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

**Equation Search**

**Skills:** Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, or Division

**What You Need:**

- Equation Search Sheet
*(Multiplication Facts)*(Each player gets a copy) **"**Equation Search**New"***(Addition Sums to 20)*,- colored pencils (optional) for each player

**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*.

Extensions:

* 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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