It’s Monday, April 11, 2016, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: 5-10 (Grades K-5, with parental supervision)
Here’s a free math activity book designed for parents to use with their children to help them learn important math concepts in a fun and engaging way.
Provided by the U.S. Department of Education, there are no bells and whistles here, just easy-to-do math activities, sorted by grade range from K-5, that are formatted for user-friendliness.
When you get to the site, you’ll land on the “Title Page” of the online book. Simply scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “Next” buttons on each page to read the Foreword, Introduction, and to access the Activities that include:
- Math in the Home – Discover fun ways to use things you find around the house to learn measurement, fractions, counting, addition, subtraction, graphing, geometrical concepts, telling time and much more.
- Math at the Grocery Store – Practice measurement, estimation, weighing, counting, and figuring price per unit versus price per pound while helping your children learn estimation skills – all while doing the grocery shopping!
- Math on the Go – Do fun math activities as you travel from place to place using numbers found on license plates, buildings, buses, taxis, houses, and gas stations.
- Math for the Fun of It – As the book explains, there are fascinating mathematical possibilities in the world around you. Look for math in nature – in the symmetry in leaves and various shapes and patterns of blooming flowers. You’ll find lots of other fun suggestions as well.
The book wraps up with some pointers for parents on helping children achieve in mathematics along with suggestions for helping children with school assignments, and resources for further learning.
By the way, if you get tired of clicking the “Next” buttons – you can access the entire table of contents with links to specific sections of the book here.
The activities in this online book are perfect for homeschooling families and can be used in any way that makes sense to you and your children. You can also print it out and use it offline as well!