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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. We thoroughly enjoyed this candy rainbow. It is so easy to do. All you… 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

Awesome Rock Paining STEM Project Ideas for Kids post image

Rocks are easy to find. I recently find many awesome learning ideas for kids using painted rocks. I picked those with STEAM focus (Science Math Tech Engineering Art) to have a list of Painted Rock STEAM Activities 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. If you don't have a… 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. One of our favorite activity is microwave Ivory… 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. If you want to learn more about each website, click on the website name for more information. 10Monkeys: a website that offers fun math practice with… 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. These are… Read More

9 Winter Math Activities for Kids post image

Our posts about winter science experiments for kids are getting very popular. If you have not yet, make sure visit those posts. We just did some Pine Cone science the other day. It was fun. Today we have winter math activities for kids. During winter, kids have a lot time staying inside, which is perfect for some fun learning activities. Here are some fun winter math activities for kids from preschool to elementary school. 1. Hot chocolate math is a great one for… Read More

How to Help Kids Learn Algebra Concepts post image

Many kids run into difficulties in middle school math, or more specifically, when they start to study algebra. Algebra has some fundamental differences from the arithmetic math. To help kids’ transition from arithmetic math to algebra easier, it is a good idea to help kids learn fundamental algebra concepts when they are young, so when they officially start learning algebra they are ready for it. Today we introduce a fun app that help young children to learn algebra concepts –… Read More