You’ve found yourself suddenly in charge of your child’s education at home, and the very thought of having to teach math makes you break out in a cold sweat!
There are just so many things that can go wrong: power struggles, boredom, confusion, anxiety, math fights, tears! The whole idea of homeschooling math makes you a little sick to your stomach.
Introducing the Discovery Math Homeschool Curriculum…
Instead of tedious how-to videos and worksheets, your child can learn math by engaging in fun activities, games, and real-world activities at home.
From the very first day, the whole mood at math time will feel lighter and more fun! You’ll see your child’s eyes light up as she becomes curious about math, and the two of you connect and simply enjoy each other.
What Does An Artful Math Experience Look Like?
**DAILY FUN ACTIVITIES: Unlike boring worksheets (which kids avoid like the plague!), the Discovery Math Homeschool Curriculum makes math feel like play. With a creative new activity every day, your child will be challenged and curious to see what comes next.
**EXPLORATIONS: Simple, hands-on investigations ignite curiosity as kids discover concepts and explore math in new ways. Flash cards and rote memorization have no meaning for kids; the real learning happens when they discover math for themselves.
**MATH GAMES: The more they play, the more they learn! Games give meaningful practice in the way kids like best, and you’ll see their skills improve right before your eyes as your kids ask to play again and again.
**PUZZLES: Build critical thinking with intriguing mini-challenges and real-world problems. Unlike the hated word problems of old, these puzzles ignite kids’ imaginations and build persistence as kids work toward the final satisfying solution. (Each puzzle comes with hints and solutions.)
**REAL-WORLD ACTIVITIES: Home is actually the ideal place to learn math, because kids are surrounded by everyday objects that inspire mathematical thinking. Measuring cups, cans of food, their own toys become a means to explore math and find connections that make math make sense.
**WEEKLY MATH TOPIC: All the activities for the week focus on a single math topic. That means your child has time to learn and practice each new skill until she truly gets it. She will learn more deeply and understand it in context–instead of it being just another random math skill to memorize.
**SIMPLE MATERIALS: Hands-on learning usually involves buying special materials that cost a bunch of money, or printing out pages of game cards that you’ll only use once. We don’t get fancy; you’ll use simple objects around the house, and we’ll provide online options in case you don’t have a printer.
Let’s Do This!
The activities in the Artful Math Homeschool Curriculum will keep your child happily engaged with daily, fun math for three glorious months.
BONUS #1: Super-Simple Assessment Checklist for Parents. Is your child supposed to know how to multiply two-digit numbers, or is that next year? Is it weird that your child still counts on her fingers? This 10-minute assessment checklist will answer those questions and show you exactly what to focus on in the coming school year.
BONUS #2: The Parent’s Math Translator. What’s an array, and what does it have to do with third-grade multiplication? How do you explain odd and even to a first grader? Pictures, examples, and teacher tricks take the mystery out of unfamiliar math terms, so you can explain it to your child like a pro!
BONUS #3: Miss Brain’s Math Puzzle Pack. Build excitement, critical thinking, and number sense while playing with your child. These addictive logic puzzles build skills without kids even realizing it, and appeal to all ages. They are an awesome way to connect while making math fun.
We did the first activity and it was so much fun! I love how it’s not only a learning tool but also a bonding tool. You’re my hero, thanks for saving my sanity!Lani Xiao
Homeschooling math can actually be pretty wonderful when you have the right tools and don’t have to make it up as you go along…
Put an end to the “bored face” and icky dread of math time…and treat your child to a math experience of excitement, anticipation, and fun!
Kelli Pearson is a creative math educator with an unshakeable belief that every child can be great at math. Her superpower is destroying anxiety and helping girls fall in love with math.
I can see with your teaching method that homeschooling would be possible! We didn’t butt heads once!Janelle Thompson
What if my child won’t let me help her with math?
Your child doesn’t like it when you start to sound all teacher-y. She wants her fun, loving parent back–as if you were snuggling together in bed, or playing a game together. The Artful Math Homeschool Curriculum lets you become that parent again so the two of you can have fun and connect as she learns.
What if we’re already doing homework from school?
A big perk of being a homeschooler is that YOU get to decide what your child needs most. Ask yourself, “Is my child enjoying math? Does she really understand the concepts? Would this kind of playful math practice help her understand more deeply?”
The Artful Math Homeschooling Curriculum follows the topics teachers are covering now in school, so the two should complement each other well.
Is playful math “real” math learning?
Yes, yes, yes! Worksheets and drill focus on memory and repetition, but memorization does not produce mathematical thinking.
Playful math learning kicks a child’s brain into gear. Her anxiety falls away as she starts to have fun, and she’ll start taking risks, making connections, and challenging herself in a way that would not happen with a worksheet or “how to do the math” videos.
How much will I have to be involved?
For the most part, your main role will be to get your child started. Kids have a tough time with directions, and you may need to model the first few steps… but your child will likely take it from there.
Some activities are more social and interactive, and for these you’ll want to participate in the fun along with your child. The games in particular; you’ll want to set aside a couple of times a week, for about 15 minutes each, to play the week’s math games with your child.
That said, you don’t have to be good at math to use the Artful Math curriculum, and you don’t have to do a ton of teaching. The puzzles and problems include hints to guide your child, and always include answers.
What happens next?
Once you push the “buy” button, you will receive an email from me your PDF download and steps to get started.
You’ll need 10-15 minutes to look over each week’s activities, get a sense of the topic, and get a few materials together. Depending on your child’s reading level, you may need to help with the instructions each day. Your child simply follows the steps on that day’s activity page as she plays and explores math.
Can I get a refund if it doesn’t work for my child?
Absolutely! Try it out for 15 days, see if it’s a good fit. Every kid is different, and if for any reason it doesn’t mesh for your child, I’ll refund 100% your money back, no worries. We can also swap for another grade level if the activities feel too hard or too easy for your child.
(Artful Math) has made math come to life for my homeschooled kids and has dramatically improved math at our house! We love the games, math drawings, and simple phrases that make math make sense.Christy Swanson
Turn math time into play time and supercharge your child’s math learning today!