Math activities
Twister

multiplication

minus

numbers

addition
Group of 3 or 4 pupils
One says the exercises and the others have to place a hand or a foot on the right “number”. The first to tilt switch place with the reader.
Fly swatter

multiplication

minus

numbers

addition

division
Small groups
One says the exercise and the other pupils have to compete and run to the answer and put their hands or the fly swatter on it.
Letterbox

sort out....

timetables

numbers

sums/numbers between:

10>19 in box 10 & 20>29 in box 20 & 30>39 in box 30

2348 in box 2000

7392 in box 7000

nouns, verbs, adjective
Can be done in small groups or the hole class.
How fast can you sort out the exercises and put them in the right letterbox.
Or how many can you sort out in just 2 minutes.
Go and get

calculation

train remembering
All class active at the same time.
On a wall the teacher places numbered cards
The pupils each roll a dice which decides which card they have to run to. Then they have to remember the exercise and answer until they are back and write the exercise on a piece of paper.
Find the corner

timetables
4 pupils compete in pairs on sorting out with timetable the number is in. The pairs have to hold hands and can only move one number at a time.
Frisbee golf
exercises from the book/topic
The pupils have to throw the frisbee between the different exercises.
Standing troll

multiplication

minus

numbers

addition

division

nouns, verbs, adjective
2345 of the pupils have to catch the other children and give them an exercise. Then the pupil “freeze” until an other stands in front of him/her and together they have to sort out the exercise. Then the pair run together (hands in hands) to the teacher and tell the answer, if it's correct then they are back in the game.
Running circle

shapes

numbers

places

new words

nouns, verbs, adjectiv
All the pupils stands in a circle and get a card. Then the teacher says a number or more and the pupils with the number(s) will take run round the circle and back to their own place again.
Relay race

areal

multiplication

addition
In groups they race to a dice. Roll it and run back remembering the number. Then write it on the groups paper and the next one runs and roll the dice. If it's areal then they draw the rectangle and calculate the cm2.
Pegwheel
The pegwheel, can be used differently. You can use it as a delay race between groups or as a time race between pairs. You can add other tasks for the students. It is only your imagination that sets limits.