These division activities give your students a chance to build their division skills while they play. They'll enjoy this division board game....just print off and you're ready to play!
"Division Jump" Math Game
Skills: Division of one-digit numbers into two, three, and four digit numbers.
Number of Players: 2 to 3
What you need: pair of dice, game board, deck of cards
Preparation: Print game board.
Object of the Game: To score the most points by correctly answering division problems while traveling around the game board.
- Player 1 rolls the dice and moves her piece that
many spaces on the game board.
- Player 1 then draws 2, 3, or 4 cards from the top
of the deck and arranges in any order to form a number.
draws two of hearts, five of spades, and six of
clubs. Player 1 arranges these three
cards horizontally in any order front of her.
She chooses to form the number, 362.
- If player 1
answers correctly, she receives 2, 3, or 4 points (2 pts.
for a 2digit divisor, 3 pts. for a 3 digit divisor, or 4 pts. for a 4 digit
divisor.) If incorrect, player 1 receives no points for that round. The Player’s turn ends for the round after
their score for that division problem is figured out.
- One or more of the other players will check (with
calculator) to see if Player 1 is correct.
To Check With Calculator:
- The next player (take turns in clockwise
direction) takes their turn in the same way.
- When a player lands on a snake, they lose a turn.
- If a player lands on an alligator, they lose the
number of points shown on that space.
- And if a player lands on a scorpion, they lose 1 point.
- Player 1 announces her answer along with remainder
(if there is one) to the players.
- If player lands on a frog, they get to jump to the next two division spaces (one at a time) and perform the
divisions for those spaces. They will perform
the division problem for the first space and figure their points as explained
before. After they do that division,
they move their piece to the next
division space and perform that
division and figure their points
- Player 1 writes the number formed with her cards
on her paper and performs the division problem.
Divide the number indicated on the space they landed on into the number
the number formed with the cards.
- The player to have the most points after ten
rounds is declared the winner. Enjoy!!!
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