Math Your Kids WANT to Do: Are you tired of the daily homework drama? Do your children sigh, fidget, whine, stare out the window—anything except work on their math? Now your kids can practice their number facts and math skills by playing games with basic items you already have around the house, such as playing cards and dice.Math You Can Play Combo features 42 kid-tested games, offering a variety of challenges for preschool and school-age learners. Chapters include:Early Counting: Practice subitizing—recognizing small numbers of items at a glance—and learn the number symbols.Childhood Classics: Traditional folk games invite the whole family to enjoy playing with math.Number Bonds: Build a mental picture of the relationships between numbers as you begin to explore addition.Bigger Numbers: Develop familiarity with two-digit numbers and promote strategic thinking skills.Tens and Teens: Master the concept of number bonds—the relationship between a whole number and the parts that combine to make it—and build a logical foundation for future math.Numbers to One Hundred: Develop mental math skills for working with larger numbers. Practice using place value, addition, and subtraction.Mixed Operations: Give mental muscles a workout with games that require number skills and logical thinking.Logic and Probability: Logic games sharpen inductive and deductive thinking skills, while games of chance build an intuition for probability.Math games pump up mental muscle, reduce the fear of failure, and generate a positive attitude toward mathematics. Through playful interaction, games strengthen a child’s intuitive understanding of numbers and build problem-solving strategies. Mastering a math game can be hard work, but kids do it willingly because it is fun.If you are a parent, these games provide opportunities to enjoy quality time with your children. If you are a classroom teacher, use the games as warm-ups and learning center activities or for a relaxing review day at the end of a term. If you are a tutor or homeschooler, make games a regular feature in your lesson plans to build your students’ mental math skills.So what are you waiting for? Clear off a table, grab a deck of cards, and lets play some math!