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12 Christmas Math Activities and Puzzles

Looking for some Christmas-themed activities? Check out this collection of Christmas math activities and puzzles that I have put together over the years for my math students to tackle. Keep reading to find a variety of Christmas logic puzzles, crafts, and hands-on puzzles involving tangrams or pentominoes. 12 Christmas Math Activities

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Reindeer Pentominoes Puzzle

This reindeer pentominoes puzzle is the second addition to my growing collection of Christmas-themed pentominoes puzzles for the classroom. My students love pentominoes puzzles, and I think your students will love these puzzles as well! Previously, I shared two different versions of a Christmas Tree Pentominoes Puzzle. Pentominoes Reindeer Puzzle The goal of this pentominoes …

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Christmas Mystery Tangram Puzzle

This Christmas Mystery Tangram Puzzle combines two favorite math activities into one. This printable Christmas puzzle will have students both practicing plotting ordered pairs on the coordinate plane and solving a fun tangram puzzle using the resulting outline from the plotted ordered pairs. I was inspired to create this Christmas-themed puzzle after seeing just how …

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Pentominoes Christmas Tree Puzzle

Help bring some festive puzzling spirit to your classroom with this pentominoes Christmas tree puzzle. My students love pentominoes puzzles, and I think your students will love these puzzles as well! Last Christmas, I made a note to myself to look for some Christmas-themed pentominoes puzzles for the next school year. I ended up lucking …

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Borax Snowflake Christmas Ornaments

One of my favorite ever projects was these Borax Snowflake Christmas Ornaments that I made a few years ago with my chemistry students with coffee filters. The ornaments are super glittery and sparkly in person. The pictures I took of my students’ finished ornaments really didn’t do them justice. It may be too late to …

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70 Creative Ideas for Celebrating Christmas in Math Class

Over the years, I’ve shared quite a few Christmas ideas in my Monday Must Reads posts. This year, I’ve taken the time to go through these posts and compile these holiday-themed ideas in a single post. Hopefully this will make accessing these amazing ideas that other math teachers have shared on twitter even easier to …

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Math Vocabulary Christmas Ornament Project

It’s the last day of the semester before Christmas Break. This means that my day pretty much consists of waiting impatiently for students to take their semester tests followed by a frenzy of grading to get the tests into the gradebook. The Math Vocabulary Christmas Ornament Project We’re on a block schedule for our two …

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