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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.

Build an Architectural School Model

Get back into school with this exciting architecture exploration! In this craft activity your child will research, draw, and build his own school.

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.

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!

Slide It

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.

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.

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.

Make a Number Game

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 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.

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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