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Today, I wanted to focus on essential supplies for homeschooling math.
Scroll to the end of the post to enter the STEM supplies giveaway!
Math is starting to be a big part of our homeschooling as Monkey is starting 4th grade this year. We started using Singapore Math last year (California-style) and will continue it this year. But there is a lot more to learning math than just the textbook. We use a lot of math supplements in our homeschool.
Essential Supplies for Homeschooling Math
We have found these supplies to be essential for our homeschool math.
- A good math curriculum (see below for our top picks)
- Math Flash Cards
- Counting rods
- Mechanical pencils
- Math facts songs
Our Favorite Math Supplement Books
Our Favorite Math Curriculum
Singapore Math (we currently use this)
Math Mammoth (what we used for K and 1st grade- it was good, but was harder to find than I liked)
Math-U-See (we would use Math-U-C if it wasn’t DVD-based and it it was a little less expensive. It is an excellent program)*****************
Verbal Math (we use ours like a supplement, but it covers everything you need to know for the year)
Our Favorite Math Apps
We love our math apps! See our favorite 10 here.
How to Make Math Fun
Easy STEM Activities for Kids
$75.00 STEM Supplies Giveaway!
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Included in the STEM supplies box:
- Cotton balls
- Egg crate
- Styrofoam cups
- Paper bags
- Measuring cup
- Play dough
- Corn starch
- Cotton swabs
- Permanent markers
- Coffee filters
- Ivory soap
- Baking soda
- Metal baking cups
- Playing cards
- Yellow clip
- Rubber bands
- Note cards
- Construction paper
If you don’t win the giveaway, never fear! You can find many of the supplies included in the giveaway on our essential STEM supplies list.
Even More Giveaways!
If this isn’t enough stuff to win for you, you can enter 33 other giveaways from other iHomeschool bloggers right here!
Some of my favorites are:
All About Art from Krista
Creative Girls Gift Basket from Sara
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