Your child’s success in school and on standardized tests like the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and state exams (depending on which state you are in) all hinge in great part on his/her math skills! Unfortunately many parents report having forgotten most of what they learned about math from school and/or a general fear and anxiety at the thought of it themselves.
Where can parents turn for more help with math?
Below we have compiled a list of 43 Math Websites you can use – for free – to help support your kids with their math! Don’t have time for 43? Check out our detailed Top 10 List!
(listed in alphabetical order)
1. A+ Math
Aplus Math has a game room, flashcards, math word puzzles, homework helper, worksheets and more. Tons of topics!
2. A Plus Click
A+ Click provides practice on math and logic problems designed to develop logical and creative thinking.
3. AAA Math
This math website boasts having thousands of interactive arithmetic lessons you can use for free. It is customized by grade level (K-8th) and topic. They also have explanations of various mathematical topics, practice problems and fun, challenging games.
As soon as you open this page, you see all the topics you can find lessons, examples, and worksheets about. All about algebra!
This site is academics + arcade games. Kids can play fun ‘racing’ games while practicing their math skills!
This math website has a lot of stuff, but we especially like their clear videos on pre-algebra, algebra, counting, probability, and more.
Cliffs Notes is known for covering a topic in a nice overview manner. They have an online version of their materials for math where you can learn a topic then take a little review quiz on it. Algebra through Calculus.
8. Cool Math
This highly interactive math website allows the user to sharpen basic math skills, play games, solve puzzles, and look up new math concepts. They even have steps to help conquer math anxiety!
This site is where teachers often flock to print out worksheets of practice problems on math topics. PreSchool through Algebra II (high school level) and Critical Thinking , pick the number of problems you want on a topic and a sheet is made! Key included so you don’t have to solve everything yourself to know if your child got it right.
10. Education Place
Created by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, this math website offers a million and one (seemingly) printable math worksheets on topics for K-6th graders. There are some e-games too.
11. Education World
Education World presents a variety of math resources that all teachers can use to liven up instruction.
12. Figure This
Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, this site helps families enjoy mathematics outside school through a series of fun and engaging challenges.
13. Fun Brain
This math website includes 17 original games based on soccer, car racing, and more. An example is “Math Baseball,” where kids can score runs with correct answers. “Operation Order” is another where students can build pyramids with their knowledge of algebra.
14. Hooda Math
This site has lots of online math games and activities for grades K-8.
This math site was created for teachers by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. But parents can take advantage too! There are lessons, activities, and listed standards for different grade ranges K-12th grade.
16. Khan Academy
Growing in popularity around the globe, the Khan Academy is chock full of helpful videos explaining all sorts of math topics (they even have vides on other school subjects too).
Games for a variety of math topics. Fun!
18. Math Cats
Math Cats provides playful explorations of important math concepts through games, crafts and interactive projects. Includes a magic chalkboard and an art gallery.
19. Math Central
This is an internet service for mathematics students and teachers. It provides several resources for teaching and learning math.
20. Math Forum
This math website is made by teachers, students, researchers, parents, and other educators who have an interest in math and math education. Special features include their “Ask Dr. Math,” “Problems of the Week,” their “Internet Math Library,” and more.
21. Math Game Time
Lots of games Pre-K through 7th grade!
22. Math is Fun
This math website has math games, activies, and explanations for math levels K through 12th grade. It even has a math dictionary!
23. Math League
The is math website was designed for students in 4th grade through high school. It offers math contests, books, and computer software. The Mathematics Help Facility is a nice reference guide for math topics complete with examples, definitions, and explanations on topics 4th-8th graders are likely to study.
Notice that I wrote “maths” and not “math”? In many other countries including England and Australia, they put an ‘s’ on math! Anyhow, this site has nice interactive tests, online tools, and links to tons of other resources in their maths links.
25. Math Playground
1st grade through Geometry. Games galore!
26. Math Pickle
Math Pickle is a great website for K-12 teachers, so why not for parents too? It offers curricular games, puzzles, and more.
27. Math Score
Math Score helps improve math proficiency for all skill levels, remedial through advanced. Appropriate for 2nd grade through Algebra I.
This math website has lots of online games. I played one with multiplication and if you got something wrong like 3 x 3 = 9, it would show you a funny pictorial way to remember. In this case tree x tree = line went along with two trees holding a clothes line between them with a shirt hanging from the line with the number nine on it. Clever!
This is a platform for Math teachers where they share ideas, lesson plans, and many other resources.
“Enriching Mathematics.” This site is created by the University of Cambridge (so watch out for “math” being spelled as “maths” and references to pounds, as in money).
The intent of this site is “to provide a complete set of free online (and downloadable) notes and/or tutorials for classes that [Paul teaches] at Lamar University.” He has written the notes/tutorials in such a way that they should be accessible to anyone wanting to learn the subject regardless of whether or not you have taken his class. Geared toward higher levels of high school math.
PBS Teachers Math provides some great Math resources organized into different grade-subject pages.
This site is all about fun hands-on activities for kids. If kids can learn without realizing it, they will be more willing to keep playing and keep learning. Activities are geared toward younger kids Pre-K through 2nd grade.
34. Plus Magazine
Plus magazine opens a door to the “world of maths,” (non-American spelling again) through articles from top mathematicians and science writers.
35. Simpsons Math
The Simpsons TV show contains over a hundred instances of mathematics ranging from arithmetic to geometry to calculus. Many references are very humous!
SMILE stands for “Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.” This program was designed to enhance elementary and high school learning of science and math through activities where kids can see math come alive.
37. SuperKids Math
This is a website that provides a wide variety of math drill worksheets. Parents can even make their own worksheets using simple tools. Originally a resource for teachers, so take advantage!
38. Teach R Kids
This site is geared more for younger students in Pre-K through about 3rd grade.
This site is technically for teachers to share resources, but there is no reason parents cannot take advantage! A lot of it is for free. Others you can purchase. Worksheets, educational games, and more.
Teachnology features over 2,000 free math printables that range in skill from grades K-12th. There are other topics in addition to math as well.
41. Toy Theater
A variety of math games (there are other subjects too) that kids can play online for free.
42. Web Math
In this math website by Discovery Education, you can actually enter in problems to be solved. For example, if you have trouble taking the square root of 81x^2, you can type it in and it will show you that the answer is 9x. Topics are Kindergarten through Calculus.
43. Yummy Math
Yummy Math has fun problems involving everyday life. It covers areas such as : Algebra, Geometry, Probability, Science and more.
See anything we missed? Comment below so we can add it to our list. Thanks!