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

How to make mathematical Christmas cards – Gorgeous Christmas cards which would pair perfectly with the mystic rose problem on Nrich


Christmas Math Puzzles – Logic puzzles with a Christmas theme including some Sudoku.  Also includes link to lots of other Christmas Maths resources.

Nrich 2017 Primary Advent Calendar and 2017 Secondary Advent Calendar – the fabulous annual links from Nrich giving you a problem for every day

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

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