# Math games for children

Posted on: July 18, 2009

All the games are based on math, there’s not  sport match without a score or  a dice without numbers.

Board and card games need math and players have to do different calculations during a game.

For this reason math games can be, especially for children, a great Mathematics Teaching Method.

Every educator knows how difficult is teaching math to kids, and how many times he have to repeat the same concept before all the students understand it.

Using board games, like the one in the video below, is a nice trick to make some difficult mathematics  principles easier to understand.

Arithmetic, geometry, algebra, there are different games for each subject to keep the mind of the kids focused on the lesson topic.  Fun and math are really distant concepts in our minds because of the way we have been educated, what if we can make math lessons funny for the kids instead of boring?

When children  have  fun, they are more open to learn difficult math calculations, on the contrary when kids become bored they tend to lose their attention.

Math games can be the answer to this fundamental teaching problem and a very useful educational tool for kids of all ages.

The video below shows how kids can practice money values with a nice and funnyboard game.

Math is boring because sometimes kids find it hard, but math should not be a problem for any child and this is the reason why games can make math easier to understand.

Every child will love math if he enjoys the lessons!

### 7 Responses to "Math games for children"

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Susan

Excellent site, keep up the good work

Excellent site, keep up the good work

I loved the game Smath as a kid, which looks the same as the Equate game that you have at the end of the post. I highly recommend it.

I thought it was going to be some boring old post, but it really compensated for my time.Thank you so much

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Letting kids play Math games is really a smart idea for parents who are too busy to focus on their kids lessons especially in Math. They also learn independently without getting bored or pressured.

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