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Use the search filters below to return results. Keep an eye out for some of my top favorites-- my "BookSmart Picks"-- that are sure to entertain and educate your kids! And, many activities use common materials you likely have at home already. Look for entries marked with the "Common Items" icon to find activities that shouldn't require any purchase.

Similar to the card game War, players battle it out by flipping over their cards. In this case, though, the largest difference wins…

This simple, quick card game gives kids some good practice with recognizing even and odd numbers. Talk with them about how they know whether a number is odd or even, and what pattern they see with even and odd numbers…

Math Twister uses the classic game Twister to incorporate movement and practice with math facts—a great combination! With just the game and some post-its, your child can build their fact fluency with all four operations…

This simple card game serves as good practice with ways to make 10, and another way to learn those math facts. Kids looking for a challenge can try making 20 using three addends…

This is a great game for building familiarity with the hundred chart and recognizing patterns within the chart and our number system. Challenge your child to use these patterns as they add or subtract on the chart…

This card game is great for building your child’s strategic thinking skills and flexibility. Since much of it is based on luck of the draw, plans must change quickly if they want to win..

This fast-paced card game tests your math facts and reflexes! It may seem simple, but with four different rules to keep track of as you play, things can get a bit tricky…

Morph the most discs to win! Move the ball from disc to disc, but only change one attribute at a time, whether it is the color, the pattern, or the size of the center circle. Each player’s turn continues, collecting the discs as they go, until there are no more possibilities on the board. And with 60 discs in the game…

Julia Finley Mosca

From a young age, Raye Montague had her sights on becoming an engineer. Through her unending persistence and determination, Raye faced down sexism and racism and finally gained recognition for her contributions, which changed the course of submarine design…

Helaine Becker

Katherine Johnson was an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race (you may know her from the movie or book Hidden Figures). This picture book follows Katherine from a young child who loved counting, to being a gifted student, to bringing her talents to NASA, and at every step repeating, “You can count on me.” She not only calculated the course of the moon landings…

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