Math Division games
Playing math division games gives kids a fun way to learn and master division skills!
Not just the same old homework and division worksheets routine. Break out a
game and kids look at math in a whole new way!
Don't Duck Division
Grade Level: 3 - 4
Skill: Division with factors up to 12
Number of players: 2
Object of the game: Score more points than your opponent by completing boxes on the game board
- Don’t Duck Division game board
- Game cards, or your own division flash cards
- Calculator to check answers
- Pencil for each player
- Timer (optional)
- Decide who plays first. Player with the shortest name starts. Decide how long the game will last. Set a timer if necessary.
- The first player draws a card, reads the division problem and calls out the answer.
other player uses the calculator to check Player 1’s answer. If his
answer is correct, Player 1 draws a line segment on the game board. If
the answer is incorrect, he does not draw a line and his turn is over.
- Player 2 takes a turn using the same method.
to play. The player who draws a line that finishes a 4-sided box writes
his initials in that box. When a player completes a box, he also gets
to draw an extra line on the game board.
- At the
end of playing time, players calculate their score. Each box with a duck
inside is worth 3 points. Each box with initials only is worth 1 point.
The player with the most points wins.
See how the picture below shows
6 ÷ 2 = 3
And when they're ready
for higher level division math games...
Now that those division facts are
mastered, the next step is dividing larger numbers! We've got to work
our way up the ladder, right? Check out this 2 and 3-digit division game.
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