Are you looking for a fun way to reinforce essential skills in an engaging way? This Snow Day math project covers a variety of strands and skills with fun and engaging activities!
You can print specific tasks to use during math centers/independent work time, or you can use the entire booklet and let your students work away.
Here is a list of activities and skills covered:
Activity 1: How Much Snow?
Use a ruler to measure the snowfall throughout the day.
Skills: linear measurement; ruler skills
Activity #2: Snowflake Symmetry
Use a square grid to explore and create a symmetrical design
Activity #3: Shoveling Snow
Practice adding money by looking at how much children make by shoveling snow.
Skills: adding, money amounts, comparing numbers
Activity #4: Sled Combinations
How many different ways can children order themselves on a toboggan? 2 options: 3 children (6 combinations) and 4 children (24 combinations)
Skills: logical thinking
Activity #5: Snowball Fight
It's time for a snowball fight - look at the arrays of snowballs and determine who has the most snowballs ready for the fight.
Skills: arrays, multiplication
Activity #6: Hot Chocolate Math
Look at the number of marshmallows and number of mugs - figure out how to share the marshmallows equally.
Activity #7: Snow Day Activities
Use the pictograph to read and interpret information about favourite snow day activities.
Skills: reading and interpreting data; pictographs; scale (skip counting or multiplication)
Activity #8: Snuggle Up and Read
A snow day is the perfect time to snuggle up and read. Create a stem and leaf plot.
Skills: stem and leaf plot; range/mode/median
Activity #9: Mitten Mix Up
The girls have got their mittens all mixed up. Use the clues to figure out which mitten belongs to which girl.
Skills: logic problem
Activity #10: Winter Patterns
Number patterns - count forwards and backwards by 2s, 5s, 10s, 25s and 100s.
Skills: skip counting, number patterns
Activity #11: Snow Day Math
Solve 3 digit addition and subtraction problems. If the total is 500 or greater, colour the penguin purple; if the total is less than 500, colour the penguin blue.
Skills: 3 digit addition and subtraction; comparing numbers