Mix of Math
Free Math Games & Activities for Kids
Here are 8 ideas to help you make math more fun.
1Try making every concept into a hands-on lesson with less lectures, play games, use pictures and videos
2 Encourage math talk in daily life,
3 Implement funny routines and stick with them (like counting by twos when in the lunch line or at recess),
4 Children love open ended questions when there will be more than one answer- talk to them,
5 Create word problems with individual students inside of them for example, Raoul and Lizzie went to the store to buy five apples,
6 Watch videos of other people solving math problems -the sillier the better
7 Bring in real concrete items to teach math concepts like apples or oranges
8 Physically move around the room to teach fractions addition and subtraction.
And if all else fails -play a game: