Do your children enjoy money? My kids do! They would always compare their stacks of one dollar bills after Christmas or birthdays and see who has more. I used their concept of dollar bills to introduce this next game. We called it "Bank", ... Read More
2021 Summer Game #5: Minute Solitaire
Are we there yet? When are we going to the park? How much longer before lunch?? Are we there yet??? It seems that my children get a little more impatient in the summer. They can’t wait to do the next activity and frequently ask when that will ... Read More
2021 Summer Game #1: War!
We have three boys and a girl. My three boys tend to be very competitive, to say the least. We have regular arm wrestling matches, foot races, and dare I even admit, distance spitting. So, if you were to ask them which math card game they enjoy most, ... Read More
2019 Summer Game #3: Quotient and Remainder
Question: How do you divide 14 potatoes between 4 people? Answer: Mash them. Hahahaha! Most children do not enjoy solving division problems – especially problems with remainders! However, the Quotient and Remainder game found in the Math Card ... Read More
2019 Summer Game #2: Sum(mer) Building
Sum Building, game A70 from the Math Card Games book, is a puzzle-like game that is quite addicting! In fact, even as I was preparing for this blog, I found myself playing a few rounds instead of starting on dinner.... So, if you need a summer break ... Read More
2019 Summer Game #1: Sum(mer) Rummy!
It amazes me how my kids can’t wait for summer break – and then within a week, they tell me how bored they are. As I do not want them sitting in front of the computer or TV all day, I have found that adding a few math card games to their day not only ... Read More