AMSI’s games and warm-ups require little equipment or photocopying and can be used as classroom warm-ups, part of explicit teaching, independent practice or cool downs.

 

Most of the games have variations and can be adapted to suit different levels.

 

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Pattern Blocks

Pattern Blocks

Pattern blocks can be regularly found on the shelves of most primary school classrooms. But, the colourful set of familiar ...
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Counting Charts

Counting Charts

In the early years of school, all students should have access to a counting chart (number chart). This will help ...
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Cuisenaire Rods

Cuisenaire Rods

After a downturn in popularity during much of the 80s and 90s, Cuisenaire rods have started to make a comeback ...
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100 Face (Cuisenaire Rods)

100 Face (Cuisenaire Rods)

Game Objective: To arrange the Cuisenaire rods to create a face that equals 100. Materials: Cuisenaire rods (approx.10 standard containers for a ...
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Space Race Game (Introducing Algorithmic Thinking)

Space Race Game (Introducing Algorithmic Thinking)

Algorithmic thinking skills are increasingly being introduced to infants and primary students in Australian Mathematics as a precursor to students ...
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Factor 24

Factor 24

The number ’24’ is a big favorite with many mathematicians as it has so many sets of factors, compared with ...
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Bead Strings

Bead Strings

Learning Objective: Use knowledge of numbers to name the correct number according to the given rule Intended Outcome: Fluency with ...
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Shape Lesson (Which one doesn’t belong?)

Shape Lesson (Which one doesn’t belong?)

The activity in this lesson encourages the students to choose four shapes, one of which does not belong. Other students ...
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Odds and Evens Games

Odds and Evens Games

Learning Objective: To identify odd and even numbers Intended Outcome: Accurate identification of odd and even numbers Materials: Counters and ...
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Place Value Darts

Place Value Darts

Learning Objective: Using place value to make the biggest (smallest, closest to) number Intended Outcome: Knowledge of place value, counting ...
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