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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 best 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… Read More

Free Dr Seuss Math Printable Worksheets for Kids post image

Do you like Dr. Seuss books? We read a lot Dr Seuss books and love them all. With Dr.Seuss birthday coming, many are looking for Dr.Seuss themed activities and worksheets for kids. We searched and found some fun Dr.Seuss math worksheets for kids of different ages. It is fun to do some math after reading Dr.Seuss books. Do you like Cat in the Hat? This single digit addition worksheet is perfect to go with the book. It is ideal for… Read More

Be a Math Monster Master with Prodigy Game post image

Do you have a child who likes to play games? How about math? Does he/she like to practice math? Wouldn't it be wonderful if kids like math just like they do with games? Now your dream comes true with Prodigy Game. It is a free math game covering grade 1 to 8. Kids play games like a Pokemon trainer, catching monsters, using math. You can use it on the game website on computer or on tablets. Before you can use… Read More

Solve Algebra equations with Instant Graphs post image

If you have kids learning algebra and geometry, you will love this free app. Desmos is a graphing calculator, it can show you on the screen the graph based on the equation you wrote. The graph will change instantly if you make changes on the equation. I just love how intuitive it is to use. What is even better, it is free, as apps on Apple app store and Google Play. It is also available on their website if you… Read More

Fun Logic Games for Math Skills – KenKen post image

A while ago a teacher friend told me she lets her students do KenKen in the classroom and spoke very highly of the program. I checked it out, and agree it is a very helpful math game for kids of any age, as long as they have learned single digit addition. It not only develops kids' math skills, but also logic thinking and concentration stamina. It is available on their website or via the free app. What is KenKen? It… Read More

Math Games Helping Kids on Computational Fluency post image

When kids first start learning math, a lot of the learning is to remember math facts. However, memorizing math facts is not enough to be good at math. Kids have to fully understand the number system structure and number relationships to gain real fluency in math computation. How to help them gain real number sense and improve computational fluency? The free app Door24 is just designed for this purpose. Door24 is a free math app designed for kids in grade… Read More