## Roll and Color Worksheet

Get in some great counting practice with this roll and color worksheet. Dice and crayons make this a fun practice activity! My toddler is currently obsessed with counting. It definitely makes my math teacher heart happy. He loves playing different games, so I made this roll and color worksheet for him and told him that …

## Count and Match Worksheets 1-6 with Dice

These two free printable count and match worksheets give plenty of practice counting numbers from 1-6 by looking at pictures of dice. It is available to download as a free printable PDF. My three-year old (almost four – how did that happen?!?) has been bring home lots of matching worksheets from daycare. He loves drawing …

## Tenzi Data Collection Activity for Comparing Data Sets

Tenzi is one of my favorite games to use in the math classroom for data collection activities. I love Tenzi because the rules are super easy and fast to explain to students, and the sheer variety of ways to play keeps students (and me as the teacher) from getting bored! A few years ago when …

## Divisibility Rules Dice Game

I created this divisibility rules dice game several years ago to give students practice with using divisibility rules. To play the game, students need to be able to determine if numbers are divisible by 2, 3, 5, 9, or 10. I used this game with 9th graders enrolled in “Math Concepts,” a course designed for …

## Pi Day Dice Challenge

This Pi Day Dice Challenge was inspired by a twitter post from Texas Math Teacher. I created a free downloadable template that can be used to host a Pi Day Dice Challenge Tournament in your own classroom. Just add dice! I decided to take the idea and run with it. I created a template to …

## Roll a Number Dice Activity for Practicing Absolute Value, Opposite, Reciprocal, and Opposite Reciprocal

I think I’m almost finally done sharing activities to review absolute value, opposite, reciprocal, and opposite reciprocal. This was a new skill addition this year, so I had to start from scratch with making review activities! To understand my rationale for this activity, you kinda need to know what my SBG quiz for this skill …

## Blocko Probability Game

I love using the Blocko game to give students much needed practice with experimental and theoretical probability. This game also goes by the name “Beano.” I prefer to play it with linking cubes, so we call it Blocko. Algebra 1 is in the midst of our LAST unit of the year.  With the stress and …

## Tenzi vs Splitzi Measures of Central Tendency Activity

This Tenzi vs Splitzi data collection activity was the perfect set-up for practicing finding measures of central tendency with my Algebra 1 students. I love a good dice game.  I’ve blogged before about playing Farkle with my students.  I don’t think I’ve ever gotten around to blogging about it, but my husband and I love …

## Free Printable Farkle Score Sheet (with Scoring Guidelines)

Looking to play a friendly game of Farkle with friends or with your students in your classroom? I’ve got a free printable Farkle Score Sheet to help make your game play run smoothly. What is Farkle? Farkle is an incredibly fun and addictive dice game that is equally suitable for a fun family game night …

## Scientifico – A Bingo Style Game for Practicing Scientific Notation

Scientifico was probably my favorite activity we did for practicing scientific notation. I found it online here. To play this game, you’ll need game boards for each pair of students, three dice for each pair of students, and a recording sheet for each student. I recommend laminating these game boards for durability.  Of course, I …

## Operations with Functions Dice Practice Activity

I created this operations with functions dice practice activity to give my Algebra 2 students some practice with the topic after we completed our operations with functions foldable. I wanted a way to make practicing this a little more fun because I have to be honest: this isn’t the most exhilarating Algebra 2 topic to …

## Always Sometimes Never Dice Activity for Real Number System

I created this always sometimes never dice activity for classifying numbers according to the real number system. We completed this after sorting numbers using our Real Number System Nesting Boxes. I always hated Always, Sometimes, Never questions when I did them as a geometry student in high school. But, I decided to give it a …

## Petals Around the Rose

Petals Around the Rose is a fun and frustrating dice-based brainteaser. It makes a great activity for the first week of school in math class! I first learned about Petals Around the Rose from Annie Forest in her blog post on 8 Ideas for the Last Minutes of Math Class.  Usually, I read a post …

## Point-Slope Form Dice Activity

I created this point-slope form dice activity for my Algebra 1 students. This year I did something wrong.  Something seriously wrong. What did I do wrong?  I’m not entirely sure.   But, my students are convinced that point-slope form is easier than slope intercept form.  This. Has. Never. Happened. Before.  My students normally dread point-slope …

## No Fives Dice Activity for Modeling Exponential Decay

I got a chance to experience the no fives dice activity for modeling exponential decay at a common core workshop that I attended (OGAP) during the summer of 2013. Illustrative Mathematics has a similar dice activity called “Decaying Dice.” I am blogging about the activities that we worked through in an effort to both make …

## Probability Bingo Game

One of my favorite statistics activities for introducing probability is Probability Bingo. Probability Bingo is not your typical bingo game. You aren’t looking for five in a row. Instead, the winner is the first person to fill up their ENTIRE bingo card. I once attended an AP Summer Institute for AP Statistics at the University …

## Dice Activity for Reviewing Square Roots

Today I want to share with you the best activity ever for reviewing square roots. This is the first time I have ever taught my students to simplify square roots.  So, it may not be the best activity ever.  But, I can tell you that I have never had more engaged students in my Algebra …

## Greedy Pig Dice Game for Practicing Probability

I learned how to play the greedy pig dice game from my cooperating teacher at the middle school level who learned it at a workshop.  Since becoming aware of this game, I’ve seen various versions floating around the internet.  As part of my probability unit with my 8th graders after the OCCT, my cooperating teacher …

## Probability Game

After my 8th graders finished their state testing, my cooperating teacher and I decided to plan a mini-unit on probability.  Probability is an 8th grade math standard in Oklahoma, but it is not tested by the state. To be clear, I did not make up this game.  I discovered this probability game a few weeks …