Patterns, puzzles, games, and activities — here are plenty of ideas to get your children playing around with math. For early elementary students, be sure to also check my Picture Books and Early Readers page.
- History of Math
How did people ever think up these things?
- Fantastic Math Stories
Stories, fables, and a foray into fantasy.
- Puzzles, Games, and Activities
Exercise and grow your mental muscles.
- Things They Don’t Teach You in School
And everything you never knew you wanted to know.
- Making Sense of Schooly Math Topics
Learn why math works: arithmetic, algebra, and more.
Within each subcategory, books are listed alphabetically by author.
If you click on a book cover, the links take you to Amazon.com, where you can read reviews and other details (and where I earn a few cents of affiliate commission if you actually buy the book), but most of these books should be available through your public library. Ask a librarian to find you a copy — they love to help!