5 Fun Motivational Math Resources

5 Fun Motivational Math Resources

During the lazy days of summer, Math isn’t something we usually think about as a focus. BUT, summer can be a great time to brush up on math skills, make sure what is learned during the year isn’t forgotten, and maybe even learn a few new things. That is much more likely to happen if it’s FUN!

Since it’s so important to keep the learning going, especially for this essential skill, we have rounded up some math resources that are actually FUN so you can keep your kids on track during the hottest months of the year. From music videos to volcanic explosions, these are great resources to have fun learning math.

 

5 Fun Motivational Math Resources

 

1. Rock n Learn: Early Math

These DVD’s are super fun. They have rock, and even hip hop to help kids get excited about learning math. The Early Math DVDs cover addition & subtraction, telling time, and money & making change. Each DVD has 12 to 18 video segments, and each video lasts about an hour.

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2. Times Tales

Times Tales is a very popular series of videos and games that use stories to help kids memorize their upper times tables. Why? It helps kids learn the multiplication tables in an hour – with songs and visuals!

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3. Math Slam

It is what it sounds like – sort of like a Bop It for math learning, this tool uses sounds and lights – and slams – to engage kids in a fun contest of math acuity. There are 3 levels, with13 questions each. When they lower their time to answer, they boost their score!

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4. ShillerMath Fraction Set

ShillerMath’s Fraction Set is a comprehensive supplement to any math curriculum. Part of why it’s great is it’s hands on, and incorporates, visual, kinesthetic and practical learning. It includes a fractions lesson book, answer guide, parent guide, catchy songs, and unlimited downloadable resources.

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5. Magic School Bus Math Explosion

Mix a little hands-on science with the math and you’ve got active learners on your hands! As a student, it was difficult for me to grasp math concepts I didn’t see applied in the real world. Here’s a delightful antidote for young learners.

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Comments

  1. Julie Wood says:

    I love math games and teach them to my son and daughter to help them learn math in a fun way!

  2. shelly peterson says:

    These are some great ways to keep the learning going during summer. I like that these make learning fun. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Marti Tabora says:

    Math is the most hated subject at our house, we definitely need resources that make it a little easier to deal with. Thank you.

  4. My grandsons have a few of the Rock N Learn DVDs and they love them! They have catchy music and are so educational!

  5. These are all great resources. We have a bunch of the Rock N Learn DVDs, and they kids enjoy them. We also make sure to do a lot of work over the summer, so that the kids are ready for school in the fall.

  6. Oh sweet! There’s my handsome son doing his fractions in one of the pictures!! We love that ShillerMath Fraction manipulative!

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