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Find the Missing Digit

Okay, identifying place value isn't as fun as eating ice cream, but with a few index cards and a competitive spirit, it can be disguised as a game!

The Game of Nim

Check out this simple version of a pairs game that's played all over the world. It's a great way to practice estimating and predicting mathematical outcomes.

Math Facts Secret Codes

For most second graders, a good secret code is just about irresistible. Here's one that builds math facts while you're at it!

Make a Maze with Drinking Straws!

Recycle old materials to create a fun, brain-teasing maze toy that also strengthens your child's math reasoning skills.

Play Pattern Hopscotch!

Creating number patterns with pencil and paper can be dull. But creating patterns with hopscotch? Exciting! Get your child's game on, and give her some math practice in the process.

Measurement Scavenger Hunt

Give your second grader a chance to get his feet wet with measurement before he moves onto the more complicated stuff, by trying this activity with him at home.

Blackjack Math

Add with simple fractions in this fun math card game. All you need is a deck of cards, and you're ready to begin! This game is very similar to Blackjack, or 21, but it's entirely kid friendly!

Make Money Make "Cents" to Your Second Grader

Learning about money and working with various monetary values is not only an important part of growing up for your child, but it's also a great way for her to hone her math skills. Try playing this game with your second grader the next time you've got some change lying around.

Make Your Own Abacus!

Countries all around the world have been using the abacus for thousands of years to make math easier. Have your kid make his own abacus to practice arithmetic.

Final Count Down

Careful subtraction is an important skill. Flash cards can get repetitive and your child may lose interest in practicing. Try this fun game for an exciting change! On each turn, players roll dice to find the numbers they will need to subtract. Race for the lowest total!

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