2020 Summer Game #15: Piggyback Race

I was at a family reunion a few years back. We had four generations at the farm that my grandparents purchased many many years ago. My dad grew up on this patch of heaven, his sister and husband took over the farm and raised their family, then their … [Read more...]

2020 Summer Game #4: Slide-A-Thon

How is summer progressing for everyone? I hope you enjoyed the summer solstice with good weather and family time. Those of you in some parts of Alaska, Canada, Sweden, and Finland have “midnight sun,” so you can play games all day and night! This … [Read more...]

Winter Games: Zee Multiples

This new game is hot off Dr. Cotter's desk. She was introduced to Yahtzee with the neighbors Jen and Kerri and, being the mathematician that she is, wondered how to make a variation of the game for you all. Here it is! This game works on finding … [Read more...]

Winter Games: Crazy Squares

Do you like the game Crazy Eights? Or Uno? But need a game to practice multiplication facts? We have a great one for you! Crazy Squares is fun and, well, slightly addicting! Crazy Squares is game P23 in the Math Card Games book. You'll need the … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #11: Treasure Hunt

Most of our card games are pretty sedentary, but here’s a game that will get your kids moving. Have you ever tried Treasure Hunt, game P6 in the Math Card Games book? Yes, there’s a game called Treasure Hunt, and it’s a ton of fun! Treasure Hunt … [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...]