### Posted by Miss Gardiner | Posted in Addition, Division, Factors, Four Operations, Multiplication, Number, Place Value, Prime Numbers, Rounding, Subtraction | Posted on August 28, 2017

Warm up activity for number and place value that can be adapted to many concepts.

Students say rock paper scissors and then hold out fingers. They must then perform an operation and say the answer to win.

Variations:

- add the number of fingers
- find the difference between the number of fingers
- multiply the number of fingers
- identify odd or even numbers
- perform one of the operations above and then identify if it is odd or even
- perform one of the operations above and then identify if it is a composite or prime number
- perform one of the operations above and then identify multiples or factors of that number
- multiply the numbers and round to the nearest 10