Fun Activities-1

Conduct a Math Scavenger Hunt:

Students can discover the ways in which we use math in our everyday lives with this activity.

Kindergarteners can:

(For this age group I would suggest using a story book or find these items around the house.)

- find a square, rectangle, triangle or circle
- find todays date
- find a number greater or less than a given number (use numbers 1 thru 10)
- find something longer than their pointer finger
- find something shorter than their arm
- find a pattern (shapes or colors)

- find something heavier than an apple
- find something heavier than their body
- find a given color
- find a given number of something (3 socks , 5 pennies, etc.)

First Graders can:

(For this age group I would suggest using a story book, a magazine or find these items around the house.)

~find a cube, sphere, cylinder, or cone

~find today's date

~find a number greater than or less than a given number

(use numbers 1 through 100)

~find something longer than their foot

~find something shorter than their finger

~find something heavier than an apple

~find something lighter than themselves

~find a written time

~find a number in written form

~find a pattern in shapes or numbers

Second Graders can:

(For this age group I would suggest using a story book, a magazine, newspaper or items around the house.)

~find a shape with a given number of straight sides, and corners

(For example find a shape with 3 corners...Triangle)

~find a price with dollars and cents

~find a number greater than or less than a given number

(use numbers 1 through 500)

~find something longer that 3 inches

~find something shorter than 1 foot

~find coins worth a given amount (ex. find 35 cents)

~find a number written in word form

~find a printed time

~find a number pattern

~find a bar graph

~find a line graph