• Math Activities for Home (Ways parents can help children with everyday Math)

*  When you go shopping, allow your child to estimate the cost of the groceries or clothes that you purchase before the
total is given.
*  Discuss bargain prices/better buys (eg. 2 for \$.80 or 3 for \$1)
*  Let your child figure the cost and pay for a purchase and count the change back to you
*  Ask % off questions or estimate how much sales tax will be for items purchased
*  Allow your child to order from a menu at a restaurant  (and figure the tip for the family's meal)
*  Have your child compare prices of the same item using the sales paper (eg. Academy vs. Dick's Sporting Goods)
*  Have your child calculate his/her total allowance for the year
*  Have your child find the average cost of groceries for your family for a month (add each week then divide by 4) or
the average of a utility bill for a year
*  Practice Math Vocabulary or facts in the car on the way to ball practice, the store, while fixing dinner, etc.