### Math can be a fun subject to study. Games, puzzles, crafts, manipulatives and activities bring real-life application to mathematical concepts. Many of these games and activities are enjoyed by children of a wide range of ages. Please use the age/grade category as a rough guideline.

Hands-On Math Books

Math Resources

Importance of Skip-Counting

How to Teach Math Without a Curriculum

*Math Art*

Symmetric Monsters Platonic Solids

Math Art for Middle Schoolers

Shapes and Money Designs

Roman Mosaics - Symmetry

Potholders - Kids Weaving Project

Potholders - One Step Beyond the Basics

Holiday Stars

Math Art for First Graders

Fibonacci Spirals and Rabbits

Tessellation - Creative Math Art Activity

*Symmetry*

Reflection Symmetry

Rotation Symmetry

*Mandala*

Dividing a Circle into Eight Sectors

Spider Web Mandala Tutorial

Four Star Mandala Tutorial

Mandala Geometry Challenge - Middle School

Mandala Geometry Challenge - Elementary School

Concentric Circle Mandala

Perpendicular Bisector

Four Segment vs Six Segment Mandalas

Math and Mandala

Dividing a Circle into Five Sectors

Pictures of Many Mandalas

*Geometric Design*

Geometric Design - Shapes in Circles

Geometric Design - Seven-Circle Patterns

Geometric Design - Shapes in Five- Circle Grids

Math Art Designs

*Paper Folding Math Art*

20 Point Origami Star Tutorial

Origami Icosahedron

Origami Icosahedron Version II

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*Math Games*

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Gaming and Critical Thinking

Two-Digit Multiplication Game

Math Games and Activities - Uno, Black Jack 21, Making a Calendar

Speed! - The Right Age to Begin

Lost Cities - Mental Math Game

Farkel - Place Value Game

Cribbage - Addition Game

Game of Life

Gin Rummy

Thirteen - Adding Game

Speed! - Skip Counting Game

Roman Numeral Bingo

Sumoku - Addition and Division Game

Settlers of Catan - Strategy and Statistics

Love Letter

Claim It

Unexploded Cow

Triominos

*Distance, Area, Volume*

Lesson 1 - Making ManipulativesLesson 2 - Measuring Distance, Area and Volume

Lesson 3 - Distance - Measuring Penny

Lesson 4 - How Big is an Acre?

Lesson 5 - Volume Units

Lesson 6 - Perimeter Activities

Lesson 7 - Area of Squares, Rectangles and Triangles

Lesson 8 - Area of Isosceles Triangles

Lesson 9 - Area of Trapezoids

Lesson 10 - Area of Straight-Sides Shapes

Lesson 11 - Volume in Millimeters

*Economics *

Basics of Economics Economics Game - Snakes and Donuts

A Middle Ages Market

Economics Story Books

Teaching Elementary Kids to be Financially Responsible

Richard Maybury Books

*Pre-School - Kindergarten*

Calendar Project Shapes - Squares, Rectangles, Triangles, Circles

Creative Math for Kindergarten

Pattern Hunt

Square Numbers

Adding and Subtracting - Keeping Columns Straight

Learning 3D Shapes - Magnetic Toy

Free 100 Number Grids

Jelly Beans for Sale - Counting Money

Hands-On Math - Laundry

The Dot Game

Magna Tiles - Flat Patterns

Going to the Store at Home - Counting Money

*First - Third*

Sorting Objects into Categories Measuring House Height without Getting on the Roof

Power of Ten Activity

Dance, Aerobics and Math?

Active Pattern Activity

Cuisenaire Rods - Introduction

Skip-Counting with Cuisenaire Rods

Multiplication - 10's and 1's with Cuisenaire Rods

Multiplication and Square Numbers with Cuisenaire Rods

Multiplication and Estimating with Cuisenaire Rods

Algebra with Cuisenaire Rods

Cuisenaire Rods and Speed!

Cuisenaire Rod Patterns

Simple Math Manipulatives

Patterns in Knitting

Multiplication Circles - Free Printable

Pythagoras and the Ratios

Multiplication Bead Tower

Six Great Math and Music Apps

Election Math

Estimation Activities

Estimating - Time, Distance, Weight

Catapult Math

Bow and Arrow Math - Averages

English Christmas Pudding - Weight, Volume

Measuring - Vitruvian Man and Leondardo Da Vinci

Sorting and Patterns at the Beach

*Fourth - Sixth*

Function Machine Translating Patterns into Different Medium

Visible Fractions

Place Value Activity (Decimals)

The Man Who Counted - Making Numbers with 4's

Math Designed to Make Kids Think

Multiplication with Napier's Bones

Hands-On Pre-Algebra

Developing Algebraic Formula for Patterns

Free Probability Lesson

Understanding Distance

Area of a Triangle

Multiplying Fractions

Selling Ice Cream

Secret Codes

Scale Models

Intro to Computer Programming - Scratch

Computer Programming - Scratch Basics

Math Art with Scratch

Grids, Maps and Scaling

Estimating at the Garden Store

Long Division

Shadow Math - Line Graphing

Target Practice - Line Graphing and Some Algebra

Quilting - Great Math Activity

Life of Fred - Math Curriculum

Is Life of Fred Enough?

How We Use Life of Fred

Dance Patterns

*Seventh and Up*

Math Art for Middle SchoolersPattern Explorer

They're all so pretty! Great activities for kids. These days, most would just keep them occupied...and quiet playing games on their ipads

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