I know I’m always looking for ways to make math fun and educational at the same time. Every kid learns math a different way. Some learn math concepts with songs, real world scenarios, or with games! I am always looking for fun math games to use while my kids are in stations. It’s awesome when they are playing a game that is educational and fun at the same time.
Here’s a list of 10 math games, including board games, printable games, and DIY games. These math games make math fun to learn. Just click on the headings to learn more.
Multiplication Practice Paperfolding by Kids Activities Blog
By simply folding some paper into cootie catchers, you can actually create an informative math game for students focusing on anything from addition to fractions.
Play with math on the walls! This set of reusable wall decals are a great way to turn math into an interactive experience. Play Simon Says with math on the wall! “Simon says show one half.” Love it!!
3D Lego Multiplication Graph via Frugal Fun for Boys
We love Lego, but did you know because of their shape they are great tools for multiplication? This graph will help kids visualize multiplication in three dimensions. This is such a smart idea!
This game designed for ages 4-7 uses dice rolls to help teach ABCs, counting and basic addition. The best part is the foam dice are designed to be super duper quiet for a truly peaceful learning experience!
With this fascinating game, players are able to customize math facts with a math fact creator so that players of all ages can play for many years to come. Be the first player to explode the volcano by getting your math facts correct!
Everyone loves Bingo, and when you can take a game that’s already fun and turn it into something educational everyone wins. Children will be paying close attention so they can be the first to exclaim BINGO!
Aliens on Vacation multiplication game by Deceptively Educational
This printable board game requires a little setup, but it provides children with a chance to put their math skills to the test to get their alien home from vacation.
Play Monster Mash! A game that helps students understand greatest common factors and lowest common multiples.
Crazy Daisy Multiplication via Deceptively Educational
Looking for something a little more cute? The Crazy Daisy Multiplication printable math game will help kids visualize solutions as they color in a crazy daisy.
It’s no secret that kids love any game where they can get a little bit physical and give things a good whack, so why not teach math at the same time? This game helps with place values, but can be adjusted for other lessons.
Do you see any games that your kids would love? Let me know which one you are going to try in the comments below.
Talk to you soon!