Flyin' Math Facts!
Love That Teaching Idea! Staff
Submitted: November 24, 2001
the document below, which contains a "student instruction
sheet", a kites and bows reproducible, and student worksheet.
Print the kites and bows and make 8 copies. Write an "answer"
to a math problem on each kite. Write various combinations of
math problems (that match up with each answer) on the bows. (See
examples below) There should be 3 combinations of math problems
that match up with each individual kite. Attach a piece of yarn
to the end of each kite.
is done with 2 students. If done with 2 players, have students
divide the "kites" into 2 piles. Each player takes a
pile and lays the kites in front of him. Taking turns, each student
pulls out a "bow" that has a math problem written on
it. If the answer to the problem matches the student's kite, he
keeps it and puts it on the yarn. If it doesn't match, then the
student places it back in the container. The first player to complete
all of his kites, wins.
by having the students fill out the matching worksheet to be handed
into the teacher. Students simply fill out the kites on the worksheet
as it looks in front of them.
math problems you use depends on the grade you teach.
of answers on a kite, with its possible matching answers on the
Matching Problems: 9x2, 15+3, 6x3
Possible Matching Problems: 6+0, 4+2, 8-2
here to download the reproducible.
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