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Math Activities for Family Vacation and Holiday Travels post image

Travel experience is good for kids. They get opportunities to learn things they would otherwise not being able to. We have a post about how to turn travel experience into a learning experience. Today we share some ideas on math activities for kids during family vacation and holiday travels. 11 Fun Activities for Kids to Do During Travel There are many ways kids can learn and practice math during travel. 1. Calculate Gas Mileage: If you are driving, you can… Read More

Interactive Stories Told with Shapes post image

When we talk about shapes, we think about math, as it is part of the geometry; we also think about art, because all objects are in certain shapes. But have you thought about storytelling? Highlights Shapes is an app of fun stories for toddlers and preschooler that are built by shapes. What is more, these stories are interactive that kids help to create. When kids start the app, they are welcomed to 3 stories: the jungle, the deep sea, and… Read More

Outdoor Math Activities for Kids post image

Math is every where in our life, even when you are outdoors. You can easily find things outdoor that are mathematical, or you can bring math outside. Kids will enjoy the fresh air, and more than likely they will learn better when they are relaxed and are doing things they like. Here are some fun outdoor math activities for kids. Do you know how to estimate the height of a tree without reaching the top of the tree? Here is… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids To Practice Telling Time post image

Telling time is a math skill, as well as an essential life skill for kids. Today we share Best Learning Tools for Kids to Practice Telling Time. Some are designed for younger kids, that start with telling numbers 1 to 12, some are designed for school age kids to practice different ways of telling time. Since most kids start to learn telling time around kindergarten age, most of the learning tools below are for kids grade K to 3. We will mark those that are… Read More

160+ Fourth of July Printable Math Worksheets post image

Many parents are concerned about summer slide. With the long summer, if kids don't touch academic subjects the whole summer, they may forget many they learned during the school year. Since 4th of July is a big holiday during summer, I am putting together some fun July 4th themed math printable worksheets for kids from preschool, to kindergarten to grade 5. All are free, and all you need is to print them out. Combining coloring and math, this set of… Read More

Fun body measurement activities with a piece of string post image

What fun and learning can be had with a simple piece of string! This activity would be fun to help entertain the children at a picnic or outdoor summer event, as well as in the classroom. Our friend Carolyn, who has been teaching many years, is sharing these fun non-standard measurement activities for kids to learn about their bodies and to build math concepts of measurement and comparison. You can download a printable instructions for kids at the end of… Read More

Learn Multiplication While Making Pizza post image

After addition, kids start learning multiplication. Kids start with the early concepts of double, triple, and then further on to bigger single digit multiplications. For some kids this transition comes easy, for some it may not that easy, and can even be frustrating some time. How do you make the learning fun and engaging? I found this app Multiply Pizza Pie. It embeds multiplication into the pizza making process. Kids will make pizza then using multiplication to figure out the… Read More

130+ Free Earth Day Math Printable Worksheets for Kids post image

April 22 is Earth Day. In addition to Earth Day Apps and Earth Day activities, we also collected Earth Day themed math worksheets for kids, from preschool to school age. All are free. Happy Earth Day. Earth Day addition facts worksheets are 3 pages of fun activities for kids to practice additions and discovery the codes to decode the secret messages. After addition, you might want to do some subtraction with this set of Earth Day subtraction sheets. This set… Read More

Practice Math Skills with Fun Zap Zap Games post image

Kids all learn in different styles. They should. However, this poses the challenge of teaching. Many times kids don't get certain concept, it is not because they are stupid, it is because it is not taught in the way that is intuitive for them. That is why I have always been interested in learning new ways of explaining the same concepts. I found this free app Zap Zap Math and think some kids will like it. It covers math concepts… Read More

MathLands Free App

After reviewing many educational apps, I started putting lists of my favorite apps by subjects and kids age. Today's app list is 10 free math apps for elementary kids – some are on single subject, such as fraction value comparison, some covers broader range of subjects. But all apps here are FREE, and are well designed. All are fun to play too. Hope they will help kids enjoy math more. I also have lists of 10 Free Book Apps for… Read More

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