I love using math manipulatives to help my children understand numbers better. I have found that not only does this help them to learn, it helps them to remember math as well. Adding and subtracting do not have to be so scary and hard when it’s done with fun. Sunya Publishing has brought out The Magic and Wonder of Math and Science: Adding & Subtracting to help make math a little more exciting and understandable.
About the Product:
Sunny Publishing’s The Magic and Wonder of Math and Science Adding & Subtracting is a math game that is geared toward ages 7 and up. 4 children can play at one time in classroom use or adults and children can play together for practice.
The game includes a Parent or Teacher Guide Book, sixty Sunya Playing Cards, Sunya Adding and Subtracting Number Line, and thirty math and science riddle and fact cards.
There are 3 ways that the game can be played, and all are included in the Parent/Teacher Guide Book.
The cards can also be used as flashcards, learning sequences, matching numbers, making equations, or as a manipulative to go along with their math books.
Sunya is a word from Sanskrit that means “I am out of cards” and that’s the goal of the game!
It’s good to remember that Sunya Publishing is a brand new company with a brand new website. There isn’t much information available, yet, but it is coming very soon!
We really enjoyed the game! I only played the first one as the others were a little more advanced for my little girls, but the big kids played all of them and enjoyed it. Even my 12 year old was having fun! It’s so nice to have a game that all of us can play together while the little ones are learning without evening knowing it.
It’s actually quite simple once you get the hang of it! The instructions took quite a bit of reading but there are plenty of examples so you can fully understand what is supposed to happen.
I think it is a wonderful concept and especially helpful at learning addition and subtraction facts! You have to make facts out of the cards you have in your hand so it requires a lot of thinking.
I can see us playing this fairly often with our littles to enhance math. It wasn’t boring either – it was fun to to try and empty our hand of cards before someone else.
My kids also LOVED the Math and Science Facts and Riddles cards! These were quite funny! My kids are huge on riddles and they love having new ones to share with their friends.
The Parent/Teacher guide was a huge help and encouragement. It even had “Math Magic” that the kids could use to surprise their friends.
For More Information:
For more information, please visit the Sunya Publishing website. Keep in mind that it is a brand new company, but they should have more info up soon!
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