Welcome to the special occasions page at Math-Drills.com where you will find Math worksheets for special events and holidays that are not found on our other holiday pages. Below you will find worksheets about soccer for the World Cup or any other large soccer event, an April Fool's Day prank, meet two famous Presidents and challenge your dad to a math quiz.
2014 World Cup Math (Worldwide)
The World Cup occurs every four years, but soccer/football is played every day. The worksheets below might help you with a World Cup math unit or simply help students get into the spirit of the game. There are a variety of mathematics topics covered on these worksheets including word problems, addition, statistics, and geometry. There should be something to appeal to any soccer/football fan.
Remembrance Day Math (November 11 | Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand, et. al.)
Remembrance Day is a memorial day to remember and honour those who fought and those who died in war serving their country. It was originally established after World War I and is recognized every year on November 11. The Cartesian Art Poppy below is an activity students can make using their knowledge of coordinate points and plots. Additionally, students can colour the poppy and use it for other purposes other than math (e.g. a memorial display).
President's Day Math Worksheets
Happy President's Day to our friends in the United States. Perhaps you will be inspired to do even better with Abe and George looking over your shoulder.
April Fool's Day Math Worksheets (April 1 in many countries)
A teacher's worst nightmare! Someone has removed the answers from the answer key! Hopefully, some bright students will be able to help fix them.
Father's Day Math Worksheets
Nothing like a good old competition with dad to keep your (and his) basic math knowledge sharp. Add an extra layer of challenge to this math activity by also timing each other. Can you beat the old man? Or does he still have sharper wits than you? Find out by challenging him to a little competition. We've made versions for both sons and daughters. Good luck! May the best math genius win!