Back to School Math Activities: 12 New Activities

Live Laugh Math
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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Live Laugh Math


Get-to-know-you activities for the beginning of year that include math skills and the real-world. Students will get to know each other while you will get to know their math strengths, weaknesses, and attitudes with these fun back to school activities.

Twelve Activities Included:

- Math Truths and Lies: A math twist on the classic icebreaker

- Favorite Number Graphic Organizer

- Geometry Robot: Students answer questions about themselves to determine what geometric features their robot has. (Students can compare their robots to see what they have in common with others!)

- App Fractions/App Ratios: Students draw icons for their favorite apps or apps they wish existed and write fractions or ratios to compare the types of apps they chose

- Math Simile Graphic Organize: Students explain why they are like a math term

- Top Five Interests: Relate your interests and fractions (3 Versions for Differentiation)

- Your Perfect Meal: Create a Circle Graph describing your perfect meal (4 Versions to Differentiate, including just fractions or fraction, decimals, and percentages)

- Geometry of My Favorite Things: Students relate their favorite things to geometry terms

- Lucky Numbers: Students answer questions and solve equations based on those answers to determine their lucky numbers (2 Versions to Differentiate)

- 100 Parts of Me: Students write fractions (or fractions, decimals, & percentages) about their interests and personalities (3 Versions to Differentiate)

- TV Shows Graphs- Students collect and analyze data about their viewing habits

- Back to School Dot Game: Reviews math basics and allows students to get to know each other while playing a fun logic game (2 Versions Included to Differentiate)

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Total Pages
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