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Activities and Games: Grades 1-3

Here’s a summary of important fundamentals that students need to know by the end of Grade 3:

Select any of the following for activities, games, and support with the concepts
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Game  A repeatable math game for skill building practice.
Web  Interactive online game or activity.
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Note: Some resources are built in Flash and are not compatible with mobile devices such as phones and tablets.


Show understanding of and the use of whole numbers to 1000, i.e., 0, 1, 2, 3… 1000

Game Web
Catch a Bouncing Ball – Representations (Whole Numbers)

Practice representing numbers by dragging a baseball glove to correct numeric value on number line.

Game Web
Diamond Drop (Whole Numbers)

Practice comparing whole numbers by dragging diamonds to create correct comparison statements. Players select a value range including 0 to 20, 50, 100, 1000.

Game Web
Representation Match (Whole Numbers)

A matching game pairing combinations of pictures and whole numbers 0 to 5, 0 to 10 or 0 to 20. Play cards face-up or face-down as a memory game.

Activity Web
Street Crossing

Learning estimation skills by rounding 2-digit numbers to the nearest ten.

Game Instructions
Matching Games

Using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards, play one of four matching games to build an understanding of equivalence.

Game Instructions
Reading, Naming and Counting tasks

Using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards, name the number, count up to the number and/or identify key information about the number.

Activity PDF
Comparing and Ordering Whole Numbers to 50

Eight activities for comparing and ordering numbers to 50 by determining which one is greater than, less than, or equal to another number.


Count forwards and backwards from 1000

Activity Web
Nuts Over Numbers

Practice ‘ordinal’ numbers like first, or thirtieth, using a calendar.

Game Web
What’s My Number: Ten Frame Counting Game

This game provides practice with counting and estimating and uses a ten frame to check estimates.

Activity Web
Shoot and Score

This activity uses a hockey theme to help your child find a missing number on a number line.

Activity Web
Skip Counting

This activity provides practice with skip counting by 2s, 5s, 10s, and counting backwards from 20.

Activity Web
Ordinal Numbers

Practice ordinal numbers, like first, fourth, and twentieth. There are three levels to allow for lots of practice.

Activity Web
How Many Marbles?

Practice counting and matching a quantity to a number.

Activity PDF
How Many?

This activity encourages counting all around your home.

Activity PDF
In My Home We Have

Practice counting, skip counting, and estimating.


Use coins and bills to count and make change up to $10

Activity Web
Show Me the Money!

Practice counting money amounts using Canadian coins and bills.

Activity Web
Buying Items with Different Money Amounts

Review the value of coins. They will count coins and practice making money amounts in different ways (i.e. make 35 cents two different ways).

Activity Web
Money in the Bank

This activity provides practice counting money amounts.

Game Web
Counting Candy

This game requires your child to apply their knowledge of the value of coins and bills to test their knowledge of counting groups of coins and bills.

Activity Web
Let’s Go Shopping

This activity allows your child to shop at a variety of fun stores and practice adding and counting out money amounts using Canadian money.


Add and subtract numbers to 1000

Game Web
Catch a Bouncing Ball – Operations (Whole Numbers)

Practise addition, subtraction, multiplication or division. Players determine the unknown value and drag the glove to the correct answer on the number line.

Activity Web
Number All-Stars

Figure out combinations of numbers that add up to a target number, using a hockey theme.

Activity Web
One Minute Basketball Drill

Practice addition and subtraction facts while trying to score as many baskets as they can.

Game PDF
Roll and Add Game

This game provides practice for adding to 12.

Game PDF
Hop to 500

This game provides practice with adding 10 and 100 to reach the target number of 500.

Activity PDF
Subtraction Involving Numbers to 10

Five activities to practice subtraction involving numbers to 10.

Activity PDF
Addition to 50

Seven activities to practice addition involving numbers to 50.

Activity PDF
Subtraction Involving Numbers to 100

Five activities to practice subtraction involving numbers to 100.


Recall and use multiplication facts to 7 × 7, and related division facts, e.g., 49 ÷ 7

Game PDF
Robot Rule Game (Linear Growing Patterns)

Determine the Robot’s rule for growing patterns by using input/output pairs.

Game Web
Catch a Bouncing Ball – Operations
(Whole Numbers)

Practise addition, subtraction, multiplication or division. Players determine the unknown value and drag the glove to the correct answer on the number line.

Game Web
Robot Rule Game (Linear Growing Patterns)

Determine the Robot’s rule for linear growing patterns by using input/output pairs.

Activity Web
Galaxy Divide

This activity provides practice with division.

Game PDF
Circles and Dots Game

This game helps your child practice with multiplication facts.

Activity PDF
Exploring Multiplication

Four activities to explore multiplication as combining groups of equal size.

Activity PDF
Division Facts to 49 ÷ 7

Four activities to practice division facts to 49 ÷ 7.

Activity PDF
Situations Involving Multiplication and Division with Products to 50

Eight activities to support learning about situations involving multiplication and division.


Understand the relationship between 1 whole and parts of 1 whole as fractions

Activity Web
Representing One-Half

These questions allow students to check their understanding of half.

Game Instructions
Magnitude Games

Five games that require comparison of two or more quantities using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards.

Game Instructions
Matching Games

Four matching games to build an understanding of equivalence using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards.

Game Web
Fractions Representation Match

Gain knowledge and understanding of fractions through this match game.

Game Instructions
Web Card Tasks

Four games that require the player to identify a quantity that is equivalent to, greater than, or less than the number on a card using decimas, fractions and/or whole numbers.

Game Instructions
Reading, Naming and Counting tasks

Practice naming a number, counting up to a number, and/or identify key information about a number using decimals, fractions and/or whole number cards.

Game Instructions
Representing Tasks

Create representations of the value using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards.