# Category: Kindergarten Math

## Math Curriculum Options & Active, Engaging Math Activity Ideas

In this series, I thought I’d try to offer new homeschoolers a starting point for finding homeschool curriculums that works for your family. Today I’ll be talking about math. It’s sometimes tricky to find the curriculum that works well for you and your kids. It’s helpful to ask around (online and in your community) to see what will work for your child.  If you can go to a homeschool curriculum...

## Free Montessori Style Addition Pages — with Regrouping (Carrying)

We’re winding up our school year. My older two are doing the standardized testing that fulfill the homeschooling requirements of our state, but ED is still doing school this last week or so.  I thought I’d share the math sheets she’s working on. A number of years ago, I found a Montessori website that had addition and subtraction problems that corresponded with the colors used in some of the place...

## 4 Fun, Active Games for Practicing Math Facts

With the weather so beautiful, we’ve taken math outside. Don’t you love when the kids BEG and BEG for more math practice?!! So here are some of the games we’ve been playing outside… Math Sponge Toss: If it’s getting warm where you live, the kids might enjoy this activity.  We hung math problems up on the garage door with painters tape. The kids took turns trying to SPLAT their card. If...

## Free Montessori Style Addition Sheets (And Place Value Activities)

Earlier this year, ED decided she wanted a math workbook just like DD and LD’s books.  We had been playing a lot of games, but according to her, that wasn’t “real math” anymore!  I bought a Spectrum math workbook for her (grade 2). She worked her way through the basic addition problems. Before she goes on to tackle double digit addition and subtraction in that book, though, I wanted her...

## Coins, Coins, Coins! (Ages 4-6)

ED has been working on coins for math.  To be honest, sometimes things just don’t get accomplished unless I’ve taken some time before-hand to get things ready. Here are some activities I got together for her. I grabbed our coin bowl and made pre-made ziploc bags of coins for her to match.  There is one extra card for each packet. I placed five small ziploc bags with pre-counted amounts of coins...

## Addition and Subtraction with Pete the Cat (Free Worksheets)

If you are doing a Pete the Cat Unit, your kids might enjoy these FREE Addition Subtraction Worksheets inspired by Pete the Cat! My daughter borrowed several Pete the Cat books (affiliate link) from the library last week.  She’s been reading them over and over, so I made her a couple of math practice pages with a Pete the Cat type theme! She quickly used up those pages and I...

## St. Patrick’s Day Number Words Activities (Free)

ED is working on number words this week.  These are some St. Patrick’s Day sheets I made for her. I thought I would share them with you. Just click on the link below: St Patricks Day Numeral and Number Words Activities There are four pages. The first sheet is a numeral-word matching page. The second is skip-counting page. The other two sheets are board games.  ED rolled a number and...

## St. Patrick’s Day Addition Fact Games (Free)

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up Monday, March 17th.  I’ve made a number of math activities to get into the spirit! Today I’m sharing some game boards that I made for my daughter to practice some of her addition facts. There are three different game boards. One to practice making 9 (4+5, 6+3), one for making 14 (10+4, 7+&) and one for making 15 (7+8, etc.). There’s also a blank...

## Free Math Lapbook (PreK – K)

Here is the free math lapbook ED (and I) made together. It has all kinds of different activities she was working on from the days of the week and months of the year to the concept of odd-even, more-less, doubling, and other things! At the end of the year last year, I had ED cut out and put together a math lapbook. We didn’t go over much of the material...

## Valentine’s Day Addition Pages (Free)

This morning I made these Valentine’s Day Math Addition pages for ED to work on this next week. There are five pages. You can download them free by clicking on the link: Valentine’s Day Addition Pages If you found these helpful, I’d love to hear from you over on my Homeschool Den Facebook Page. This is also a great way to browse through past posts you may have missed. Hope...

## Telling Time: Games, Worksheets and More

When I shared the free skip-counting pages a little while back, I mentioned that ED has been working a lot on clocks.  I thought I’d share some of the clock-type activities we use in our homeschool. I made ED a packet of time sheets from the Teacher’s Corner:  Time Worksheet Generator.  You can create worksheets that suit your child’s needs. You can create worksheets to the hour, half-hour, quarter hour,...

## Math Mat Challenge Game

We have had the Math Mat Challenge (affiliate link)  for years now.  It is one of those games that go in and out of the cupboard.  For a family like ours — with three kids each two years apart, this game has had a long shelf life.  The kids love leaping and jumping on it and it has help up well. Since it has been too cold to go outside to do...

## Free Winter Skip Counting Pages – 2s 3s 4s 5s 6s

I made another set of skip counting pages for my daughter.  She’s working a lot with the 5s (because she is also working on telling time by 5 minute intervals) so there are a couple of extra pages of those.  The packet is 9 pages total. These are free to download if your child (or student) can use them! Just please link back to this page if you want to...