Triangle Lie Detector

Triangle Lie Detector

Here is a blank picture if you’d rather create your own prompt. Number talks with @MathBeforeBed 🙂 pic.twitter.com/y9dKYXS9E6 — Grade…

Two Truths & One Lie

Two Truths & One Lie

For example here is one statement: “I see MORE than 9 squares.” Is this a truth or a lie? Here…

Familiar Face

Familiar Face

Count the number of shapes. Count the number of shapes by colour. Count the number of green triangles that could…

Lego Cars

Lego Cars

Do you see circles? How many? Do you see rectangles? How many? How many more

I See…..

I See…..

I see a circle. What do you see? What shapes do you see? What symmetry do you see?

Missing Symmetry

Missing Symmetry

Describe the missing part of this owl. Describe the symmetry. Draw the other part of this owl so that it…

Holiday Sort

Holiday Sort

Showing Their Thinking: Getting into the Christmas spirit with @MathBeforeBed pic.twitter.com/UoR3e5xGdw — Ms. Anthony (@MsAnthony27) December 7, 2017

Really Big Lights

Really Big Lights

\ \ Keep the discussion going: See more resources over on\’a0http://mrorr-isageek.com/really-big-lights-a-math-problem/

Magic Rings

Magic Rings

\ \ Imagine we taped to strips/rings of paper together and then cut down the middle of each. What would…

Puzzling Dimensions

Puzzling Dimensions

\ \ You can read more about trying to incorporate math into your puzzle making.\ \  

3D Tic-Tac-Toe

3D Tic-Tac-Toe

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Lite-Brite Shapes

Lite-Brite Shapes

\ \ Download free printables to use in your Lite-Brite. You still have one right?\ \ \ \ or have…

Same & Different

Same & Different

\ \ What shapes are similar? Congruent? Is there any symmetry?\ \ Design a new pattern that has some similarities…

Wooden Logs

Wooden Logs

\ \ Estimate – How many wooded logs are BEHIND the blue rectangle? How did you estimate?

Battleship

Battleship

\ \ Play a round of battleship. Discuss how you ask for hits and misses.

Symmetry in the Picture

Symmetry in the Picture

Thinking: Exploring symmetry. #tmwyk pic.twitter.com/2rfzEi8sf4 — Mark Trushkowsky (@mtrushkowsky) December 17, 2017

Block Tower

Block Tower

\ \ What could you and your child count in this picture? Predict how many more “turns” until it falls…

Can you see the faces?

Can you see the faces?

\ \ Ask your child how they counted the faces? Then ask them to count them a different way.\ \…

Canada 150

Canada 150

\ \ Kyle Pearce has shared a math challenge for each day in June to prepare for today, Canada’s 150…

Headbandz: Numbers

Headbandz: Numbers

\ \ Try to guess your own number. After playing with numbers play with shapes.

What do you see?

What do you see?

\ \ How many triangles would fill the centre of the completed picture?

Complete the Square

Complete the Square

\ \ How many little squares are there in total after completing the big square? What are other square numbers?…

More Squares

More Squares

\ \ How did you create the red squares? Draw a diagram to show your thinking.

Putting it on the Line

Putting it on the Line

\ \ For more activities like this please check out clotheslinemath.com and Estimation180.com/clothesline

Two Cubes

Two Cubes

\ \ Extensions:How many more yellow squares do you need to add to the big cube to make the big…