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Year 3/4 differentiated FUN Mastery Multiplication problems and puzzles. CHRISTMAS THEMED.

Year 3/4 differentiated FUN Mastery Multiplication problems and puzzles. CHRISTMAS THEMED.

This resource includes an IWB presentation and a word document with Christmas themed multiplication problems and puzzles. Add an element of festive fun to your Maths lessons whilst still engaging the children and ensuring that your class have opportunities to tackle mastery style questions. There are 20 qs in total. Feel free to change the problems to suit the needs of your class. I hope these are useful. Many thanks.
Chesholivia
Numicon Number Bonds to 10 - Animated Powerpoint

Numicon Number Bonds to 10 - Animated Powerpoint

Number Bonds to 10 Powerpoint - 11 pages: Balance the scales with the correct Numicon - children click on the Numicon, if they choose correctly a reward sound plays and the Numicon moves to the scales; if they choose incorrectly a buzz sound plays and the Numicon wiggles but stays where it is. The last page allows the children to practice making number bonds on their own by moving any of the Numicon on and off the scales. PDF: Printable scales to laminate and use with real Numicon.
msmai
12 Days of Christmas (Interactive PowerPoint Game)

12 Days of Christmas (Interactive PowerPoint Game)

Can you remember how many Ladies were dancing? I can, thanks to this game ☺. This is a fun interactive whiteboard game with nice images and animations. It is suitable for all ages because you can make it as challenging as you want. -- It is a memory game which is enjoyable for both high and low ability – it helps students to learn what gift was sent on each of the twelve days of Christmas and in its most challenging form, helps them practice techniques to remember where each of the images/descriptions are hidden. Doing this activity on an interactive whiteboard gets the whole class involved – even when it's not their turn, students are thinking of the next ‘gift’ in their head (or out aloud) and they are desperate to say where it is! Suggestions for this activity: 1. Click the first button and go through the words of the song, perhaps several times. (after the first time, ask students if they can remember the next image/description before you display it). 2. Click the second button for the ‘Game with Images’. When you press ‘play’ and the board is revealed, press ‘peek’ to look at the uncovered board so that the students can try to learn where each of the images are; Depending upon the ability of the students, I would go through all of the images on the uncovered board, describing each image out aloud as it is touched (first go through in order from 12 down to 1, then you can do random images and see if the students remember what the image depicts. 3. Now return to the covered board and select a student. The student can try and uncover as many images as they can (in the correct order) before they go wrong. 4. In the beginning, I would allow the student to seek help from another (if they want) or, if they get four right, I might let them ‘peek’ again. (the main point of the game is to get students to learn the order of the 12 Christmas Gifts, so make up any rules that allow them to do this as many times as possible ☺) NOTES: • Encourage the students to say aloud the phrase that they are looking for because this reinforces the learning; • You may like to allow students to make two or three mistakes before they relinquish their turn; • You may allow a 15 second ‘peek’ after each student has their turn; • This activity works well as a teacher-led activity in which the class ‘vote’ which square is uncovered next. • Before it is played as a memory game, you as the teacher could randomly select a square and see if students can remember what image is hidden. Reveal the square to see if they are right and then repeat with a different covered square.
Maths4Everyone
Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s (Interactive PowerPoint Game)

Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s (Interactive PowerPoint Game)

This is a challenging and fun interactive whiteboard game with animations. All my students have loved this activity ('Sir, can we play the chain-game?'). It is enjoyable for both high and low ability – it not only helps students learn the 2, 5 and 10 times-tables, but they also need to remember where the numbers are hidden! --- I typically use this activity as a starter and then as a plenary at the end of the lesson. It gets the whole class involved – even when it's not a students turn, they are repeating the numbers in their head and they are desperate to say where the next number is! The way that I play the game: 1. I go through the members of the sequence and ensure that the students are familiar with each of the numbers; 2. When the board is revealed, I give about 15 seconds to ‘peek’ at the uncovered board so that the students can try to learn where the first few numbers are; 3. I then call up the students one-at-a-time to try an uncover as many numbers as they can before they go wrong. NOTES: I encourage the students to call out the number that they are looking for because this reinforces the learning. This activity works very well if you get two students to play against each other – either on the interactive whiteboard or on PCs.
Maths4Everyone
Add The Room North Pole Express & Memory Cards

Add The Room North Pole Express & Memory Cards

This train theme add the room has a number on each train car with a ten frame below to help students to add sums up to 10. There are 10 half page posters to copy, laminate and hang around the room. Students will take a recording sheet and clipboard and walk around the room writing the addition problem and answers on their recording sheet. Memory cards matching numbers on Christmas Trees to number of gifts are included. See thumbnails for what this product looks like.
kindergartencouture
QR Code (Optional) Tally Mark Task Cards 1-20 Christmas Reindeer

QR Code (Optional) Tally Mark Task Cards 1-20 Christmas Reindeer

To use these task cards as QR Code counting activity, students will count the candy tally marks on the task card and record their answer on the provided recording sheet. Then they scan the task card and look to see the correct answer. If correct they color in the smile face by their answer. If incorrect they color in the strait face indicating more practice is needed. There is also a recording sheet without smile faces. Students will need a mobile device with a QR code reader such as a tablet, iPad, iPhone, etc. QR codes are a great way for your students to get immediate feedback during center time. These task cards can be used with out using the QR Code as well simply by counting the tally marks and recording how many they counted on the provided recording sheet. Task cards can also be used as a count the room activity since they have a number on them and matching recording sheet!
kindergartencouture
Hanukkah Count The Room

Hanukkah Count The Room

This Hanukkah count the room has 10 Hanukkah related pictures. the ten frames range from 1–10 and and the same pictures for double ten frames 11-20. You choose which is best for your students. There are 3 recording sheets. The first recording sheet has a place to record the number counted on the ten frame and a blank ten frame to color in what it looked like. The second recording sheet has a place to record the number counted on the ten frame and spaces to write the next two numbers. The third recording sheet students record the number and write the number that comes before and after that number. A cut and paste worksheet is included that goes along with how many were counted during the write the room activity. Print the cards and laminate the posters for durability. Place them around the room or in a container. This activity is a great way for students to practice 1:1 correspondence, ten frame recognition, number writing, counting up, numbers before and after.
kindergartencouture
Missing Numbers 1-20 Task Cards - Winter Gnomes

Missing Numbers 1-20 Task Cards - Winter Gnomes

Practice missing numbers 1-20 on a number line. 20 task cards are included that feature a number line with one missing number. Students find a card around the room (or at a center if you don't roam the room). Next they determine the missing number and write it next to the matching letter on the recording sheet. The cards could also be used to play a game of scoot or laminated and used to write on with a dry erase marker.
kindergartencouture
Missing Numbers 1-20 Task Cards -Moose

Missing Numbers 1-20 Task Cards -Moose

Practice missing numbers 1-20 on a number line. 20 task cards are included that feature a number line with one missing number. Students find a card around the room (or at a center if you don't roam the room). Next they determine the missing number and write it next to the matching letter on the recording sheet. The cards could also be used to play a game of scoot or laminated and used to write on with a dry erase marker.
kindergartencouture
Missing Number Task Cards 1-20 (Cars) Write The Room

Missing Number Task Cards 1-20 (Cars) Write The Room

Practice missing numbers 1-20 on a number line. 20 task cards are included that feature a number line with one missing number. Students find a card around the room (or at a center if you don't roam the room). Next they determine the missing number and write it next to the matching letter on the recording sheet. The cards could also be used to play a game of scoot or laminated and used to write on with a dry erase marker.
kindergartencouture