Family card games are an inexpensive way to have fun with children while learning important math concepts. Play these 10 card games designed to reinforce and build upon your child’s math skills—all you need is a deck of playing cards!
Dr. Gigliana Melzi, DREME Network Member and NYU associate professor of applied psychology, offers insight into steps families can take to integrate math into the lives of children.
In this guide, you’ll find fun and easy math activities that you and your child can do anywhere, from driving in your car or shopping for groceries, to doing laundry or setting the table.
Created by math learning experts at the University of Chicago and other universities around the country, the goal of this website is to help parents support math learning in young children (ages 3 to 6). Find fun and engaging activities parents can do with their children to foster math learning.
Award-winning Mathical titles are selected by a nationwide committee of mathematicians, educators, librarians, early childhood experts, and others. Each year’s selections joins a growing list of stories ranging from picture books and graphic novels to chapter books and young adult literature.
Match socks and sort laundry. Count objects around the house. Play games such as UNO, Connect Four, and Crazy Eights. These activities are all examples of “family math,” and they can help children build mathematical skills and habits that last a lifetime.
We make math part of the family routine. Every day, we serve up a quick bite of wacky math just for fun. Whether it’s flamingos, ninjas or pillow forts, kids can see the math in their favorite topics. No logins. No drilling. No scores. It takes only five minutes a day, and kids clamor for it.
Getting the children dressed for outdoor play is one more way that you can meet your math standards while engaging in everyday activities. Outdoor play in the winter months includes snow or rain pants, boots, coats, hats and mittens.