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!
Recycle old materials to create a fun, brain-teasing maze toy that also strengthens your child's math reasoning skills.
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.
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.
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 practicing addition facts more fun and teach your child some helpful strategies with this spin off of the traditional "Go Fish" game.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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