Imagine if your kid actually asked to practice math?! With these 10 awesome games, they’ll be having so much fun they won’t even realize they’re learning equations, word problems, fractions, geometry and more. Watch ’em in action in the video!
What preschooler (or, um… grownup) wouldn’t love this? Count the stars and find the matching key to pop the lock open with a satisfying click. They’ll be having so much fun they won’t even notice they’re practicing number recognition and fine motor skills.
Flip over the chips until you get numbers that add up to 10. Couldn’t be simpler – or a more brilliant way to gamify basic addition.
Never has math been so pretty. Use these colorful cubes to practice counting by ones and tens to 100 – and build and make shapes and patterns, all while reinforcing Singapore Math skills.
Pop the dice, then add, subtract or multiply and check off the numbers by flipping ’em up. Kindergartners love this game – as do parents, especially for that pleasing, wooden design. Plus, no pieces to lose, which is clutch.
If Candyland met math, this would be their lovechild. Solve equations to move spaces while running into swamp-esque obstacles like amphibians and sharp-toothed crocs.
Like Sum Swamp, you have solve equations to move spaces, all while dodging outer space obstacles. And to think: in our day we just had plain ol’ flashcards.
OK don’t say we didn’t warn you, this is going to make your kids really want pizza for dinner. These magnetic pizza pies are the perfect way to learn about fractions.
Calling all young Sherlock Holmes’. Grab a card to read a case based on your grade level (grades 2-6) and use your math skills to find out who’s lying. It’s elementary, as they say.
The math version of Scrabble and suitable for a range of grade levels with options for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Bonus: comes in cute little whale carrying case. Naturally.
Clever word problems in three different age ranges – so you won’t even care if they keep reading past lights out.