## St Patrick’s Day Addition Riddles

My kids love puns and riddles and jokes. Even really silly jokes can often elicit a smile. So I love to include them in our school work. St Patrick’s Day St Patrick’s Day isn’t one of the major holidays but it’s still a fun day! We typically have fun by dressing up in green and…

## St Patrick’s Day Multiplication Maze

Looking for fun multiplication practice? You’ve found it with this St Patrick’s Day themed multiplication maze. St Patrick’s Day Multiplication Maze I’m a big believer in the idea that some subjects require a lot of repetition. I’m also a big believer that repetition done wrong can be so boring. So I’m constantly looking for ways…

## St. Patricks Day Number Line

Admittedly, we don’t do a lot of number line stuff.  I want the boys to be familiar with it, because having more tools when it comes to math is always better.  But it hasn’t been the tool they’ve resonated with the most.  So we just use it enough to keep up the skill. I thought…

## Shamrock Skip Count Hop

We don’t have a driveway or walkway or any area where we can really get out with sidewalk chalk.  So sometimes we get new sidewalk chalk and head to the park.  It’s always a fun treat and met with enthusiasm.  I decided to take advantage of that enthusiasm to get them to practice some skip…

## Graph and Tally – Read the Room

We’ve done many “read the room” activities before but it’s always been with language arts activities.  Perhaps I should have called this “math the room”.  Either way, I thought it would be fun to graph the images we find around the room.  It wouldn’t be necessary to find each and every image.  The idea is…

## Shamrock Shoot – Number Sense, Addition, and Multiplication

Combining something your child enjoys with something they need to do for school is often a recipe for success. My kids love NERF guns. Incorporating NERF guns into their school has rarely gone awry and this activity was no different. The concept is simple – add two numbers together and shoot the answer! If your…

## Shamrock Place Value Manipulatives

Place value is a big deal when it comes to explaining math concepts.  And I especially love to illustrate new concepts with manipulatives.  So why not make some shamrock place value manipulatives, right? There are so so so many ways to use these.  We have a tendency to pull out manipulatives anytime we start to…

## Make 10 Memory Game

Yes, more make 10 practice!  Of course you could easily change this game to practice any number.  We’re starting with memorizing 10s and doubles and then will move onto 6-9.   Don’t miss the rest of the St Patricks Day math activities!   So typically in memory you are searching for matching cards.  In this…