Who says family game night can’t be fun AND educational? Check out these 35+ math-themed games that you can play with your family!
We love having fun family time, especially family game night. While we do have a few go-to games, I occasionally like to make our game time more educational. Sure, there are the usually suspects like Monopoly Deal and LIFE, but did you know there are tons more math-themed games out there? Check out some of them below. They are divided up by math topic to make searching for suitable games easier!
(Scroll to see a list of my printable math games available to download for FREE.)
ADDITION / SUBTRACTION Math Games:
Practicing addition and subtraction is way more fun when it is part of a game! With some of these games, your child may not even realize that they are doing math!
- 7 Ate 9
- Magnetic Fishing Game
- Mathematics Memory
- Math Marks the Spot
- Ocean Raiders
- POP for Addition & Subtraction
- Race to Planet X
- Snap It Up!
- Sum Swamp
- tri-FACTa Addition/Subtraction
MULTIPLICATION / DIVISION Math Games:
Have fun multiplying and dividing with these math games. From card games to board games, you’re bound to find the right game to practice multiplication and division.
- Bingo (another one)
- Multi Clash
- Pet Me
- tri-FACTa Multiplication/Division
EQUATION Math Games:
Form equations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and more with these equation-themed math games. One of my favorite equation-themed games is the 24 Game. When I taught high school math, I would often use this game as a fun activity while we waited for the bell to ring.
TIME Math Games:
I don’t know about your kids, but when mine were younger, they could use all the practice telling time that they could get. It’s way more fun telling time in a game format than doing a tell-the-time worksheet! Check out the time-themed math games below.
- Teach the Time Clock Game
- Telling the Time
- Telling Time Bingo
- Time and Money Bingo
- Time Dominoes
- Time Game
- What Time is It?
MONEY Math Games:
Making purchases. Making change. Budgeting, etc. Practice counting and managing money with these fun money-themed math games.
- Big Money
- Buy it Right
- Clumsy Thief
- Exact Change
- Loose Change
- Managing My Allowance
- Mind Your Money
- Money Bags
- Pay Day
- The Entrepreneur Game
LOGIC / STRATEGY Math Games:
These games are a bit more advanced and they involve more logic and critical thinking skills. Many of the games are more strategy based. Put your thinking caps on and have fun playing one of these games during your next family game night!
- 20 Express
- Absolute Zero
- Even Steven’s Odd!
- Mathological Liar
- Prime Climb
- Race to Infinity!
- The Game of 49
I hope you were able to search through this collection of “math” games and find a few to play during your next family game night! Let me know how it goes!
If you know of a great game that isn’t included, please let me know that as well, so that I can add it to the list and possibly try it out at our next family game night!
10 Days of Math Games & Activities
This post was part of the 10 Days of…Series hosted by iHomeschool Network.
Day 3: Guess the Coins Math Game
Day 6: Circle Subtraction Math Game
Day 10: Math Games for Family Game Night
This post was originally published on April 27, 2012.