Area Dice Game

To practice area, perimeter and multiplication.

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A game for 2 or 3 players.
Each player chooses a colored pencil they will use in the game.
Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape.
Game ends when players run out of room to draw.
Winner is the player who has covered the largest area/most squares.

First to 500

First to 500

Math concepts: This game for two or more players gives students practice with multiplication. 

The object: to be the first to score 500 points or more.

How to play: Players take turns picking two cards and following these rules:

1. On a turn, a player choose 2 cards and find the product.

2. As they take turns, they keep a running total of their points. 

3. The player to reach 500 or more first wins the game.

May/June

Multiplication SALUTE:

This game helps students practice  multiplying and finding the missing factor.

This is a game for three players. Remove the face cards from a regular deck of cards (ace represents one). Deal out the cards evenly to two players who sit facing each other; each holds the stack of cards face down. The third player sits where s/he can see the other two players. When the third player says “Salute,” the two players with cards simultaneously take the top cards off their respective piles and hold them on their foreheads with the face of the card outwards so that they can only see the other person’s card. The third player announces the  product of the two cards. Each of the two players holding a card tries to figure out what number they have on their heads.  Rotate players so everyone gets a chance to be the one who says, “salute,” and gives the  product.

To play with two people: One person looks at both cards and tells the other person the product. They then put one card face up and one card face down on the table. The other person tries to figure out what number is on the card that is face down.

Multiplication War

 Materials:

1 deck of playing cards (without face cards) for each pair of students

 Directions:

  1. On player shuffles and divides the cards equally between both players, placing the cards face down between them
  2. Each player turns over a card at the same time.
  3. The first player to say the product of both of the cards wins and takes the cards.
  4. Play continues until one player has most (or all) of the cards.

Multiplication Memory

Materials:

1 deck of playing cards (without face cards) for each pair of students

Directions:

1. Lay cards out in rows and columns.

2. Players take turns flipping over turn two cards and finding the product.

If the partners agree that the product is correct the player gets to keep the two cards. If the product is not correct, the player must flip the cards back over.

3. The game is finished when the cards are all collected. The partner with the most cards wins.