Teach your students to answer constructed-response questions with the RACE strategy. Restate AnswerCiteExplain Just print and laminate. Print on color paper to add interest. Use your printer to resize the posters to fit your needs.
Race to 50. It's played in pairs and each partner chooses a different color crayon to use. Taking turns rolling a die (or 2 dice if you're kids are ready for that) the kids color in the number of squares on the game board that matches the number that they've rolled. How fast can they get to 50? Be prepared for a noisy math time!