Developing critical thinking skills with math word problems is incredibly important. Students should move beyond simple rote memorization and fact-finding to understand the thought process and concept…

# 1st Grade Math

##### 4 Things Your Kindergartener Must Know Before First Grade Math!

Have your eyes on your child’s first grade math curriculum already? It’s great to get an understanding now of concepts they should have an understanding of before entering first grade in t…

##### 5 Ways to Learn 1st Grade Math with Video Games

“Math is boring.” This is a statement that should never be said by a first grader. If your child is bored in 1st grade math class, consider making it more interesting by adding video games…

##### Encourage House Chores with These 1st Grade Subtraction Games

Which do your children dislike more, 1st grade math or household chores? In both of these instances, you can create excitement and enhance learning by making a game out of it. Here are three 1st grade…

##### Build Confidence In Your Child with a Craft-based 1st Grade Math Journal

If you have a child in 1st grade math class, take some time to learn more about what your child is learning. With a little bit of encouragement at home, you can spark a love for learning for lifetime.…

##### Encourage Healthy Eating with 1st Grade Math Worksheets

If your kids come home from school starving, why not work a little math practice into a healthy snack? With these 1st grade math worksheets, you can encourage healthy eating habits while reinforcing i…

##### Decoding 1st Grade Math Word Problems

In first grade, children are introduced to math word problems. These problems are simple, but they may end up becoming a challenge for your child. Here are the steps to decode 1st grade math word prob…

##### 4 Coloring Activities for 1st Grade Math

1st grade math is the perfect subject for reinforcing at home. There exist fun and interesting opportunities at home to reinforce what your child is learning in 1st grade math class. Here are some ide…

##### 1st Grade Math Games to Play While Dining Out

When you have a first grader, waiting in a restaurant for your food can be torture. Six-year-olds simply don’t do waiting well. Why not make the waiting fun with some 1st grade math games? Here …

##### Back to School Basics: What Parents Need to Know about 1st Grade Math

If you have a child who just stepped into first grade, you may find yourself surprised by the jump from kindergarten to first grade in math class. In kindergarten, most instruction is on reading, and …