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Hands On Math Toys to Help Kids Love Math post image

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 Movie Math Game with Coordinate Plane Worksheets post image

Ordered pairs and coordinate plane is an important foundation for so many higher level math studies. It lays groundwork for many topics in geometry and algebra, such as Pythagorean theorem, distance between two points, 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 the ordered pairs on… Read More

Math Homework Answers On The Go post image

Have your kids ever got stuck on a math problem, not sure how to solve it? Have you ever run into the situation that kids needed help on math homework, yet you can’t help? This free PhotoMath app can help you. It is an app that can provide math homework answers and show you the solutions. All you need do is to take a picture of the problem. It is almost magic when I first heard about it. You do… Read More

Easy Science and Math Activities with Candies post image

Who doesn’t like candies? There are so many holidays and celebration occasions are centered around candies, Easter, Halloween, Valentine, Birthday, … Why not use different sweets for some fun STEM activities before eating them? These candy science experiments, math activities, engineering building projects, … are so fun and delicious, kids will want to do them again and again. They are also very easy, no preparation needed. Must Try Candy STEM Activities for Kids – Hands On Math Science Tech and… Read More

Free LEGO Movie Super Hero Math – hands on Activities for Area and Perimeter post image

Almost all the kids I know loved the LEGO Movies. When the 2nd one LEGO Batman Movie released, I found this free LEGO Movie STEM Challenge from Scholastic. I loved the activity ideas, so I designed several extension activities to add to it. Today I share this one to go with the Lesson 1 in Scholastic’s activities, Super Hero Math. It help kids learn geometry concepts like area and perimeter, practice measurements of length, calculate rectangle area, use 2-digit addition… Read More

Easy Rock Paining Ideas for Kids STEM Projects post image

Rocks are easy to find. I recently find many awesome learning ideas for kids using painted rocks. I picked those easy ones with unique STEAM focus (Science Math Tech Engineering Art) to have a list of Easy Rock Painting STEAM Activity Ideas for Kids. Please come back if you love rock painting. I will add more to this STEM activity list. Look at those painted rocks! Aren’t they cute? We have a lot gravels and small rocks in our yard… Read More

Sushi Monster Free App

Sushi Monster is a FREE math app for elementary school kids. It is fun and challenging at the same time. We share our review and answer questions, like why it is unique and how to use it to help kids with their math skills. If you are looking for some fun math games to keep your school aged kids engaged in math, you can’t go wrong with this one, and it is free.  With this app, kids practice addition and… Read More

Over 150 STEM Activities for Kids in Your Kitchen post image

In today’s world, many parents (myself included) are sending kids to after school classes, summer camps, … in the hope 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… Read More

Math Apps for Elementary Kids

Many families have tablets for kids now. It is important for kids to understand smart phones and tablets are learning tools, not toys. The best way to establish the concept is to install educational apps on the tablets, and show them how to learn with tablets. We have a page of Best Educational Apps for Kids by age and subjects. Today’s list Best Math Apps for Kindergarten and Early Elementary Kids is on it too. I am sure there are a… Read More

9 STEM Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers post image

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. 9 STEM Activities for Preschool and Toddler Kids… Read More

Free Interactive Math and Science Lessons post image

Study Jam by Scholastic is a free teaching resource for teachers, homeschool families and students. It covers math and science contents for grade 3 to 6. The best part is the multimedia interactive feature. It is a great place to visit to review what kids have learned, or when kids stuck at a concept and need more help. Currently there are more than 200 science and math topics. You can search for topics by grade level, or by key words… Read More

Best Learning Tools For Kids to Learn Counting post image

This is part of our Best Learning Tools on iPad series . Today we have Best Counting Learning Tools for Kids. Counting and number concepts are the foundation for math. It is important for kids not only master counting, but also truly understand the meaning of the numbers. There are many ways to help kids conceptualize the number concepts. Today we have our top picks on counting apps that also help kids understand number concepts. This is part of our Best Learning Tools for… Read More

Splash Math

A while ago, we put together a list of 10 reading programs that continuous offer free books. Today we have a list of free math programs that continuously offer free math practice games and lessons to kids. All programs are available online on computers, and also work on mobile devices like iPhone and iPad. 9 Free Math Learning Websites If you want to learn more about each website, click on the website name for more information. 10Monkeys: a website that… Read More

Learn Math and Sight Words at Grandpa Toy Shop post image

I love apps that build in learning into age appropriate fun activities. Grandpa’s Toy Shop is just such an app. Kids will help grandpa run his toy store, from building toys, to setting up toys on the shelf, to running the cash register, to cleaning up the shop. Is there any child who would not want to help? When kids start the app, they are asked to enter the workroom before the store opens. They will create two toys: a… Read More

150 Free Winter Math Printable Worksheets post image

Although cold, winter is such a fun season full of excitement. The first frost, snow, icicle, … For north those in hemisphere, there is also Santa, reindeer, Christmas lights. How to help kids study while they are going through so much excitement? We collected free winter themed math printable worksheets for kids. They are fun for kids, and easy for teachers and parents. We have collected math sheets for preschool to middle school. Hope you find them helpful. Free Winter… Read More