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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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!
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.
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!
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.
Recycle old materials to create a fun, brain-teasing maze toy that also strengthens your child's math reasoning skills.
Find a deck of cards and get ready to practice your addition and subtraction. Battle for points by flipping over cards and finding their differences. Add up your total earnings to see who wins!
This game provides your child with the opportunity to create, write, and read numbers. He'll be using all of these skills in the middle grades, when he uses numbers, decimals, fractions, and percents to describe operations.
Make practicing addition facts more fun and teach your child some helpful strategies with this spin off of the traditional "Go Fish" game.
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.
Give this fun addition game a try! Challenge your child to create sums as close to 100 as he can. This requires him to evaluate all possible sums, based on the numbers he is given. He'll learn common patterns in addition as he works out the best plays.
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