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10 Best Math Learning Toys for kids [Age 5-8]
Starting from age 5, your children are learning addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
1. Sums in Space – An Addition & Subtraction Math Game for Kids
This is a great educational maths game similar to sum swamp, but this one is more suitable for older children because it is more challenging and the trip around the board takes longer.
It is a game for 2 -4 players. It can boost your kids’ addition and subtraction (0-9) skills, as well as concepts of odds and evens. Your kid has to learn to identify whether numbers are greater or less than 10 in black hole spaces.
Your kids can play against each other or that they can play cooperatively. It is a great learning toy for homeschoolers and school teachers.
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2. Learning Resources Pizza Fraction Fun Game (13 Fraction Pizzas)
Suitable for Age: 6+
This toy contains 13 wonderful looking segmented pizzas for your child to learn fractions in a fun way! Your kid can learn fraction, addition and subtraction, identify fractions and match fraction equivalents.
To add challenge to the game, you can make use of the 7 different game rules, and different spinning boards or even make up your own game. If your child is a Maths hater, I am sure that this toy can motivate her/ him to learn fractions in an easy way!
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3. Small World Toys Preschool – They Keep Multiplying Math Keyboard
This multiplication math keyboard is easy to carry, lightweight and durable. Your child can use it to practise their multiplication tables anywhere they want. Your kid just press the keys, and then they can know the answers of the multiplication. This keyboard works better than a boring multiplication table.
4. Learning Resources Money Bags Coin Value Game
Age: 7+ (2 – 4 players)
This set of Math learning toy is a winner of 5 awards. It makes concept of counting money easier to learn! There is a wheel that you spin that if you land on 5,10, or 25, your kids can’t use these types of coins. This forces your kid to find other ways to build a certain amount of money.
It is a great tool for children to learn the concept of change. There are trade up counters, where your kid has to change up his / her coins to dollar bills.
You can also make use of the money to play ‘store’ at home with your kid. It’s more fun to learn concept of money in creative play.
I strongly recommend this math learning toy because it simulates real life, where your kids can grasp the money concept in an interesting way!
5. Melon Rind Clumsy Thief – Adding to 100 Game
This game is a winner of 7 awards. (Academics’ Choice Award, Parents’ Choice Award, Dr. Toy’s Best Picks, Creative Child Magazine Award, Major Fun Award, National Parenting Seal of Approval, Tillywig Toy Award)
It is an entertaining family game which you can play with your kids for about 15-20 minutes. What makes this card game exciting is that thief cards can steal piles and jail cards can steal piles with thieves on them. As this game is fast paced, it is good for your kid can to drill their addition skills. You will definitely have a lot of fun with your kid!
Melon Rind Clumsy Thief Junior – Adding to 10 Game is a junior version of this game. This is suitable for 5 years old children.
6. Edupress Math Noodlers Game, Grades 2-3 (EP62350)
I like its colourful board. There is a good mix of easy and challenging questions on a lot of math topics. For example, writing the answer (e.g., stacking numbers), drawing, manipulatives, or choosing among MC answers.
7. CLOUD HOPPER Addition Subtraction STEM game – Alien chase adventure – Aligned to Singapore math
Suitable for Age 5+
This math learning toy is fantastic and easy to play for children of age 5 or above. This is particularly suitable for grade 1-3 or up. Your kid can practise 2 digit number addition and subtraction.
The set contains a 10 faced math dice. In this addition and subtraction board game, aliens are looking for magical Cyta flower. Kids have to find the flower as they jump through clouds, lightning and beat other aliens.
This board game theme is about spaceships, aliens, planets and adventures, your kid will love it a lot.
I bought this to play with my nieces, they love it very much. They had a lot of fun making up names for their aliens and finding out the name of the green plants on the aliens’ planet.
8. Math Games,Home & School Math Game for Kids 7-12,Math Board Game, Math Multiplication Games, Everyday Elementary Maths Games by BeGenio-Easy Fun Learning
Suitable for Age 6+
This set of game is a bit more complicated than Cloud Hopper. But there are different levels of the games. Level 1- addition and subtraction. Level 2 – multiplication and division.
If your kid is a math-haters, this game can motivate him / her to practise maths skills in an engaging way. All players can be part of the game at their own skill level.
Apart from playing with doing the maths, players have to decide where to move your counter to on each turn, take risks using Luck Cards to exchange for more tokens and more chances to roll again.
The game not only trains maths skills, but also train your kid analytical skills, decision making skills and creative thinking skills.
9. Learning Resources I Sea 10! Game, Addition and Subtraction, Includes 100 Cards
I love playing this game with my students. It’s so flexible that it can meet different learners’ needs.
For the more able students, they can play “I Sea _____” using at least 3 numbers.
For less able students, they can play ‘I Sea___’ using 2 numbers or change it into ‘I Sea 7/8/9 ‘.
Also, you can play this math learning toy in a lot of different ways. If your kids are more advanced, you can change it to ‘I Sea 20’ or change it to multiplication.
And there are 10 shark cards. Whenever the player flips one of those shark cards, he / she has to give all cards back and start over! Your kids must have a lot of fun teasing each other about this shark attack.
10. Learning Resources Pop For Addition & Subtraction Math Game, 100 Pieces
Suitable for grade 1+ , Age 6+
There are 90 math-fact cards (1–10), 10 POP cards, spinner. There are 2 levels of play. Your kids can practise basic addition and subtraction. A easy to play game.