Fun Arithmetic Practice Games

March 5th, 2018

It’s Monday, March 5, 2018, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

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Turtle Diary – Math

Age Range: 4-10 (Grades PreK-5, with parental supervision)

This colorful site has free, animated, interactive games to help young kids learn and practice basic arithmetic.

When you get to the website, you will see a menu of free math games. You can choose by type, grade or topic. Here is a list of some of the games by grade:

• Preschool: Count Money, Pattern Match, Color by Number
• Kindergarten: Using a Calculator, Skip Counting, Pattern Match
• First Grade: Bingo Multiplication, Battle for Roman Numerals, Time Zone
• Third Grade: Find the Multiples, Tangrams, Calculate Area
• Fourth Grade: Target the Fraction, Reasonable Temperature, What Are Polygons
• Fifth Grade: Divide and Grab, Decimal Detective, Monster Multiplication

And so many more!

Free Valentine Math Activities

February 12th, 2018

It’s Monday, February 12, 2018, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

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Valentine Math Activities

Age Range: 5-11 (Grades K-6, with parental supervision)

Here are some Valentine’s Day Math Activities for you and your kids to enjoy.

You’ll need a box of conversation candy hearts to use this classroom activity for learning estimation, sorting, counting, addition, and graphing. At the top of the page it says this activity is for grades 2-3, but this activity can be easiliy tweaked for younger children as well.

And here are a couple of other sites:

Dominoes are great tools to help with learning math in grades K-6. Print out this set and then use them to play Domino Math. Click here to get instructions.

Free Resources to Teach Math

December 11th, 2017

It’s Monday, December 11, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

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HelpingWithMath.com

Age Range: 5-14 (Grades K-8, with parental supervision)

This ad-supported website was designed by educators and technologists to help parents help their children improve in math.

It provides free access to a variety of math resources, games, and tools. Under Printables you can find topics including:

• Worksheets – Includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, decimals, geometry, algebra, numbers (rounding, comparing, skip counting, place value, integers, multiples and factors) or choose topics by grade
• Multiplication Tables – Up through 10 or up through 12
• Number Lines – Segmented at different intervals and includes negatives as well

Under Interactives you’ll find:

• Games – Drag-n-drop games that cover basic math facts and equivalent fractions
• Flash Cards – For addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
• Lessons – Includes fractions, percent and division
• Quizzes – Including addition, rounding, fractions and the number system

All of these resources are free and formatted for quick download and easy printing. You can sort by subject and grade level as well.

Christmas Tree Farm Virtual Tour & Lesson Plans

December 8th, 2017

It’s Friday, December 8, 2017, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

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Virtual Christmas Tree Farm & Lesson Plans

Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)

Not only do you get to take a virtual field trip to a Christmas Tree Farm today – but you can explore an extensive website all about Christmas Trees complete with themed lesson plans!

We’ve featured this site in previous years – but it’s worth an annual virtual trip to see. At this website you can take a virtual field trip to a Christmas Tree Farm in Ontario, Canada. When you get to the site, scroll down to locate the tour links and click to learn all about the growing and harvesting process through photographs and text. Then, read all about the history of Christmas trees. Locate the “Education” link in the upper menu to find “Activities for Kids” to print out some Christmas tree themed games and puzzles including dot-to-dot, word searches, crossword puzzles, and counting tree rings! Select the “Teacher’s Guide” link to find teaching plans. But wait! Keep reading.

Christmas Trees and More!

This website from the University of Illinois Extension Program has extensive information on Christmas trees presented through a printable series of lesson plans for grades K-7. Learn the plant parts of a Christmas tree, its development from seed to harvest, watch video clips of the life of a Christmas tree, learn about out nation’s official Christmas tree, and follow links to more information on tree farms and where to find them, Tree Events, and more. By the way, some of the lessons provided here suggest a year-round curriculum on trees – so you can print it out and use it all year long.

Free Challenging Online Math Curriculum!

November 6th, 2017

It’s Monday, November 6, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

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Alcumus: Art of Problem Solving

Age Range: 11-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision)

Note: Younger accelerated learners may enjoy this too. This website offers free math problems and lessons designed to challenge high-performing students.

When you get to the site, you’ll find a brief introduction and instructions on how to register. Registration is required to access the program, but the slight inconvenience is worth the effort to enjoy activities that cover:

• Pre-Algebra
• Counting & Probability
• Number Theory
• Algebra 1
• Algebra 2

Each strand offers engaging video lessons and challenging problems for students to solve. The program automatically adjusts to the student’s ability level.

K-5 Math Lessons & Worksheets

September 18th, 2017

It’s Monday, September 18, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

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K-5 Learning

Age Range: 5-11 (Grades K-5, with parental supervision)

K5 Learning is a company that sells a math and reading enrichment program. However, they offer a selection of free, engaging math interactives for grades K-5.

Some of the topics covered are:

• Numbers and Operations
• Measurement
• Algebra
• Geometry
• Data Analysis

When you get to the site, just click on any one and a new screen opens where you can try the colorful, multi-media lesson and practice session.

You’ll also notice that the site offers free samples of their reading programs for grades K-5 too that include phonemic awareness, phonics, sight words, reading comprehension, and vocabulary.

But wait, there’s more! This site also offers free, printable math worksheets for grades 1-6 that include:

• Place Value
• Subtraction
• Telling Time
• Counting Money
• Measurement
• Multiplication
• Roman Numerals
• Division
• Fractions
• Decimals
• Factoring
• Exponents
• Proportions
• Percents
• Circles
• Integers

Of course, the idea in offering these free resources is to entice you to take advantage of their free 14-day trial of the program and ultimately, purchase their program. However, no purchase is necessary to try the programs and print out the worksheets.