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Valentine Math

February 10th, 2014


It’s Monday, February 10, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!


Recommended Website:


Googol Learning: Valentine Math


Age Range: 6-14 (grades 1-9, approximately, with parental supervision).


At this website, you’ll find all kinds of free valentine-themed math activities that explore concepts from symmetry to Fibonacci and beyond for students of all ages. When you get to the site indulge in the sweet math menu that invites you to:


  • Explore measurements and temperature by making your own chocolate candy.
  • Graph your favorite chocolate bars and experiment with fractions as you divide them among your friends.
  • Use Sweetheart candies for counting, sorting, grouping, and estimation exercises.
  • Figure out the area and perimeter of a circle and square using common cinnamon heart candies.
  • Explore a variety of candy math lessons for grades 1-9.
  • Plot latitude and longitude in a game of Valentine Candy Battleship.
  • Make a symmetrical heart and calculate its perimeter.
  • Get a free printable set of multiplication flash cards for the times tables 2-13.
  • Discover your own heart’s resting rate and find out how much blood it pumps.
  • Use a formula (or algorithm) to calculate the number of hugs you’ll receive in February.
  • Solve some Valentine’s Day math word problems.


Then, explore the archive of links to even more Valentine’s Day math lessons, problems, quizzes, crafts, games, and more!

Don’t miss the rest of the fantastic website. You won’t believe the free math resources this site has in store for you!  

Free math games, interactives and printables

February 3rd, 2014


It’s Monday, February 3, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!


Recommended Website:


Fuel The Brain


Age Range: 5-8 (Grades K-3, with parental supervision)


This ad-supported website has free games, interactives and printables to help enhance and practice elementary skills in Math.
By using the easy to understand instructions on the website you can create, share and print your very own customized worksheets, mini-books and puzzles
You may find a resource by navigating the menu at the top that includes: 

Printables, Games, Interactives, Mini-books and Teacher Guides. Locate the most recently added and the most popular activities by scrolling down slightly on the home page. Each activity is listed with the number of views, uses or downloads so you can see which are more popular. You can locate fun activities to enhance learning in specific areas of Math content like:

  • Counting & Cardinality 
  • Number & Operations 
  • Operations & Algebraic Thinking 
  • Measurement & Data 
  • Geometry

Click on any activity to review the student’s easy to understand instructions. The resources here will equip the busiest mom to be ready to have fun with math anytime!


Kids Math Games Online!

January 7th, 2014

It’s Monday, January 6, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!
Recommended Website:
Kids Math Games
Age Range: 6-13 (Grades 1-8, with parental supervision)

This website is a free selection of fun math games, interactive learning activities, and easy to use educational resources that engage students as they learn.
When arriving at the website you are presented with a colorful selection of topics from which to choose making navigation simple.
Topics include:

  • Numbers – challenges related to number patterns, fractions, decimals, place values, graphs, probability, codes, data, mean, median & mode, calculators and more
  • Geometry – educational games related to shapes, angles, measurements, grids, coordinates, building blocks and all kinds of geometry related topics
  • Facts - Learn fun facts relating to the world of mathematics
  • Money - Interactive games that teach how money works
  • Addition - Practice addition skills with interactive games
  • Multiplication - Master multiplication skills while playing
  • Counting - Young learners will have fun using and improving their counting skills

Also available at this ad-supported website are free printable worksheets, quizzes, and Sudoku puzzles as well as teaching videos, logic games, board games, puzzles, and many more fun things to keep the learning of math interesting.

Dr. Mike’s Fun Math Games for Kids!

December 9th, 2013

Hi! It’s Monday, December 9, 2013, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
Dr. Mike’s Math Games for Kids

Age Range: 5-12 (Grades K-7, with parental supervision)

This ad-supported website provides all kinds of free printable math games, board games, puzzles, and toys! The games are designed to help kids learn more in an hour of play than they possibly could in a whole day of doing math drills.

You’ll be able to make many of the games with just your printer, and others may require a few items you probably have around the house – like a deck of playing cards or some dice.

When you get to the site you’ll see an introduction followed by some featured math games. Use the menu at the top of the page to find math games for every grade level from K-7, plus the latest and most popular games on the site. 

Under the menu item “Grades,” you’ll find a link to the “Homeschool” section of the site where you’ll find games that are ideal for the home environment. You’ll also find printable worksheets for addition, subtraction, and times tables. This section even offers:

  • Printable Manipulatives – Print out paper tiles and blocks to help teach kids how to add and subtract numbers of more than one digit and for helping understand the concepts of carrying and borrowing.
  • Angle Geometry Quiz – Test your knowledge of interior angles of triangles and quadrilaterals, angles near parallel lines, lines meeting at a point and others.

You’ll also find Fraction Games, a Dot Joining Game (with many hidden mathematical formula to discover), Magic Square Puzzle Worksheets, a Times Table Board Game, Math Mazes, and much, much more!

And don’t miss the Advent Calendar – This colorful, printable calendar helps teach younger kids counting skills – and is perfect during the Christmas holidays. 

Narrated, Interactive Math Tutorials for Grades 5-10

November 11th, 2013

Hi! It’s Monday, November 11, 2013 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Visual Math Learning   

Age Range: 10-15 (designed for middle school students, with parental supervision)

NOTE: This website has randomly generated advertisements. As always, parents must preview the site and supervise Internet access.

This ad-supported website provides free, interactive tutorials with diagrams, illustrations, animations and practice games and exercises for learning pre-algebra and algebra level mathematics.

When you get to the site use the menu on the left side of the page to access the lessons that are divided into two sections:

I. Pre-Algebra: Numbers and Arithmetic

  • Natural Numbers
  • Counting
  • Number Bases
  • Addition
  • Subtraction 
  • Integers
  • Multiplication
  • Factors 
  • Division
  • Fractions
  • Fraction Arithmetic
  • Inverses
  • Equivalence
  • Common Denominators
  • Decimals

II.  Elementary Algebra

  • Basics of Sets  
  • Relations 
  • Functions
  • Equations
  • Substitution

Click on any lesson and enjoy a tutorial that includes narration, illustrations, interactive diagrams, and visual manipulatives to encourage active learning.

On the menu, you’ll also find interactive math “Exercises” and “Games” that will challenge students thinking skills and help them practice what they’ve learned from the lessons.

Free PreK-12 Math Lessons & Activities!

October 14th, 2013

Hi! It’s Monday, October 14, 2013 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Math

Age Range: 4-18 (Grades PreK-12)  

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics offers this website with standards-based resources to support educators in ensuring free, high quality mathematics lessons and activities for all students in PreK-12.

When you get to this multi-media site, you’ll see some highlighted activities and features along with a menu that includes:  

*Activities – Over 100 online activities divided by grade level for PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.  You’ll find everything from simple sorting, matching, and counting games to algebra, geometry and trigonometry investigations.

*Lessons – Find over 600 lesson for all grades that satisfy standards for numbers and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probability. Each lesson comes with complete step-by-step instructions, downloadable/printable materials, and links to further resources. While the lessons are designed for classroom use, they can be tweaked for the homeschool environment.

*Web Links - JACK POT! You say you want ONE source for links to free math activities on the Net?  This is it!  You’ll find 724 links (many to sites previously featured in ClickSchooling) that have been approved for student use by the NCTM editorial board.

The formatting and design of this site makes all of the content very user-friendly. Bookmark it to return often.