Math Magic for your Kids
Hundreds of Games and Exercises From the Human Calculator to Make Math Fun and EasyBook - 1997
Flansburg has helped millions of "math phobic" adults with his popular lectures and best-selling book, Math Magic. Now he is reaching out to help America's "math phobic" kids. Math Magic for Your Kids makes it easy, even for those adults who suffer from math anxiety, to help the next generation get a leg up on essential math skills.The book is specifically designed to be combined with various mathematics curricula approved by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Aimed at children aged 5 through 8, it can also benefit younger children who demonstrate a readiness for advanced number concepts and for older children who need reinforcement of basic math skills. For kids who struggle with simple math skills, Flansburg provides activities to "build a child's math sense" and help reinforce math concepts.
Math Magic for Your Kids also contains information and anecdotes that relate math concepts to everyday situations, explains principles that facilitate learning in general, and provides shortcut methods as well as challenging puzzles and riddles to keep kids interested and involved. Games and exercises are designed to be executed independently or with parents' help.