Math Games for Kids

Fun, free educational math games for kids using board and dice games to help build number recognition, counting and addition skills.

Would you like to help your children improve their math skill? Maybe you would like to give them a head start before they begin school. On this page you will find free, educational math games for kids to help consolidate number recognition, counting and addition skills.

Knowing how to count and add up is absolutely foundational to living in our world today. If you are able to give your child confidence in these skills at an early age they are likely to remain confident throughout their entire schooling.

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Did you know that by regularly playing fun math games with your child you are helping to improve these fundamental skills?

Every time you play a board, card or dice game with them you are reinforcing number recognition, sequencing, matching, grouping and even addition skills.

As you may have guessed, this web site is all about math games for kids - board games, dice games, card games, outdoor games and many more free games!

Although a large number of games on this site could be classed as educational math games we have chosen 24 from around our site which will specifically help your children practise early math skills.

We encourage you however, to check out the rest of our board games, card games, dice games and tile games. Set aside time each day or each week to play a game together. Not only will your children improve their math skill but you will create a bond with them that will last a life time.

After you have played these free math games for kids you might like to play some strategy games. Games involving strategy help build your child's thinking and logic skills which are a necessary foundation for higher math and science.


Cool Math Games

Click on the highlighted game of your choice below and you will be taken to a page with full instructions on how to make and play the game.

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CARD GAMES - fun math games for kids played with a deck of cards

Snap - An easy card game which will help young children recognise and match numbers
Educational Skills: number recognition, matching
Ages: 3+

Go Fish - A delightful card game which will help young children recognise and match numbers
Educational Skills: number recognition, making sets, matching
Ages: 3+

Old Maid - A classic card game which will help young children learn about pairs
Educational Skills: matching, pairing, number recognition
Ages: 3+

Rummy - An entertaining card game which will help children practise counting
Educational Skills: matching, sequencing, counting, strategy
Ages: 5+

Clock Patience - A solo card game which will help your children learn counting
Educational Skills: matching, sequencing, counting
Ages: 5+

Click here if you would like to play more family card games.

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BOARD GAMES - cool math games for kids which you can easily make and play!

Centennial - A simple race game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: counting, addition
Ages: all ages

Everest - An entertaining race game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: counting, addition
Ages: all ages

Snakes and Ladders - A classic board game which will help with counting and number recognition
Educational Skills: number recognition (1 - 100), counting
Ages: all ages

Lotto - A fun board game which will help with number recognition and matching
Educational Skills: number recognition (1 - 99), matching
Ages: all ages

Bingo - An enjoyable board game which will help with number recognition and matching
Educational Skills: number recognition (1 - 99), matching, simple strategy
Ages: all ages

Click here if you would like to play more family board games.

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DICE GAMES - math learning games played with one or more dice

Fifty - A simple dice game which will help young children with counting and addition
Educational Skills: number recognition, matching, counting by 5's
Ages: 4+

Knockout - An entertaining dice game which will help young children with counting and addition
Educational Skills: number recognition, matching, simple addition
Ages: All ages

Drop Dead - A fun dice game which will help children with addition
Educational Skills: number recognition, matching, simple addition
Ages: 3+

Hearts Dice - A simple dice game which will help young children with counting and addition
Educational Skills: addition to 100
Ages: 4+

Pig - An exciting dice game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: addition to 50
Ages: all ages

Blackjack Dice - A challenging dice game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: counting, addition
Ages: all ages

Round the Clock - An easy dice game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: counting, number recognition, sequencing, addition
Ages: 3+

Shut the Box - An enjoyable dice game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: counting, number recognition, sequencing, addition
Ages: all ages

Yacht - A popular dice game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: counting, number recognition, sequencing, addition
Ages: 6+

Click here if you would like to play more family dice games.

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TILE (DOMINO) GAMES - check out these cool math games for kids!

All Fives - A fun tile game which will help with counting by 5's and addition
Educational Skills: counting, number recognition, sequencing, addition, doubles, multiples of 5
Ages: 6+

Matador - An unusual tile game which will help with counting and addition
Educational Skills: counting, number recognition, matching, addition, doubles
Ages: all ages

Click here if you would like to play more family tile games.

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OTHER GAMES

Twins - An easy pen and paper game which will help number recognition
Educational Skills: number recognition, matching, writing numbers
Ages: 4+

Sevenses - A fun ball game which will help with counting skills
Educational Skills: counting
Ages: 3+

What Car is That? - A delightful traveling game which will help with counting skills
Educational Skills: Counting
Ages: 3+


We hope you enjoy playing these math games for kids. If you would like to play more games with your children to help improve their learning skills then we invite you to look at these free educational games.

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