Math Game Monday: What Two Numbers?

Many parents remember struggling to learn math. We hope to provide a better experience for our children.

And one of the best ways for children to enjoy learning is through hands-on play.

In this conversational problem-solving game, students challenge each other to find the secret numbers that fit certain clues.

“What Two Numbers?” is free on this website for one week only. It’s an excerpt from Prealgebra & Geometry: Math Games for Middle School, which is available as an ebook at my publisher’s store (where you get all formats for one low price, and I earn higher no-middleman royalties) or through other online retailers, or by special request through your local library. Read more about my playful math books here.

What Two Numbers?

Math Concepts: addition, multiplication, inverse operations, positive and negative numbers.

Players: two or more.

Equipment: no equipment needed.

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Math Game Monday: Domino Bond

This game uses double-6 dominoes to practice simple addition for young children. But it’s also a great strategy game for players of any age.

“Domino Bond” is free on this website for one week only. It’s an excerpt from Math You Can Play Combo: Number Games for Young Learners, which is available as an ebook at my publisher’s store (where you get all formats for one low price, and I earn higher no-middleman royalties) or through other online retailers, or by special request through your local library. Read more about my playful math books here.

The Math Game Monday posts will be available for one week only. If you missed this one, explore the links in the sidebar. There are more than forty free games scattered around the blog. Have fun playing math with your kids!

Math Game Monday: Gomoku

Here is one of my all-time favorite strategy games. The instructions below call for a hundred chart, but you can also play it tic-tac-toe-style on any paper.

“Gomoku” is free on this website for one week only. It’s an excerpt from 70+ Things To Do with a Hundred Chart: Number, Shape, and Logic Activities from Preschool to Middle School, which is available as an ebook at my publisher’s store (where you get all formats for one low price, and I earn higher no-middleman royalties) or through other online retailers, or by special request through your local library. Read more about my playful math books here.

The Math Game Monday posts will be available for one week only. If you missed this one, explore the links in the sidebar. There are more than forty free games scattered around the blog. Have fun playing math with your kids!