A powerful and enjoyable method of teaching mathematics is the use of group games and activities.
Many group games and activities are ideally suited to mathematics classes because they are inherently fun to play and can explicitly or implicitly help students grow in their knowledge of key mathematical and numeracy skills.
Skills such as counting, measurement, estimation, patterns, problem-solving and geometry, can all be taught through the use of mathematical games and exercises.
Take a look at the samples listed at the bottom of this page to explore some great activity ideas to blend with your existing maths curriculum.
Some of the more powerful reasons teachers integrate the use of group games and activities into their maths curriculum include:
If for no other reason, your group is sure to embrace the joy that comes from playing many group games.
The images below provide links to a sample of group activities which can be easily integrated into your existing curriculum to teach mathematics and numeracy skills, drawn from playmeo’s innovative activity database.
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