*“Exponent Number Train” is free on this website for one week only. It’s an excerpt from Prealgebra & Geometry: Math Games for Middle School, available as an ebook at my bookstore (Thank you for cutting out the middleman!) and in ebook or paperback through many online retailers. Read more about my playful math books here.*

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.

This game pushes middle-school students to deepen their understanding of multiplication and exponents.

## Exponent Number Train

**Math Concepts:** powers (exponents), estimation.

**Players:** two to four.

**Equipment:** one set of dominoes. Calculator optional.