Knockout Archives - Elementary Education

3 Classic & New Hands-On Games for Comparing Numbers

Do you want to help your students learn how to compare numbers? If so, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we will discuss several different games for comparing numbers that students will LOVE. These games are fun and engaging, and best of all, they work well for students of…

11 Free Games for Learning the Letter Sounds (That Kids Will Actually Love)

Are you looking for some fun games to help your class learn the letter sounds? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Here are 5 of the best games for teaching letter sounds, as voted on by kids and teachers alike. 1. Learning the Letter Sounds With Fun: Knockout…

6 Ideas for Halloween Games Every Kid Will Love

Do our kids need any more reason to look forward to Halloween? Probably not. But life is too short to not overdo it on the fun factor, amiright? Whether it’s a Halloween party, the day before Halloween, or a Fun Friday, these ideas for Halloween games will be thrilling for…

The Getting to Know You Game That All Kids Will Love

Think back to when you were a kid–it’s back-to-school season and the new class lists are posted. You spend the night before school mentally reviewing the names–who would be your friend? Who would you sit next to? Would there be a fun getting to know you game or a lame…

5 Fraction Activities Your Students Will LOVE

There are some subjects that just put a little more pep in my step than others, and fractions are at the top of that list. I’m not sure if it’s the visual aspect, the tendency to talk about fractions in terms of food (food, yum), but fractions are just the…

How to Play Knockout

This story begins outside a Long John Silvers. (I know, stay with me here). I was driving down the road one day after school on my way to pick up my son from daycare and, as usual, deep in thought about my students. I was trying my hardest to find…

3 Brilliant Math Games for Kids That Are Simple But Engaging

…And it’s not Kahoot. (I said what I said.) Listen, nothing against Kahoot. I actually love Kahoot. I’m just a wee bit tired of hearing about it every time I search for math game ideas. Time for some fresh faces around here in these math parts, ya know what I…