Finally, the revised and much-expanded paperback edition of Let’s Play Math: How Families Can Learn Math Together—and Enjoy It is finished and loaded up on Amazon worldwide. Other bookstores will follow as soon as they update their files.
True mathematical thinking involves the same creative reasoning that children use to solve puzzles. Let’s Play Math turns math into a learning adventure for the whole family. Your children will build a stronger foundation of understanding when you teach math as a game, playing with ideas.
- Read an excerpt: the introduction and first two chapters of Let’s Play Math
Want to help your kids with math? Don’t help with the homework. Get them to engage with math by doing things together — many of which don’t even look like math. Let’s Play Math is charming, intelligent, and practical; full of family fun and sound advice.
—Ian Stewart, author of Professor Stewart’s Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries
This book is well researched, well annotated, and includes loads of activities you can try with kids K-12 at home.
—Jennifer Bardsley, credentialed teacher and author of TeachingMyBabytoRead.com
This is the math helper I wish I’d had years ago.
—Anne White, author of Minds More Awake
A crash course in how to enjoy math with your children! Denise Gaskins uses her years of experience to show parents how to teach math with games, stories, puzzles, manipulatives, and living books. Full of useful advice and pedagogical insight, this book is a treasure trove for parents who want to help their children appreciate the beauty, history, and fun of math but don’t know where to start.