Pixel-palooza, home edition

Grade 3


Work together at home to create a giant pixelated picture using an array of sticky notes to explore properties of multiplication. Includes the Parent Guide for Grade 3 and hands-on materials to complete the activity.

Activity Details

Math skills covered

  • Find areas of rectangles by decomposing them into smaller rectangles and adding their areas (3.MD.C.7)
  • Use the commutative and distributive properties as strategies to multiply (3.OA.B.5)

What’s included

Digital resources

  • Parent Guide for Grade 3

Hands-on materials (for multiple players)

  • Post-it notes, 1 pad each of 4 different colors
  • Roll of receipt paper