Easy links to free online games - These "recipe" cards help your students get to the right website, with little guidance from you! The cards include links/address/qr codes to 72 Evil Math Wizard approved and screened math games and activities.
How can I use this product?
You can use this product in a variety of ways:
1 – Print out the color-coded cards for your students to type in or scan in the link to get to the appropriate math game.
2 – Open the file onto the students computer, scroll to the page you want them to use, and your student can click on the links to go to the appropriate math activity.
Great for early finishers, math computer centers, as well as sending home for parents. Tracking sheets are included so you can keep track of which games each student has played. I also included a template so you can create your own cards to add to this collection.
You do need internet connection to link to the free online games (all games are free from logging in or registration). I checked all the links on mac computers, chromebooks, and iPads. Note that most games required Adobe Flash Player, which isn’t directly supported on iPads, but you can get the app Photon Flash Player for Flash support. Please check all the links to make sure they work in your situation. I do include an Excel file, which lists all the games and links, which you can easily send to your school filter administrator and have them unblock the websites.
I do not own the content of these websites, but I chose games that are appropriate and engaging. But again, please check to make sure they are not blocked by your school.
How is this product different from other TPT products?
Can be printed or viewed online. I screened all the games, so they are an appropriate level for your students. I also include templates, tracking sheets, and a file of all the websites so you can send to your system administrator. I shortened the web addresses so that they are easier for your students to type directly in.
What do the reviewers say?
Thank you for such a thoroughly researched product. These math task cards are a perfect solution for "early finishers" as I move into the next generation of learning this year in my fourth grade, 1:1 technology classroom. I especially appreciate the Common Core correlations. Students can select activities by specific math standard for extra practice. -- Pam U. 4th grade teacher
What is included?
1 – PDF file (35 pages)
4 pages of cover, copyright info, and notes
6 pages of blank index cards for you to print if you decide to keep the cards in a “recipe” box
18 pages of game cards (four on each page)
- 12 Thinking games
- 4 Adding/Subtracting/Multiplying games
- 8 Place Value games
- 20 Fraction/Decimal games
- 16 Geometry games
- 12 Measuring/Data games
- 7 pages of tracking sheets
2 – Excel File
Spreadsheet has my notes, game name, web addresses, common core standard, and grade level for each game.
3 – PPTX File
12 pages of blank cards if you want to add in your own games
Note: The cards are coded so you can differentiate. Also each card has the Common Core Standard on it, where applicable.
Do you have other products that are related?
Yes, please check out my other Computer Cards for 2nd and 3rd grades.
If you purchased the 3rd grade set, there are 17 duplicate cards.
Is this available in a bundle as well?
Not at this time.
Is there a way I can try them out first?
Here is a free sample: Sample of 8 Thinking Computer Center Cards
Other questions or requests?
Please contact me through the "Ask a Question " tab above or email me at Deirdre@evilmathwizard.com
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What standards are addressed?
Common Core Standards
Almost every standard!
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