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You don't need a textbook or curriculum at first. Incorporate math skills into your routine by counting dinner plates and silverware, measuring the dog's food, cutting sandwiches into halves and fourths, picking out shapes in signs and so on. You can also play games (computer, board, card, or whatever you like). If you desire, you can get a simple math workbook at Costco or Sam's Club—no need to spend a fortune to teach the basics. A workbook like this will only take 15 minutes or so a day and won't take over your life like some expensive curricula.

Once the child has mastered the basic math facts, calendar and telling time, you can move in to a regular math textbook such as Saxon 54 or some other curriculum. I have several popular ones listed below along with a lot of fun activities. If you feel you aren't very good at math yourself and need help teaching your child(ren), you might look into Math-U-See which are math lessons given by a teacher on videos, or DIVE into math which are math lessons given by a teacher on CD-ROM using the Saxon math books.

Whatever Happened to Penny Candy? is a great introduction to economics that can be read with pre-teens learning about money. The Boy Scouts have a few applicable merit badges, also. High school students and adults wanting to know more about economics should try Basic Economics By Thomas Sowell.




Free Resources

Solving the Fear of all Sums by Tad R. Walch
List of math classics
Why Should my Child Take Algebra? by Mike Maggart
Spark Notes Math
Michele Smith's Math
Fun Mathematics Lessons by Cynthia Lanius
Helping your Child Learn Math
Natural Math
Homeschool Math
Math Worksheet Creator
Math Worksheet Generator
Math Worksheets Land
Interactive Math Practice
Free Math Help
High School Hub Math Guide
Comprehensive Math Curriculum
Math Worksheets for Elementrary Kids
SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator
Dr. Math
Cool Math
Mega Mathmatics
Math Games
Math Baseball
Online Flashcards
Math Drills
Virtual Manipulatives-Interactive
Discovery Webmath
Skip Counting Songs
Skip Counting Games
Counting on Coins
Online Math Workbooks
AAA Math
S.O. S. High School Math
Quick Math
Figure This!
Interactive Mathematics
Teaching Treasures Math
Cyberchase Math Adventures
Bamdad's Math Comics
Math Reference Tables
Math in Daily Life
Curious and Useful Math
Disaster Math
Math Teaser Challenge
A Mathematical Force Model for a Piano Action
Egyptian Math
Math Games
Fantastic Math Tricks
Math Tricks for All Ages
Curious Math
Candy Corn Math
Gospel Principles for Financial Success
Teaching your Child about Money
Consumer Reports for Kids
Kids's Bank
The Megapenny Project
Practical Money Skills
Classic Currency Converter
Change Maker
Saxon Math Publishers
Key Curriculum Press
Houghton Mifflin Mathematics
How to Learn the Metric System
The Everyday Metric System
Toward a Metric America
EdHelper's Metric System Worksheets and Games
All You Will Need to Know About Metric
Metric Units and Measurement
Place Value Game
EdHelper's Time Worksheets
Fishy Count
Shape Sorter
Squiggly's Apples (ordinal numbers game)
Even and Odd
Blackdog's Addition Quiz
Multiplication: An Adventure in Number Sense
Learning Multiplication Facts
Help Your Child Ace Her Next Multiplication Quiz
Multiplication Games
Free Multiplication Videos
Division Operations
Fractions by BJ Webb
Pizza Party (fractions game)
Math for Morons Like Us, Pre-Algebra
Understanding Algebra by James Brennan
Algebra Help
Algebra Vocabulary Games
S.O.S. Algebra
Practical Algebra Lessons
Algebra Solutions
BBC's Bitesize Maths
Create a Graph!
Symmetry ArtistLine Symmetry
Math League Geometry
Fractals and the Platonic Solids
Square Roots Games
Airplane Math Activities
Basic Geometry
Angles and Angle Terms
Geometric Terms Games
Geometry Applets
Geometry from the Land of the Incas
Dave's Short Trig Course
Math Skills for Chemistry
Logic Games
Math and Logic Puzzles
FAQ about Logic
Tower of Hanoi
SET Daily Puzzle
Clever Games for Clever People
Web Sudoku
Mazeworks Puzzles
Mathematic Miscellany and Puzzles
Math Online's Preface to Logic Problems
Superkids Games of Logic and Reasoning
Logic Quiz
Twist Your Noodle
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles
The Urgent Need for a Comprehensive Monetary Reform By Dr. W. Cleon Skousen
Foundation for Economic Education
Sorry Charley, but That's Not Capitalism! by Mark Skousen
High School Economics Lessons
Money in Motion
Young Investor
Planet Orange Money Resource Center

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