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Grab this free long division game to get in some fun practice. It is low-prep, easy to set up, and perfect for math centers.

Long division. It sends terror in many people’s heart. It’s a difficult skill to conquer and many children need lots of practice at it.

So I have a new long division game to allow our kiddos to practice in a fun way.

Prep-Work

With just a little printing this game will be ready to go.

  1. First, print off all pages.
  2. Next, laminate the page that says player one and player two.
  3. Finally, provide a dry erase marker, whiteboard, game pieces, ten-sided die, and a calculator.

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Long Division Game

So this game is played like baseball, and the quotient determines how many spaces you move.

  • The game begins by player one rolling a 10 sided die four times. After each roll, they write that number in one of the boxes on the division page. This right here requires a little strategy. You see, the higher the quotient….the more bases they get to traverse.

Hint: What they want to get is the largest dividend that they can, and the smallest divisor that they can. They may get lucky and roll a one right away and place that in the divisor place. Or they may hold out hoping for a smaller number, and end up rolling a nine to place in the divisor spot. Placing that nine in the divisor spot may be what gives them a strike!!! You never know!!
  • After the numbers have been placed in the boxes, it is time to solve. Player one does their work on a whiteboard, while player two checks with the calculator.

 

  • Now is the time to head to the bases. If player one answers the questions wrong that counts as a strike. If they get it right, they look at the chart and move up that many bases.

  • This pattern continues until player two has two strikeouts or gets three runs. Then it is player two’s turn.

 

  • Finally, the game ends after three rounds have been played or time is called. The player with the most runs wins!

 

I hope your children enjoy this fun long division game!!

You’ve Got This,

Rachel

 

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