- Author: Linda Bertola, Agnese Baruzzi
- Pages: 72
Every kid can go on a fun math adventure!
Welcome to the kingdom of fairy tales, where kids get to meet a talking cricket, practice their math, and play games with some very well-known characters. They’ll lead Tom Thumb and Thumbelina to their homes by coloring the right numbered path; figure out how many tasks Snow White has to complete, and more!
This book offers a unique blend of the imaginative and the familiar. An endearing character guide takes the reader through the book. Each section begins with a fun story to spark your child’s curiosity. The setting and characters are a springboard for the math and logic activities that follow. The activities present relatable tasks, like multiplying socks or dividing cupcakes, within the context of a fun, fairytale world.
This book does not emphasize formal math definitions or terminology. Instead, math concepts are introduced gradually and naturally as the story unfolds. Through this combination of storytelling and entertaining activities, even reluctant learners can grasp mathematical principles.
Included in this workbook is practice in the following skills:
- Addition and subtraction
- Multiplication of one-and two-digit numbers
- Times tables and multiples
- Techniques for simplifying difficult equations
- Division and ratios
- Number sequences and patterns
- Strategies to help mental calculation skills
- Logic games and puzzles
Each book has colorful stickers to place on the pages. This approach fosters a positive attitude about math and motivates children to keep trying and keep turning pages. To reinforce concepts, suggestions for simple extension activities are also included.
Children of different ages and math abilities can enjoy this book equally. They can engage with the material on many levels as they explore, discover, and expand their understanding of math.
Suitable for ages 8-18