# Learning math for kids

As a kid, learning math is an essential challenge and part of growing up. Learning how to add, subtract, divide or multiplicate numbers, helps us to get a good grade in school, but more importantly helps us to manage our lives in our further development. Numbers and, in order to know how to deal with them, math are essential parts of the world we live in.

There are many reasons why learning math is important, here are two sites that try to bundle (some of) them:

Top 10 Reasons to Learn Math: A Hed-Manifesto

11 Reasons Why Kids Must Learn Math

This site however tries to give you an overview of useful tools, that can help you and your kid to learn math in a meaningful way.

# First Math, Grade 1

### Curriculum

Skills students learn in grade 1:

- Addition
- Subtraction
- Comparing
- Multiplication
- Fractions
- Geometry
- Time
- Spatial sense

### First grade math worksheets

http://math.about.com/lr/first_grade_math_worksheets/1349/1/

http://www.softschools.com/grades/1st_grade/math/

### Math videos (YouTube)

Learn Maths - Addition - Part 1of2

Learn Maths - Addition - Part 2of2

Children's Math Video: Adding by 1 from 1 to 9

Teach Adding for Toddlers and Preschool Children with Bryon

## Iphone

### Math Kid

The game features graphical feedback and rewards, and its clean and simple interface is ideal for children. Features:

- Addition and subtraction - varying difficulty targeted for 4-8 years old.
- Arithmetic Sequence - great for any age from 4-8 years old
- Multiplication and Division

## Android

### Math Game

The goal of this game is very simple: Combine numbers to equal the number in the left bottom corner. (Tap the numbers to select them.)

## Online games

First grade students love to play; why not let them have fun when learning math.

### 1st Grade Math Games (Collection of several games):

Online soccer, Math racing game about ordering and comparing two-digit whole numbers and others:

http://www.math-play.com/1st-grade-math-games.html

### Arithmetic Game

In this timed game you can pick out numbers from the grid that complete the missing spots in an equation. For iPad, Droid and Kindle Fire.