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Math JENGA as a Review Game

Math JENGA! I have been using Math JENGA as a fun, competitive and engaging center activity since my first year teaching in 2011. I was organizing my personal game closet and thought about how much fun I had as a child with the tumbling tower!  It was in that instance, that I thought of my struggling students and how to connect solving math problems with a fun way of overcoming the challenges. My very first set, I didn't really know what I was doing and I used a sharpie pen to write directly on the squares simple math facts to check for fluency. It looked awful <rofl> because the marker had bled through the wood grain so a 3 looked very much like an 8. But, I learned from that mistake and measured out the prisms to find the perfect size.  
My first set of Math JENGA was Order of Operations (PEMDAS):
Math JENGA - Order of Operations
I didn't want to stop there since my students kept asking for more! So, I visited my local Goodwill and Thrift stores for more JENGA games.  …
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