# Tes Maths: Christmas collection

Engage secondary students right up until the last day of term with these curriculum-aligned seasonal lesson and activity ideas

## A selection box of festively fun maths resources to see you through to the winter break

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and with a few weeks left until the winter break you will be hard pushed to keep your students' minds on the maths at hand, and it won't be long before your secondary maths students are hinting for a bit of festive flair in lessons. With this in mind, we have gathered together a mathematical selection box of festive curriculum-aligned resources for you to spread some Christmas cheer with your classes.

### KS3 resources

#### Maths Relay Races (Problem-solving Puzzles)

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My classes love these: -I get relays printed in sets+laminated. -Pupils work in pairs,run out to my desk,get Q1,attempt to solve it+use a whiteboard pen to write the answer on the card. -They bring the answer to me.If it's right, they get Q2. If not I might give them another shot. ...

#### Christmas Coordinates

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Christmas Coordinates: 4 Quadrant - Elf (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant - Rudolf (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant - Santa (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Rudolf (1x1cm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Frosty (1x1cm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Holly (1x1cm) Enjoy!!! When i get a chance will make the following. ...

#### Christmas Transformations

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Here is another set of transformation pictures that will create a lovely Christmas scene. There is a reindeer and Christmas tree which only require multiple translations to create, the other snow man and reindeer involve a mixture of rotations, reflections and translations. All the worksheets a...

#### Collaborative Math Mosaics - Christmas Bundle (now 12 Versions!!)

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Engage your whole class this Christmas in a giant collaborative math colouring quest! This high-school take on "colour-by-number" style worksheets will have even your most reluctant students working to complete their assignments! For Christmas this year, I wanted to give you all somet...

#### Christmas Maths Activities

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In order to engage a wide range of students and abilities it is important to find ways to integrate religious education with other subject areas. Do you have pupils who love Maths? Do you have pupils who also love Religious Education? If so, this is the activity for them! Christmas Maths brin...

#### Year 8 Christmas team competition

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Pupils need to have covered sequences and area of a triangle. I like to score on a whiteboard using a spreadsheet. 50 points for the first team correct answers, 45 for second etc.

#### Christmas Coordinates-The Grinch

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The Grinch Coordinate pictures in 1 and 4 quadrants

#### Christmas Pirate Game!

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Thanks and credit to Paul Collins for the original format. In Christmas Pirate Game, students are on the hunt for the most presents! With slightly adapted rules, including a "mystery box" to generate random prizes / forfeits, the kids should love this version at Christmas!

#### Christmas Worksheets: Order of Operations with Integers

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This product contains **2 worksheets**. Perfect for independent practice, small group instruction or homework. A student should solve the problem and color the ball or gift with the correct answer in the color indicated on the right. An extra ball /gift should remain white. **The answers are in...

#### Christmas Maths - Simplify Fractions Maze

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Dive into the holiday spirit with this Christmas-themed Math Maze on Simplifying Fractions! This engaging resource is designed to make learning merry and bright. Ideal for reinforcing simplifying fractions in a festive and fun way. What s Included: 1 x Christmas-themed math maze Multiple pathway...

#### Algebra. Creating and Expanding Double Brackets. Christmas Challenge. FULL SET

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Algebra. Creating and Expanding Double Brackets. Christmas Challenge. FULL SET Brighten up algebra in the run up to Christmas with this fun little festive challenge. Students need produce two expressions for the area of the surface of my Christmas dinner table one with brackets and one without...

#### Christmas maths - Averages

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This Christmas maths colour by number activity will give students lots of practice of finding the mean, median, mode or range. A fun seasonal activity to engage students before Christmas AND they are still doing work! Great for a starter/plenary or early finishers. Especially if you want students t...

### KS4 resources

#### What's Santa Left In My Stocking? - Bodmas

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Calculate then unjumble the letters to find what Santa has left me this year!

#### What Was The Question? Christmas Theme

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The students are given the answer and asked to fill in the gaps in the question. Topics used involve probability, equations, simultaneous equations, fractions, percentages, ratio, speed, distance, time and many others. Some of the questions allow for multiple answers so discussion could be had. Desi...

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I made these advent calendars for my Advanced Higher and Higher Maths pupils. Idea is that they are doing at least one question a day in the run up to the Christmas holiday. The H questions are from topics we have covered so far so: coordinate geometry, polynomials & quadratics, functions a...

#### Christmaths Baubles

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A Christmas maths activity. Students design baubles and decorate with mathematic measurements. They can cut out the individual pieces to make a 3D bauble :) The instructions describe decorating using circles, sectors and segments, but these could be adapted.

#### Christmas maths Codebreaker on bidmas / order of operations

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An engaging codebreaker activity worksheet useful for GCSE revision lessons this christmas season. This worksheet covers **BIDMAS / Order of operations** including some square and cube roots and come complete with answers. Try a free christmas codebreaker:[Linear equations](https://www.tes.com/tea...

#### Christmas maths - surds colour by number

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This Christmas maths colour by number activity will give students lots of practice of simplifying surds. A fun seasonal activity to engage students before Christmas AND they are still doing work! Great for a starter/plenary or early finishers. Especially if you want students to practice and consoli...