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Get ready to eat some candy because it's time to hit the candy shop! Students become candy shop owners in this real-world activity and practice rounding at the same time! When they complete all ten challenges, they win the Career Day!
If you're looking for ways to make more meaningful connections to math in the real world, this is the activity for you! Students will embark upon a day as a candy shop owner while practicing this difficult math concept at the same time. Rounding to the nearest ten and hundred can be difficult for third graders and this activity is great practice!
⭐ What is This? ⭐
Help your students become real candy shop owners in your classroom! Students complete 10 rounding challenges that are real-world related.
Print out all 10 challenge posters and the 10 aligned challenges. Distribute them around your room. Give each child a recording sheet. Explain to students that they will become candy shop owners and will need to complete all ten challenges! They have to find all the challenges you've left around the classroom and find the answers to each one. They use the recording sheet to mark off each rounding challenge as they go.
There is also an additional writing activity where students scan the QR codes on each poster and find out fun facts about candy too!
This math activity is perfect for third graders. It aligns with 3.NBT.1.
⭐ What's Included? ⭐
-Candy Signs to hang outside your classroom to excite students
-Roll and Bowl Banner
-10 Posters in Color and Black and White
-10 Rounding Challenges
-Learning Targets Poster
-Posters for Selfies Upon Completion
-QR Code Writing Activity for Early Finishers
-Estimation Candy Activity
⭐ Skills Included ⭐
-rounding to the nearest ten within 100
-rounding to the nearest ten within 1000
-rounding to the nearest hundred within 1000
-estimation of real-world materials
✅Common Core Aligned to 3.NBT.1
✅Great for 3rd Grade
✅QR Writing Activity
✅Includes Answer Keys
✅Covers a Variety of Skills
✅Learning Targets Specified
✅Tips to Help Make the "Candy Day" Fun!
✅Black and White and Color Versions Included
This is a perfect review activity before giving an rounding assessment or as an extra practice activity. It can be used as a spiral review and is easy to set up and implement. It is great for any class that needs something fun to reinforce teaching how to add. The QR codes add in technology as well.
I also call these my Monday Funday math games if you've seen them on Instagram! These are easy to implement classroom transformations!
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