Let's Play Math Sampler: 10 Family-Favorite Games for Learning Math Through Play
Teach them how to play!
In excerpts from author Denise Gaskins's most popular books, the Let's Play Math Sampler features ten kid-tested games covering math concepts from counting to prealgebra.
Math games meet children each at their own level. The child who sits at the head of the class can solidify skills. The child who lags behind grade level can build fluency and gain confidence. And both will learn something even more important — that hard mental effort can be fun.
So pick up a copy of the Let's Play Math Sampler today and make math a playful family adventure."
About the author
Denise Gaskins is a veteran homeschooling mother of five who has taught or tutored at every level from preschool to undergraduate physics. She loves math, and she delights in sharing that love with young people. "Math is not just rules and rote memory," Denise says. "Math is like ice cream, with more flavors than you can imagine. And if all you ever do is textbook math, that's like eating broccoli-flavored ice cream!"
As author of the popular blog Let's Play Math, Denise helps parents and teachers open their students' eyes to the variety and richness of mathematics. Her articles and books explore the adventure of learning math as a playful mental game.