# Fun math activities

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Hands-on learning, games, group activities, centers, puzzles, challenges, and more to engage students in grades 5-12 math

This scavenger hunt is the perfect icebreaker! It's a great way for students to get to know one another, work in groups, and review geometry vocabulary.Students try to find examples of 15 terms in the classroom or on group members' items. Terms include parallel lines, sphere, rectangular prism, co...

This solid geometry crossword puzzle emphasizes polyhedrons, circles, and formulas for area, surface area, and volume. It is designed to practice and review geometric vocabulary as well as to recognize formulas. It is a free-form math crossword puzzle that features 23 different geometric terms or fo...

Use this fun activity to give students a real world connection to inequalities. It's a great introductory activity! Students will practice translating words into inequalities. Background information: When a building is constructed, it must be up to code. One set of codes is known as the ADA Codes,...

Place Value in Math can be fun in your classroom and easy to teach to your math students. Place value in math can be taught through activities and hands on

In this engaging activity, students work with angles as Detectives! They estimate angle measures, solve for unknown angles, and use a protractor to measure angles in degrees. A PowerPoint intro lesson is included to teach students about degrees, how to use a protractor, and types of angles. It al...

With this project, students must identify nets and 3D figures along with calculating surface area, perimeters, and volume. It is great way to practice several sixth grade standards!Students get hands-on experience working with nets, surface area, and volume. Not only is this activity engaging, but i...

Practice using scatterplots with these six activities. They can be used as bell ringers, exit tickets, homework, or just general practice. The first three sheets provide a table of data for students to plot on a scatter plot and then answer questions. The next two sheets provide topics for studen...

Make multiplication homework fun by sending home games with your kids. It's the perfect way to help them learn their multiplication tables.

English Language Learner Math Vocabulary Dictionary:This resource is a great tool for english language learners. At the beginning of the year, ELL students receive their "math vocabulary briefcase" throughout the year if they see a word they are unfamiliar with they should add it to their personal v...

Students use vertical angles, complementary angles, supplementary angles, and the triangle angle sum theorem to find missing angles in furniture construction designs. Perfect real world application for geometry in middle school! The set includes 6 drawings with a total of 13 missing angles. Two v...

Studying Quadrilaterals? This is a perfect word search to introduce or review geometry vocabulary.In this themed puzzle, words are found vertically and horizontally. I would consider it on the challenging side since students are looking for words in all directions.If your students are like mine, the...

Practice solving quadratic equations in mixed forms with this engaging and challenging activity! Students work in groups of 4. Each group member gets a different sheet of equations to solve. They color the spaces according to the solutions. Once all 4 pieces are complete and assembled, a picture of ...

What should we do on the first day of school? Teach? Get to know students? Go over procedures? Planning the first day can be stressful. I've always been told the first day sets the tone, so I always try to incorporate some math. Below are some activities that work perfectly that first day. The Graph…

Transform shapes and lines with these fun emoji activity sheets!Included are eight half sheets that challenge students to complete a variety of transformations in order to create an emoji (like a sailboat, egg in a frying pan, house, etc.). The sheets increase in difficulty, starting with only tran...

Students find missing angles and solve equations using angle relationships with these fun snowflake worksheets! Vertical angles and supplementary angles are drawn on snowflakes with missing measures. Six sheets are included:Vertical AnglesSupplementary Angles Mixed Vertical and Supplementary AnglesV...

Looking for ways to help your child keep up with their math skills over the Summer? Check out this HUGE list of simple Summer math activities!