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Workbook for kids - savings and finances

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It's financial literacy month (April), so here's a free nice workbook: A Kid's Guide to Saving: An Interactive Workbook

With 14 pages, the guide includes:

A calculator that illustrates the magic of compound interest for a child’s understanding
Budgeting worksheets to calculate how much to save and set savings goals
A quiz to test their learning with a certificate of completion at the end

Math card game for addition facts - online version

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New! CodeLover made the "7 Up" card game for Math Mammoth practice... for addition facts where the sum is 10, 11, 12, 13, or 14. Check it out at

https://www.mathmammoth.com/practice/seven-up

Seven Up - game for addition facts (sums of 10)

This week, CodeLover (my son) and I played this simple card game Seven Up... see https://mailchi.mp/911f9ade2135/seven-up

You simply deal seven cards face up, and if any two of them make 10, or is 10, you remove those. (You need to remove the face cards from the deck before playing.) Then you simply deal more cards to the empty places and keep on going.

If you can't remove any of the cards, deal 7 new cards on top of your existing cards. This simple game is quite fun and practices sums with 10.

One question to ask is, do you always win? Can you always remove all the cards and have none left in the end of the game?

Another question you can ask your child is, can this be played so the sum of the cards you remove is 11? or some other number? 😃

Have fun!

Where do I start with Math Mammoth?

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Where do I start with Math Mammoth? is a question I often hear (or read 😃 ).

Most of the time, the best starting place is this page:

https://www.mathmammoth.com/complete/placement_tests.php


Looking over the tests will give you an idea of what is covered in each grade level of Math Mammoth. A natural next step is to administer a placement test or several (instructions for this process is explained on the page), but it's not always necessary to administer a test. Sometimes the teacher/parent can see just by looking at the tests, where the child would place.

Often, the test reveals gaps, and you can use the TOPICAL books of the BLUE series to fill them in:

https://www.mathmammoth.com/blue-series.php

Or, you can use other materials you might have, or Khan Academy, etc. Sometimes it works out to use one of these review books to help a child get more solidified before starting a particular level in MM:

https://www.mathmammoth.com/skills_review_workbooks/

https://www.mathmammoth.com/review_…

Math Mammoth video review

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Here's a new Math Mammoth video review posted on Youtube. (It does cover some other elementary math programs also.)

Practice mental additions & subtractions at MathMammoth.com!

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Now you can practice more types of mental math at the Math Mammoth online practice section. 😄

We've added various types of exercises for adding & subtracting two-digit numbers mentally, mostly matching what is taught in Math Mammoth curriculum, in grades 1-2.


For example, children can practice adding a two-digit number and a single-digit number WITH or WITHOUT regrouping... e.g. 45 + 3 is without regrouping, but 45 + 8 is with regrouping.


Or they can practice adding/subtracting multiples of ten (56 - 30 or 34 + 60).



See more examples in the image above!

Here's the link for the online practice page (and it's AD-FREE, plus not made with Flash): Two-digit addition & subtraction practice – mental math.