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 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.



Subtraction with Borrowing

Math Dice and Card Games

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...

Egyptian Hieroglyphs and Math

Investigating the Egyptian Mathematical System

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

Any math student would love to learn a few of these fun tricks.

Mental Math Secrets

Math Tricks

Problem Solving

Check out these problems! They will make your students think.

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

Card Logic Puzzles

21 Fun Math Games has easy to print math games.

Virtual Dice

Kids love technology. Why not let them roll virtual dice? Here are a couple.

Virtual Dice #1

Virtual Dice #2


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.

Math Puzzles For Kids – 1st to 7th Grades

Let's Make Math Punny!

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