Are you looking for fun math activities that will capture your students’ imaginations and inspire them to see that math can even be “magical?” Try this engaging math game about magic squares that will develop your students' interest in numbers.
How to Play Guess My Number
In this hands-on “Guess My Number Math Game” activity for students as young as in kindergarten, students can thrill and awe their peers with a mathematical magic trick—using a magic square made up of nine numbers, in which any row, column, or diagonal always adds up to 15. And they’ll learn some history as well: magic squares with nine numbers were first mentioned in Chinese literature over 2,500 years ago!
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Dr. Linda Lucey
Associate Partner, ICLE
Lead Instructional Designer, ICLE
Zoe Del Mar