There are plenty of kids who struggle with mathematics, and - as a result of their struggles - don't think math is much fun. But sometimes all it takes is to just get over a few small hurdles on the road to success...
Educator Peggy Kaye's book contains over 250 pages of resources to help children learn math while having fun. It's a great gift for parents or kids!
One of the great advantages that this game has is that it can be played in three different modes - in other words, it's three separate strategy games in one!
Not only can the board change configuration during play, but the capabilities of the pieces change as well, making this a great game for planning ahead and building strategies.
Three games for the price of one? Doesn't get much better than that!
If you are looking for a great way to help your child learn the letters of the alphabet and begin to gain an understanding of the sounds they make, you'll want to take a look at this little puzzle game available from Discount School Supply.
Each letter card consists of two puzzle pieces, and the puzzle shapes are cleverly designed to match the shapes of the upper case letters on the lower half of the card.
Use these cards to teach your pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children the following educational core standards: recognize beginning letters in familiar words, identify beginning sounds in words, and recognize upper and lower case letter shapes.
Martin Gardner, a well known authority on math and logic puzzles, has selected some of his favorite puzzles in this collection. Some are his own original puzzles; others are compiled from other sources.
The more math you know, the more you will appreciate these puzzles. The book is probably best for teens and adults.
First of all, let's begin by saying...THIS IS NOT REAL CHOCOLATE! Sorry, hate to break it to you, but if you try to manipulate pentominoes or tetris-shaped pieces of real chocolate for very long, you're going to end up with chocolate sludge all over your fingers, and no more toy to play with. If you have real chocolate, EAT IT!
But if you've got Chocabloc, you've got a puzzle on your hands. Can you fit all the tetris and pentomino pieces together to fit in the tray? What other shapes can you create? Get a friend to make a shape and trace around it. Now can you create that same shape?
This would probably make a great Christmas gift for your favorite math teacher, too!