I’VE GOT YOUR NUMBER – Geometry, Number, Contrast

Students use coloured pencils and watercolour paints to create a game for practicing number facts.

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I’VE GOT YOUR NUMBER – Geometry, Number, Contrast

Supplies:

  • Crayola Watercolour Paints
  • Crayola Coloured Pencils
  • Crayola Paint Brushes
  • Crayola White Glue
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Markers
  • Water Containers
  • Paper Towels
  • Rulers
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Bristol Board - 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm (12" x 12")
  • Tag Manilla or Cardstock Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Draw a house that includes an isosceles triangle, squares and rectangles on the tag manilla paper.
  2. Draw the outline of 10 windows and the outline of a door on the house.
  3. Use regular tessellations to decorate the walls of your house.
  4. Use coloured pencils to colour the walls of the house.
  5. Leave the windows blank.
2
Step 2
  1. Cover the whole house with watery watercolour paint.
3
Step 3
  1. Cut the house out.
4
Step 4
  1. Cut from the bottom of the house along a line that connects the right-hand side of the windows in that row.
  2. Stop at the top window.
  3. Cut the top and bottom of each window so they all open like flaps.
5
Step 5
  1. Make sure all the windows will open like a flap.
6
Step 6
  1. Use Crayola Washable Glue to glue the house to the Bristol board.
  2. Make sure there is lots of glue around the edges of each window.
  3. Do NOT put glue on the flaps so the windows will open properly.
7
Step 7
  1. Number the windows from 1-10.
  2. Write the multiplication number on the door.
  3. Write the answer to each multiplication fact inside the window, e.g.,
    - The number on the door of this house is 4.
    - It is the house of number 4 multiplication facts
    - 4 x 5 = 20 so write 20 inside the number 5 window.
  4. Use your number house to practice your multiplication facts.
  • Subjects:

    • Language Arts,

    • Mathematics,

    • Visual Arts

  • Grades:

    • Grade 2,

    • Grade 3,

    • Grade 4,

    • Grade 5


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