These awewome Christmas game activities are easy to teach and perfect for reinforcing adding and subtracting with and without regrouping.
Children must THINK about the math and use good decision making skills as they actively decide where their dominoes should be placed.
A brief introduction to the game rules can be effectively accomplished using the Smart Board or by simply gathering your students, and having them become your "partners in play".This allows them to ask questions, clarify their thinking and BE INVOLVED in their own learning.
Encourage your students to use their "math talk" and share their strategies with one other, as they play.
The colorful game boards are very engaging and come in black-line masters, so they are perfect for sending home for further practice.
Answer keys have been included for the Subtraction Game, allowing students to work independently at a math center or at home.
Your "Little Geniuses" will be engaged throughout these games and variations to the game rules are easy to implement for differentiated instruction.