How can parents help their children with math at home? With over 300
pages of lively activities, the classic FAMILY MATH book represents
one of the greatest strides taken to involve parents in the mathematics
education of their children. Using easy instructions and simple objects
such as beans, blocks, pennies, buttons, and string, parents and kids solve
problems together. The FAMILY MATH program is a rich resource of math
curriculum including number and estimation, logical thinking, probability
and statistics, geometry, measurement, and calculators. The stimulating
games, puzzles, and projects entice kids in playful ways to master math
concepts. Because this book reinforces the basic school curriculum, it is
also a must for teachers. The book has a step-by-step description of how
to organize a
class in your community. For families
with children five to twelve years old.
Preview this book
Written by Jean Stenmark, Virginia Thompson and Ruth Cossey.
Print out sample activity from the book.(480K pdf)
Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Play the Balloon Ride activity online.
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Audience: Teachers, parents, and children
Subject Area: Mathematics/Parent Involvement
Format: Paperbound, 318 pages
Grades: Grades K-8