Winter Games: Corners

Ask any kid who's played the RightStart Math card games what their favorite game is... Most kids will quickly say, "CORNERS!" I totally agree with the kids. Corners is the all-time best game, if you ask my opinion! I've been playing this game for … [Read more...]

Winter Games: Magic Squares Memory

Magic Squares Memory, game A60 from the Math Card Games book is a game that will practice addition facts as well as use logic to build a magic square. What's a magic square, you ask? Watch the video and find out! You will need the Basic Number … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #12: Fish at the Dump

When I started using RightStart Math and we’d play the game Go to The Dump, game A3 in the Math Card Games book, I apparently didn’t read the directions well and have come to realize we were really playing Fish at The Dump, game A5 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...]

Dr. Cotter on Addition and Subtraction Facts

Addition  Addition can be thought of as finding the whole when the parts are known. Place value greatly simplifies finding the sum of two numbers. To be efficient in adding, we start with the sums of numbers 1 + 1 through 9 + 9. These are best … [Read more...]