Looking for ways to make math more than just a bore? Make math fun and exciting for your child by turning it into a game—a math race!. The basic math skills we learn as children are the building blocks of all mathematical thinking in the years following. That’s why fundamental skills like addition are so important. By turning basic math problems into a game that is fun and challenging, your child will not only learn to enjoy math, but he’ll also begin to solidify a foundation of key skills to use in years to come. And who knows – if you play along with him, you might even be able to brush up on those basics that may make the next time you balance your checkbook a little bit easier!