Do you have memories of playing hand clap games as a child? I do! Now it’s my privilege to introduce them to my children. There are a lot of great reasons to teach hand clap games to your children. Here are 20 of the reasons I love teaching them to my children.

## 15 Fun Summer Learning Ideas With Minimal Planning

Summer is a great time for informal learning. We will all enjoy a few weeks of no scheduled lessons. And then it will hit…boredom. Boredom is an excellent opportunity to spark creativity, learn a new skill, or simply learn to entertain yourself. However, a couple of months of boredom can also lead to mischief and bad habits. To combat this, here are a few tips to mix things up during the summer months to encourage learning during the summer break with minimal planning.

## Math Games To Play In The Car (or while waiting anywhere)

We’ve all been there. You are in the car for a trip or waiting in line at the grocery store or doctor’s appointment. I’m normally the mom who allows her children to find something to entertain themselves, but there are times when it’s difficult even for adults to be patient waiting in a confined space. Turn these times of waiting into learning opportunities with these fun math games to play in the car (or plane or train or line). They require no supplies and can be adapted for all ages. We’ve enjoyed them for years and have been surprised at the times our children have stumped us.

## How To Incorporate Movement To Practice Math Facts

Learn how you can add variety to math facts practice and help your child improve his retention by practicing math facts with games involving movement.

## 101 Reasons To Teach Math Without Worksheets

Not only is learning math through games and hands-on activities more fun, it is also more engaging and memorable. Here are 101 reasons to teach math without worksheets.

## 4 Benefits Of Playing Math Games

Whether they are playing store or playing chess, kids love playing games. Math games are no exception. Not only are math games fun, here are four benefits to playing them.

## 10 Math Activities With Linking Cubes

Linking cubes have many uses. Here are ten of our favorite math activities with linking cubes spanning preschool through upper elementary.

## Sneak in Learning With Snack Time Math

Young children are concrete thinkers. They need to see a concept before understanding it and moving on to the abstract level. This is especially true for math learning for young children. We often use snack time as an opportunity to sneak in some math learning. Who doesn’t love math when you can eat the manipulatives?

## Practice Telling Time With A Hula Hoop

Add some variety and practice telling time with this fun activity using a hula hoop. Perfect for taking math lessons outside on a nice day.

## Using Narration To Evaluate Math Learning

Narration is a valuable tool for evaluating math learning. See practical ideas for using math narrations in your homeschool.

## How To Teach Perimeter And Area With Geoboards

Geoboards have many uses. One is teaching perimeter and area. Here is a fun activity for teaching perimeter and area with geoboards.

## Our Favorite Math Games

Math games are a fabulous way to encourage kids to learn and use math. Here is a list of our ten favorite math games.

## Practice Math Facts With This FUN 5-Minute Math Drill

Learning the math facts is important. The best way for kids to learn their math facts and improve their speed and fluency is through repetition. You could use flashcards to quiz and drill your student, but why not use a fun game that only requires some dice and five minutes a day?

## 8 Ways To Use Kinetic Sand For Math

Kinetic sand is a wonderful tool for fine motor and sensory development. Learn how to use kinetic sand for math learning as well.

## Using Socratic Questions To Enhance Math Learning

Asking questions encourages students to think through their answer and apply current knowledge to solve a new problem. Incorporating these six types of Socratic questions will enhance your student’s math learning by developing critical thinking skills and math strategies.