I can’t take all the credit for this math game, as I adapted it from one we play in Maths club at school. The game in school has 4 tunnels with numbers 1-4 on them, the idea being that you take turns to roll a marble through the tunnel’s adding up the numbers as you go, the winner is the first to 10.

We made more than 4 tunnels, used higher numbers and added a ‘minus’ tunnel. Z wanted to play that the winner was the first to 40.

Math game

We had to use bigger balls too, as marbles are a bit small for Baby H.

This game has been brilliant for practising mental arithmatic with Z, and number recognition with S.

We also made this fun alternative with DUPLO.

What do you think?

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TheBoyandMeThat’s genius! I’m going to get daddy onto that later!

TheBoyandMeWe’ve just played a much simpler version of that and it’s my 366 today!

adminPost authorYay! i love that you liked it. xx

Crystal @ Growing A Jeweled RoseWhat a fun way to teach numbers. I have pinned this to do with my little ones some time soon. Thanks so much for sharing at Tuesday Tots! We hope you will join us next week as well!

adminPost authorThanks for pinning! See you next week. xx

@mummydaddymeYou are so clever, I bet it is lots of fun in your house! x

adminPost authorIt is, mostly!! xx

The Daily MumGenius! I’m going to play it with my kids.

adminPost authorYay, so glad you liked it. xx

maggy, red ted artOh my. So simple. Yet so fun! Ans what a great way to learn numbers!! (and maybe do some adding up?!)

Thank you for sharing on Kids Get Crafty!

Maggy

Cerys @ Rainy Day MumOhhh J would love this – he won’t be up to the addition but I love that it will help with number recognition and can see it being adapted for letters, colours… ohhh the possibilities!

Thank you for linking up with Tuesday Tots and hope that you will link up again next week.

adminPost authorYay, its good isn’t it?

sarahmumof3what a great idea I may have to give this ago too x

adminPost authorYay so glad you like it!

JennyLove it!

JennyLove this idea! Thanks for sharing.

Stopped in from TGIF.

adminPost authorThank you. x

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KatieWhat fun! Our littlest boys LOVE balls, so this would be a great way to begin to introduce them to math concepts while they play! Thanks for sharing your idea with this week’s Show and Tell on ABC & 123!

adminPost authorYay, so glad you like it. x

cathy @ nurturestoreThanks for joining in with the Kids Co-op link-up. L keeps coming to me to tell me what this number and this number make – I think she’ll really enjoying playing this.

adminPost authoroh fab, let us know how you get on.x

Multiple MummySuch a brilliant idea! You really are creative, I really think you have a teacher in you waiting to get out! x

Thanks for linking to Family Frolics.

adminPost authorHa ha, I am not patient enough.

Jamie HWhat a GREAT and fun way to teach numbers! Thanks for linking to Fun Stuff Fridays!

adminPost authorThank you, we had fun!

CarrieWhat a fun game!! I love it. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday! I hope you will share with us again this week!

adminPost authorThank you, I’m so glad you like i!

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Being MumA great idea, will be having a go at this and perhaps adapting it for my older children. Thanks for this.

adminPost authorLet me know how you get on!

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hazel rigazioGREAT IDEA

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JDaniel4's MomBoth tunnels look like lots of fun!

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