January 31, 2015

Disney Launches New Line of Educational Apps

Mickey's Magical Math

If you can say one thing about Disney, it's that they definitely know how to keep kids entertained. I know in my house Disney has been responsible for a lot of smiles. Disney is now branching out into the educational world with the release of Mickey’s Magical Math World, an app aimed at ages 3-8 … [Read more...]

5 Fun Ways to Teach Multiplication


I remember being drilled on my multiplication tables by my dad as a kid. I was so sure I would never get them down. Numbers kind of swim in my head and I couldn't keep any of them straight but, like so many other kids, then and now, not having a firm grasp on my multiplication tables was holding me … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Top Math Games


I'm kind of a geek so I love hunting down toys that are both fun for my kids and can teach them something at the same time. Since good math skills are so essential in today's world, I really try and push activities that strengthen foundational math skills. We’ve chosen our top math related … [Read more...]

Top 5 Summertime Math Activities


Summertime is officially upon us. Do you have a plan for keeping your kids academically challenged through the summer months? Studies have shown that kids can loose up to 2 1/2 months of information during an extended summer vacation. I don't know about you, but that is a bit frightening to me. … [Read more...]

Dice Rolling Math Game for Kids


Kids have a much easier time in upper level math classes if they start with a good foundation. Memorizing basic math facts, such as addition and multiplication tables, is a skill that is often overlooked during the elementary years but it's essential for more advanced math. Most kids are not … [Read more...]