Quilt Math Grades 1-3 by Scholastic SC-0439376629-937662

Tumbling Blocks Quilt

In 1863, Jane Sickle made a large quilt with 225 different quilt block patterns. One of the patterns in the quilt was named Tumbling Blocks.

Number Sense: Number Recognition

Count the dots.

If the number is

1 or 2
3 or 4
5, 6, or 7
8, 9, or 10

Color the shape

green
yellow
red
blue

Extra!
How old are you? Write the number for your age on the back of this page.

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity

Family Album Quilt

Number Sense: Word Recognition

Album quilts help families remember events in their lives.They often include scraps of wedding dresses, baby bonnets, or pieces of political ribbons.

If the number is

1 or 2
3 or 4
5 or 6
7 or 8
9 or 10

Color the shape

green
orange
purple
pink
yellow

Fill in the other shapes with colors of your choice.

Extra!
How old are you? Write the word name for your age on the back of this page.

Native American Star Quilt

Number Sense: Even and Odd Numbers

This quilt block design was often made by Plains Indian women in the late 1800s.

If the number is

even
odd

Color the shape

red
black

Fill in the other shapes with colors of your choice.

Extra!
On the back of this page, write an even 3-digit number and an odd 3-digit number. Add the numbers. Is the sum odd or even?

Birds and Stars Quilt

Number Sense: Even and Odd Numbers

This star is made from many triangles that are all the same size. Can you create another shape or design using only triangles?

If the number is

even
odd

Color the shape

blue
yellow

Extra!
Guess how many of the smallest triangles there are in the quilt block. Then count them.Write both numbers on the back of this page.

Trip Around the World Quilt

Division: 11’s

In pioneer days, this simple quilt pattern was popular for everyday quilts.

If the answer is between

1 and 4
5 and 8
9 and 12

Color the shape

green
dark orange
black

Fill in the other shapes with colors of your choice.

Ex

Extra!
Lucy has 55 pennies. If she divides them evenly among 11 friends, how many pennies will each friend get? Write the answer on the back of this page.

Martha Washington’s Star Quilt

Division: 11’s

Martha Washington was the wife of George Washington, who was the first president of the United States.

Solve the problems.

If the answer is between

1 and 4
5 and 8
9 and 12

Color the shape

yellow
dark orange
blue

Fill in the other shapes with colors of your choice.

Ex

Extra!
On the back of this page,write a division problem that has a divisor of 11 and a quotient of 5.

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