Second Grade Math
Helping your second grader practice math at home can be a great way to boost her math skills at school. Here's how to get started.
Help your child practice math skills with these great games. All you need is a deck of cards to get started!
Learning about money and working with various monetary values is 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.
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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.
In any other circumstance, sliding playing cards along a table might not seem like a learning activity, but this game is! Take turns sliding cards, estimating their distance from the edge. Then, measure the distance using a ruler, and add up the total to find your score.
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!
Looking for a fun way for your child to practice the basics of math? Look no further than this fun card game that utilizes addition, subtraction and multiplication.
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.
Make practicing addition facts more fun and teach your child some helpful strategies with this spin off of the traditional "Go Fish" game.
Learn about coins and their value by making an animal piggy bank. Here's how to make a lion, pig, or sheep bank - or you can use your imagination to create others.
"War" is one of those card games that can go on and on and on...and with a few creative twists, guess what? It can teach math skills for hours, too. Here's how.
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!
Recycle old materials to create a fun, brain-teasing maze toy that also strengthens your child's math reasoning skills.
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