**Math is fun** when you use these simple tips. Kids in elementary school and high school will learn math fast and love math; using these skills the rest of their lives.

# Math is Fun

Math Fluency is achieved with practice, but practice doesn’t have to be boring!

Here are **5 fun way for kids to practice math facts for them to get good at math and have the solid foundation they will need for all future math! ** I encourage you to try various of these activities and see which of these works with your unique child and their educational learning style:

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**Math Practice**

### #1 – Math Games

**Math Games** are a fun, effective way for **kinetic learners** to practice math facts. Here are some of our favorite **free printable math games**:

Addition

- Hoppy Frog Math (basic addition 1-10)

Subtraction

Multiplication

- Skip Counting Paths (2s-8s)

- Skip Counting Posters (2s-10s)

- Skip Counting Puzzles (2s-10s)

Division

**#2 – Learning Math Facts with Songs **

**auditory learner**learning math facts through songs may be just what you’ve been looking for!

### #3 – Math Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way for **visual learners** to practice math facts on their own. It requires no prep and minimal parental involvement. It is a great idea to have kids practice these independently 10-15 minutes a day; you’ll be amazed how much they learn!

Hint: Make it into a game by timing them to see how many they can get in a minute or having them compete against you or fellow students in an around the world math game.

You can get math flashcards at many locations including our favorite – the Target dollar section in the fall. But my kids favorite are these **free printable flashcards** that include favorite characters:

- Princess Addition Flashcards
- Toy Story Subtraction Flashcards
- Lego Multiplication Flashcards
- Minion Division Flashcards

### #4 – Learning Math Facts with Educational DVDs

*sneaking in*some amazing educational shows for our

**auditory and visual learners**!For learning math here are our picks:

### #5 – Math Practice Worksheets]

Math worksheets tend to get a bad wrap, but they are an effective tool in helping kids learn and practice math facts. Plus they are great for **visual and kinetic learners**.

We like to turn our math worksheets into a game – Mad Minutes. You can learn/review an entire year of math with our fun, free printable Mad Minute Math Worksheets:

- Mad Minute Math Worksheets – 1st grade
- Mad Minute Math Worksheets – 2nd grade
- Mad Minute Math Worksheets – 3rd grade

You may also want to try Math Fact Cafe that can generate math worksheets for kids from K-5th grade both online and printed worksheets.