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 these games in action in the video!
What preschooler (or grownup) wouldn’t love this game? Count the stars and find the matching key to pop the lock open with a satisfying click. With this game you get to practice number recognition and fine motor skills.
Flip over the chips until you get numbers that add up to 10. It couldn’t be simpler — or a more brilliant way to gamify basic addition.
Never has math been so easy on the eyes. 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 them up. Kindergartners love this game as do parents, especially for that pleasing, wooden design. Plus, there are no pieces to lose, which is a win for parents.
If Candyland met math, this would be their lovechild. Solve equations to move spaces while running into swamp-y obstacles like amphibians and sharp-toothed crocodiles.
Like Sum Swamp, you have to solve equations to move spaces, all while dodging outer space obstacles. And to think: in our day we just had plain old 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 visual 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 telling the truth and who’s lying. It’s elementary, as they say.
This is like the math version of Scrabble and is suitable for a range of grade levels with options for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Bonus: it 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 bedtime.