MATH ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES

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we recommend these awesome math resources 

For Kids For Teens For Adults

Reading isn't the only skill students need to keep sharp during the summer months. It's important to practice your math skills too.

We put together this list of wonderful, fun, awesome resources to help parents keep their kids' interest in math alive over the summer. These resources are packed with engaging activities that you can use to complete the summer reading program math activity requirement.

(We even have some suggested math activities for adults.) 


FOR KIDS

ABCMouse.com for Libraries
This award-winning educational website provides learning activities for children ages 2+up, featuring a variety of interactive math games, puzzles, and other activities. Best of all, kids love it! In-library access only

Bedtime Math

This site has a problem a day that kids K-5th can tackle.  They are partnering with the Collaborative Library Summer Program this year.
 
Coolmath Games
Coolmath offers an online amusement park of math games for all ages. 
 
Coolmath4Kids
This online resource is specially designed for what kids like and how they learn. Free math games and activities for kids ages 12 and under.
 
Gymnasium for the Brain
This online “gym” is dedicated to wellness of the mind. It features a variety of math puzzles and activities for all ages. Membership is free.
 
Hooda Math
Created by a middle school math teacher, this online resource features more than 700 free math games for students in grades K-12. 
 
Mathalicious
Explore the math behind real-world topics, from sports to shopping to the odds of finding life on other planets. Free math activities for middle school and high school students.
 
Math Fact Café
Create your own custom math worksheets for student in grades K-5.
 
Math Game Time
This colorful website features math games, videos, and worksheets for preschool to 7th graders to explore.
 
Math Is Fun
Who says math is boring? This site proves that math is fun with free puzzles, games, and worksheets for students in grades 1-7.
 
Math Playground
Give your brain a workout with fun math games and puzzles for students in grades K-8.
 
Splash Math
Create a free account to access this resource’s interactive math activities for elementary school students.  


FOR TEENS

Collegeboard.org
College Board’s SAT Question of the Day is appropriate for high school students and some middle school students

Finance in the Classroom
This site has many financial literacy games including finding out the real cost of charging an item, balancing a checkbook, etc.  Presented by the Utah State Office of Education.

The Mint
Activities from the U.S. mint including a how long to become a millionaire calculator.

EdHeads
EdHeads offers interactive online science and math adventures by partnering with educators and industry.  


FOR ADULTS

Consumer Reports  
You can't do banking, budgeting and price comparison without math. Luckily, your library card gives you free access to Consumer Reports so you can make informed price comparisons before you buy.  

DIY Projects
"Measure twice, cut once," is what any good carpenter would say. With titles like The Family Handyman, Popular Woodworking and This Old House, our free Flipster digital magazines will help you tackle math-centric home improvement projects with confidence. 

Food & Cooking Magazines 
Baking and cooking from recipes requires addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Luckily no calculus though. The only hard part is finding a recipe the whole family will eat without complaining. That's where our free Flipster magazines come in. 

Learning Express Library 
Bone up on math essentials or push yourself to expand your skillset with this free library resource. Includes practice tests for HiSET®,  PRAXIS®, TASC, THEA® and more. 

Lynda.com 
Learn math skills you can apply at work or at home with Lynda.com. Courses range from simple math to business math to data science. Plus, you can access Lynda.com free with your library card. How cool is that?

Web Sudoku
Test your skill at free online sudoku challenges in four levels of difficulty — easy, medium, hard and evil.


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