It’s that time of year when it is hard to keep the kids focuses on anything non-Christmas related! You are trying to push through with maths in amongst the craziness of concert rehearsals, craft activities and parties.
Below I have pulled together a few links for some ideas for fun Christmas themed Maths lessons to help you get to that last day.
You might also like my post – Christmas Maths – my top 5 go-to activities
Christmas Math Activity: Graphing with Gift Bows – A simple activity for organising and counting
Make a marble run with bells – Would be great fun outdoors where you can stick cardboard tubes to walls or fences
Christmas Tree Roll & Cover Christmas Math Games – Simple dice roll and cover games for addition and one more/less
Christmas Printables – Lots of fantastic templates to set up counting stations in early years including Christmas themed ten frames
Christmas Math Puzzles – Logic puzzles with a Christmas theme including some Sudoku. Also includes link to lots of other Christmas Maths resources.
3D Snowman – A craft project using plastic cups (disclaimer: I have not tried making one of these yet so don’t know if it’s as easy as it looks!)
Transum Christmaths – Links to some puzzles and maths starters
Suffolk Maths Christmas Collection – Great selection of links geared towards Secondary Maths
PNC Christmas Price Index – Prices for buying the 12 days of Christmas! In dollars but could generate some interesting discussions!
Mr Barton’s Blog – a collated list of Christmas Maths activities from TES resources