Math explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games, quizzes, worksheets and a forum. For K kids, teachers and parents. Here are some fun activities all based on mathematical ideas. Perfect for the end of a lesson or the last lesson of the Term. In my secondary school, one of the maths teachers had a sign in his window saying " Maths is Fun ". Of course, we often mocked this on a. Hide Ads About Ads. A game, a puzzle and a challenge involving counters being placed at the corners of a square on a grid. Language and verbal communication seem to be innate, more "natural". A fun game requiring you to find numbers which add up to the virtual schlagzeug number as quickly as possible. Try it yourself, their bound to turn up en masse. Let us know if we've missed out your favourite. The digital version of the popular fizz buzz game. It's easy to do, produces fantastic displays and teaches angle facts. The mathematical version of the classic hangman game. You're feeling spirally today, and math class today is taking place in greenhouse A game involving mental arithmetic and strategy for two players or one player against the computer. Like language , the brain seems to have regions dedicated to mathematical ability. Fast forward to the present day, I'm currently reading Simon Singh 's latest book The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets , an entertaining and sometimes disconcerting book that details how the writers of The Simpsons have actually included countless high-brow maths references in the show, on account of how many of the main writing staff have advanced maths degrees. How well can you whisper a mathematical phrase? But whatever you make of this, the fact that mathematicians are behind the most successful comedy in history does somewhat annihilate the stereotypical view that maths, and by extension mathematicians, are no fun, or "humourless". I've heard people say "why bother to learn maths? If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game requiring the ability to recognise some of the great mathematicians. A game, a puzzle and a challenge involving counters being placed at the corners of a square on a grid.