## Double Cross Geometry Puzzle Game Testing Visual Perception Skills

I had always enjoyed visual perception and illusion games. After my research on the relationship between STEM career success and spatial reasoning skills, I realized visual perception is essential for spatial reasoning, which is a higher-order thinking skill, thus I started looking for exercises that can improve visual perception skills. Recently I saw one on social media that not only requires visual perception skill but also out-of-box thinking, as well as some geometry. Since it is very interesting and easy… Read more

## Geometry Games Improving Spatial Reasoning Skills

Spatial reasoning skills, which are critical higher-order thinking skills, come to attention for their role in STEM career success in recent years. What are spatial reasoning skills? Why are they important for science and technology careers? Are spatial reasoning skills trainable? If yes, how can we improve our children’s spatial reasoning skills? Spatial Reasoning Skills Introduction Spatial reasoning is the ability to think about and manipulate objects in three dimensions. Spatial thinking allows you to understand the location and dimension… Read more

## How to Make Mobius Strip Interlocked Hearts?

Have you tried the Mobius strip? It is a very interesting math concept. There are different ways to create the Mobius strip and the fun part is to cut it in half. Depending on how you make them, the outcomes could be very different.  Today we will just make one type: two interlocked hearts.  What are Mobius Strips? First, we need to learn some fun facts about Mobius Strip. To better understand it, it is best to make one. Have… Read more

## Over 150 STEM Activities for Kids in Your Kitchen

In today’s world, many parents (myself included) are sending kids to after school classes, summer camps, … hoping that kids will learn something that are missing from school. But one thing we forget while sending kids to these extra curriculum activities is there are a lot we can do right at home. Today we put together these cool STEM (science, technology, engineer, math) activities for kids that you can do in your kitchen. Kitchen science activities have always been our… Read more

## 9 Fun Math YouTube Channels for School Age Kids

We have introduced two sets of fun science YouTube Channels for kids, one is for hands-on science experiments you can do at home, one is cool science ideas and experiments that will intrigue more curiosities. Today we share some cool math YouTube channels for kids. Today’s list is for school age kids. If you have a preschoolers, you may want to check out the list of Math YouTube Channels for Preschool Children. 9 Math YouTube Channels for school age Kids… Read more

## 160+ Fourth of July Printable Math Worksheets

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. Free Fourth of July Math Worksheets for… Read more

## LEGO Math Game of Coordinate Plane with Free Worksheets

Ordered pairs and the coordinate plane is an important foundation for so many higher-level math studies. It lays the groundwork for many topics in geometry and algebra, such as the Pythagorean theorem, the distance between two points, and slopes of linear functions. It also helps kids understand the coding game we designed. It is a math area that seems easy but takes practice to be good at. This LEGO movie coordinate plane game gives kids a hands-on opportunity to practice… Read more

## Outdoor Math Activities for Kids

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. 13 Fun Outdoor Math Activities for kids Do you know how to estimate the height of a tree without reaching… Read more

## Hands On Math Toys to Help Kids Love Math

Math is a tough subject for many kids. When I talk to other parents, I often sense a “fear of math”. However, we use math every day, and math is in fact a fun subject if you decide to treat it differently. How to make math fun? How to help kids love math? One thing is to find fun activities that involve math, like these kitchen math activities, outdoor math activities, even travel math activities. Today we introduce Hands-On Math… Read more

## LEGO Building Challenge Games to Learn Area and Perimeter

What to do with old LEGO bricks? Start a LEGO building challenge and learn math concepts and higher level thinking. This LEGO Challenge Game is for elementary kids who are learning basic geometry, and help them reinforce the concepts of area and perimeter. What is more, all the challenges not only reinforce math and geometry concepts, but also encourage higher level thinking skills. Students need some logic thinking and problem solving skills for these fun LEGO challenges on area and… Read more

## Flower STEAM Activities for Preschool to School Age Kids

Who doesn’t like flowers? While gardening with kids, enjoying the beautiful flowers in the yard, try some science math art learning with kids, and add some fun STEAM (science tech engineering art math) activities before you start digging in your yard. Over the time we have put together many fun flower activities for kids from preschool to school age. Here we try to put them all in one place. You will find flower crafts, flower science, flower math, and more… Read more

## 10 STEM Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers

Do you do STEM activities with preschool children? STEM (Science Technology Engineer Math) is in our everyday life. The more kids see them, the more they participate activities involving STEM, the more chance they will like them and be good at them. We have been sharing many STEM activities at iGameMom. Each time we try to share activities for a wide age range, from toddler and preschooler to school age. Today we focus on STEM activities for preschoolers and toddlers… Read more

## 3 Hands-On Activity to Learn about Pi

Do you celebrate Pi Day? It is March 14 every year, since the number Pi is 3.14…… It is a great opportunity to do some fun math activities with kids. Here is a brief introduction of Pi and some quick Pi Day math activity ideas for kids of all ages. At the end of the post, you will find a free printable download to go with these activties, including the first 100 digits of the Pi, Pi and Pi Day… Read more

## Fun Body Measurement Activities with a Piece of String

Today we share fun non-standard measurement activities for kids to learn about their bodies and to build math concepts of measurement and comparison. All you need is a piece of string and a ruler. You can download a free printable instructions for kids at the end of the post. It is a fun activity to help entertain the children at a picnic or outdoor summer event, as well as in the math or STEM classroom. The supplies needed include string… Read more

## 150 Free Winter Math Printable Worksheets

Here is a collection of winter free math worksheets for preschool, kindergarten, to grade 6 students. Although cold, winter is such a fun season full of excitement. The first frost, snow, icicle, … For those in the north hemisphere, there is also Santa, reindeer, Christmas lights. How to help kids study while they are going through so much excitement? We collected themed free winter math printable worksheets for kids. They are fun for kids, and easy for teachers and parents… Read more