Sunday, August 14, 2011


I was just looking at all of the great Math Games on Teacher's Notebook and decided I would try to put a couple of my favorites into smartboard lessons for this coming school year.  I love the game 3's a Winner.  We learned this simple math game at a workshop last year and it is a favorite of my students.  It is great to put into centers once they learn how to play.  They basic set up is number sense from 1-10.  I like the fact that it is easily adapted to meet all learning levels. With a few tweaks you can do multiplication, subtraction, division and I am sure tons more.  You could even use it with letters before and after.  

Once you introduce this rules students can play without much support from you.  I always introduce this as our first math game at the beginning of the year. I made a demo using the page recorder in SMART Notebook so that I could easily introduce the game.  I also added a copy of the board that can be printed out and made into hands on gameboards.  
You can find this game on Teacher's Notebook but for my wonderful followers.  I am giving away a free copy to the first 3 people that leave a comment on this post.