Winter Games: Find the Two Factors

This week's game is a multiplication game. Multiplication seems to be where lots of kids (and adults!) get stuck. And who wants to do pages and pages of drill and review? Yuck. Instead, let's play a game to practice the multiplication facts! This … [Read more...]

Winter Games: Finding Multiples

It's almost Thanksgiving and guess what we have for you? It's a new game!! Dr. Cotter, Debbie, Rachel, Allison, Leigh Ann, and Beth developed this new game a few weeks ago. Beth was the first person to win the game! Here are the instructions … [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 #8: Gathering the Factors

My kids love to play Rummy so when I told them that this next game was similar, they jumped at the chance to play. Gathering the Factors, game F25 from the Math Card Games book, is a fun and interesting game. If you or your kids are a little rusty … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #5: Multiplication Card Speed

Speed! It is fast and furious. And it's loads of fun! Multiplication Card Speed, game P31 in the Math Card Games book, is well worth your time to learn this summer. As with most speed games, equally matched players (or a less competitive adult) … [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...]