The Cartesian Coordinate Hop Mat is one of our most popular products for fifth grade, middle school, and even high school classrooms.
Movement-based activities will boost learning comprehension while helping young students develop gross motor skills. Whether using it for math class or during free time, this mat will encourage active learning and collaborative play. Take a look at our activity database for more activities and sensory play to keep your students on their feet.
Materials: Our floor mats are made from heavy-duty vinyl. They are easy to clean, durable, and long-lasting. Some teachers have used their mats for over 10 years!
Dimensions: 5 x 5 feet or 10 x 10 feet (Also available in 8 x 8 feet. If you would prefer that size, please let us know.)
On the 5 x 5 feet version, each square in the grid is approximately 2.5 x 2.5 inches.
On the 10 x 10 feet version, each square in the grid is approximately 4.75 x 4.75 inches.
Includes: X and Y axis (-10 through 10)
Check out our material FAQ page for more information and instructions on caring for your floor mat.
- Stand on the intersection of the X and Y axes (0,0).
- Have someone call out a new coordinate (“5,-36!”)
- Jump to the new location.
- Continue jumping as new coordinates are called out.
Variation: Move only along the X or Y axis to drill positive and negative addition and subtraction.