There is no question that playing games makes math more fun for everyone! Whether planning for games that kiddos can play at home during the school year or putting together learning bags for students to take home over breaks, dice and playing cards are inexpensive materials with tons of uses. In this post, you can download a free booklet of math games to play using dice.
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This downloadable booklet is chock full of games that require only a pair of regular dice. To assemble the booklet, you’ll need to copy the sheets two-sided (flip on the short side), fold them as a booklet, and staple.
Here are a few of the games included in the booklet.
- BUILD THE BIGGEST In this classic place value game, players roll the dice and use the digits to create the greatest number possible.
- PIG Players practice adding with this fun game of chance.
- BLOCK OUT Players create arrays to represent multiplication facts. The player with the largest area wins.
- ODD SQUAD Players practice multiplying numbers with multiples of ten.