My youngest is going into first grade and he loves math. I asked him if he wanted to learn to multiply in five minutes and he said, “Yes!” And so we started reading the Sticks and Steps method of multiplication which is beautifully simple and visual.
My Dad Friend from The Sherpa Report introduced me to a Dad Friend of his in our town who has a math online tutoring company called TenMarks. I met with both founders a few weeks later and they were kind enough to give me a detailed demo plus provide me with codes to try it out.
Picture books can be a visual and fun way to introduce math concepts. I think it makes math less intimidating when it’s part of a story. For those kids who love math, it’s another way to eat it up!
I find that The Univ. of Chicago’s Everyday Math needs home supplementation, especially in math facts. I recommend Daily Word Problems and Singapore Math. We use these for summer math.
2 fun and easy math games invented by 8-year-old kids for adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing and exponents.