By Michael Hartley
Hi! If you are looking for free printable math games for kids, you've come to the right place! My goal for this site is stock it full of cool math games. Math games for kids to enjoy as they learn.
I've loved math since I was a kid. And one of the best things the grown-ups around me did was let me play with it. My mum used to give me math toys and math games that were right for my age, but also instilled a sense of number, geometry, shape and symmetry. It's one of the best things she could have done to help me understand and love maths.
Children love to play, and they learn through playing. That's why I'm building this site. I'll be uploading more and more games, puzzles and toys to make, that help kids love math. You'll be able to make most of them with just your printer and maybe a few extra items. I'll give tips on how to use them in a classroom setting or at home. Most important, I'll explain why these games help kids love math, why they'll be learning more in hour of play than they possibly could in a whole day of drills.
Your kids - whether you're a parent or teacher - will learn, without even realising they are learning.
Top Rated GamesCheck out these all-time favourites....
These Common Denominator Worksheets
provide plenty of opportunity to practice putting fractions over a common denominator. Each worksheet prints out onto one page, and there are 50 worksheets total. Rated 4.4 stars
(out of 26 ratings)
A Magic Hexagon Worksheet
is just like a magic square worksheet - students need the same set of skills to solve each one - the difference is that most students will never have seen a magic hexagon before. This website has a Magic Hexagon Worksheet Generator
that lets you generate randomized magic hexagon worksheets with the answer key
. The worksheet will be different each time you come back to this site, so you know there's no way for students to drop by themselves and cheat by downloading their own answer key. Rated 4.4 stars
(out of 29 ratings)
Or check out Sugar Sugar, Nets for Paper Polyhedra, Rice And Chessboard Story, Kindy Bingo, Addition Math Board Game, Magical Addition Trick, Times Table Board Game, Times Table Memory Game...
Popular GamesFind out what games are hot hot hot this week....
Why not Find Your Name In Pi
? When we write pi=3.14159.., we use our normal ten different digits, which we call 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. I converted pi to base 27, and called the digits <space>, A, B, C, ..., Z. That way, the digits of pi become a long list of letters. I've got 31 million base 27 digits, I've put them on my webserver, and I've made a search box for you to use! How soon does your name appear? Viewed 2052 times...
In the Magical Calculator Birthday Trick
and the "Threes" Math Trick
, one child gives a sequence of arithmetic instructions to another, then performs a few simple mental steps on the result. Almost like magic, the other's birthday (or another secret number) appears as the result of the sum! Good for fourth grade kids and up. Viewed 1427 times...
Or check out Common Denominator Worksheets, Rice And Chessboard Story, Magic Hexagon Worksheets, Magical Addition Trick, Online Traffic Jam Game, Sugar Sugar, Upside Down Calculator Words, Alice Oglesby's Cross-Number Puzzle...
New GamesWhat games are hottest off the press....
In the Find The Cat Puzzle
, a cat is hidden behind one of seven doors. You can open one door at a time, in order to try to find the cat. Unfortunately, every time you open a door, the cat moves - one step to the left or right. In what order should you open the doors, to guarantee you'll eventually catch the cat? My Find The Cat Puzzle Page
hosts an interactive version of this puzzle you can play online, showing, at every step, your chances of having caught the cat so far.
Want to play Battleships with more than one player?
You can! On this page, I've suggested how you can change the normal rules for the classic game Battleships, so a whole bunch of people can join in the fun. My Multiplayer Battleships
page includes printable game grids so you can keep track of all your opponents, and a couple of suggestions for the rules, depending on what style of game your group likes.
Or check out Truth And Lies Logic Puzzles, Basic Logic Puzzle Generator, Printable Latin Squares Puzzle, The 249-Sided Polygon Puzzle, Knight's Tour Puzzle, Q Puzzle For Android, Eight Queens Puzzle, Archimedes' "Bone Fight" puzzle...
Want more? This site has heaps of Printable Games, Online Games, Worksheets, Stuff for Home Schoolers and more. Or use the navigation menu to hunt down the games you want. Also, don't miss the Math Games for Kids Blog and sign up for the newsletter.
If you like what you've just read, sign up for this site's free newsletters: