# Making Math Fun

### J.Galbreath, B. Gasior, Gifted Resource Teachers

## Whiteboard Games

**Mr. Wolfe's Math Interactive Whiteboard**is a resource for teachers and students to find content specific math games for elementary. His resources are grouped by grade level then content topic. They would make great centers for students to use during a math rotation or as a resource for first line instruction.

## Teachers-YouTube

**Teachers-YouTube**can really make learning fun. It is simple to use. Just click the link and search for the topic in the search bar. Check out these queries on specific math topics.

## Math Dice and Card Games

**Going Up, Coming Down Addition and Subtraction**

The **Muggins Game** is a fun way to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

## Independent Study in Math

**Maya Math Game**

Do you have students who like to study a topic in-depth? This interactive site about the Ancient Maya culture leads students on a study of Maya math and the expert mathematicians of the Maya culture.

Or, Egyptians...

**Crack the Code**is a study of Cryptology. Students might enjoy practicing their analytical thinking and learning the science of secret codes!

## Mental Math Tricks

## Problem Solving

**Math Puzzles and Brain Teasers** - this is an entire book of math logic problems.

**21 Fun Math Games** has easy to print math games.

## Virtual Dice

## MATH MYSTERIES

Calling all math detectives! Mysteries are popping up all over town, and our chief sleuth needs your help to crack each case.

**Math Maven's Mysteries (printable)**

**Math Mysteries (online mysteries for students 7-9 years old)**

## Math Puzzles

These puzzles are fun activities for children and cover several math topics for each grade (Grades 1-7). Each puzzle link below connects to a printable PDF sheet which also has an answer sheet attached.