Children learn by doing

Research in education tells us over and over that hands on activities have more impact than verbal or written explanations alone. Simple manipulatives and pictures are used as key elements to illustrate math concepts.
Download our free guidelines and templates for games, outright playful and more serious activities to develop the math centers in your children’s brain. There are sample activities to develop number sense, visuo-spatial activities and templates. Have fun!

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Number sense activitiesMath concept
Race to Thirty on Legos NEWTeach them differences in a playful manner
Doubles and halves doubles and one more dominoes Use number talks to teach additions
Rules of ThumbGeneral approach for teaching your child
Number walk and Bedtime bookLearning number words, counting, one to one relationship, starting with the numerals
Take a guess before you countSubitizing, small quantity estimation, quantity comparison
Learning to count on the kitchen tilesCounting up and counting down, numerals
First, Second, and Third placePlay a game to learn the cardinal numbers
Number cards counting and sorting activityCounting by ones and tens, and sorting by tens
Numberline addition and subtractionNumber-line, distance, counting, skip counting, addition, subtraction
On the DoubleIntroducing the concept of multiplication by doubling
Place ValueAddition, subtraction of large numbers
Conquer the Multiplication TablesBasic understanding of the multiplication tables till ten
Help with fractionsHelp your child to grasp the concept of fractions
Multiplication and Division for Visual LearnersIntroduction into multiplication and division
Understanding fractions and Fractions BookletExplanation how to make the most of the Fractions Booklet
Fractions BookletMy fractions book: whole and parts, add and subtract like parts
Fraction Notation activities and cardsUnderstanding Fraction notation and concepts
Cross out cross-multiplicationPrevent confusion with cross-multiplication by showing all steps
Summer, a time for math gamesFun Math games to prevent the “summer slide”
Visuo-spatial activities Math concept
Symmetry activity: looking left and rightSymmetry drawings: sizes and shapes, line of symmetry, symmetrical shape
Ruler number sense activityEstimating size of numbers
Thinking about Area by foldingFold to divide an area in similar parts, area is width times length
PegboardsCopy patterns and shapes
Patterns from concrete to abstractFrom patterns with concrete objects to number patterns
Draw Lines to split shapesDraw Lines to split shapes into fractions
Templates Math concept
Counting place-mat Counting to five
Number-bonds place-mat Number-bonds to ten
Number cards Color coded number cards 1 – 100
Base ten template Ones, tens, hundreds
Domino Doubles cards Learning the Doubles from 0 – 9
Domino Doubles plus one Learn addition facts and comparing two additions
Dominoes make nine activity and game Using visual memory to learn additions for nine