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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, … 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

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 learning websites and 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… 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

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

fraction math games

Math is an important subject in school and everyday life. It not only helps us understand and calculate numbers, but also helps us on logical thinking and referencing. Sometimes math can be boring. It is great if we can make math fun for kids, so they will enjoy learning this important subject. Luckily there are many fun math games available, be it online, or an app. How to choose math games for your kids? Here are some good math games… Read more

Color and Number Games for Preschool Kids post image

Do you have a kid who is learning colors and numbers? Safari School is a fun app for kids in preschool age who are learning numbers, colors, grouping and sorting. There are 3 levels and over 50 activities in the app for kids of different age and different skill levels. It is a fun one to check out. The interface of the app is quite straight forward. When kids start the app, parents can help them choose the age level… Read more

250 Free Halloween Math Printable Worksheets post image

Kids are easily excited for Halloween. How to leverage their excitement into learning? Here are some fun Halloween themed math printable worksheets for kids. All are free. I like printables. Especially during busy holiday seasons, it is the easiest way to keep kids occupied and entertained. Of course, it is always a plus if they are having fun while learning something. 250+ Free Halloween Math Printable Worksheets for Kids For kids just start learning numbers and counting, these 2 counting… Read more