 This game is from Mr. Bailey, one of my mentor teachers from my credential days. I still remember him teaching it to me during one of our lunch breaks, with his hand full of dice. It was in this sixth grade classroom that I first saw what a great tool a good math game could be to help kids have an enjoyable time practicing math! A quick refresher on PEMDAS: First, do portions in Parentheses.Next, work out any Exponents.Next, do all Multiplication and Division problems from left to right. This game would work well for your fourth grader who can use parentheses, multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction to play. I can see this game working well for families that have children of different ages. If you only try one of the math games I share in this series, I think you should pick this one because you get the most mathematical bang for your buck. Target Number OBJECT OF THE GAME: Write an expression to get as close to the target number as you can. 2. 3. 4. It works! 5.
Shari Sloane - Educational ConsultantMath Centers and Games (Click on any image to see a larger version of that image.) 10s Go Fish - This game is played just like "Go Fish." Instead of asking for a card to match your card, you have to ask for a card that would add with one of your cards to make a sum of 10. I introduced the game with out class 4th Grade buddies, but it was still really difficult. So I made up this little cheat sheet to show that combos that make 10. Click here for the 10s Go Fish Cheat Sheet. Shape Fill In - This is the perfect game to differentiate your instruction. Click here for the Shape Fill-in Star. Click here for the Shape Fill-in Heart. Shake and Share - To play this game, you need to make Casino bottles. Click here for the Shake and Share Addition PDF. Click here for the Shake and Share Subtraction PDF. One More - To play this game each, 2 children will share a sheet and a die. Click here for the One More PDF. More or Less? Click here for the More or Less PDF. Click here for the Count and Color PDF.
5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to PlayGuest post by Leigh Langton Hey guys! It's Leigh from The Applicious Teacher! I am super excited to be blogging at Corkboard Connections today. I'm sharing a practice that I use to help increase my students' engagement and number sense during my math block. Do you play games in your classroom? Wait... what?! As a third grade teacher, I know how limited our time can be, so I am here to share with you 5 math games you should take the time to play this year! This game can be played in a k-5 classroom. Here's how to play... The idea is simple, but can be modified for your students. Other Variations Students sit down on a certain multiples (like the multiples of 7) Students don't say the multiple. This paper and pencil game works well in second to fifth grade classrooms and can be played by teams of students (like boys against girls) or in pairs. To play, students take turns rolling the dice. I love how the kids start to form a strategy for what numbers they want to roll next. Guess My Number
Roll the Dice Math Games!Photo Credit: Dice in Dice Available on Amazon While searching for exciting dice I ran across a game that teaches area and perimeter. It was described by G. Sims "Husker" in her review of Dice in Dice on Amazon. She calls it the Real Estate Game. You will need Graph Paper and Colored Pencils. 1. This game is played in pairs. You might also consider laminating a few grids and using dry erase markers instead of colored pencils and graph paper.Math Games for Kids: Uno FlipImmy is currently loving solving addition and subtraction problems – in fact her maths homework is usually the first thing she wants to tackle in her homework book each week! I enjoy looking for new (albeit simple) ways to encourage her interests and to reinforce what she is learning which is how we came to ‘discovering’ this game that we call Uno Flip! You will need: The number cards from a pack of Uno cardsPost-it notesPaper and pen/pencil Recommended age: 5+ years To play: 1. 2. 3. - For mental maths, say the answer out loud as quickly as you can. - To practise writing equations, write the addition sentence, including the answer, onto your sheet of paper. 4. - To revise times tables with Uno flip, swap the addition symbol for a multiplication symbol. Hints & Tips: Don’t have Uno cards? Do you have a game you like to play with Uno cards? Related Posts Christie Burnett is an early childhood teacher, presenter, writer and the editor of Childhood 101.
Activities for Children: Maths GamesYou know you’ve got something really special when you’ve got something that’s helpful and your kids are asking for more of it. E.g. exercise, playing with friends, vegetables (well… in the case of my kids, I can dream about this one). We have been playing this particular maths game (pictured above) and they’ve been asking to play more and more of it, (**insert mini victory dance here**). I haven’t posted it up on the blog yet, but hope to soon. To help encourage children’s maths concepts in useful and fun ways, because play matters, I’ve also put together a list of 20 useful math games. A good few are new to us and I am ever so keen to introduce them to my kids. Happy playful learning! Have you been featured this week? Most of these ideas are from our Kids’ Co-Op. More Activities for Preschoolers Three to Five: Playful Preschool is stuffed to the brim with tried, tested and loved playful learning ideas for preschoolers. May 2013 About the author