## Memorizing Math Facts

Hands on math activities are crucial for understanding a new concept. We can use counters, pictures, and other fun math tools to introduce the basic operations. However, at some point our children need to begin memorizing math facts. This can definitely be one of the more challenging areas of math for any child. So how can you help your child memorize his math facts

## 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

## Outdoor Math: Driveway Games

There are many games that you can play in the driveway of your house that you can incorporate math skills into the fun. Here is a list of fun activities for Outdoor Math: Driveway Games: Math Hopscotch – Hopscotch can be a simple game where you hop between the numbers drawn on the driveway. However, you can kick it up a notch to increase

## Math Motivators | Math Tips

Do you have one of those children that hates doing math every day? Do they act like you are torturing them when they have to complete even a few problems? Possibly one of these simple ideas can help motivate your child to complete their math faster (or at least with less complaining). Grade Their Own Math Papers It’s amazing how a child will get

## Math Games with an Uno Deck

Uno Deck Uno is a popular card game that children and adults play. It is a great game to learn skills like following rules, colors, and numbers. Playing the game by the official rules can help children practice early math skills like identifying numbers and basic counting. Using this deck of cards to play other math games can help your children to practice even

## Games to Keep Math Flashcards Fun

Math Flashcards Flashcards are a necessary part of every child’s life. After all, memorizing the basic math facts is one of the keys to succeeding in math. But math flashcards don’t have to be boring and repetitive. There are several games you can play with your child to make learning math facts fun. Beat the Clock The only thing needed for this game is

## Math Games While You Wait – With Materials

Use Pencil and Paper With the use of pencil and paper, you can play dots and lines. On a sheet of paper , you draw a box just using dots, similar to this. You then take turns drawing a single segment connecting two dots. The goal is to not be the last one to draw a connecting line within the box. Here is a

## Coin Games While You Wait

The lose change in your pocket or purse can also make for fun math activities while waiting. One of the coin games you can play is a “Jenga” style game where you child can stack the coins that you have in a tower. They can then count as they are building their tower how much it is worth. Very similarly instead of making a

## Focus on Math Activities While You Wait

Math Activities While You Wait There are many times in life that you may find yourself in a situation where you are waiting with your children like at the airport for a flight, at the doctor’s office, or while you are waiting for food at a restaurant. This weekend, while waiting in an airport, I saw many parents handing children their smartphones or tablets