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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.

Calculate area and perimeter in an effort to get the largest number! Not only will this game help solidify the different calculations for area and perimeter, but it will also provide extra practice with multiplication facts and multi-digit addition…

Requiring only paper and pencils, this game is a fun way to practice addition and subtraction facts while incorporating some strategic thinking…

This card game is similar to the many versions of Top-It or War, in that the winner of each round collects the cards. Here, though, you have a target number with which to compare the fractions…

This game gives older students the opportunity to work with negative numbers. Since it is possible for the differences to go into negative numbers, it is best to play this only if that has been introduced to students already. If negative numbers are relatively new for your child…

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

Once rounding has been introduced to your child, this dice game serves as good practice for rounding to various place values. For third graders, stick to just rounding to tens and hundreds (a bit easier for them to visualize), and for fourth graders…

This card game is fantastic for pushing kids to think flexibly and show perseverance. Challenge kids to focus on number patterns instead of simply the suits of the cards…

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…

This card game offers engaging multi-digit multiplication practice. As an added bonus, it requires some thinking about place value, as players aim to create the largest possible product…

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…

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