Take the challenge out of teaching Note Values with this engaging Musical Math Board Game. Students practice life skills as they journey around the board while actually solving simple math problems.
Players Start on Pay Day, with each player getting 10 beats from the bank. They then take turns tossing the number cube to determine how many blocks to travel. Following directions, which are also printed on the game board,give and receive coins along the way. Pay Bills and give to Charity with Beat Coins. The other players must give you a beat to Celebrate Your Birthday. Every time you land on Pay Day you will get another 10 beats from the bank. The first player to land on Bonus Pay receives 5 beats from the bank, and the game will end. Every player then counts their total beat value. The player having the most beats wins!
Pay Day Game Board
Bank (Box Pattern)
Number Cube /Dice and Playing Pieces (Use any dice or playing pawns desired)
Coin Key Card (Basic notation on card to be used as student reference)
Coin Key Poster
Quarter Note and Rest
Paired Eighth Notes
Half Note and Rest
Whole Note and Rest
Dotted Half Note and Rest
Barred Sixteenth Notes
Barred Eighth Note with Paired Sixteenth Notes
Dotted Quarter Note and Rest
Quarter and Eighth Notes
Eighth Note and Rest
Sixteenth Note and Rest
Introduce note coins to the game as you teach them. The coin pages are formatted as 1 inch round labels using online Garage Pup Template and labels from Amazon. The labels Print, Peel and Stick to Bottle Tops, Wooden Circles, Chit Board Circles for 3D manipulatives.
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