Cone Crazy Levels - Multiplication Math Game
Content Skill: Multiplication
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.C.7 - Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such
as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of
operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.
Cone Crazy Levels is a great game to help students learn the multiplication tables. It's been a student favorite at multiplication.com for years. In it you answer multiplication questions to help serve ice cream to cute penguins. This game is a great way to learn your multiplication facts because you're faced with a large number of multiplication questions throughout the game. Students always get a laugh at the facial expressions that the penguins have when they get a question right or they get a multiplication question wrong.
So grab your ice cream scoop and let's get to work.
After the game finishes loading, you're welcomed to the ice cream shop. Click on one of the three ice cream scoops that represent levels to get started.
This screen is your welcome message to get the game started. You're told that you must try to answer the questions correctly in order to keep the penguins from leaving angry. Customer service is always king in the ice cream business. Click the start button to get started.
Now comes the fun part. Penguin customers will begin coming into the ice cream shop. You'll notice that each one is dressed differently. And each one has a different equation they want you to answer. Answer the question correctly by clicking on the ice cream bin represented by the correct answer, and you'll give the penguin the scoop of ice cream they're looking for. Answer the multiplication question incorrectly, and you'll give the penguin a scoop of ice cream they didn't want. You'll see their facial expression change when they don't get what they want. If you answer the question incorrectly two times the penguin will leave in a huff. Notice there is a indicator at the bottom left telling you how many customers have been happy or sad. And there's an indicator telling you how many customers are left in this level.
After you successfully answered all the multiplication questions from level one, you now go to level two. But before you go to level two, you get to choose a new background for your ice cream shop. Click one of the three backgrounds and you'll see the background change.
This screen will let you know that level two is a little tougher because you'll have to answer to two multiplication questions for every penguin. Click the start button to move on.
Now you need to answer the first multiplication equation represented by the scoop at the bottom. Then after successfully answering the first multiplication question, answer the second multiplication question represent by the scoop on the top.
After you finish level two, you will be able to now select the color of tables that will be shown in level III. Click one of the three tables to move on.
This screen lets you know that these penguins are pretty picky. Click the start button to get started answering questions in level III.
After you finish level III, you will see this congratulations screen letting you know that you have passed all three levels of the Cone Crazy multiplication game. If you'd like to play again, simply click the "Play Again" button.