Thursday, April 25, 2013

Capture the Answer

You’ll need some cones with numbers written clearly on both sides. We write numbers on coffee filters, cut a hole, and slip them onto the cones – removable. 

Explain that the object of the game is to solve a math problem and grab the cone with the right answer. Divide players into teams and line them up facing each other, side-by-side, with a 15-foot alley down the middle.  

Place cones in the middle, with their numbers clearly visible to both sides. Begin game by reading the first math problem. Players run and grab the cone with the correct answer, return to team. 

The team who captures the cone gets the number of points on the cone and then both players join their teams to help tally their teams’ points. Read problems until all cones are captured. Team with the most points wins.

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