Marshmallow muffin tin math with a hand currently completing it

Marshmallow Muffin Tin Math

Total time: 
15 Minutes

Looking for a way to make learning more fun? With Marshmallow Muffin Tin Math activities, your future mathematician will be asking to practice all the time. This heads-on learning activity is delicious and easy to set up.

The materials required for the marshmallow muffin tin math activity


  • Lucky Charms Marshmallows
  • Muffin Tin
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Marker
  • Bowl


  1. Write age-appropriate math problems for your child on the inside of the muffin liners. Place the muffin liners in the muffin tin.
  2. Place the muffin liners in the muffin tin.
    Step 2 of muffin tin counting with a pen resting on the muffin tin and over half of the cupcake liners written in.
  3. Put the bowl of marshmallows next to the muffin tin.
  4. Have your child figure out the answer to each math problem by placing the correct number of marshmallows in the muffin liner.
  5. Check their answers. For each question they answered correctly, they can eat the marshmallows in the cup!


  • Make a muffin tin for each of your kids and have them race to finish first.