Fun Tips to Jumpstart Summer Learning

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
  1. Math is Everywhere: Show kids how math is a part of your daily routine.From deciding the best buy at the supermarket to figuring out how much you’ll spend on gas for your summer trip, or how many video games they’ll be able to buy with their allowance or money from their summer job; math is an essential part of your family’s life.
  1. Math is Fun (really!): When the mercury is rising, chill out at your local library, community center or book store and look for activity books, puzzles, and games that encourage kids to use math skills while they’re having fun and staying cool. Some games to check out are: PayDay™, Monopoly™ and Backgammon.