Math Relay Races

This Math Relay Races activity & project also includes:

A plethora of activities make up a cross curricular choice page filled with math games—relay races, dice, and crossword puzzles—a survey challenge equipped with data organization, graphing, a quicksand recipe, Hula-Hoop activity to experience centripetal force, and discover what causes lightning. Additionally, book connections are available, as well as an informative letter that answers a question about the all too common "summer slide."

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • For the Pick a Problem math game, instruct scholars to write problems that reflect the current math unit or review past skills
  • Have a game day to share and complete crossword puzzles with peers 
  • Display surveys and graphs at Open House or Back-to-School Night, and invite pupils to share their findings with their families 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required if sending the pages home
  • A variety of materials are required depending on which activity you choose
Pros

  • Notes, as well as tips and tricks are provided to aid in specific activity implementation 
  • Each activity covers a range of classroom topics and engages learners in different ways 
Cons

  • None
NGSS