Number Hive Printable Game Boards

Expand your Number Hive game play into addition, fractions, algebra and much more with our printable game boards.  Perfect for extending learning, or unlocking the power and equity of blended learning.

Physical manipulatives are a fantastic way of building fluency in number operations. They provide a tangible and interactive way for students to explore mathematical concepts, fostering deeper understanding in an engaging way.

Extend learning: If you’re looking to strengthen number sense with our addition version, step into simple multiplication with our starter packs, or extend learning student learning into algebra, fractions, decimals and beyond.

Blend Learning: Number Hive  game boards provide equity for all students, whether they have limited technology access, or prefer hands on engagement. You can personalize instruction, differentiate learning, and foster active participation for all. These are the perfect low floor, high ceiling activities.

How to play: Simply download your Number Hive game boards then print them out. You can use transparent counters to play. Many teachers prefer laminate the boards, or slip them into transparent sleeves, and use white board markers. Download and have the PDF forever!

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All profits from our printable version go into further development of Number Hive, so much of what you see available in print will also be available on desktop and in our apps in due course.  


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Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

All operations: Ultimate Package!

Download all the available game boards with this widely popular ‘access all areas’, ultimate Number Hive printable package. 

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Perfect for all ages

Game pack includes:                               
Multiplication: 1-12 | Multiplication: 1-10 | Multiplication: 1,2,3,4,5 & 10 | Multiplication: Simple factors | Multiplication: Negative and Positive Integers | Multiplication: Decimals | Multiplication: Fractions | Multiplication: Algebra | Multiplication: Exponents | Multiplication: Radicals | Multiplication: Algebra (Distributive Property STEPS 1-5) | The Hive Maze | Addition: 1-12 | Addition: Negative and Positive Integers | Addition: Dice | Addition: Time | Addition: Fractions STEP 1-5 | Addition: Linear Graphs | Gradient | Subtraction: Integers | Understanding Fractions STEPS 1-3

Addition: Fractions ALL STEPS

Build procedural fluency when adding fractions. This is STEPS 1 to 5. Take students on the complete journey of adding fractions.

Information about this game board package:

  • Packs of 5 x (5 or 20) different game boards (PDFs)

  • Ideal for Ages: 7 – 12

Choices include: 

  • Small Group pack: 5 x 5 game boards
  • Class pack: 5 x 20 game boards (40 Students)

Advanced Package!

Pack of 20 different game boards for the following varieties:

  • Multiplication: Algebra
  • Multiplication: Exponents
  • Multiplication: Radicals (surds or square roots)
  • Addition: Linear Graphs
  • Gradients of Linear Graphs
  • Multiplication of Algebra using the Distributive Property STEPS 1-5

Information about this game board package:

  • 10 different game boards

  • Ideal for Ages: 11 – 17

Choices include: 

  • Small group pack: 10 x 5 game boards
  • Class pack: 10 x 20 game boards (40 Students)

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    Number Hive Game Boards - Addition Strategy Game Teacher Resource Dice

    Addition: Dice (1-6)

    Build additive reasoning and subitizing skills for learners starting out with addition. 

    Perfect for ages 4-7

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Addition Strategy Game Teacher Resource 1-12

    Addition: Integers 1-12

    Perfect for mastering addition. Encourage confident learners, build additive fluency, and strengthen the relationship between the inverse operations; addition and subtraction. 

    Perfect for ages 6-9

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Addition Strategy Game Teacher Resource 1-12

    Subtraction: Integers

    Build fluency and proficiency with basic subtraction. Our first subtraction version ever also helps build an understanding of inverse relationships.

    Perfect for ages 6-10

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 1-12

    Addition: Time

    Helping students work with adding amounts of time but also in converting the different units of time.

    Perfect for ages 6-11

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Addition Strategy Game Teacher Resource -6 to +6

    Addition: Integers -6 to +6

    Build fluency and understanding of the notoriously difficult concept of adding integers when negative numbers are involved.

    Perfect for ages 7-13

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Addition Strategy Game Teacher Resource -6 to +6

    Understanding Fractions STEP 0

    Build conceptual understanding of fractions. This is STEP 0 of 3. Students will match fractions with their visual representation.

    Perfect for ages 6-9

    Choices include: 

    • Small Group pack: 5 game boards
    • Class pack: 20 game boards (40 Students)

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    Number Hive Game Boards - Mathematics Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10

    Understanding Fractions STEP 1

    Build conceptual understanding of fractions. This is STEP 1 of 3. Students will construct fractions using the numerator and the denominator with no simplification required and fractions <1.

    Perfect for ages 6-10

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Mathematics Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10

    Understanding Fractions STEP 2

    Build conceptual understanding of fractions. This is STEP 2 of 3. Students will construct fractions using the numerator and the denominator with no simplification required and fractions >1.

    Perfect for ages 6-11

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Mathematics Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10

    Understanding Fractions STEP 3

    Build conceptual understanding of fractions. This is STEP 3 of 3. Students will construct fractions using the numerator and the denominator with simplification required and fractions >1.

    Perfect for ages 6-12

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10

    Multiplication: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10

    Master the earlier multiplication facts, deepen understanding, and sharpen mathematical thinking with the simple factors game board.

    Perfect for ages 7-10

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10 x 1-12

    Multiplication: 1,2,3,4,5,10 & 1-12

    Scaffold learning with this progression pack bridging the gap to mastery of 1-12 multiplication factors. 

    Perfect for ages: 7-10

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 1-10

    Multiplication: 1-10

    Build confidence and competence for learners focusing on the multiplication facts in the 1-10 range. Great for encouraging students without risking cognitive overload.

    Perfect for ages 7-10

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 1-12

    Multiplication: 1-12 (Times Tables)

    The game you know and love is now printable, perfect for use as a stand alone classroom resource, or as the ultimate blended learning multiplication package.

    Perfect for ages 8-13

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource -6 to +6

    Multiplication: Integers -6 to +6

    Expand mathematical horizons with negative & positive integers. Build fluency in this extremely important foundation.

    Perfect for ages 10-14

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource Maze

    Multiplication: The Maze!!!

    Brilliant for a ‘daily maze’ class challenge, or as homework (students explain the journey they took to get from the maze start to maze finish).

    Perfect for all ages 

    Choices include:


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    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 1-10

    Addition: Fractions STEP 1

    Build procedural fluency when adding fractions. This is STEP 1 of 5. Students will add fractions with common denominators and the sums unsimplified.

    Information about this game board package:

    • Packs of 5 or 20 different game boards (PDFs)

    • Ideal for Ages: 7 – 11

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10 x 1-12

    Addition: Fractions STEP 2

    Build procedural fluency when adding fractions. This is STEP 2 of 5. Students will add fractions with common denominators and the sums simplified.

    Information about this game board package:

    • Packs of 5 or 20 different game boards (PDFs)

    • Ideal for Ages: 7 – 12

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource -6 to +6

    Addition: Fractions STEP 3

    Build procedural fluency when adding fractions. This is STEP 3 of 5. Students will add unit fractions with different denominators with the sums simplified.

    Information about this game board package:

    • Packs of 5 or 20 different game boards (PDFs)

    • Ideal for Ages: 7 – 12

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 1-10

    Addition: Fractions STEP 4

    Build procedural fluency when adding fractions. This is STEP 4 of 5. Students will add fractions with different denominators with the sums simplified & left as improper fractions where >1.

    Information about this game board package:

    • Packs of 5 or 20 different game boards (PDFs)

    • Ideal for Ages: 7 – 12

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10 x 1-12

    Addition: Fractions STEP 5

    Build procedural fluency when adding fractions. This is STEP 5 of 5. Students will add fractions with different denominators with the sums simplified & left as mixed numbers where >1.

    Information about this game board package:

    • Packs of 5 or 20 different game boards (PDFs)

    • Ideal for Ages: 7 – 12

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource 12345&10 x 1-12

    Addition: Decimals

    Build procedural fluency when adding decimals. Students will add decimals which helps with understanding place value.

    Information about this game board package:

    • Packs of 5 or 20 different game boards (PDFs)

    • Ideal for Ages: 8 – 12

    Choices include: 


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    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource decimals

    Multiplication: Decimals

    Build fluency and proficiency with decimal multiplication and develop a deep understanding of decimal place value, and arithmetic.

    Perfect for ages 11-14

    Choices include: 

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource Fractions

    Multiplication: Fractions

    Explore multiplication of fractions, fraction equivalence, simplification and the relationship between fractions and whole numbers.

    Perfect for ages 11-14

    Choices include: 


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    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource algebra

    Multiplication: Algebra

    Build fluency with algebraic operations. Foster a deep understanding of this foundational skill for any students studying higher levels of algebra down the track.

    Perfect for ages 12-16+

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource using Exponents

    Multiplication: Exponents/Powers/Indices

    Working with exponents in the game helps develop a deeper understanding of algebraic relationships where powers are involved.

    Perfect for ages 12-16+

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Game Boards - Multiplication Strategy Game Teacher Resource using Radicals 600x600

    Multiplication: Radicals, surds, square roots

    Students can gain familiarity with radicals. Some regions call them surds, others square roots. Either way, these game boards will help students gain a deep understanding of operating and simplifying.

    Perfect for ages 12-16

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

    Addition: Algebra

    Build fluency with algebraic operations (adding monomials). Foster a deep understanding of this foundational skill for any students studying higher levels of algebra down the track. Especially helpful for reinforcing that you can only add and subtract ‘like terms’.

    Perfect for ages 11-14

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

    Addition: Linear Graphs

    Slope and y-intercept    y = mx + b

    An engaging way for students to practice straight lines in slope-intercept form. Gets students thinking through what impact the coefficient and the constant term have on the graph.

    Perfect for ages 12-16

    Choices include:

    Gradient (Slope)

    Help students gain a strong understanding of gradient in the form rise over run. A great pre-cursor to the Linear Graph activity.

    Perfect for ages 12-16

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

    Multiplication of Algebra using the Distributive Property STEP 1

    Build multiplicative fluency when using the Distributive Property with Algebra. Expanding brackets is such a foundational skill for any students studying higher levels of algebra down the track. Students also learn to find the highest common factor by working with the inverse operation.

    This is step 1 of 5. Factor outside the brackets is positive and numerical. Inside the brackets, there’s only addition.

    Perfect for ages 13-18

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

    Multiplication of Algebra using the Distributive Property STEP 2

    Build multiplicative fluency when using the Distributive Property with Algebra. Expanding brackets is such a foundational skill for any students studying higher levels of algebra down the track. Students also learn to find the highest common factor by working with the inverse operation.

    This is STEP 2 of 5. Factor outside the brackets is positive. Inside the brackets, there’s only addition.

    Perfect for ages 13-18

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

    Multiplication of Algebra using the Distributive Property STEP 3

    Build multiplicative fluency when using the Distributive Property with Algebra. Expanding brackets is such a foundational skill for any students studying higher levels of algebra down the track. Students also learn to find the highest common factor by working with the inverse operation.

    This is STEP 3 of 5. Factors outside the brackets are positive and negative. Inside the brackets, there’s addition and subtraction.

    Perfect for ages 13-18

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

    Multiplication of Algebra using the Distributive Property STEP 4

    Build multiplicative fluency when using the Distributive Property with Algebra. Expanding brackets is such a foundational skill for any students studying higher levels of algebra down the track. Students also learn to find the highest common factor by working with the inverse operation.

    This is STEP 4 of 5. Factors outside the brackets are positive and negative. Inside the brackets, there’s addition and subtraction.

    Perfect for ages 14-18

    Choices include:

    Number Hive Printable Game sheets available for your classroom or at home

    Multiplication of Algebra using the Distributive Property STEP 5

    Build multiplicative fluency when using the Distributive Property with Algebra. Expanding brackets is such a foundational skill for any students studying higher levels of algebra down the track. In this version, students need to expand two sets of brackets.

    This is STEP 5 of 5. Both factors are expressions involving addition and subtraction.

    Perfect for ages 14-18

    Choices include:


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