I made mats like this and my class loves to play. We keep score on the board for who wins each 'hand'. I call out, "Draw 2 (or 3) cards and make the least/greatest number possible." I also made one which includes thousands, for later.
3 Tips For New Teachers to Create an Optimal Math Environment
3 Tips for New Teachers to Create an Optimal Math Environment (Blog Post). Take time to set up your math workshop the same way that you would take the time in literacy. Here are three tips for new (and veteran) teachers as we begin the school year!
Witzzle game - the student needs to hit the target number using three numbers (one time each) in a row (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal) using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or division by following PEMDAS. So fun! I am so introducing this to my kids