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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.

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

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…

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…

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…

For those of you who have already played regular Boggle, learning this game will be easy! This card game is good practice for math facts, whether your child is working on addition and subtraction or multiplication and division. It also strengthens their ability to think flexibly, since they have to get creative with the Boggle board.

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 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…

This card game is a great opportunity for kids to practice comparing the ones-place, tens-place, hundreds-place, and as high up as you’d like! You can even get in some extra subtraction practice with…

This card game involving antes and a winner’s pot tests mental math skills and strategic thinking. While this game at first seems a bit complicated, once you play a couple of rounds, it can be fast-paced and fun…

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