45 Funniest Indoor Math Games for Kids to Play Safely at Home

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Apart from studies and other curriculum activities, it is important to conduct fun games for kids so that they stay engaged and active throughout the day. Indoor games for kids are essential as they improve their creativity and learning power.

To make your life easier, we have compiled a list of fun indoor games for kids. These indoor games for children can be conducted easily in classes and students will love playing these indoor games. 

45 Funniest Indoor Math Games:

Indoor Math Games for Kids

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The ‘Salute’ indoor math game is based on mathematics and verbalization. Teachers can make paper cards with numbers from 1 to 10 inscribed on each of the paper cards. The game begins with two players standing and facing their opposite sides. Both the players choose one numbered card and place them on their foreheads.

So that each other’s cards are visible to the players. The player who is leading the match has the authority to give a statement like the sum of four numbers. The main part of the game is the players need to find out what number they have on their cards based on the number written on the card of the player. 

Multiplication Bingo

Multiplication Bingo is an interesting game that is played by people of all ages. This game strengthens multiplication skills. In this game, the players write 5 numbers on a paper, which can be multiplied by the given times’ table. For instance, if it is a 5 times table, the numbers can be written as – 10, 35, 45,50,60……

The third player asks multiplication questions from the selected timetables, which can be written on cards. These cards are mixed up together and players are asked to pick one and read the number written on the card. The player who knows the answer to the question from the bingo board can put a cross on the board and the first player to cross all the numbers becomes the winner of the game. 


The ‘Count Down’ indoor math game can be played by many people.  This game is suitable for young children. Teachers can check the mental skills and agility of the students through this game. There are different levels in this game. This game can be played nicely on an interactive whiteboard.

The Yes/No

Through this game, children learn to identify 2d shapes and 3d shapes. Kids from all over the world express great curiosity about the Yes/No math game. This game helps students visualize various shapes like rectangles, cuboids, circles, squares, etc very effectively.

The Five To One

This indoor math game emphasizes improving problem-solving skills and verbalization. It also creates fun competition in the field of math among students. The Five To One indoor math game requires two players and cards with math statements. 

The Bang Bang Indoor Math Game

It helps to quickly practice important facts. This game demands two excellent mathematicians.  

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The 24 Indoor Math Game

This indoor math game helps in the practice of arithmetic skills. It involves just a pack of playing cards. In this game, the player selects 4 number cards from a pack of cards. For playing this game, the players must be familiar with multiplication tables. Multiplication tables can be learned effectively through this game. 

Skip Counting

The skip counting math game helps in establishing a strong foundation in mathematics. The skip counting worksheets creates an easy way of understanding patterns of numbers. This is a very famous game and teachers like to conduct this game in their classes.

Fraction Games

The kids who find it difficult to solve fraction sums can play fraction games to practice fraction numerical. Kids from grade 1 and grade 2 can easily learn the concept of fractions through games. Instead of focusing on the theoretical aspects, if teachers opt to teach fractions through these interesting games, the topic of fractions becomes an apple pie for them.


This game includes the use of toys and lego. The rows on the Lego math mat consist of several place values like ones, tens, and so on. The Lego indoor math game can be played in a room or a playground. 

Stack It Up

We need cups and a marker for this game. Labeling cups from one to any number and then stacking them in order. This activity will help kids to learn to count and compare numbers. It can be played by any number of students. 

Balloon Number Splash

This activity is a blend of learning and playing. This math game involves the use of water balloons and kids find it cool to play this game.

Rainbow Hundreds Chart Puzzles

This game involves a chart of puzzles that promote the motor skills of the kids. Various colors are used in this game which itself makes the game exciting for the kids. Students can practice counting tens with this interesting activity. The numeracy and motor skills are upgraded by this fun game. 

Counting Card

By playing cards, kids learn how to count numbers and young children get to know about the ways to promote number recognition skills. 

Shark Addition Puzzles

The kids who love to play with animals will find these shark-themed puzzles fun-loving. In this game, various questions of additions, subtraction, multiplication, and division are placed on the body of the shark. The questions need to be solved by students to get rewarded.

Life-size Board Indoor Math Game

This is an interesting way to learn mathematics. We need dice, and paper plates to play life-size board games. The level of the game differs for children of different ages. The paper plates carry multiplication tables for older children and timetables for young children. 

Skunk Indoor Math Game

This indoor math game is perfect for teaching the concept of ‘probability’ to children. For playing this game, we need a sheet of paper and dice. On that paper, we write ‘skunk’ and make different columns from the letters of the word. The different columns signify several rounds of the game. 

First to 100 Indoor Math Game

This game can be played with a deck of cards. The shuffled cards are placed downwards by which the numbers of the cards cannot be seen. The game starts with players picking cards one by one. 

Pig Dice Indoor Math  Game

This game demands one dice and one player. The player is asked to toss the dice and the number is noted. The player needs to roll the dice continuously and then add up the total sum. However, if the number one comes on the dice, the player gets eliminated. 

Number Hunt

Many students love treasure hunting. This game brings together the curiosity of treasure hunting with the beautiful world of numbers. Number hunt helps students in improving their counting skills.

Whack a Ball to Subtract 

To create excitement among elementary students, teachers can conduct this activity by creating a whack-a-mole tin frame with just a small shoebox or ping pong balls. During the match, the children whack colorful balls to practice subtraction sums. 

Groove with Angles

Make children learn about angles and transversals they form by funny dance moves. The teachers can get information related to this activity by browsing ‘Dance Dance Transversal’.

Steal the Balls with an Additional Robbery 

This game creates competition among kids for seeing the number of balls that their friends are collecting. The main trick of this game is that the players don’t know which color of the ball is of great worth. 

Ice Cool Indoor Math Game

This game is a blend of geometry and penguins. The players collect fish for penguins or chase other players. The children play this game to enhance their motor skills. Teachers can use this game to help students revise angles.

Bouncing Sums

In this game, the students walk around the class by playing bouncing sums. The students with the help of teachers place different labels of decimals, integers, and fractions on a ball. Any one student is asked to read it aloud and touch his thumb at the same time. Every student reads the number on his label by adding or multiplying or dividing the number with the digit stated by the previous student.

Back to Back

The students stand in pairs near the blackboard with chalk. If a student says- Numbers up, that means the participant needs to write a number on the blackboard within a particular range and then that student again says the product or sum of the two numbers. The participant will take the help of these hints to win the game.

Math Tic -Tac -Toe

The teachers must divide students into pairs and then draw two horizontal lines and two vertical lines running over them. The students are asked to choose any one – O or X and then play accordingly.

Simon Says Geometry

With the command of Simon, the students are ordered to move their arms and form angles. For instance- students are asked to show a perpendicular angle. The students who continuously work under the command of Simon become the winner. 

100s Indoor Math Game

Firstly,  students stand in a circle to play this game. Here students are provided with numbers to select from like multiples of 6 or up to multiples of 20. The turn of adding the numbers and saying it loud passes among students in a clockwise direction. Those students passing 100 are out of the game. This game strengthens the motor skills of the students. 

War Indoor Math Game

This traditional card game can be played by pairing students and handing them over with a deck of cards. The procedure and rules for this game differ from class to class.

Toss Bean Bags to Learn Place Value

Write place values on the bins such as ones, tens, and hundreds. The kids are asked to flip bean bags into bins and at the end of this process, they need to count them and review the number they have created.

Head Out on a Plot Graph Scavenger Hunt

The students need to make a map of their school or playground by using graph paper and then with the help of plot points, they need to find and visit the place where notes and rewards are hidden. The kids call themselves ‘treasure hunters’ during this game.

Run a Flashcard Race

The flashcards are placed on the floor and kids are asked to watch their friends who can correctly walk over them from the starting to the end at a good speed. Students can announce the answers or jot them down on paper. But the answers should be announced right before they make a move. 

Add and Subtract by Stacking Cups

Write some mathematical questions on cups and answers on other cups. The students are required to build pyramids accordingly. 

Use a Flyswatter to Learn a Place Value

From the dollar store, the teachers should collect flyswatter and then ask students to recognize the place values by whacking the right answer. 

Simple Finger

This game helps in teaching arithmetic to students. We need the hands of children and teachers to play this game. It helps in strengthening concepts like counting and cardinality. 

Marshmallow Indoor Math Game

The edible marshmallow shapes can be used to teach concepts of corners and verticals to kids. Those colorful edible marshmallows in different geometrical shapes help children to learn geometry easily.

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