## Halloween Triples Puzzle

Bring some spooky fun to your classroom or party with this fun Halloween triples word puzzle. Can you reassemble the trios of letters to form words related to Halloween? Puzzle Instructions Combine the letter trios to spell out some words associated with Halloween. Each trio of letters will be used exactly once. For example, COB …

## Blank 120 Chart

Help students discover the power of numbers with this free printable blank 120 chart. This versatile blank 120 number chart is your key to discovering patterns within the realm of the numbers 1-120. What is a 120 Chart? A 120 chart is a grid or table that displays numbers from 1 to 120 in rows …

## 120 Chart

Unlock the magic of numbers with this free printable 120 chart! Whether you’re a math teacher or a homeschooling parent this versatile 120 number chart is your key to discovering the fascinating patterns, operations, and mathematical wonders hidden within the realm of the numbers from 1 to 120. What is a 120 Chart? A 120 …

## Game of Sim

The game of sim is an easy-to-learn pencil and paper game of drawing lines and avoiding triangles. Unlike many other similar pencil and paper games, there is always a winner!

## Number Contests for the First Day of School

Need a first day of school activity for your math class? These fun number contests will engage your students, force them to reason and collaborate together, and add a fun dose of competition to the first day. The first day of school here in my part of Oklahoma has come and gone. I have now …

## Right Triangle Trig Formula Sheet

Get the help you or your students need remembering all of the formulas needed for right triangle trigonometry problems with this handy right triangle trig formula sheet.

## Goose Pentominoes Puzzle

This goose pentominoes puzzle challenges you to use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a goose. This is part of a collection of animal-shaped pentominoes puzzles available here on my blog. My students last year really enjoyed the different animal-shaped pentominoes puzzles that I put out. I’ve got a new …

## Concavity Posters

Help students remember the difference between concave up and concave down with these free printable concavity posters for the precalculus or calculus classroom.

## Slam Dice Game

The Slam Dice Game is fast-paced and easy to learn. It’s a fun game for groups with the added twist of having no clear winner but one definite loser.

## Circle Tic Tac Toe

Circle Tic Tac Toe is a fun twist on classic tic-tac-toe that is played on a circular grid. Having 3 different ways to win makes this game fun and engaging!

## Ultimate Tic Tac Toe

Tired of regular, old tic tac toe? Take things up a notch with this free printable PDF template for Ultimate Tic Tac Toe. Challenge your students, friends, or family with this strategic twist on the classic game.

## Martinetti Dice Game

Discover the thrilling Martinetti Dice Game which is easy to learn and only requires 3 standard dice and basic playing pieces such as bingo chips or game pawns. Get ready for a fun and engaging dice game! I love to teach my high school students to play dice games, so I am always on the …

## Pythagorean Theorem and Distance Formula Notes

This two-page set of notes has students compare two methods of finding the distance between two points on the coordinate plane: the pythagorean theorem and the distance formula. It is designed for Pre-Calculus students who have seen both methods taught in previous courses. In my many years of teaching pre-calculus, I have found that students …

## Paper Plate Angle Spinners for Trigonometry

Help your trigonometry students visualize graphing angles in standard position on the coordinate plane as well as coterminal angles and reference angles with these fun paper plate angle spinners. What is a Paper Plate Angle Spinner? When I first started teaching trigonometry, I would have my students build “angle spinners” in their interactive notebooks using …

## Sixes Number Challenge

Are you ready to take on the Sixes Challenge? You must use exactly four sixes and your choice of arithmetical symbols to form the eight given target numbers. What is the Sixes Challenge? Using exactly four sixes, add arithmetical symbols between the sixes to make each of the target numbers. You may use plus, minus, …

## Trig Reference Angles Activity: Odd One Out

I created a new reference angles activity using the odd one out structure to give my trigonometry and precalculus students practice identifying the reference angle of a given angle in degrees. Reference Angles Activity Instructions Determine which angle of the four given angles has a different reference angle than the other 3 angles. In other …

## Pentomino Calendar Puzzle

This daily pentomino calendar puzzle features 31 puzzles in 1. Can you cover the calendar grid with standard pentominoes so that only today’s date is left uncovered? My students are always begging for new puzzles, so when I can find a puzzle that is actually multiple puzzles in one I get super excited. Several years …

## Butterfly Pentominoes Puzzle

Bring some symmetric puzzling fun to your classroom with this pentomino butterfly puzzle. Can you use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a butterfly? My students have been loving the various animal pentomino puzzles I have posted this year as some of our puzzles of the week. Puzzle Instructions The …

## Fives Challenge Puzzle

Can you solve the Fives Challenge? Can you use exactly four fives and your choice of arithmetical symbols to form the target numbers? What is the Fives Challenge? Using exactly four fives, add arithmetical symbols between the fives to make each of the target numbers. You may use plus, minus, times, and divide symbols, as …

## Multiplication Table 1-15

Looking for a free printable multiplication table 1-15 to use in your math classroom or as a reference for yourself? I’ve got you covered a with a free PDF download. One of my favorite tools to provide my students with is a multiplication chart. To help other teachers provide this resource for their students, as …

## Converting Degrees and Radians Tarsia Puzzle

Provide your precalculus students with plenty of practice converting between angle measures in degrees and radians with this degrees and radians tarsia matching puzzle. I was on a mission this past school year to work on adding more creative practice activities to my precalculus course. When we started our unit on angles, I decided that …

## Evaluating Trig Functions Tarsia Puzzle

Give your students plenty of practice evaluating trig functions with this fun tarsia puzzle. In this activity, students must use either their knowledge of special right triangles or the unit circle in order to evaluate each function and match the corresponding pieces to build a triangle. For years, I tried to use a similar evaluating …