# Family Math Activities

Welcome Parents & Families

This page is especially for you! Check back often for parent information and activities you can do at home to support your child's math learning.

Important Information:

• Math Mistakes:  Making mistakes helps kids learn! This article explains how teachers and parents can help their students learn from the mistakes they make while learning mathematics.

Support for Homework:

• Homework Help (1-5):  Videos explaining math concepts that kids typically need help with.  A great resource if they need help with their homework!
• AAA Math (K-6):  Not sure what your child needs to do on their homework?  Short explanations on hundreds of topics at all levels, with on-line practice on each page.
• Khan Academy:  Videos on a wide variety of topics to support students' learning.

Fun & Games:

• PBS Early Math Tips (Newborns - 2nd Grade):  Help your child develop mathematical smarts while you play.  Fun ideas for parents to do with your little ones, even before they start school!
• Bedtime Math (PreK-5):  Daily problems you can use to talk math with your kids and encourage them to think about numbers in their everyday lives!
• Fact Practice (1-6):  Timed practice for basic facts in all four operations.  You can set which numbers students work with.
• Shape Sorter Game:  Click the matching figures by shape and color as fast as you can.  Don't let the stacks get too tall!
• Multiplication Matho (3-6):  Mixed practice of multiplication facts through 12.  Speed and accuracy count!  get 5 correct answers in a row to stop the clock (like Bingo).
• Math Millionaire (3-6):  Based on the tv show, kids answer math questions to see how much money they can win!

Family Math Games:  These games can be played with a simple deck of cards.  Build math skills while spending time together as a family!

• Fast 10s (PDF) (K-3):  This fast-paced game helps students practice combinations to 10.
• Top It! (PDF) (1-4):  This simple game helps students practice basic addition, subtraction, or multiplication facts.
• 99 (PDF) (1-6):  A quick and lively game to practice addition skills and a bit of strategy, too.
• The Target Number Game (PDF) (K-6): This game is easily changed in complexity through 6th grade, and beyond! A wonderful activity to practice math facts, order of operations, and mental math.

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