Can we talk about homeschool math curriculum for a minute? For those who don’t know much about us, we’ve been homeschooling for a really long time. Decades. When we began homeschooling things were totally different than they are today. We didn’t have the internet to look for reviews of curriculum, […]

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I run a Facebook group for gameschoolers and when I ask what topic they most seek out games for in their teaching, math is always the #1 answer. There are so many good board games that teach math that it’s hard to narrow your list down to just a few. […]

## Math Games (board and card games that teach math!)

Free Online Math Help Math isn’t my jam. I’m so not qualified to teach my kids math, so I don’t, I outsource. No matter how great their math curriculum is, they still come to me for help on occasion. Ten years ago that was a problem and I usually responded […]

## Free Online Math Help

Disclaimer: I received this game in order to facilitate my review. As always, all opinions are my own. STOP THE PRESSES!! I found a math game that ALL OF MY KIDS enjoy! No, really, all of them! (Well, not the toddler but as the only number she knows is 2, […]

## Mobi Max Math Game Review

You know me, I’m all about educational games. What makes me even happier, however, is a MATH game that I actually don’t mind playing. Clumsy Thief is a mixture of math, hilarity, and healthy competition. I was pleasantly surprised that such a seemingly simple game could be so much fun, […]

## Clumsy Thief Math Game Review

If someone asked me what one tool made the biggest difference in our homeschooling I’d gladly tell them “The Boogie Board!” Next they’d ask me “You mean the thing you take to the beach?” No, no. Let me show you… Using a Boogie Board in Homeschooling A Boogie Board is […]

## 5 Reasons To Use A Boogie Board in Homeschooling

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zyrobotics, LLC. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t talk about it much but I am the parent of two differently-abled kids. One of these children lives with high-functioning autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder and sometimes he can […]

## Your Child CAN Learn Math with OctoPlus!

I just noticed that we reached a milestone! Homeschool Gameschool has 600 fans on Facebook! WOO HOO!! To celebrate I’m giving everyone the chance to win this cool book! These aren’t your ordinary mysteries! One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math! challenges readers of all ages to […]

## 600 Facebook Fans Contest!!

Math. An early understanding of mathematical concepts is so, so important. It’s also really hard for me to teach. I know how to multiply, for example, but I’m really, really bad and explaining it to someone else. Over the years we have experimented a lot with math programs. Each kid […]

## The Verbal Math Lesson (a review)

Hooray for engineering and science! Life as we know it would not exist if it wasn’t for engineers and science! As you’re reading this from the comfort of your modern home, using electricity or battery power to fuel your computer…take a moment to thank an engineer ðŸ™‚ We’re fortunate people, […]

## It’s Engineers Week 2014!

“Hello Math, so we meet again.” That’s how I feel about math but it’s not how I want my kids to feel about math. Fortunately my 9 year old son, Mister Man, seems to catch on to math concepts very easily. Take this graphing exercise, for example. The goal was […]

## Hands-On Math: Graphing Fun

It’s hard finding a math curriculum that works, isn’t it? This is the second year we’ve used Math Mammoth with our elementary kids, and I really like this curriculum. Math Mammoth is a simple, straight-forward math curriculum designed by Maria Miller. She designed Math Mammoth just for homeschooling mothers, how […]