Best Math Games and Activities
This week we’ll be sharing our best games and activities by category and age. They come directly from the award-winning K12 curriculum, and represent how online education works and what it looks like.
Preschool: Animal Graphs
Practice counting and creating graphs using animals at the zoo.
Kindergarten: Telling Time
Use this interactive clock to practice reviewing time with your student.
First Grade: Money Matters
Practice addition by using coins. Try all five different modes if calculating the correct value.
Second Grade: Ways to Show Fractions
When students begin to learn fractions, they can be a difficult to visualize. This interactive tool allows students to see the problem in a variety of ways.
Third Grade: Baseball Fast Facts
Put your math skills to the test in this baseball themed activity. How many can you hit out of the park?
Fourth and Fifth Grade: The Weather Report
Learn about the mean, median, mode and range in this great activity. You can re-create this activity by tracking the weather by your home for several days and figuring out the solutions.
Middle School: Mapping Out Quadratic Functions
Being able to visualize the parable as you manipulate the numbers makes this a fantastic tool when learning about quadratic functions.
High School: Correlation Coefficient
Create your own scatter plots, or use a given set to calculate the correlation coefficient.
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Peter Spain is a contributing writer for Learning Liftoff and a manager at K12. A graduate from George Mason University, Peter has worked for several years in the education and entertainment industry. He strives to make learning fun for children by contributing to the games and activities section of the site, and keeping an eye out for advancements in edutainment.