## Helping Kids Who Hate Math

We all know those children who simply hate math. Maybe they struggle in the subject or maybe they simply don’t enjoy it. Either way, it can be tough to work with your child if they honestly dislike math. If your child hates math, there are some things you can try that may help them overcome that dislike. Make it Fun As hard as it

## Fun Geometry Games

Learning geometry is usually fun for children. They enjoy playing with shape blocks and using mirrors to learn about symmetry. However, you may not have access to lots and lots of hands on materials to use with your children. The good news is that you can find websites that act just like those same manipulatives to give your children the same experience. Geoboard A

## Using Math Journals

Have you ever wanted to incorporate more writing into your math lessons? After all, students need to be able to write about many different things in many different areas. One easy way to add a little writing into your math lesson is by using math journals. What is a Math Journal? Math journals are a simple way to incorporate a small amount of writing

## Fun Back to School Math Activities

Most children do not enjoy the thought of going back to school. They have spent the summer happily playing, relaxing, and cartoon watching. So they generally are not thrilled when they find out that school is right around the corner. Here are some interesting math activities to make back to school at least a little more exciting. Back to School Shopping While the idea

## Back to School Review: Upper Elementary

A new school year is right around the corner for most of us. Now is the perfect time to start reviewing the skills and concepts that your children learned last year. Going over those math concepts allows your child to be fully prepared for the school year ahead. Here are some ideas of concepts to review with your upper elementary child. Basic Math Facts

## Back to School Review: Lower Elementary

With the school year right around the corner, now is the time to start reviewing the math concepts your child learned last year. If you spend some time reviewing now, your child won’t struggle as the school year begins. For lower elementary students, you can quiz them on the following areas to make sure they are ready for the new year. Basic Math Facts

## Back to School Review: Kindergarten

While parents may or may not be excited about school coming up soon, the fact remains that back to school is right around the corner. This series will give you some easy ways to review math concepts with children of all ages. For upcoming Kindergarteners, now is the time to make sure that your child is ready for the school year. But what exactly

## Your Summer in Graphs

Do you want a fun way to help your children record and remember all the fun things they did over the summer? Why not record the summer in graphs? Not only is this a fun way to keep track of what you do this summer, but it is a great way to review a key math concept. Activity Bar Graph Make a list of

## Keeping Math Fresh This Summer

Teachers and parents alike will tell you that students are forgetful. And many times, they forget some of what they have learned during the school year over the summer months. You can keep math fresh in your child’s mind with some fun and easy methods. Download Math Apps Children are more than likely going to spend at least some time every week using a

## Summer Projects for Math Review

One good way to keep your children using their math skills all summer long is though project-based learning. In simple terms, project-based learning is practicing math, writing, or reading concepts through a project of some kind. Fun projects are a great summertime math review. Plan a Family Picnic While this may seems simple, it actually can require some math review. Give your child a