Mother’s Day Math PBL | Inclusive for all families | DIGITAL & PRINT

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This resource is included in PDF format for printing and in Google Slides™️ format for digital learning. This makes it useable with Google Classroom™️.
This “Mother’s Day” Math PBL also includes:
  • A Special Day For Step-Mom
  • A Special Day For Auntie
  • A Special Day For Grandma
So it is inclusive for all students and all families. This project celebrates all the amazing women in our lives!
Are you looking for a special Mother’s Day Project to do with your class that is a bit out of the norm and reinforces real-life math skills that any child could use to plan a special Mother’s Day for their mom? “A Special Day For Mom” is a real-life math project where students will complete SIX tasks using a variety of math skills. Then they will use these skills to plan a special day for their own mom in a SEVENTH “create a card” task (Show What You Know cumulative review).
You might choose to print specific tasks to use during Math centers, or you might make a booklet out of all SEVEN tasks and let your students choose which one to do when. You could assign the project on GOOGLE CLASSROOM for online learning as well. The choice is yours, there is a multitude of different ways this real-life math project could be executed.
Take a look at what you’ll find inside this math project:
TASK #1: PLANNING YOUR MOTHER’S DAY EVENTS
Planning is important. You need to use your time management skills to plan enough time for everything you want to do for Mother’s Day.
Math Skills: Time and Elapsed Time
Other related math skills: addition, reading a clock
TASK#2: PLANNING BREAKFAST FOR YOUR MOM
You need to plan what breakfast you will be making your mom on her special day. You need to figure out which meal you can afford to buy all the ingredients for.
Math Skills: Addition and Subtraction of 3-Digit Numbers with Decimals
Other related math skills: Carrying Over, Borrowing, Money
TASK #3: TIME TO GET GROCERIES
You need to go to the grocery store the night before to buy all the ingredients you need. You take your little sister with you and teach her about coupons, wholesale price, mark-up, and selling price.
Math Skills: Addition and Subtraction of 3-Digit Numbers with Decimals
Other related math skills: Carrying Over, Borrowing, Money & Discounts
TASK #4: COOKING BREAKFAST
You’re excited to cook your mom breakfast. However, you are feeling a little cheeky and decide to double, triple, and maybe even quadruple the recipe so you can have leftovers to snack on later.
Math Skills: Addition and Subtraction of 3-Digit Numbers with Decimals, Multiplication Skills (for students who like to be challenged)
Other related math skills: Carrying Over, Borrowing, Doubling, Tripling, Multiplication
TASK#5: SPECIAL SPA SURPRISE FOR MOM
You and your siblings decide to purchase your mom some spa treatments. You have a certain amount of money you can spend. What treatments are you able to purchase for her?
Math Skills: Graphing, Data Interpreting, Addition, Subtraction, Greater than, Less than
Other related math skills: Problem Solving
TASK #6: WHAT CARD SHOULD MOM GET
You need to pick a card to buy mom, however, all the envelopes at the store are mixed up! Which envelope goes with what card? Calculate the perimeters to find out.
Math Skills: Perimeter, Addition, Decimals
Other related math skills: Problem Solving, Carrying over
TASK #7: CREATE A CARD (Cumulative Review)
You now have the skills necessary to plan your own special day for mom. Create a card and show her what you know.
Multiplication Skills: cumulative review
USING OUR MATH PROJECTS IN YOUR CLASSROOM:
No matter your age, math is required in everyone’s day-to-day life. That is why we create these engaging math projects based on real-life situations, so your students can practice the skills they’ve learned while also being able to relate those skills to the world around them. Using our engaging math PBLs AFTER skills have been learned, reinforces these concepts in an engaging and fun way! Engagement is super high during these projects and often students are asking when they can start the next one.
There are many ways to use math projects in your classroom. Some of the most popular are:
  • an individual, small-group, or pairs activity
  • guided math activity to allow you to work with those struggling with the previously taught concepts (while other independent students work through this on their own)
  • a fun, rewarding way to engage your early finishers
  • a fun way to engage with students ONLINE using our digital versions allows students who struggle with the grade-level concepts but they enjoy technology to still be engaged and even challenged
Enjoy!
Sunshine Sisters Creative Classroom

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