Popular and Awesome Math Games That Actually Help Kids

We use Math-U-See as our math curriculum in our homeschool to teach all of our kids. While we use it everyday, I love adding hands on learning ideas to help the kids gain fluency in different math concepts. We love using board games, printable games, card games, and other hands on learning ideas to do this. Today I am going to share with you some of our favorite fun ways to teach kids math concepts using different math games we have purchased and loved over the years. Some of our games were … [Read more...]

Using Geoboard In Your Homeschool

Every month included with out Mother Goose Time curriculum are 2 different manipulatives, I have done a post showing just some of the great manipulatives we have received over time. This month we received geoboard, which the boys loved. We did "finger jumping" during our fitness week that the boys spent hours doing. I thought it would be fun to come up with a bunch of different activities for them to do using the geoboard since they enjoyed them so much, I love finding ways to extend the … [Read more...]

Math Fun With Tangrams and Bus Counters

Mother Goose time offers many different ways for kids to work on math in their everyday learning, they offer amazing manipulatives that kids will use to figure out simple story problems, counting, making patterns, using shape mats and shapes, and many other great ideas. While we currently use Math-U-See as our main math curriculum for all of our kids, because they are a little bit older and need a math curriculum in my opinion. Even though we use a separate math program, we always love the … [Read more...]

Feelings Shape Game

Our theme this month for our Mother Goose Time curriculum is feelings and friends. I have already shared our friendship activities we have done so far. Today I am going over a fun feelings shape game that the boys enjoyed. One of the older boys even decided to join in on the fun with the boys. All of the materials to complete this activity were included with our Mother Goose Time Curriculum. One of this months manipulatives that were used for this activity was tangrams. They have been … [Read more...]

Math Games With PlayDough

This month with our Mother Goose Time Curriculum we are learning about Aesop's Fables and Folktales with that we received some fun colored sticks to go along with the Aesop's Fable ~ Bundle Of Sticks. With those sticks the kids were supposed to use the spinner and play dough to learn number concepts. We decided to extend the activity and continue to use them through out our week. Because both Ethan and Gabe are pretty sufficient in knowing how many sticks are associated with that number, … [Read more...]

Math Blaster Review and Giveaway

I have previously shared our love for JumpStart Online for our family, their ever changing world has been am amazing and safe online community for my children to be able to play in. Today I am going to share about Math Blaster Online, one of the services that comes with your JumpStart membership. Math Blaster has been a trusted name for educational games for children for over 15 years, they have taken that fun and added it to a wonderful online world for children where they can have fun while … [Read more...]