Looking for fun and engaging hands-on algebra activities? I offer hundreds of free printable activities for teaching a wide range of middle school or high school algebra topics.

I created these algebra activities during my 10+ years in the high school math classroom. During that time, I taught Algebra 1 for 6 years and Algebra 2 for 8 years.

I have also created many activities to review middle school algebra concepts to use with 9th grade students who were identified as not yet being ready for Algebra 1.

Wanting to check out all of my algebra activities? I have created an Algebra & Functions resource page as part of my Math Teaching Resource Index. Here, I list all of my activities for teaching algebra as well as links to other useful websites.

I used to dread teaching conics but introducing these fun conic sections activities into my math classroom has made all of the difference. Read on to find hands-on and engaging ways to teach conic sections to your students. My first experience teaching conic sections was during my first year of teaching. I was teaching Algebra …

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Looking for the perfect activity to teach exponent rules or laws of exponents? Here are 9 exponent rules activities that I have used with my own math students over the years. Exponent Rules Activities

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Check out this free printable perfect squares list of each square number between 1 and 1024. This perfect squares chart is available as both a PDF and editable WORD document. This table of perfect squares will make the perfect addition to your math students’ collection of math reference charts. This printable contains each of the perfect …

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I taught Algebra 1 to high school students for six years. Over the course of those six years, I blogged about many of the Algebra 1 activities I created for them to do. I hope you enjoy this round-up of 108 fun and engaging Algebra 1 activities. Let me know if you find an activity …

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I created this average rate of change activity for my pre-calculus classes to work through recently. Question stacks are one of my favorite self-checking activities for the math classroom. Years ago when I taught mainly Algebra 1, I created what felt like a million different question stacks. When I switched to teaching higher level math …

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This Compound Inequalities Question Stack is a great self-checking activity to give your algebra students some much-needed practice with solving and graphing compound inequalities on a number line. I originally created this activity to use with my Algebra 1 students. If you are thinking to yourself that “Sarah hasn’t taught Algebra 1 in years,” you …

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Looking for engaging factoring activities for your Algebra 1 or Algebra 2 classes? I’ve got you covered with 15 creative and hands-on activities for teaching factoring quadratics that I have used over the years with my math students.

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I find that one of my most-referenced set of posters in my classroom is these equality and inequality symbols posters. If you checked out my recent post with the photos of my classroom from this past 2021-2022, you might not remember seeing them. That’s because I took them down to hang up my Powers Posters. …

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Do your students struggle finding common denominators when adding and subtracting rational expressions? I created this finding common denominators activity a few years ago when I was teaching Algebra 2. I found that my students needed plenty of practice identifying what the least common denominator should be before we ever spent time practicing how to …

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One of my high school math students’ most used math reference sheets is this free printable factors chart for the numbers from 1 to 100. I give my algebra and pre-calculus students a copy of this 1-100 factors chart at the beginning of the school year, and we end up referencing them a lot. This …

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