Fun Games with Math
Some people are just math people and some are not. We have all had a time where we didn’t get something and that caused us a lot of anxiety and angst and I know math can be one of those areas for a lot of people. So what makes something more exciting and fun to practice and build skills with? OBVIOUSLY A MATH GAME! Everyone loves games and who doesn’t love fun games with math to help alleviate some of that math anxiety? Here are some fun games with math skills that I collected around the internet perfect for kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade kiddos.
Math Flashcard Games
There are math flashcards for counting, basic addition skills, multiplication skills, division skills and I am sure with a good thorough search you can find skills that enforce many kinds of math extra practice.
Math Dice Games
Make Your Own Math Game
Another wonderful activity that students can do with math games is to create their own. Why not make a learning station where students ideate, develop, and create their own math board game?! Here is a wonderful rubric that you can use for students in the game making learning station in your classroom:
Fun games with math bring joy to a subject some kids really struggle with. The best way to learn math is to make a game out of it. Actually joy makes learning fun whether it is math, ela or science.
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