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These St. Patrick's Day math centers include 5 hands-on activities for reviewing many critical Common Core concepts and is perfect for test prep! All the centers are ready to go—simply cut out and laminate. Student direction sheets, recording sheets, and answer keys are included. The only materials needed are 2 regular dice and 10 game markers in one color and 10 in another color (such as Unifix cubes or bingo chips) for the Bump game.
Below is a brief description of each center along with the Common Core Standard(s) it supports. Please download the preview to see exactly what’s included.
Comparing Fractions War: This game is played like the traditional game of war or “Top-it.” Two players compare their fractions using the >, <, or = sign and the student with the larger fraction gets to keep both cards. The student with the most cards at the end wins. (3.NF.3, 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2)
Lucky Decimal Bump Game: Students take turns rolling dice and matching decimals in word form to decimals in standard form on the game mat. They love trying to “Bump” each other off the game mat! (4.NF.5)
Prime and Composite Coin Sort: Students sort gold coins under the headings of “Prime Coins” and “Composite Coins.” They may record the numbers on the recording sheet and check their answers with the answer key. (4.OA.4)
Area and Perimeter Task Cards: Includes 16 task cards for which students must find the area or perimeter for various polygons as well as find the length of a missing side given the area/perimeter. (3.MD.5, 3.MD.7, 3.MD.8, 4.MD.3)
Leprechaun Hats Fact Families: Includes 30 multiplication/division fact families for which students are to find the missing number in each family and write a corresponding equation on the student recording sheet. Can also be played as a partner game. (3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 4.OA.1)