Commercial Math Games
Shut the Box
Players take turns rolling the dice to "cover up" the numbers on the board. Continue rolling the dice and using addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division, to cover up the numbers until there are no more possibilities. Add the remaining numbers for your score. The second player repeats the process, rolling the dice to cover the numbers, until they can no longer cover the numbers. The player with the lowest score wins!
4 Way Countdown
Complete basic math problems to flip over all 10 keys first to win the game. Gameplay develops math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Mid-year grade 1, 2 – 4 players.
Designed for two to four players, this game is sure to develop and sharpen beginning math skills, because the only way to escape the mire is to roll the dice and add and subtract your way around the board. Landing on special squares, such as Even or Odds or a number space, makes things even more interesting; you could get stuck for quite a while. Grade 1, 2 – 4 players
24 Game – Add and Subtract
Three levels of challenge. Cards have a self-check feature (answer on back) and offer three levels of difficulty. Easy, 1 Dot cards start with two numbers on each wheel; more challenging 2 and 3 Dot cards have three numbers per wheel.
Who's High? Who's Low? Money Game
Students compare money values…as they play our skill-building board game! Players just spin to select “high” or “low, ” then compare values on their game cards by counting coin & bill combinations. Targets determining the value of coins and bills, counting coin combinations and comparing numbers. 2-4 players.
This fun, fast-paced game teaches kids to handle money, make change and more…as they save and spend their allowance! For 2-4 players, 2ndhalf of grade 2 and beyond.
Kids take turns playing coin cards and try to be the one to add up all the cards to exactly $1.00 (one dollar)! 4 players, grade 2
Snap It Up! – Money
A fast-paced card game that builds coin identification, counting, adding and subtracting. The first player to snap up three correct coin amounts wins. Grade 2 and up
Students race to fill up their piggy banks—and polish their money skills as they play! Players work out money problems with realistic coins…and write the answers on their piggy bank cards. The first player to fill up a piggy bank card wins the game! For 2-4 players. 2nd half of grade 2 and beyond
The object of this board game is to earn money while winding along a cartoon path. If the spinner lands on "no nickels" then you collect your change with any coins except for nickels. There's an additional incentive to use critical thinking and coin combining skills.
2 – 4 players end of 2nd grade and beyond
Read the Clock
Students read the clock and race to stay on schedule—strengthening time-telling skills as they play! Players match clock cards to times printed on the game board…and race through a day of exciting activities. The first player to match up all of her clock pieces wins the game! For 2-4 players. Grade 2
Dino Math Tracks – Place Value
This award-winning game can be played at various levels. Counting, addition, subtraction and place value skills are strengthened in the ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands places. For 2-4 players.
Place Value Mystery House Game
In this skill-building math game, players solve place value problems to move around the game board…then check their answers in the mystery decoder and write each answer on their place value cards. Targets understanding place value and writing numbers up to thousands. Grade 2, for 2-4 players.
Round the World in Place Value
The broad scope of this game takes the students learning the numbering system for the first time, to learning to round numbers, to counting places after the decimal point. Whether before or after the decimal point, kids will be trotting around the globe building an understanding of the wonderful number system they use. Extension activities go into the millions and billions.
Space Chase – Place Value to Hundreds
Players use their place value and addition/subtraction skills to try to move all of their ships to the space station first. Roll the dice and arrange them into addition and subtraction problems. The answer to each problem determines how many spaces the ships move ahead on the place value paths. Grade 2, 2 – 4 players
A game where learning your multiplication table is made easy, fun and captivating. To Play: roll the dice and multiply the results to position your pawns in a challenging game. The solutions are on the board. Move the right pawn, choose the best die and roll it again: place three pawns in a row and you win.
Iguana Factor Multiplication Game
This game, for two to four young players, combines elements of chance with facts of arithmetic. The result is a fun and absorbing game that reinforces multiplication-table knowledge (from 1 to 10) as players try to connect their path of markers across the board.
Players work together to create wheels of numbers that share a common factor. Can be used as an individual or group activity. Cards have a self-check feature (answer on back) to allow students to practice or review multiplication facts without supervision. For more activities, go to our "Teacher's Tools" section.
Math Noodlers (+, -, /, x, graphing, fractions, decimals and time)
Making their way around the board, students solve math problems in fun and creative ways. As they land on different colors, students answer problems by choosing a Write It, Draw It, Show It, or Choose It card.
Math Dash – multiplication and division
Math facts come alive with this exciting game of strategy! Players race to see who can correctly solve their math problems and place four playing pieces in a row. Players will discover the need to block their opponents' moves as they strategically place their playing pieces
This easy-to-play bingo game gives students a super-fun way to master fractions! It’s played just like traditional bingo, only when you call out a fraction, kids search their game cards for its graphic representation! Includes all the materials you need for up to 36 players.
Grade 2 or 3 – can play in small groups or with the whole class.
Pie in the Sky
Introduces kids to fractions and math skills. Each player picks a type of marker and then gives the spinner a twist to see what kind of fraction comes up. The player must find that fraction on the board--2/3, for instance--and place a marker on top of it. The first player to get three markers in a row wins. 2 – 4 players - end of grade 2 and beyond.
Who's High? Who's Low? Fractions Game
Players spin to select “high” or “low,” then compare values on their game cards. Whoever has the highest or lowest card collects them all…and the player with the most cards at the end of the game wins! Targets understanding equivalent fractions, adding fractions with like denominators and comparing fractions.
Auntie Pasta’s Fraction Game
Auntie Pasta has been busy making pizza, and now it's time to collect the different sized slices to fill up the pizza pans. A fun way to introduce fractions. Includes a game board, pizza fraction cards and spinner. Grade 3, 4 players
Pizza Fraction Bingo
Targets fraction identification on side 1. Reinforces fraction equivalencies on side 2. Offers 2 levels of challenge for differentiated instruction. Includes 4 double-sided game boards, double-sided spinner, 36 game markers and Activity Guide. 2-4 players
Numeracy: Building Fraction Fluency
Players systematically build their skills, ultimately being able to combine three fractions using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or division to produce a whole number. In between is a progression of games such as recognizing equivalent fractions, pairing two fractions whose sum is one, and combining a picture with two equivalent fractions.
Amazon Expedition – Compare and Order Fractions
Students will have a blast with this fun and engaging way of identifying greater than and less than fractions. With two levels of play students will gain understanding of fractions with denominators of halves through twenty-fouths. 2-4 players.
Halves, thirds, fourths, sixths, eighths, and twelfths are collected as players scoot around the game board. The focus is on using common denominators to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and combine fractions into sets of "one." The winner is the player who forms the most "ones." Simple combinations and operations serve the interests of beginners. Complex combinations offer unlimited challenges to advanced players. For 2-4 players or teams.
Players match hiding places with ordered pairs such as (2, 5) and (4, 3), building an octopus-like pattern outward from the starting board. Where’s Wilson? is self-checking! If the 44 dominoes are placed correctly, open ends of those on the eight arms and those yet to be played can be paired. For 2-4 players, grades 3 and up
Where’s Wilma – graphing in 4 quadrants
Players match mystery locations with ordered pairs such as (-6, 3) and (-1, -2), building an octopus-like pattern outward from the starting board. There are always eight places open for play. Partner game, self-checking. Game variations add spice and versatility. For 2-4 players, grade 5
Numeracy – Building Whole Number Fluency
Five levels of play challenge students over a wide range of abilities. At level 1 players find sums of two single digit numbers to 'make ten". At level 5 players use any combination of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, squares, and square roots to make multiples of ten using three single digit numbers!
Totally Tut – Math Operations
Combine basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) with order-of-operations practice. Players build equations across the rows of the pyramid by using numeral and operation triangles to create and solve math problems! But beware, your opponents can steal or swap your number triangles to complete their pyramids first! Game board has four pyramids and a built-in spinner. For 2–4 players.
The “Math Attack” Racing Game
Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and rounding skills while playing this fast-paced, exciting racing game. Strategically combine dice to your advantage to send your opponent back or send you toward the finish. Duration of play: 15 minutes. For 2-4 players. Grade 2 and up.
Plot Your Course
Students will learn graphing and locating ordered pairs at 3 different levels! Level 1, finding points in a single figure; Level 2, finding points in two intersecting figures and Level 3, finding points in three intersecting figures. Includes 108 game cards, spinner and pawns. Grades 2-5
Shout "SET" and everyone checks to see if you have discovered the three cards that form a set from the 12 laid face up on the table. You are now one point ahead and the dealer lays out 3 more cards. The search starts again. There are no turns, so you don't wait to pick up the action. Age is no advantage in this game, so try this on your parents!