18 Cool Science Projects for Kids: math DIY projects

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  1. Homemade Flash Cards

    Homemade Flash Cards

    Making our own flash cards was not only a great craft, but also a wonderful opportunity to practice counting and numbers. Now we have a...

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  2. Valentine's Clothespin Counting Card

    Valentine's Clothespin Counting Card

    Practice counting with this Valentine's-themed clothespin counting card.

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  3. Foam Counting and Patterns

    Foam Counting and Patterns

    This is a simple activity that helps children learn math skills such as counting. It also allows children to practice using patterns (which helps with...

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  4. Conversation Heart Math

    Conversation Heart Math

    Make math equations fun and festive with conversation hearts for Valentine's Day.

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  5. Paper Pumpkin Math

    Paper Pumpkin Math

    Want to add some math practice to the Halloween season? My son and I made this in just a few minutes, and then he was...

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  6. Math Counters

    Math Counters

    I'm always on the look out for fun new ways to practice math. These fit the bill perfectly because they're so adaptable to more...

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  7. Number Stars Flashlight Game

    Number Stars Flashlight Game

    My 3 year old is learning to recognize numbers up to 20. We found a fun way to practice, with a bonus: it...

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  8. Starfish Counting Game

    Starfish Counting Game

    What do starfish and pom-poms have in common? The two can be combined to create a fun, beach-themed math game.

    I cut out two starfish drawings...

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  9. Felt Tangrams

    Felt Tangrams

    Tangrams are a great simple way to teach kids basic shapes and math concepts, as well as matching and colors. My kids love to put...

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  10. Button Bat

    Button Bat

    My four-year-old and I love exploring math concepts together. Lately, we've been learning about area and perimeter. 

    For this activity, we talked about how...

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  11. Halloween Candy Graphs

    Halloween Candy Graphs

    Well, if the kids are getting all that candy for Halloween, we might as well learn a little bit of math before we eat it,...

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  12. What's That Coin Again?

    What's That Coin Again?

    As a kindergarten teacher, I always loved teaching my students math. I got such a kick out of seeing kids' eyes light up when they...

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  13. Our 100's Jars Collection

    Our 100's Jars Collection

    This is a super fun hands-on way to count to 100 and practice the mathematical skill of estimation. You can count by 1's, 5's...

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  14. Sidewalk Chalk Mental Math Game

    Sidewalk Chalk Mental Math Game

    You could practice adding 10's and 100's to numbers while you sit at your desk. But why do that when you can ride your scooter...

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  15. Apple Pattern Games

    Apple Pattern Games

    One of our favorite family fall activities is to go apple picking. This year, we used our apples to help my preschooler practice making...

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