Math Games & Activities

These are fun math books (yes, "fun" and "math" can coexist within the same sentence). One of the most attractive elements of most of them is that they aren't curricula or self-consciously "educational." Don't get us wrong—your kids will learn plenty from these books, but there's a good chance they won't even realize they're learning as they read. Sometimes it's easy to assume we don't like a subject when we don't really understand it or know anything about it; before you decide you hate math forever, we recommend you check out some of these titles.

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24 Game Original - Single Digits
for 3rd-Adult
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares
Step into Reading Level 4
by Frank Murphy
from Scholastic Inc.
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$1.20 (1 in stock)
Book of Think
Brown Paper School Books
by Marilyn Burns
from Little, Brown & Company
for 3rd-7th grade
in Logic Resources (Location: LOG-RES)
Dealing with Addition
by Lynette Long
from Charlesbridge
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Addition (Location: MATR-AR1AD)
$7.95
Division Designs
from Mindware
for 3rd-6th grade
in Division (Location: MATR-AR4DI)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Elementary Math Games
by Miryam Alter
1st edition from Critical Thinking Books
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
$15.99
Games for Math
by Peggy Kaye
from Random House
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
$13.50 $9.50 (2 in stock)
Hershey's Kisses Subtraction Book
by Jerry Pallotta
from Scholastic Inc.
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$1.50 (1 in stock)
I Hate Mathematics! Book
by Marilyn Burns
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-7th grade
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Janice VanCleave's Play and Find Out About Math
by Janice Pratt VanCleave
from Jossey-Bass
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
$7.00 (1 in stock)
Math Analogies Level 2
by Doug & Linda Brumbaugh
from Critical Thinking Books
for 4th-5th grade
in Critical Thinking Math (Location: MAT-CTP)
$11.99
Math Detective B1
by Terri Husted
1st edition from Critical Thinking Books
for 7th-8th grade
in Critical Thinking Math (Location: MAT-CTP)
$19.99 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Math Detective Beginning
by Terri Husted
from Critical Thinking Books
for 3rd-4th grade
in Critical Thinking Math (Location: MAT-CTP)
$19.99
Middle School Math Games
by Miryam Alter
1st edition from Critical Thinking Books
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
$15.99
Multiplying Menace
by Pam Calvert
from Charlesbridge
for Grades 3rd-6th
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
Multiplying Menace Divides
by Pam Calvert
1st edition from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-4th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
My Book of Numbers 1-30
from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-kindergarten
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My First Book of Time
by Claire Llewellyn
from DK Publishing
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Time & Clocks (Location: MATM-TIME)
$7.50 (1 in stock)
Pattern Animals
by Judi Magarian-Gold, Sandra Mogensen
from Learning Resources
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
Place for Zero
by Angeline Sparagna LoPresti
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-4th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
Pythagoras and the Ratios
by Julie Ellis
from Charlesbridge
for Grades 3rd-5th
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
Quick Flip Arithmetic
for 1st-6th grade
in Basic Arithmetic (Location: MATR-AR0GE)
$7.50 (1 in stock)
Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens
by Cindy Neuschwander
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi
by Cindy Neuschwander & Wayne Geehan
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table
by Cindy Neuschwander & Wayne Geehan
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland
by Cindy Neuschwander & Wayne Geehan
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.99
Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter
by Cindy Neuschwander & Wayne Geehan
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.99
Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle
by Cindy Neuschwander & Wayne Geehan
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.99
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone
by Cindy Neuschwander & Wayne Geehan
from Charlesbridge
for 2nd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
Skittles Riddles Math
by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
from Scholastic Press
for Grades 1st-3rd
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Sold! A Mothematics Adventure
by Bryn Barnard, Nathan Zimelman
from Charlesbridge
for 3rd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95
This Book Thinks You're A Math Genius
by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw, Mike Goldsmith
from Thames and Hudson
for 4th-6th grade
in Math Games & Activities (Location: MATR-GAM)
$7.50 (1 in stock)
What's Your Angle, Pythagorus?
by Julie Ellis
from Charlesbridge
for 3rd-6th grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$7.95 $5.00 (1 in stock)