Elementary Math Activities

Get the kids interested in learning math with fun elementary math activities.  Check out our printable Equation Search on this page for starters.

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Equation Search

Skills: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, or Division

What You Need:

Objective: To circle as many correct equations as possible on the equation worksheet.

Playing The Game:

  • Give a copy of the equation sheet to each player. If playing in teams, give one equation sheet to each team. Print Multplication Equation Search
  • Players will use their pencils to circle as many correct equations as possible on their number grid.Tip: It's a good idea to use the colored pencils when a player circles a correct equation that overlaps another circle equation.
  • The numbers that are circled in an equation must be right next to each other.
  • Let the players work for a certain amount of time and when the time is up have them put their their pencils down.
  • Each player counts the circle equations on their sheet.
  • The winner is the player that has the highest number of circled equations.Tip: After each player counts the number of equations they have circled, it is a good idea to make sure to exchange the sheets so that the other player/s can double check the circled equations to make sure they are correct.
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* You can tailor this activity to the skill level of your students. For example, if a student is needing practice with addition, have them circle all addition equations.

* Mixing different kinds of equations, for example, addition, subtraction, and multiplication equations on the same worksheet gives kids practice on more than one skill.

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